South American Art

Portrait of Cecilia Vicuña in front of Quipu Womb 2017. Contemporary Art

Meet Cecilia Vicuña: Turbine Hall’s Next Commissioned Artist

The Tate Modern announced Cecilia Vicuña as the next artist to occupy its Turbine Hall from October 2022 to April 2023. The vast space has...

Natalia Tiberio 9 May 2022

belgium argentina: Victor Delhez, composition with triangles, 1926, FIBAC, Antwerp, Belgium. Review

Belgium–Argentina. Transatlantic Modernisms at Mu.ZEE in Ostend

Belgium and Argentina have more in common than you might suspect. That’s what the current Mu.Zee exhibition explores until June 16th, 2022. During...

Tommy Thiange 9 May 2022

Artist Stories

Frida Kahlo: The Suffering Behind Her Paintings

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,...

Arianna Richetti 6 May 2022

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Our Ancient Gods by Saturnino Herrán

Saturnino Herrán’s Our Ancient Gods is a masterful painting of Mexican Modernism from the early 20th century. It evokes the strength, dignity, and...

James W Singer 6 May 2022

South American Art

When in Mexico: Mysterious and Beautiful Flower Crowned Nun Portraits

Gambol into the lobby of most Mexican hotels, or visit any antique store in Mexico, and you’re bound to find a portrait of an 18th or 19th-century...

Guest Profile 6 May 2022

Art Travels

Traveling Artists in Mexico: The First Generation

The 19th century was a tumultuous time for Mexico, to say the least. In 1821, it achieved its independence. However, the war devastated the country...

Jimena Escoto 6 May 2022

Painting

10 Facts to Know About Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. Once you see his art, you will never forget it. He depicts people and figures in...

Zuzanna Stańska 19 April 2022

South American Art

Fernando Botero and His Remakes of Classic Masterpieces

I must tell you something in secret – I love Fernando Botero’s works. Many of his works were inspired by classic art. Or maybe...

Zuzanna Stańska, Aniela Rybak 19 April 2022

History

Guide to Colombian History and Culture by Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero once called himself “the most Colombian of Colombian artists,” as the majority of his works explore traditional themes...

Kacper Grass 19 April 2022

Art Travels

Fernando Botero in Colombian Museums

Fernando Botero’s artworks are probably among the most recognizable in art history. It is enough to look once at one of his plump,...

Anthony Royer 19 April 2022

Contemporary Art

Boterismo in Art: Fernando Botero’s Chubby Paintings

Colombian artist, Fernando Botero, demonstrates how differently we can all view the same object. Although, Botero is known for creating...

Gabriela Hurtado 19 April 2022

Women Artists

Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist: The Art and Politics of Frida Kahlo

Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist – these are words that describe not only the political convictions but also the artwork of Frida Kahlo. Although...

Kacper Grass 13 April 2022