Vhils - Photo of the artist at work, 2017 - Image via stick2target portuguese video of banksy Vhils

Vhils is the pseudonym of a Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto, one of the most skilled and talented young artists on the urban art scene today. This internationally acclaimed innovator creates technically skilled portraits on the streets around the...

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Evoca1

Elio Mercado is an extremely talented and widely recognized Dominican-born figurative painter, street artist, designer and activist who is motivated by the agenda to merge art and humanity into a single creation. Working under an artistic pseudonym of Evoca1,...

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Dabs Myla - portrait, (detail) Dabs Myla

Melbourne natives Dabs Myla are a dynamic duo who have been living and working in Los Angeles since 2009, and they absolutely love it. They say it feels like home. Warm colors of L.A. and its vibrant life had an impact on their style, so they welcomed the...

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L'Atlas - portrait L’Atlas

L’Atlas is a French artist whose work is all about lines and forms. The main theme of his paintings, graffiti, and installations is the displacement of the people around the world. The spirit of his art can be compared to limitlessness, where borders...

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Pop Art Carrie Reichardt

One of the most famous British artists, Carrie Reichardt places her work somewhere between craft and activism. Highly interested in the social, economic and political issues ranging from unjust imprisonment to new colonial wars, she has become one of the most...

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health information news and small fiction erotic sexual literature use terms of page free health Backwoods Gallery Continues Exploring Art with A Study of Erotica

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This February, Backwoods Gallery opens A Study Of Erotica exhibition. In 2012, the gallery launched A Study of… series of exhibitions with the aim to archive artworks from world renowned artists that focus on a common subject which has a universal...

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What About Art in the Post-Truth Era?

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A year after an emoji was chosen as the word of the year in 2015, Oxford Dictionaries picked another winner on Wednesday, and it is post-truth. In explanation of such decision, they stated that this word which questions the concept of facts themselves best...

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public nudity in beaches or a resort How Nude Bathers in Art Captivated Early Modernists

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A common subject used throughout art history that has been associated with artists such as Titian, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt, the depiction of nude bathers has a number of meanings attached to it. The most common ones refer to ablution, cleanliness, and the...

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know more about privacy terms Jean Metzinger – The Bathers, 1913

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Painted in Meudon, the Parisian suburb near Puteaux, The Bathers by Jean Metzinger is an avant-garde take on a popular theme employed by many nineteenth-century French artists. Metzinger has transformed this classic subject through the application of Cubism,...

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learn more with a help of youtube video Henri Matisse – Bathers with a Turtle, 1908

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By the end of the 19th century, Henri Matisse has started experimenting with dimension, a kind of flattening process in which the images become less literal and more symbolic. In one of his most original paintings from 1908 titled Bathers with a Turtle,...

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painters often depicted women nude or in a bikini Paul Gauguin – The Bathers, 1897

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Renowned for his „savage“ art, Paul Gauguin depicted sumptuous Tahitian women, nude bathers, and haystacks in the surreal landscape. His works are characterized by flat forms, vibrant colors and untamed nature of primitive art. Titled Bathers, this...

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spending a day on the vacation away from home Paul Cézanne – Bathers, 1898-05

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Through his studies of groups of bathers outdoors, Paul Cézanne reconceived a classical subject in a modern, pictorial idiom, influencing highly the representation of the nude. The paradigm he created affected many subsequent movements and styles. Cézanne...

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naked female portrait Edgar Degas – The Tub, 1886

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Presented at the eighth Impressionist exhibition in 1886, the pastel The Tub by Edgar Degas is one of a series of seven pictures produced by Degas in the mid-1880s on the theme of women at their ablutions. His minute observation of their intimate, everyday...

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir – The Large Bathers, 1884-87

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Created between 1884 and 1887, The Large Bathers by Pierre-Auguste Renoir depicts female bathers imbued with a sculptural quality, with the landscape behind them shimmering with impressionistic light. Renoir here aimed to reconcile the modern forms of...

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Artur Zmijewski

The matter of body representation in the work of Artur Zmijewski has perhaps the central role. How the human physicality is being controlled, used, monitored, and shaped by the socio-political mechanisms triggers Zmijewski the most. Regardless of the media,...

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Buff Monster portrait - Image Courtesy of the Artist Buff Monster

Known for his adorable one-eyed characters living in brightly colored lollipop landscapes, Buff Monster is a famous street and urban artist currently based in New York. Born in Hawaii in 1979, he began his prosperous art career making graffiti over two...

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ROA - Las Vegas 2014 ROA

Renowned for his monumental black and white paintings of wildlife, ROA is a pseudonym of a Belgian street artist that has been leaving both accidental and intentional viewers in awe for years now. His hand painted, large scale and unique portrayals of...

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Faith47

Located on the southernmost tip of the African continent, South Africa is widely known for its ethnic and cultural diversity and eleven official languages. But what many people don’t know is that the country has the contemporary art scene that is as diverse...

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