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  • Joseph Beuys at BASTIAN Gallery

    By October 1, 2019

    Joseph Beuys (1921 – 1986), currently on display at BASTIAN gallery, was a controversial German artist, whose work regularly caused public debate. Ritual and unorthodox materials, in particular animal fat and felt, characterize his wide-ranging artistic practice. His...

  • Venus Vincit Omnia. Venus in Art

    By September 9, 2019

    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 onto the list of contenders for “Best Bums in Art.” Then there’s a discussion...

  • Chairs, Neon Lights and Philosophy: The Conceptual Art of Joseph Kosuth

    By July 28, 2018

    Imagine the following situation: it’s a Sunday and you decide to go and visit a museum. A great idea for an afternoon with family, you’d think. So you get dressed and looking very smart you arrive at the...

  • When Trash Turns Art: El Anatsui

    By February 15, 2018

    People often say that contemporary art is trash. But, can we turn the equation the other way and make trash art? El Anatsui’s grand installations show that in contemporary art everything is possible, and it can be even...

  • Niki de Saint Phalle and the Nana Statues

    By December 14, 2017

    1966, Stockholm, Sweden and an incredible art event occurred about which not even the press who were invited to the launch knew what to say. A gigantic version of a strange form of sculpture known as Nana Statues...

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    The Story How Robert Rauschenberg "Erased de Kooning"

    By August 1, 2017

    Robert Rauschenberg was fascinated by Willem de Kooning, and in 1953 asked the artist if he could erase one of his drawings as an act of art. The work that was created then has become a legend. The genesis...

  • Tangled Up in Blue: The Art of Edward Krasiński

    By November 23, 2016

    In Tate Liverpool, up to March 2017, you can see an exhibition of Edward Krasiński’s work. Krasiński was one of the most interesting and important artists in post-war Poland and whole central Europe. Today we want to give...

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