10 of the Most Famous Female Artist Self-PortraitsOctober 22, 2020
Although known as a modern day invention, selfies have actually been around for centuries, albeit in the more traditional form of self-portraits. Female artists across time and space have created self-portraits for a number of reasons. Not only...
Roll up, Roll up, for the Greatest Show on Earth! Jeanne Mount and Her Circus MosaicsOctober 18, 2020
Artist Jeanne Mount designed a series of spectacular circus mosaics in 1969 that are as fresh and vibrant today as when they were first displayed on the famous Blackpool Tower. Let’s take a look. Come back with me...
Elena Luksch-Makowsky: From St. Petersburg, through Vienna to HamburgOctober 16, 2020
On the 24th of September, the Belvedere Museum in Vienna opened an in-sight exhibition dedicated to Elena Luksch-Makowsky, a Russian painter and sculptor. She was one of the central figures of the Vienna Secession. The exhibition is a...
Mirror Mosaics and Monir Shahroudy FarmanfarmaianOctober 14, 2020
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (1922-2019) was a contemporary, Iranian artist who became a living legend while she was still alive. Her oeuvre included multi-disciplines: drawing, painting, monotypes, textiles, collage, and large-scale sculptures. Monir is best known for her mirror...
Mesmerizing Mosaics! Mosaic Techniques with Artist Alison PierseOctober 13, 2020
Let’s talk tiles! Come on a journey to explore mosaic techniques and terminology with artist and tutor Alison Pierse. If you don’t know your vermiculatum from your regulatum, then this is for you! Mosaics are a popular art...
Frida Kahlo: The Suffering Behind Her PaintingsOctober 8, 2020
One of the most famous artists of the 20th century was Frida Kahlo. She became an international icon of our age, not only because of her paintings, but also because of her story, a story of independence, emancipation,...
Traversing the Unseen: Interview with Multi-Media Artist Sara OseboldSeptember 23, 2020
Sara Osebold (b. 1975) is a contemporary, multi-media artist who creates drawings and sculptures and is based in Seattle. The artist’s work takes us on a sensory journey adding a dose of visual medicine. Mixed media drawings are fused...
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