5 Masterpieces with Multiple VersionsDecember 4, 2018
Authenticity and originality are invaluable aspects of any work of art. But across pages of art history, we can find artworks and masterpieces with multiple versions, and we immediately ask ourselves, why is this? The most common reason...
Singapore’s First Minimalism RetrospectiveDecember 3, 2018
Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. is a new exhibition which showcases Minimalist art from its beginnings in the 1950s up to the 21st century. For the first time ever a Minimalism exhibition is being held in Southeast Asia. Minimalism: Space....
Georges Seurat, The Lighthouse at HonfleurDecember 2, 2018
Our Painting of the Week is The Lighthouse at Honfleur by Georges Seurat. Since December 2 is Seurat’s birthday, let’s learn a little more about what made his paintings so unique. The first thing you’ll probably notice about...
Intimacy with Egon Schiele at Fondation Louis VuittonNovember 29, 2018
Have you ever been under the impression that a piece of art you’re looking at is so powerful that it can subvert the roles of a viewer and a subject? That suddenly it’s you who becomes the observed,...
Best Books for Art LoversNovember 27, 2018
I like a good listicle and this month I have decided to write about some of the most important art-related books you should read. Written in the previous century, they have been massively influential for artists, art historians...
Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist: The Art and Politics of Frida KahloNovember 26, 2018
Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist – these are words that describe not only the political convictions but also the artwork of Frida Kahlo. Although born as Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón outside of Mexico City in 1907, Kahlo eventually...
Gustave Caillebotte, Paris Street; Rainy DayNovember 25, 2018
Paris Street; Rainy Day is probably the best known work of French artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894). We see here a number of individuals strolling across the Place de Dublin, then known as the Carrefour de Moscou, at an...
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