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Masculinities: Liberation through Photography – Barbican, LondonMarch 17, 2020
Given that March is the Women’s History Month you may find this a bit subversive, but in the interest of equality we visited Barbican’s exhibition Masculinities: Liberation through Photography. In Barbican’s own words ‘through the medium of film and photography, this major...
W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine at the Annenberg Space for PhotographyNovember 13, 2019
“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” Robert Frost begins. His poem Mending Walls is emblazoned next to the entrance, setting the tone for the Annenberg Space for Photography’s latest exhibition. Even before stepping inside, we are primed to explore walls’...
Life-Size Dolls, Ropes and Erotic Photography: Scandalous World of Hans BellmerApril 8, 2019
“I am human, and I think nothing human is alien to me”, said Terence, Roman playwright sometime in the 2nd century BC. I think that art and what inspired what you will see below, is exactly this: human imperfections, human needs, human...
Julia Margaret Cameron, The Queen Of Pre-Raphaelite PhotographyJune 30, 2018
The English Victorian artist Julia Margaret Cameron (who was actually born in India and raised in France) was an irreplaceable representative of pre-Raphaelite photography. With a careful look, Julia produced portraits of deep sensitivity, marked by the drama she could manage for each scene....
Anna Atkins: Photography And The BotanistApril 12, 2017
Anna Atkins turned to photography not because she loved this medium – but because it was useful to her. Atkins was a botanist, who developed an interest in photography as a means of recording botanical specimens for a scientific reference book entitled...
Virginia Oldoini, The Star Of Early PhotographyMarch 1, 2017
Virginia Elisabetta Luisa Antonietta Teresa Maria Oldoini, in short: Countess of Castiglione was a real celebrity of her times. I imagine that in our times she would be someone as famous as Kim K., or at least as some superpopular fashion bloggers. You...
An Andalusian Dog – Surrealist Film of Dalí and BuñuelMay 28, 2020
Quarantine is already distressing us, but An Andalusian Dog is always a good tip. Above all, the movie and Surrealism, show us how art can ease harsh realities and yet be real. The Surrealist Movement and the Cinema An Andalusian Dog belongs to...
An Interview with Emily ThomasMay 25, 2020
Emily Thomas is a 24 year old, British, emerging artist. At first glance, her bright and vibrant sculptural work is distinctive and abstract. In a previous article, Exploring Place with Emily Thomas, we looked at Thomas’ artworks from Tainan, Berlin, and London. In...
Bodies And Erotic Art
Richard Saltoun Gallery: Bodily Objects – ReviewMay 20, 2020
Bodily Objects, curated by Philomena Epps, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London. 1.05.2020 – 30.06.2020, access online viewing room here. The business of an online exhibition is certainly very topical. You would be forgiven six weeks ago for completely ignoring the emails of a...
Are people on Respirators Really Thinking About Rembrandt? – Jim Dine on His Show at Galerie Templon, Personal Histories and the Role of Art in Crisis (or Not)May 19, 2020
As Galerie Templon wrap up a retrospective exhibition of his iconic prints, we interview Jim Dine. Jim Dine has occupied an individual position throughout his career, gaining acclaim without neatly fitting into a box. Since pioneering the Happening and Pop art movements,...
- The Scandalous Nudes of Gustave Courbet
- The Story of Vincent van Gogh’s Bedroom And Its Three Versions
- Where is the Queen? Black Women in Western Art
- Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin
- Symbolism In Victorian Art
- 5 Greatest Baroque Painters And Their Work
- Hieronymus Bosch’s Creepy Owls
- 10 Most Scandalous Nudes in Art (NSFW)
- Painting of the Week: Vincent Van Gogh, Almond Blossom
- Plague in Art: 10 Paintings You Should Know in the Times of Coronavirus