Balasz Takac

Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.
William Wegman - Left to Right, detail William Wegman’s Timeless Polaroids of His Dogs Debut in the UK

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The American William Wegman is an extraordinary photographer who focused a great deal of his career to Weimaraner dogs. He started depicting the animals in various poses and costumes juxtaposed against various scenographies. The famous series started with a...

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Ugo Mulas - Factory , New York Camera Pop in Turin – How Photography and Pop Art Influenced Each Other

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

When it started rapidly growing during the 1960s, Pop Art as a movement was indeed rebellious since it combined early avant-garde art strategies with mass media imagery. Although the majority of Pop artists used canvases to express themselves, other media...

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The secession building in Vienna The Philosophy and Aesthetic of the Vienna Secession Movement

Art History |

There are several significant movements which marked the turn of the century, but certainly one of the most prolific ones was the Vienna Secession. It grew out of the revolt of the artists who were eager to question traditional understanding of what art is...

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Sarah Lucas - Edith Sarah Lucas Goes Au Naturel in her First Major US Survey

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The final years of the 1980s were groundbreaking on the global scale, due to the appearance of the Young British Artists. Although never officially a group, the artists labeled with this widely accepted term were mostly Goldsmiths BA Fine Art graduates who...

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Jeff Gillette - Banksy Minnie Nagasaki, detail How These Artists Made Everyday Objects Exceptional For Your Collection!

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When it comes to the explorations of everyday objects, the first thing that comes to mind is the iconic ready-made. This concept was invented in order to question the very notion of the artwork itself meaning that any everyday object can become the work of...

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Cyril le Van - Ghetto Blaster Cyril Le Van – Ghetto Blaster

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The last artist on the list is a French Cyril Le Van, known for using photography to capture the decay of everyday objects. They signify certain social identities and therefore reflect social circumstances and furthermore the issues such as globalization and...

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Gabriel Perez Raventos - Cafeomancia Gabriel Perez Raventos – Cafeomancia

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Gabriel Perez Raventos is a Spanish artist devoted to finding objects and transforming them into artworks. His creative process starts spontaneously just by collecting the objects which are then being thought of thoroughly and contextualized properly....

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Jeff Koons - Pink Bow 2 Jeff Koons – Pink Bow

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Next up is Jeff Koons, who is undeniably one of the most celebrated contemporary artists on global scale. For more than three decades, he has been producing often over-sized and humorous objects. By using explicitly references from popular culture, Koons has...

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Germes Gang - Untitled Germes Gang – Untitled

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Lisbon-based Germes Gang is a collective composed of four members focused mainly on street art interventions which are politically and socially charged. Their practice is embedded in sarcasm, and they perceive everything related to contemporary life...

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Jeff Gillette - Banksy Minnie Nagasaki Jeff Gillette – Banksy Minnie Nagasaki

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The following artist is Jeff Gillette known for disturbing compositions featuring Disney characters in desolate and apocalyptic settings of slams. The satirical narratives he produces represent the artists’ social and political standpoints and can be...

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Lenz - Cocamolotov Lenz – Cocamolotov

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Lenz is a French contemporary artist known for his graffiti and LEGO-inspired art. He started intensively painting the walls in early 2000s and since has managed to construct authentic aesthetic. Lenz experimented with various techniques and mediums until he...

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Luke Newton - Beads Thrill Luke Newton – Beads Thrill

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The young British artist Luke Newton graduated from Saint Martin’s School and quickly started developing a successful career. He is entirely focused on the notions of everyday objects; as a matter of fact, in humorous manner, Newton hides famous images in...

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Robert Rauschenberg - Tibetan Garden Song Robert Rauschenberg – Tibetan Garden Song

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Robert Rauschenberg was one of the leading proponents of the American post-war Neo avant-garde. His practice is considered as pioneering one since the artist introduced the iconic Combines during the 1950s, which were upgraded assemblages e.g. objects made of...

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Margaret Morrison - Trojan Horse Margaret Morrison – Trojan Horse

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The following figure is yet another recognized American artist Margaret Morrison who is also an established professor of art at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. She is known for combining different elements such as still life images, surreal subjects, and...

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Andy Warhol - The Aspen Times Andy Warhol – The Aspen Times

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Andy Warhol is undoubtedly one of the best-known figures in 20th-century art history. This legendary artist was a genuine innovator – he inaugurated Pop art as a specific genre which explored the effects of increasing consumerism, ran The Factory, his...

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Ben Frost - Caveman Ben Frost – Caveman

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The first on the list is an Australian visual artist Ben Frost known for the ongoing explorations of consumerism and mass media. The artist came to prominence in the early 2000s with highly controversial works suffocated with hybrid imagery based on...

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Mark Bradford - Spoiled Foot Mark Bradford’s Venice Biennale 2017 Presentation To Be Shown in Baltimore

Art Exhibitions |

An often posed question concerning the relevance of painting nowadays is being interpreted differently and is largely affected by the fact that this traditional medium has a leading role in the global art market. Regardless of the aesthetic pleasure which a...

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San Francisco Art Book Fair 6 Unmissable Art Book Fairs For Your Cultural Calendar

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As the title suggests, art book fairs are annual manifestations which feature mainly art-related publications. Like biennials or other art exhibition formats, they attract artists, art book creators, illustrators, writers, specialty printers, independent...

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