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Music

This Looks out of Tune? Finding Dissonance in Kandinsky’s Paintings

Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky painted some of the most beautiful pieces of art in a style that is instantly recognizable. The flurry of lines,...

Craig Wakerley 16 December 2021

Dadaism

4 Readymades by Marcel Duchamp You Should Know

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player, and writer whose work is associated with Cubism,...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 December 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Duchamp’s La Joconde aka L.H.O.O.Q

This masterpiece, La Joconde, is all about codes, reversals, play with conventions, and provocation. In other words, it’s an epitome of Dada...

Magda Michalska 15 December 2021

7 Exhibition poster Review

The 7 Exhibition. Seven Painters and Friends

On the 27th of November, a contemporary art exhibition, 7, opened in Bucharest at the National Architecture University Ion Mincu, lasting until...

Luciana Craciun 13 December 2021

Review

Jeff Koons & Cy Twombly: Primal Gestures at BASTIAN Gallery

“Jeff Koons & Cy Twombly: Primal Gestures (extended until 18 December 2021) brings together a highly unusual pairing of two giants of...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 13 December 2021

Fashion

Iris van Herpen – Technology Meets Fashion

A young and promising designer from Holland, Iris van Herpen is known for the eclectic ideas that guide her as she experiments with textiles and...

Pola Otterstein 11 December 2021

Women Artists

Natalia Goncharova’s Life and Work

Have you heard of Natalia Goncharova? She was a leading Russian avant-garde artist who gained significant recognition in her lifetime, both in Russia...

Magda Michalska 10 December 2021

Women Artists

Lady in Blue: Yelizaveta Martynova, Ill-Fated Russian Female Artist

Can you name some female artists, and from Russia in particular? It’s difficult even for those who are really into art. This article tells the...

Guest Profile 10 December 2021

Women Artists

Zinaida Serebriakova, First Famous Female Russian Artist

Zinaida Serebriakova (1884–1967) is mostly known for her painting At the Dressing-Table (Self-Portrait). The artist, looking from the...

Elizaveta Ermakova 10 December 2021

KALLOS. The Ultimate Beauty. Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece. Review

KALLOS. The Ultimate Beauty Exhibition Review

KALLOS, The Ultimate Beauty is the latest exhibition running at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens. It started on the 29th of September, 2021, and...

Errika Gerakiti 9 December 2021

News

New York Hedge Fund Manager Surrenders $70 Million of Stolen Art

The New York district attorney’s office announced on Tuesday, December 6th, that Michael Steinhardt, an 81 year-old billionaire and now notorious...

Jennifer S. Musawwir 9 December 2021

Latin America

Diego Rivera in Detroit: The Great Controversy

How do you get 10,000 people to visit an art museum on opening day during the Great Depression? You create a controversy, or at lease encourage one.

Rachel Istvan 8 December 2021