Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist: The Art and Politics of Frida KahloNovember 26, 2018
Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist – these are words that describe not only the political convictions but also the artwork of Frida Kahlo. Although born as Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón outside of Mexico City in 1907, Kahlo eventually...
Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of BrazilSeptember 4, 2018
Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized and it usually can be interpreted as an allegory of the artist herself. Perhaps...
Get To Know The Marajoara Culture!July 3, 2018
You have probably heard of the Incas, Mayans, and Aztecs. These civilizations are called pre-Columbian, a division that includes everything that happened in the American continent from the Paleolithic until the Europeans arrived there in the 15th century....
How To Break Up (And What To Do Next): 5 Love Tips From Brazilian Painter Belmiro de AlmeidaJune 12, 2018
Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated on February 14th, you know for sure. But, in the country where I live, Brazil, the date reserved for lovers is June 12th. On that day, couples meet, go to candlelit dinners and...
Painting Of The Week: Rain, The Expressionist Xylograph By Oswaldo GoeldiJune 10, 2018
Whether it’s a dream or a memory, it does not matter. Our gaze is immediately drawn to a bright red umbrella, which hangs in the black air like a magical object. Tiny perforations of light in the shadows indicate...
Fernando Botero’s Guide to Colombian History and CultureMay 30, 2018
The Most Colombian of Colombian Artists New York City. Barcelona, Bilbao, and Madrid. Paris, France. Goslar and Bamberg, Germany. Vaduz, Lichtenstein. Jerusalem, Israel and Yerevan, Armenia. Singapore. These are only some of the cities where Fernando Botero’s easily...
Life And The Human Condition Through The Eyes Of Oswaldo GuayasamínMay 9, 2018
Early Life and Works Oswaldo Guayasamín was born into a humble family in Quito, Ecuador on July 6, 1919, as the oldest of 10 siblings. His father was an indigenous Quechua man who worked as a tractor driver, while...
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