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    • 19th Century

      Tableaux Vivants: A Long History of Recreating Art

      By May 1, 2020

      A fanciful costume, a theatrical pose, the right light… and for a few seconds the viewer is immersed in a “living picture.” You have probably recently seen in social media some pieces of art recreated from...

    • Architecture

      Nikko Toshogu Shrine

      By April 30, 2020

      Among one of the most scenic areas of Japan, in the middle of the Honshu island, and at the foot of the Mt. Nantai volcano, lies the small city of Nikko. Besides the beautiful surroundings, it...

    • Still life from "Dreams" by Akira Kurosava, painter Vincent van Gogh in the wheat field, surrounded by flying crows Still life from "Dreams" by Akira Kurosava, painter Vincent van Gogh in the wheat field, surrounded by flying crows

      Cinema

      5 Art-Related Films to Watch During Self-Isolation

      By April 20, 2020

      5 experimental cinema art-related movies to watch during self-isolation.

    • Contemporary Art

      Walking the Line: Sofia Mitsola’s Women

      By February 7, 2020

      For Condo London 2020, Pilar Corrias shares its space with Matthew Brown Gallery, LA. Whilst works by Sedrick Chisom largely occupy the downstairs space, the viewer firstly enters a fictional island of desire and pleasure in Sofia Mitsola’s Darladiladada. Taking...

    • 20th century

      The Joy of Lucian Freud. The Self-portraits

      By December 27, 2019

      Lucian Freud (1922-2011) is regarded as the pre-eminent British figurative painter of the last sixty years. Francis Bacon, two decades older, and David Hockney, a decade younger, are his main rivals. For years I hated Freud’s...

    • 21st century

      Ugly Cities Transformed

      By December 13, 2019

      Seeing a place, object or person through the eyes of an artist can change our perception of the subject of the artwork. So, if art is such a powerful and emotional medium, can we use art...

    • Contemporary Art

      W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine at the Annenberg Space for Photography

      By November 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,...

    • 19th Century

      Painting of the Week: John William Waterhouse, The Lady of Shallot

      By November 10, 2019

      Elaine, the white lady of Shallot’s island, portrayed by John William Waterhouse is locked in a tower where she is only able to see the world through a mirror and recreate life through the weaving of...

    • 20th century

      The Works of Yves Klein: Lover of Blue

      By October 22, 2019

      Yves Klein was born in late April of 1928 in Nice, France. His mother, Marie Raymond, was a renowned member of the Art Informel movement, which involved abstract styles and gesture painting. His father, Fred Klein,...

    • dailyart

      John Paddison – the Quiet Stone-Carver

      By October 19, 2019

      John Paddison was a celebrated stone carver in the tradition of Jacob Epstein and Eric Gill, but his name is not as well known. Paddison was born in Wolverhampton, England in 1929. He studied initially at...

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