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Sacred and Beauty in Russian Art at Gallerie d’Italia in Vicenza

The spirituality of the ancient iconographic models and the symbology of Russian art reach the city of Palladio, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,...

Maria Frazzoni 21 November 2019

Contemporary Art

Vincent van Gogh Revisited: Art of Hope Gangloff

The American artist Hope Gangloff (born in 1974) made several landscape paintings this year, some of which are reminiscent of Vincent van...

Michel Rutten 20 November 2019

Museum Stories

#MeToo Arrived in Museums: Fighting for Visibility in Berlin

Since the 1970s and the emergence of feminist art, we have been witnessing the development of feminist art scholarship. Authors like Linda Nochlin or...

Magda Michalska 18 November 2019

Museum Stories

W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine at the Annenberg Space for Photography

“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” Robert Frost begins. His poem Mending Walls is emblazoned next to the entrance, setting the...

Guest Profile 13 November 2019

Iconography of Ganesh

Ganesh is the patron God of writers and intellectuals, and arguably the most well-known of the Hindu Gods. He is worshipped across all sects of...

Maya M. Tola 12 November 2019

Literature

Book Review: Sister Wendy’s 100 Best-loved Paintings

Late last year, the art world mourned the death of Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018), the quirky British nun who became a world-wide sensation as a...

Alexandra Kiely 9 November 2019

Museum Stories

Guggenheim: The Thannhauser Collection from van Gogh to Picasso at Palazzo Reale

From October 17th to March 1st 2020 Milan will be the meeting point for some of the most important artworks of the Impressionist movement. Palazzo...

Maria Frazzoni 8 November 2019

Women Artists

Conversations with Naomi Frears

Naomi Frears is a visual artist and filmmaker based in the Porthmeor Studios in St Ives, UK. I was lucky enough to touch base with this incredible...

Candy Bedworth 6 November 2019

Museum Stories

Rembrandt’s Light—Dulwich Picture Gallery

Rembrandt’s Light exhibition at The Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. The focus of this...

Joanna Kaszubowska 5 November 2019

The Peacock Throne of Shah Jahan

The iconic Peacock Throne or the Takht-i-taus was the greatest accumulation of precious gemstones in the 17th Century. Commissioned in 1628 by Shah...

Maya M. Tola 4 November 2019

Sculpture

Billie Bond’s Kintsugi: The Crack Is Where the Light Gets in

Kintsugi (金継ぎ translates as “gold joinery”) is a Japanese art form and philosophy of repairing broken or cracked pottery with gold...

Nadine Waldmann 30 October 2019

La Calavera Catrina. A Skeleton Lady

We all know Coco, a Pixar animation about a boy who dreams of becoming a musician, so he enters a talent contest, suddenly disappears from this world...

Alicja Gluszek 28 October 2019