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Wyndham Lewis' Portraits

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Wyndham Lewis’ Portraits

By January 15, 2019

Wyndham Lewis was a man who had ambitions to be great in...

Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore

Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore

By January 14, 2019

Classical Greek statues depicting male and female bodies are iconic, legendary and...

  • Art State of Mind

    5 Masterpieces with Multiple Versions

    By December 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...

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    Museums & Exhibitions

    Singapore’s First Minimalism Retrospective

    By December 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....

  • Painting of the Week

    Georges Seurat, The Lighthouse at Honfleur

    By December 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...

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    21st century

    Where is the Queen? Black Women in Western Art

    By December 1, 2018

    For centuries, black women appeared in Western art as slaves, servants or exotic novelties. But as regal queens and leaders? Shamefully not.  Let us remember the woman bearing flowers in the background of Manet’s famous nude Olympia of...

  • Food

    Autumnal Still Lifes for a Tasty Goodbye to Autumn

    By November 30, 2018

    I know, I know, astronomical winter begins on the 21st of December but since Thanksgiving and Black Friday are over and all shops have changed their display windows to a reindeer mode, while some people have already put...

  • Museums & Exhibitions

    Intimacy with Egon Schiele at Fondation Louis Vuitton

    By November 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,...

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    Birthday Edition of Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”

    By November 28, 2018

    William Blake was undoubtedly a genius. And as it usually happens with geniuses and people who are ahead of their times, he was scorned and disregarded by critics and fellow artists, of whom many considered him insane. Today England...

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    Art State of Mind

    Best Books for Art Lovers

    By November 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...

  • Latin American Art

    Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist: The Art and Politics of Frida Kahlo

    By November 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...

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    Painting of the Week

    Gustave Caillebotte, Paris Street; Rainy Day

    By November 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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