Natalie P

Runs, does yoga.
video blog of the japanese time forest installation within museum space in singapore - teamLAB Japan How teamLab Transcends Boundaries – Short Interview with Kudo Takashi

Digital Art |

We have seen many times before how teamLab continues to engage the public through the immersive character of their installations. Their latest show at PACE Gallery in London is no exception, and as the title implies, it aims to transcend the boundaries that...

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canvas wall print and abstract prints for your home on sale Oversized Art – Is Bigger Really Better?

Art History |

Altering one single property often changes everything. This is something most of us know is true, regardless of our occupation or lifestyle – a single typo makes the algorithm go wrong, replacing one ingredient makes a different type of cake –...

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Comparing Glass Houses – The Fascination with the Transparent in Modern Architecture

Solid, useful and beautiful – those are the attributes Vitruvius used when he got to be the first one to officially define architecture. The meaning of each of those words kept on changing throughout history, and was finally put to a test in the 20th...

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The Influence of Bauhaus Architecture

Art History |

One would think that the Bauhaus was all about architecture – after all, its name literally means construction house in German. In addition to that, the Bauhaus manifesto stated that the ultimate goal of all creativity is building. However, this was not...

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The Evolution of French Architecture

Art History |

We can admire the French for many things – their cuisine, their fashion, their wine, their art, their artists and a vast number of major art movements – but let us not forget their flamboyant architecture. Throughout history, French architecture...

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The Ultimate Outline of 20th Century Art

Art History |

There is no doubt that the 20th century art was all about changing perspective. The artist’s way of seeing and therefore understanding things has been changing and continues to do so even in this day and age. The new, experimental approach to...

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What is Narrative Art ?

Art History |

By definition, narrative art is the type of visual art that tells stories. This description is highly figurative of course, since the traditional visual arts do not have a temporal dimension needed for actual storytelling. Painting and sculpture, as the most...

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Genre Painting and Its Influence on Contemporary Art

Art History |

Earlier in history, specifically during the Renaissance, there was a hierarchy of painting genres designated according to their subject matter. One of them was named genre painting (as confusing as that may sound). Genre painting, as opposed to genre of...

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Afrofuturism and Black Identity in Art, Culture and Politics

Art History |

“For those who adopt the Afrofuturist paradigm, the ideas can take you light-years away from the place you call home, only to return knowing you had had everything you needed from the start. Readers, our future is now.“[1] This is how Ytasha...

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Frieze Art Fair Consuming the Art Fair That Consumes You – Frieze London

Art Fairs 2017 |

Frieze Art Fair brought together art collectors, creatives and curators from all over the world for the fourteenth time in London. As usual, Frieze London coincided with Frieze Masters (a yearly display of significant artworks from our past) and Frieze...

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Moniker Art Fair Moniker Art Fair – Virtual Realities and Postcards

Art Fairs 2017 |

This week was marked by several major fairs and exciting events all across London. Moniker art fair is one of the few among them that celebrates urban culture and tackles the matter of its current state and future. With regard to the future, the influence...

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Francesco Urbano Ragazzi Art Is Always Late – An Interview With Francesco Urbano Ragazzi

Digital Art |

At first glance, it seems that everything related to the curatorial duo from Italy is slightly vague and draped in mystery – beginning with their name, Francesco Urbano Ragazzi. As anyone who has the slightest knowledge of Italian may expect, their...

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the history of architecture The History of Architecture in a Nutshell

Art History |

The history of architecture is about as long as the history of humanity itself, and probably just as complex. The exact origin of architecture could be said to date to the Neolithic period, around 10 000 BC, or simply when people stopped living in caves and...

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START Art Fair START Art Fair – Speculating On Identities

Art Fairs 2017 |

Just like last year and the year before, START art fair draws public attention to the emerging artists, bringing their works to the well known Saatchi Gallery in London. This year (2016), the fair addresses the convergence of multiple identities as a...

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YBAs Revealed: Who are the Young British Artists ?

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About three years ago, Guardian’s art critic Jonathan Jones posed an interesting question in one of his articles: Where is British art, after 25 years of being young?[1] The author’s tone was narrative rather than critical, but the question contains an...

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young british artists michael Mat Collishaw – Creator of the Signature Piece

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Reportedly, it was Collishaw’s Bullet Hole that served as inspiration for the title of the seminal show. The critic Ian Jeffrey wrote a review for the exhibition catalog, in which he described the piece as a “freeze frame”. The installation...

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yba exhibitions Angela Bulloch – Synergy Of Senses

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Angela Bulloch is always mentioned as an important member of the YBAs, but the shocking effect deployed by most of the artists is not something that characterizes Bulloch’s work, which has developed to become a kind of art that defies genre. The...

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yba Jake and Dinos Chapman – The Brothers

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The two famous brothers are of Greek origin, but spent their lives in England. Their art was mingled with that of Young British Artists as part of the Sensation exhibition. Their sculptures often involve plastic dolls or mannequins, either fused together or...

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