Stories By Alicja Gluszek
Painting of the Week: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, Madame Thadée Natanson at the TheaterAugust 11, 2019
Henri Toulouse Lautrec is famous for the portrayals of Paris nightlife: cabarets, theatres and brothels. He showed us the world of decadence and escape from the urban malaise where his friends, muses, patrons collided. In this...
Painting of the Week: Miguel Covarrubias, The Mexican Street SceneJuly 14, 2019
An ordinary, rather empty street in the Mexican countryside. Two people. In the center, a woman with closed eyes, covered by a blue shawl. Pensive. Motionless. Behind her, a man heading towards us. Miguel Covarrubias draws...
Painting of the Week: José María Velasco Gómez, The Metlac RavineJuly 7, 2019
The Metlac Ravine is like a huge postcard sent in the past that captures the monumental nature of the southern, coastal state of Mexico-Veracruz and the speeding modernization of the country that took place in the...
VIA Arts Prize: Check if This Competition Is for You!June 25, 2019
A prestigious solo exhibition in London, a monetary prize and exposure to collectors interested in Latin American, Spanish or Portuguese art await those who dare to submit their works to the well established and renowned VIA...
Helmut Koller – Powerful, Symbolic and Abstract ArtJune 22, 2019
Helmut Koller’s hyperrealistic paintings with abstract colors take hours, even months of work and rare talent to be made. This contemporary artist of Austrian origin, based in Palm Beach Florida, creates psychedelic, pop figurative works (evocative...
Tarsila do Amaral: Joy Is the Decisive TestJune 14, 2019
Tarsila do Amaral left behind 230 paintings, five sculptures, and hundreds of drawings, prints and murals. She led Brazilian art into modernism. In her home country, she is a household name. She was a socialite, fashionista,...
Painting of the Week: Simpatía (La Rabia del gato), Remedios VaroMay 19, 2019
Our painting of the week is Simpatía (La Rabia del gato) which is soon going to be auctioned at Christie’s. It’s a huge treat for all art lovers because for the last 40 years it was a treasured piece...
Painting of the Week: Tarsila do Amaral, AbaporúMay 12, 2019
Abaporú: a painting that was a birthday gift from a wife to a husband, from Tarsila do Amaral to Oswaldo de Andrade. This work was a symbol of the loving and intellectual connection between two artists, and...
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