Zdzisław Beksiński’s Passion for MusicMay 5, 2021
In the history of art, so much has been written and said about the close relationship between music and painting. Numerous painters have declared strong musical inspiration for their art, starting with Poussin and ending with Kandinsky, Whistler,...
What Is NFT and Why Is It Shaking Up the Art World?May 1, 2021
NFT (Non-Fungible Token) has recently become one of the most popular words in the art world. It is a new way of investing in art or digital assets such as GIFs or tweets. 338 billion USD – this...
London Mall Galleries: An Interview on Covid-19 and ReopeningApril 19, 2021
The evening of the 4th January united the residents of the UK once again. Everyone’s attention was focused on the third national lockdown announcement that came from the prime minister. With the order of stay-at-home, art galleries once...
The Landscape Paintings of Maki Na KamuraApril 12, 2021
My first encounter with Maki Na Kamura‘s art left me perplexed with what exactly the German-based, Japanese artist was intending to show her viewers in her paintings. Although I was confused by the subject matter of her paintings,...
Paula Rego and Other Strong WomenApril 8, 2021
A couple of years ago, I wrote a very short article about Paula Rego’s fairy tale-like works. Yet, only recently I found out that we were born in the same month just a few days apart, which makes...
Art Activist Barbie, When Playful Protests Indicate Gender Inequality in ArtApril 8, 2021
Art Activist Barbie has been showing up in museums and galleries for over three years, criticizing the male-dominated art world. Holding a lollipop stick, Art Activist Barbie uses small signs to ask big questions in fabulous outfits. That...
Celebrating Beauty and Horror: The Sculptures of Javier PérezMarch 24, 2021
Javier Pérez is a postwar contemporary multimedia artist. He does performance art, photography, and sculpture. His ideas move in a circular motive, reflecting on mortality, light, and darkness, metamorphosis, stability and fragility. Specifically, his sculptures are quite haunting...
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