Brothers in Arts: Afro-American Artists Charles White and Kerry J. MarshallFebruary 25, 2021
In 2019 the auction house Sotheby’s sold Kerry James Marshall’s painting Vignette 19 for $16 million. That’s a lot of money for a work by a living artist. But last year the same artist did even better. In May...
The Most Iconic Sculptures by Richard SerraFebruary 22, 2021
Richard Serra is an American artist and sculptor involved in the Process Art Movement. He often constructs site-specific installations, made out of fiberglass, rubber, and most frequently steel on a scale that dwarfs the observer. His site-specific works challenge...
Nostalgic Futurism in the Photography of Mária ŠvarbováFebruary 15, 2021
Mária Švarbová is a talented, young, Slovakian, female photographer. She is known for her conceptual and minimalistic photographic series, immersed in a Socialist Modernist architecture and radiating an intimate atmosphere, ruled geometry, and color balance. The Swimming Pool...
Eli Rezkallah: I Created My Own Fantasy WorldFebruary 11, 2021
We all know the iconic lyrics for the James Brown song “It’s a Man’s Man’s World”. Since 1966 it reminds us that the world has always been of men, in the wake of an America in which being...
They Are Black Because I’m Not White – Portraits by Lynette Yiadom-BoakyeFebruary 5, 2021
Celebrated in 2018 with a solo show at the New Museum, the English painter of Ghanaian descent Lynette Yiadom-Boakye hypnotized me with the painting you see below (the starkly restored setting of the Venetian Palazzo of the Zattere...
The Colorful and Extraordinary World of Niki de Saint Phalle’s Tarot GardenJanuary 26, 2021
Inspired by Antonio Gaudí’s Park Güell in Barcelona, Parco dei Mostri in Bomarzo, as well as Palais Idéal by Ferdinand Cheval, the French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle, decided to create her own mystical garden, Giardino dei Tarocchi....
Is Kylie Jenner the New Venus? Interview with the Artist Marco BattagliniJanuary 20, 2021
Marco Battaglini is a contemporary Italian artist working in Costa Rica. In his work he mixes sacred with profane, trying to mediate between the ideals of classical beauty and the ‘anti-aesthetic’ of street art. His latest project entitled...
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