Art Forms

Sculpture

Into the Abyss: The Forgotten Pietro Canonica

A prominent, famous and revered artist in his lifetime, Pietro Canonica has been relegated to the sidelines of Italian art history. Skilled and...

Nadine Waldmann 1 February 2019

The Writing on the Wall. Banksy’s Unauthorized Exhibition

From when we wake up to when we go to sleep, one week over to the next, our lives line up in a series of routines and responsibilities, giving rhythm...

Christopher Michaut 30 January 2019

Photography

Carnivalesque Man Ray and His Masks

Since the carnival is officially on, I thought of writing an article about masks. The first artist that comes to mind if one says 'masks' is James...

Magda Michalska 29 January 2019

Women Artists

The Practical Side of Modernism – Aino Marsio-Aalto

Aino Marsio-Aalto was a Finnish architect and designer, she was also the wife of Alvar Aalto, which is why you may not have heard about her. They...

Joanna Kaszubowska 28 January 2019

Bauhaus Turns 100! Yahoo! This is your celebration!

As one of my fav bands Kool&The Gang sings in their hit Celebration, I want to "celebrate good times" of Bauhaus in "a celebration to last...

Magda Michalska 25 January 2019

Design

Memphis Is Not in Fact a City but a Design Group

Heard of Memphis? And I do not mean here the city in Tennessee or the ancient capital in Egypt, but an international group of designers and...

Magda Michalska 18 January 2019

Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore

Classical Greek statues depicting male and female bodies are iconic, legendary and set the standards for numerous artists and art movements to come.

Nadine Waldmann 14 January 2019

Literature

A Tribute to Sister Wendy Beckett – Art Historian, Nun, and TV Personality

Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018) was probably the world’s most unconventional art historian. She was a Carmelite nun who spent most of her life...

Alexandra Kiely 11 January 2019

Sculpture

Wild Women of the Waves – Art of Ships Figureheads

A figurehead is a carved and painted figure ornamenting the bow of a ship (that’s the front to us landlubbers!). For thousands of years people have...

Candy Bedworth 10 January 2019

Art State of Mind

Twelve Days of Christmas in Art

“Twelve Days of Christmas” is probably one of the best known Christmas carols in English speaking countries. It lists the gifts received...

Joanna Kaszubowska 27 December 2018

Sculpture

Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s Installations

Styrofoam cups, pencils, rubber bands and straws are not the kinds of materials usually associated with art installations, yet these mundane,...

Nadine Waldmann 22 December 2018

Sculpture

Both/And: The Art of Glenys Barton

There are many social, political, scientific and economic models that are embracing the idea of ‘both/and’ philosophy. It is my contention that...

Candy Bedworth 19 December 2018