Anika D.

Anika D.

Anika Dačić graduated in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade and is currently pursuing MA in Literary and Cultural Studies. Her interests lie in social and cultural aspects of contemporary art production and she especially enjoys writing about street and urban art. Likes to knit, play adventure video games and host quiz nights at a local bar.
Art History Movies - Pollock (2000) Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

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When we discover new artworks, our spirit of curiosity naturally encourages us to seek the stories behind their creation, whether we want to learn the details of artist’s life or the one of his/her creative process. Great art has always been a source of...

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Takashi Murakami Art What Are The Most Expensive Takashi Murakami Art Pieces ?

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Takashi Murakami is one of the most praised Asian artists on the contemporary art scene and in 2008, he was the only visual artist to be named one of the 100 most influential people by the Time magazine. He is the man behind the Superflat style, the artist...

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These are the Most Expensive Shepard Fairey Art Pieces Sold in Auction

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This artist certainly does not need an official introduction. Even those who know nothing about street art know who Shepard Fairey is. America’s most prolific street artist is constantly producing new works on the streets and in the studio, each time going...

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Invader art 14 Invader Art Mosaics Which Captivated the Art World (and the Art Auction Market)

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Invader is definitely among the most respected street artists in the world. His unique pixelated mosaics inspired by the iconic Space Invaders arcade game can be seen all across the globe. The artist started to “invade” public spaces with his 8-bit...

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Artemisia Gentileschi Artemisia Gentileschi – From Facts and Fiction to Feminist Inspiration

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Artemisia Gentileschi is probably one of the most famous female painters from the 17th century and perhaps one of the most celebrated painters of the generation after Caravaggio. This Italian painter is one of the first female artists to gain recognition in...

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Retna art auctions How Expensive are Retna Art Pieces at Auctions?

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Marquis Lewis, better known in the community of art lovers as Retna, recently provoked quite a scandal at the renowned Soze Gallery in LA. His aggressive behavior, the destruction of artworks on display and altercations with the gallery visitors triggered the...

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Arts and Crafts movement includes design style, home and interior design, furniture and house decor Arts and Crafts Movement – When Women United in Creativity

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Emerging in the late 19th century Victorian England, the Arts and Crafts movement was more than just a nouveau style in decorative arts. It was born in reaction to Industrial Revolution, reevaluating the concept of hand-craftsmanship in the light of...

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america hiv treatment, health, antiretroviral, hiv drug, therapy, hivaids Art in America : Before and After AIDS Crisis

Although it now may look like AIDS is the thing of the past, something that was put under control years ago, for the artists working in the eighties and the nineties AIDS crisis was a generation-defining experience. From the beginning of the 1980’s, the HIV...

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art movies Untitled (2009)

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It might not be the most educational art movie, or the best rated, but it’s really entertaining and fun if you share the same sense of humor. Starring Adam Goldberg and Marley Shelton in the main roles, the film Untitled is a satirical take on today’s...

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Peggy Guggenheim - Art Addict 2015 BONUS: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)

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Another truly entertaining documentary you just have to watch if you’re into modern and contemporary art is Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict. It may not be an “artist documentary” per se, but it does deal with a lot of artists of whom this wonderful...

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Andy Warhol Documentary, 2006 Andy Warhol (A Documentary Film), 2006

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  As one of the greatest creative talents of the 20th century and a man who has changed the way we think about art and artists generally, there is no wonder why so many films about Andy Warhol were made. Since you’ve probably watched many of them let’s...

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Downtown 81, 1981 Downtown 81 (1981)

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Although several biographic movies about Basquiat were released after the artist’s untimely death, it appeared that the person who can portray Jean-Michel Basquiat the best is the artist himself. Originally titled New York Beat Movie and shot at the...

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Art History Movies - Pollock (2000) Pollock (2000)

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And while we’re on the subject of Hollywood biopics, let’s mention another prominent work on one of America’s most favorite artists – Jackson Pollock. The film Pollock from 2000 was a brainchild of Ed Harris who did not only direct the movie but also...

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art movies love view look Frida (2002)

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After some independent cinematography, let’s go back to the Hollywood production which has in recent times given us a great number of biographical movies. Directed by Julie Taymor, with Selma Hayek in the main role, the movie Frida focuses on the public and...

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movies films favorite list stars look Andrei Rublev (1966)

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If you try to google a list of best art history movies, there is a great chance that Tarkovsky’s Andrei Rublev from 1966 will be at the very top of it. It is barely a surprise, considering it’s regarded one of the most important cinematic achievements of...

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art movies Edvard Munch (1974)

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This is one of the art movies that is definitely worth mentioning, not only because of the story it tells but also because of its cinematic qualities. Written and directed by Peter Watkins, the film Edvard Munch was initially made as three-part miniseries and...

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movies stars look Lust for Life (1956)

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Now let’s go some sixty years back in time and talk about one of the fundamental achievements in Hollywood art movies. Based on a novel of the same title, the movie Lust for Life is a biography of one of the world’s most beloved painters. With Kirk...

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art movies Woman in Gold (2015)

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Let’s start the list with an achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, the British drama Woman in Gold follows the story of a Jewish refugee Maria Altman and her decade-long dispute with the Austrian...

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