Lygia Pape and Neo-Concretism: Art Is ExperienceDecember 27, 2020
Breaking with all the patterns of what had been art in Latin America up to then, Lygia Pape with Grupo Frente created a unique Brazilian artistic movement: Neo-concretism. Art is the manifestation of human history and man is the product...
Soviet Space Art. Posters of Propaganda and ProgressDecember 15, 2020
You can’t have an Astronomy and Art week without looking at some Soviet space posters! Here is a small selection of our favorites together with some tidbits about the beginnings of the Russian space program. Astronomical motifs first...
Fashion as Manifesto: Uniforms Designed for an Imaginary Space StationDecember 4, 2020
Using art as a manifesto of one’s feelings and ideas has always been common among artists and designers. Fashion designer Dilara Fındıkoğlu is no exception. For Odunpazarı Modern Museum, Fındıkoğlu designed a set of uniforms to manifest her...
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...
Tōkyō Thrift – Japonisme and the Japanese BauhausSeptember 30, 2020
The historical narrative of Modernism is overwhelmingly western. However, the history of the movement is, in reality, one of constant diffusion between the East and West; between Europe and Japan. It is an area of study that has...
Exploring the Boundaries of Creativity: Turning Data into ArtSeptember 20, 2020
Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, and now based in Los Angeles, California, media artist Refik Anadol turns data into pieces of art by using data science and artificial intelligence. He set off on his journey as a...
Famous Chairs that Changed the Way We SitSeptember 19, 2020
Apparently sitting is the new smoking and it will slowly kill us all. But given our current reality, we don’t have that much choice about it. One choice we do have though is what we sit on. And...
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