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Carolina Caycedo Genealogy of Struggle, 2017-2021- ongoing Acrylic paint and marker on wall, traditional fabrics, baskets, fans, votive candles, chili peppers, coal, water, soil, garlic, and incense Variable dimensions Courtesy the Artist Hand-painted by Lena Hawkins

Museums And Exhibitions

New York City Art Triennial 2021: Do We Dream Together? Are We Fine?

By June 15, 2021

Exhibition review of the Asia Society Triennial: We Do Not Dream Alone...

Chinese art

The Mysterious Zodiac Project: Ai Weiwei Animal Heads Explained

By June 15, 2021

The Zodiac Project is Ai Weiwei’s first major public sculpture. The famous...

  • 20th century

    Painting Of The Week – René Magritte, The Treachery of Images

    By November 6, 2016

    As you can see, this painting shows a pipe. Underneath it there is a French sentence explaining, that “This is not a pipe”. You may ask – what the hell is going on here? René Magritte, the Belgian surrealist painter...

  • Artists' Stories

    8 Best Selfies From Art History

    By November 5, 2016

    Whoever criticizes the fashion of selfies, must have forgotten that selfies have existed for a really loooooooong time in painting. Here comes a curious and less obvious selection of a few of them: 1. Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo, one of...

  • Special Occasion And News

    We Are Looking For Contributors!

    By November 4, 2016

    Dear Reader, if you like writing short texts about art history or contemporary art, know something about art – you’ve studied it, been on some courses, or you have just been a huge art aficionado since you remember...

  • 20th century

    Henri Matisse’s Cut-Outs

    By November 3, 2016

    Coping with the difficulties of old age and illness in the years following World War II, Matisse nonetheless produced some of the most vibrant and dynamic works of his career. The artists turned almost exclusively to cut paper...

  • Latin American Art

    Party With Skulls And Skeletons: Day of The Dead in Mexico

    By November 2, 2016

    Heaven and earth are never this close as today. Today, 2nd of November is the Day of the Dead, when spirits come to earth to meet their relatives and eat and drink with them. At least this is...

  • Seasons

    All Saints Day With A Twist

    By November 1, 2016

    First of November for many of the people looks like this: Typical 1st of November Ok, maybe not sooooo dramatic. But the fact is, people go to the cemeteries, leave a candle at their relatives’ graves, pray. The...

  • Just Weird

    TOP 10 Paintings For Halloween

    By October 31, 2016

    Are still looking for some costume-inspiration? What about painterly theme this year? Or maybe you just like to get scared? We offer you our Halloween ranking of the scariest paintings art history has seen… 10. 9. 8. 7....

  • Painting of the Week

    Painting of the Week: Gustav Klimt, Two Girls With An Oleander

    By October 30, 2016

    Who doesn’t like Secession or Gustav Klimt? This week we present an early and definitely less known painting by Gustav Klimt. This early work is one of Klimt’s rare paintings in which the figures are in a real...

  • Art Nouveau

    The Drunk Art History: Absinthe

    By October 28, 2016

    Have you ever wondered why there are so many paintings of people drinking absinthe in the history of art? Well, I have. I realized it must have been a favourite drink of the Parisian boheme in the belle...

  • 20th century

    Four "Readymades" Of Marcel Duchamp You Should Know

    By October 28, 2016

    Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp was a French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art and Dada. Duchamp was famous of weird, often sarcastic or funny pieces of art. Can a Bottle-Rack, or...

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