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Love Story

The Artists Are Present – Marina and Ulay

Balkan performing artist Marina Abramovic was born in 1946 in Belgrade, Serbia. Ulay (Frank Uwe Laysiepen) was born on the same day as she, a few...

Caroline Galambosova 9 May 2022

Video

Watch Andy Warhol Eating a Hamburger

The film Andy Warhol Eating a Hamburger was created by Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth, appearing in his art movie 66 Scenes from America which was...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 April 2022

Installation Shelter by Nikita Kadan Ukraine Special

Between Revolution and War: Ukrainian Contemporary Political Art

The 2013 Revolution in Ukraine and the following traumatic events played a crucial role in the development of the country’s contemporary art.

Diana Sadretdinova 30 March 2022

actionism in russia: Anatoly Osmalovsky, Necesiudik's Journey to Brombdingnag Land, 1993, Moscow, Russia. Contemporary Art

Why Political Actionism Is So Popular in Russia

The sources of Russian political actionism are in the unofficial art of the 1960s. Nonconformism emerged in a country where kitschy socialist realism...

Diana Sadretdinova 7 March 2022

Contemporary Art

Viennese Actionism: Between the Bestial and the Sublime

Naked bodies, violence, and destructive art. The term Viennese Actionism refers to a radical and explicit form of performance art that developed in...

Caroline Galambosova 21 February 2022

JR Louvre Contemporary Art

Vanishing Pyramid: JR’s Art at the Louvre Museum

In 2016, the urban photographer “JR” decided to visually remove the famous pyramid known as the modern symbol of the Louvre. Three years...

Montaine Dumont 3 February 2022

Women Artists

Watch Marina Abramović’s Advice to the Young

Listen what an internationally acclaimed artist, Marina Abramović has to say on what it really means to be an artist: “A great artist has to...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 January 2022

Review

The Women Who Changed Art Forever: A Novel Graphic about Feminist Art

The Women Who Changed Art Forever is a graphic novel written by Valentina Grande with the illustrations of Eva Rossetti. It’s a visual journey...

Arianna Richetti 25 November 2021

Contemporary Art

The Ephemeral Magic of Raw Clay: Artist Interview with Phoebe Cummings

Phoebe Cummings (b.1981) is a British sculptress-ceramics artist working primarily with unfired, living clay in its raw state. She creates time-based...

Marga Patterson 15 January 2021

Women Artists

Andrea Fraser’s Museum Highlights: Artist as Performer

American-born Andrea Fraser is a leading performance artist of her generation (born 1965), best known for her work on institutional critique. She...

Isabella Hill 22 December 2020

Contemporary Art

Pollen, Purity and Patience: A Journey of Creation with Wolfgang Laib

Wolfgang Laib (born 1950) is a contemporary German sculptor. He works with natural materials that emanate life energies: milk, pollen, rice and...

Marga Patterson 11 November 2020

Artist Stories

Ulay: Pioneer of Performance Art

The German performance artist Ulay became known as half of the symbiotic duo Marina Abramovic – Ulay. While Abramovic became the big star, Ulay...

Michel Rutten 12 March 2020