Elena Martinique

A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.
20 Mel Ramos Art Pieces: Pop Art Nudes You Have to See

Provoke! (NSFW) |

With something mysterious and utterly beautiful about it, the nude female figure has served as an inspiration for artists throughout history. Tapping into an art form that is as old as art itself, Mel Ramos art elevated this storied subject matter to new and...

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Sylvie Mangaud – Together. Bronze Art Elysees 2018 Renews the Dialogue Between Art and Design

Art Fairs |

One of the major events during the Parisian Art Week, Art Élysées – Art & Design is coming back for its 12th edition this October. Participating vibrantly in the artistic effervescence of the capital, it is the only fair to present four different...

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# 1645, 2015 Masao Yamamoto’s Poetic Photography Debuts in Canada

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

Filled with lost memories and nostalgia, the photographs of Masao Yamamoto seem to come from another era. Ever since the 1980s, he has been exploring the emotional power of the intimate images that each one of us keeps with us as amulets. Highly poetic, these...

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Ron English - Three Eyed Spongebob, 2016 Step Into Ron English’s Delusionville at Allouche Gallery

Art Exhibitions |

One of the most prolific and recognizable artists alive today, Ron English has bombed the global landscape with truly unforgettable images. Best known for blending stunning visuals with the bitingly humorous undertones of America’s Premier Pop Iconoclast,...

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Banksy at Sotheby's What Banksy’s Prank at Sotheby’s Could Mean for His Market – And Art At Large

Art Market |

The stunt Banksy pulled during the latest Sotheby’s evening auction has completely taken over the art world. It became breaking news immediately, with Twitter and Banksy himself on Instagram hyping the prank. Everyone seems to be talking about it and...

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SAMO© is dead – private parking Vijya Kern’s Documents of Basquiat’s SAMO Graffiti On View in Switzerland

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

In his tragically short-lived career, Jean-Michel Basquiat created a formidable output that turned him into an icon for new generations of artists. He started a career as graffiti artist on the streets of New York, tagging the walls and trains with his...

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Dorothea Lange - Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean harvest. Note social security number tattooed on his arm. Oregon, 1939 The Extraordinary Emotional Photos of Dorothea Lange

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

One of the most acclaimed documentary photographers of the 20th century, Dorothea Lange helped shape our conception of the interwar years in America, contributing to our knowledge of this period. She is best known for images of the Depression-era America...

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Elisabeth Frieberg - Vancouver Island, Whale, Wave, 2018 at FIAC FIAC 2018 Brings Together the Finest Selection of Modern and Contemporary Art

Art Fairs |

One of the premier art events in Paris, France, FIAC – Foire internationale d’art contemporain is returning this October to Grand Palais for its 45th edition. This year’s selection at FIAC will present the finest examples of artistic...

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The Arsenale, Venice. Photo by Nicola D'Orta Entries Open for the Arte Laguna Prize 2019 in Venice – Apply Now!

Art News |

A prestigious international art competition dedicated to the visual arts, Arte Laguna Prize has been promoting and supporting artists and their careers through a range of opportunities since 2006. For the past thirteen years, it has been collecting thousands...

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Swoon - Moni and the Sphynxes (detail), 2018 New Works by Swoon Presented by Galerie LJ in Paris

Art Exhibitions |

An American mixed-media artist, Swoon is best known for her street art and socially committed projects. Guided by the belief that art is an immersive, provocative, and transformative experience for its participants, she produces life-size wheatpaste prints...

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Stephen Shore - American Surfaces 12 Photography Books That Changed History

Photography, Top Lists |

Throughout the history of photography, photography books played a rather under-appreciated part. However, for many photographers, a photography book remains perhaps the most significant vehicle for the display of their work and the communication of their...

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Nan Goldin, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, best edition Nan Goldin, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Photography, Top Lists |

Documenting love, sexuality, glamour, beauty, death, intoxication and pain, Nan Goldin an uncompromisingly honest body of work. Her seminal book from 1986 titled The Ballad of Sexual Dependency is a searingly poignant documentation of her life and those in...

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Ed Ruscha - Twenty-six Gasoline Stations, best edition Ed Ruscha, Twenty-six Gasoline Stations

Photography, Top Lists |

Fascinated by the homogenous geometry of the American urban landscape, Ed Ruscha has built one of the most distinctive bodies of work in the history of 20th-century art. Although he has always seen himself primarily as a painter, his photography books from...

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Brassaï - For the Love of Paris Brassai, For the Love of Paris

Photography, Top Lists |

The city of Paris has been Brassaï‘s muse throughout his career. The striking monographs titled For the Love of Paris captures his adoptive city in all its facets, celebrating its beauty and uniqueness. His images capture something very special,...

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Martin Parr, The Last Resort

Photography, Top Lists |

A true chronicler of our times, Martin Parr has been exploring the concepts of leisure, consumption, and communication for several decades, dealing with these subjects with criticism, seduction and humor. In his seminal series The Last Resort: Photographs...

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Annie Leibovitz - Portraits, a must read Annie Leibovitz, Portraits 2005-2016

Photography, Top Lists |

One of the most influential contemporary photographers, Annie Leibovitz captured some of the most influential and compelling figures of our time. Published in 2017, the great photography book Portraits 2005-2016 brings together iconic works...

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Araki - Sentimental Journey, the best photography edition Nobuyoshi Araki, Sentimental Journey

Photography, Top Lists |

Depicting diverse subjects, ranging from the shockingly intimate details of everyday life to elaborately staged erotica, Nobuyoshi Araki has been called an artist, diarist and pornographer. However, there’s a lesser-seen element to his work that exudes...

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William Klein - New York 1954-55 William Klein, New York 1954-55

Photography, Top Lists |

First published in 1956, William Klein‘s NEW YORK 1954-55 created a veritable revolution and became a great and undisputed classics of post-war photography. Combining black humor, social satire and poetry, Klein developed a radically new way of taking...

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