Contemporary Art

Erotica

Venus Vincit Omnia. Venus in Art

Venus (also known by her Greek name Aphrodite) is the Goddess of Love. We've explored some famous Venus' here. Next, Velázquez's portrait put her...

Isla Phillips 9 September 2019

Contemporary Art

The Storytelling Art of Kris Knight

The narrative of a painting can be interpreted on any level by anyone, and the dreamy portraits painted by the Canadian contemporary artist Kris...

Maria Frazzoni 3 September 2019

Artist Stories

An Introduction to Lee Ufan

Lee Ufan is a Korean born international artist, whose work is key to the Mono-ha movement. If you have ever been lucky enough to encounter a Lee Ufan...

Isla Phillips 21 August 2019

Contemporary Art

TAKIS: the Greek Genius that Altered the Course of Post-war Sculpture

After Takis' passing away on 9 August 2019, and with his largest exhibition yet in the UK at Tate, it is important to know about the great Greek...

Errika Gerakiti 15 August 2019

Women Artists

Tracey Emin – My Bed

My Bed is an iconic and seminal artwork by British artist Tracey Emin. It was conceived over 20 years ago. Despite its age it is still one of...

Isla Phillips 29 July 2019

Contemporary Art

Sketchbook Project Invites Worldwide Participation

New York City is home to some of the most prestigious art organizations in the world. Artists work and dream for years to reach the halls of the...

Demi Monachino 25 July 2019

Art Travels

Japan’s Art Island – Naoshima

Over the next year Japan will be hosting the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympics, expecting visitors from all over the world. If you’re an art...

Isla Phillips 23 July 2019

Sculpture

Bold Is Beautiful – a Guide to Spotting a Ravinder Reddy Sculpture

Ravinder Reddy (b. 1956) is a contemporary Indian sculptor. His sculptures of women are now some of the most recognisable examples of contemporary...

Isla Phillips 20 July 2019

Contemporary Art

10 Portrait Paintings in Digital Times

Everyone wants to save and share great moments with friends. That’s why we take loads of pictures with our cameras and especially with our...

Michel Rutten 28 March 2019

More Light! – Canary Wharf Winter Lights

Canary Wharf Winter Lights returns for the fifth time with a dose of light much needed in the post-holiday season. This year’s edition features 21...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 January 2019

Contemporary Art

5 Best Contemporary Art Podcasts

Contemporary art podcasts usually discuss recently opened exhibitions, burning topics in the art world and document what is currently going on in...

Roma Piotrowska 15 October 2018

Contemporary Art

Maurizio Cattelan And His Golden “America”

Couple of days ago the White House asked Guggenheim Museum to borrow a painting “Landscape With Snow” by Vincent van Gogh for the...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 February 2018