Andrey V.

Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on avant-garde modern movements and medieval church fresco decorations. Feel free to contact him via this email: andreja.velimirovic@widewalls.ch
Pablo Picasso - La Soupe (The Soup), 1902-1903 “La Miséreuse Accroupie” and Other Masterpieces of Pablo Picasso’s Blue Period

Art History, Art News |

When Pablo Picasso was in the seventh decade of his life, he joked about how x-ray technology will one day reveal a lost work underneath one of his early paintings. Now, over sixty years later, we’ve once again reached a point such a scenario is not...

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Bill Barminski - I Think Therefore I Am, 2011 For Two Nights Only, Works of the Great Bill Barminski at Castelli Art Space

Art Exhibitions |

Castelli Art Space is getting ready to host a brief, two-night-only retrospective of the iconic Bill Barminski, one of the most prolific and influential US artists of the last three decades. During that time, Barminski became skilled with more than a few...

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Michelangelo Pistoletto Scaffali - con porta a sinistra (Shelves – with a door to the left), 2015 Delving into Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Latest Mirror Paintings

Art Exhibitions |

Simon Lee Gallery‘s studio space in London is about to open the doors to what promises to be a fantastic showcase of works by the celebrated Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, one of the most influential contemporary artists of his generation and a...

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President Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley © Kehinde Wiley From JFK to Obama and Trump, Here are the Most Intriguing Presidential Portraits

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Since Barack and Michelle Obama recently unveiled their official portraits at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, we thought this might be a good time to do a little bit of retrospecting and take a look at the most intriguing US...

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trump presidential portrait Donald Trump

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Maybe already the most controversial president in US history, Donald Trump shocked the world when he managed to win the elections in November 2016 by defeating Hillary Rodham Clinton. Real estate magnate, businessman and reality television star, Donald Trump...

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obama presidential portrait Barack Obama

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Whatever your opinion about his term may be, the fact remains that Barack Obama made history in 2009 by becoming the first African American president. Faced with the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, Obama made radical moves both inside the...

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bill clinton presidential portrait Bill Clinton

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Bill Clinton‘s administration played a crucial part in curbing the massive federal spending deficits that had soared in the 1980s. However, recent times seem to indicate he will be more remembered for armed interventions and the now notorious sexual...

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jfk presidential portrait John F. Kennedy

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When John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, United States experienced a collective sense of grief in a way it hasn’t felt since Lincoln was killed. The sudden loss of this youthful, energetic and inspirational president can be regarded as a true step...

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Norman Rockwell - Richard Nixon, Oil on canvas, 1968 Richard Nixon

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Using the circumstances of the Vietnam War and civil rights to his advantage, Richard Nixon won the presidency in 1968, which was his second time running for the position. During his tenure, which was actually cut short, he focused on foreign policies and...

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Peter Hurd - Lyndon Baines Johnson, Tempera on wood, 1967 Lyndon Baines Johnson

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Sworn in after the notorious assassination of President Kennedy took place in 1963, Lyndon Baines Johnson worked tirelessly to create what he called A Great Society. This was his vision of America in which prosperity and opportunity would exist through the...

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Douglas Chandor - Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Oil on canvas, 1945, washington george national presidents john new search Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Among many great things he done for his country, Franklin Delano Roosevelt‘s biggest achievement was getting the United States out of its devastating financial crisis. He was also a crucial figure during the Second World War which saw him get a rare...

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George Peter Alexander Healy - Abraham Lincoln, Oil on canvas, 1887, washington national presidents new search washington national presidents new search politics politics national 2018 Abraham Lincoln

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Probably the most fabled of all the American presidents, Abraham Lincoln is responsible for two key moments of his nation’s history – preserving the Union and the abolition of slavery. Although he did not live to see the latter come to fruition,...

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William Michael Harnett - Mortality and Immortality How Does an Artist’s Death Impact his Artworks’ Market?

Collectors Tip, Gallery Advice |

Although it may be considered a bit of a taboo, all art owners often ponder about how much their possessions will be worth when the artists who created them pass away. And it’s a fair question, to be honest, despite the fact many will treat it as a...

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Richard Avedon - Nastassja Kinski And The Serpent, Los Angeles, California, 1981 Highlights from the Upcoming Erotic: Passion & Desire Auction at Sotheby’s

Provoke! (NSFW), Top Lists |

From the first moment someone decided to create a little piece of drawing on a cave wall, artists were fascinated with the human form and the way they could replicate it on various surfaces. While artists experimented with human form in countless manners,...

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Nobuyoshi Araki - Untitled, 2002 Nobuyoshi Araki – Untitled, 2002

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This unique collage of 30 polaroid sx-70 prints is a masterful work of art Nobuyoshi Araki created in 2002. Although some of these pictures are far from being provocative in any sense of the word, a closer inspection reveals that many images are highly...

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Pablo Picasso - Homme Et Femme Nus, 1971 Pablo Picasso – Homme Et Femme Nus, 1971

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Painted during the years Pablo Picasso‘s life was coming to an end, Homme Et Femme Nus is a fine indicator where the Spaniard’s artistic style, too stubborn to succumb to age, was headed at the time. Unusually over the board with provocative...

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Lisa Yuskavage - Cool One Drinking Hot Tea, 2000 Lisa Yuskavage – Cool One Drinking Hot Tea, 2000

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Primarily known for painting thin-armed, wide-hipped women who are both childlike and sexually brazen, Lisa Yuskavage created this piece of erotic art during the year of 2000. Like most other subjects who find their way into Yuskavage’s images, this one...

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Yves Klein - Venus Bleue (S 41), 1982 Yves Klein – Venus Bleue (S 41), 1982

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When you saw the name of Yves Klein, did you really thought this piece could be in any other color than International Klein Blue? This highly erotic sculpture features a female torso depicted in a very detailed manner – yet, much like the preserved...

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