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.
Arts and Crafts Movement, design, william morris, new, american, furniture Arts and Crafts Movement – When Women United in Creativity

Emerging in the late 19th century Victorian England, 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 industrial...

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consumerist art Is Consumerism Depicted in Art a Relevant Critique of Contemporary Society and Culture?

Once confronted with those artworks inspired by consumerism, we often find ourselves in the field of uncertainty. Built around familiar imagery of product advertisements, celebrity cults and everyday consumption practices, consumerist art is inherently rooted...

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art movies films list favorite stars 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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art movies Untitled (2009)

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As a bonus, let’s finish this text with a comedy. 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...

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art movies 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. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, the film dives into the life of a socialite, art patron, and collector Peggy...

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art movies Andy Warhol (A Documentary Film), 2006

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After Basquiat, it comes only naturally to feature a film about Andy Warhol. 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...

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art movies 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 movies films list favorite stars 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 was a brainchild of Ed Harris who did not only direct the movie but also starred as the...

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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. And it is barely a surprise, considering it’s regarded one of the most important cinematic achievements...

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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 was initially made as three-part miniseries and it follows...

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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 is a biography of one of the world’s most beloved painters. With Kirk Douglas playing...

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art movies Woman in Gold (2015)

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

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Oriental art What Is the Difference between Orientalist and Oriental Art ?

For centuries, the term Oriental has been widely used by the people of Europe to signify various phenomena referring to the East, and it was equally applied to geographical and cultural entities, opposite to occidental or Western peoples and cultures....

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Surreal art 5 Mind-Boggling Surreal Art Pieces You Could Own Right Now

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One of the greatest qualities art has is the way it can transgress the mundane, prosaic experiences of everyday lives. And if there is a genre that can best fulfill the task, it would have to be the art of surreal. Whether they work within the framework of...

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Surreal art movement Etam Cru – Moonshine Girl

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The last piece is a print replica of the famous and widely popular mural created by the outstanding street artists Sainer and Bezt, collectively known as Etam Cru. The Polish duo enjoys creating large-scale pieces adorned with fantasy and fairytale elements,...

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Surreal art, surrealism, surrealist, painting, paintings, modern, time, abstract, images, breton, paris, page Stephen Ives – Spiegel Im Spiegel (Accompanied by Arvo Part’s Spiegel Im Spiegel)

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Working primarily with the recycled children’s toys and found materials, Stephen Ives creates intricate scenes and narratives rich in details, breathing a breath of fantastic and surreal into the ordinary objects. The piece Spiegel Im Spiegel created in...

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Surreal art Henrietta Harris – Ventral Stream

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Created in 2013 the painting Ventral Stream is a signature work of Auckland-based artist Henrietta Harris known for her surreal watercolor and gouache portraiture. Through stunning technical skills, Henrietta Harris masterfully combines naturalism with the...

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