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Once Upon a Time - When Keith Haring Painted a Mural in a Bathroom

Art History, Graffiti & Street ArtBalasz Takac

In 1989, Keith Haring painted an extraordinary mural in the bathroom of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York. ...

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Orazio Gentileschi's Relationship with Caravaggio and the Region of Marche Explored

Art ExhibitionsBalasz Takac

The Italian city Fabriano will host an exhibition focused on the painting of Orazio Gentileschi in the Marche region and the influence Caravaggio had on him. ...

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Katharina Grosse and Jackson Pollock Compare Their Murals at MFA Boston

Art Exhibitions, Art HistoryElena Martinique

MFA Boston is showing Jackson Pollock's Mural alongside the latest Katharina Grosse mural, highlighting both artist's innovative painting techniques....

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How Dalí Perceived the History of Painting, and Created His Own

Art ExhibitionsBalasz Takac

Currently on display at the Grimaldi Forum is a grand Salvador Dalí retrospective which unravels all the stages of his several decades long career....

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Artemisia Gentileschi - From Facts and Fiction to Feminist Inspiration

Art HistoryAnika D.

We present you with the art and life of Artemisia Gentileschi, famous Baroque painter and one of the first accomplished feminist artists in history. ...

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Tina Modotti, A Photographer and a Revolutionary

Art Exhibitions, PhotographyElena Martinique

The ongoing exhibition at Palazzo Bisaccioni in Jesi outlines the extraordinary life and photography by the Italian-born artist and activist, Tina Modotti....

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What Does AI Mean for Art and Artists?

Elena Martinique

What does the proliferation of Artificial Intelligence art and AI artists mean for the nature of art and the role of human creativity in future societies?...

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Get Hypnotized by Bridget Riley at the National Galleries of Scotland

Art ExhibitionsIdeelArt

A Bridget Riley survey at the National Galleries of Scotland features seven decades of works and ephemera tracing the career of one of the most influential artists living today....

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The Significance of Gertrude Stein For the World of Art, Examined

Art HistoryBalasz Takac

Gertrude Stein was an iconic pioneering modernist writer, queer icon, and a collector, as well as a promoter of the latest art tendencies. ...

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The Storytelling Art of Picture Book Artist Eric Carle

Art ExhibitionsBalasz Takac

The Chrysler Museum of Art is about to open an exhibition focused on a five-decades-long career of the established American illustrator Eric Carle. ...

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Breaking Down the Concept Behind Damien Hirst's Shark

Art HistoryBalasz Takac

The iconic and provocative work The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, or The Shark, was produced by Damien Hirst in 1991. ...

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See the Restored Annunciation by Fra Angelico at Prado

Art Exhibitions, Art HistoryBalasz Takac

Museo Prado is currently hosting a grand survey of the pioneering Renaissance painter Fra Angelico centered on his praised altarpiece The Annunciation. ...

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Inside the Reichstag, Gerhard Richter's Birkenau Tells of the Holocaust Horrors

Art HistoryIdeelArt

Since its 2017 donation by Gerhard Richter, Birkenau has occupied the Reichstag foyer across from Black, Red, Gold, embodying the aporetic complexity of politics and art....

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Extraordinary Art Collections of Pushkin and Hermitage Now in Two Blockbuster Shows

Art ExhibitionsBalasz Takac

The collections of important Russian patrons, the Morozov and Shchukin families, are currently on display at the Pushkin State Museum and the Hermitage....

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Henry Geldzahler, A Curator Who Lived Among Artists

Art HistoryBalasz Takac

Henry Geldzahler was an immensely influential curator and cultural figure of relevance so his legacy is important for the art world and culture in general....

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Attending Rebecca Horn's Theater of Metamorphoses

Art ExhibitionsBalasz Takac

Currently on display at the Centre Pompidou-Metz is a grand retrospective devoted to the pioneering work of Rebecca Horn called Theatre of Metamorphoses....

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Elmyr de Hory - The Story of the Most Famous Forger in Art History

Art HistoryElena Martinique

The world's most talented and most successful art forger ever, Elmyr de Hory lived an existence immersed in deception. This is his story....

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Ladies of the Revolution - Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Art HistoryBalasz Takac

The painting which set the foundation for further development of modern art was the famous masterpiece Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso. ...

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Yorkshire Sculpture International to Debut as The Biggest Sculpture Show in the UK!

Art ExhibitionsBalasz Takac

The Yorkshire Sculpture International will bring new commissions, solo surveys, and extensive programing from June until September 2019. ...

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From Riches to Rags? Louvre Questions the Authenticity of Leonardo's Salvator Mundi

Art Market, Art NewsElena Martinique

As we look at the debates surrounding its authenticity and the silence of its whereabouts, one question arises - is Salvator Mundi fake?...

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God Save the Clown! The Masquerade of Boris Johnson, Brexit, and the Arts

Widewalls Editorial

Instead of worrying what the newly elected Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson will do to the arts, Boris and his gang should worry what the arts will do to them....

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Whitney Museum, Biennial Protests and Kanders Resignation - What Went On

Art NewsElena Martinique

The vice-chairman of the Whitney Museum, Warren B. Kanders, stepped down amid criticism of how his company's law enforcement supplies are used....

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Betty Parsons, The Legendary Gallerist and Artist

Art HistoryElena Martinique

Betty Parsons had a great passion for artists and good art. Constantly being years ahead, The Betty Parsons Gallery helped construct the center of the art world....

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Visiting Jeff Wall's Solo Show at White Cube London

Art Exhibitions, Photography, ReviewWidewalls Editorial

Keanu Arcadio visits the exhibition of recent and new photographic works by Jeff Wall at White Cube in London, revealing the artist's new direction and approach....

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Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers, The Story of Becoming

Art Exhibitions, Art HistoryBalasz Takac

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam currently hosts an exhibition focused on the results of research based project of the artist's masterpiece - Sunflowers. ...

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Farewell to Art Historian and Curator Peter Selz

Art History, Art NewsBalasz Takac

The influential American curator and art historian Peter Selz passed away at the age of 100, leaving an important cultural legacy in the US and beyond. ...

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70 Years of André Kertész's Photography Surveyed

Art Exhibitions, PhotographyElena Martinique

The upcoming exhibition at Jeu de Paume will be a comprehensive overview of Andre Kertesz's photography through over 100 iconic works....

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The Subtle Feminism in the Art Writing of Roberta Smith

Widewalls Editorial

Sally Brown Deskins takes us through the career of one of the most influential art critics out there - The New York Times' Roberta Smith....

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Inside Womanhouse, A Beacon of Feminist Art

Art HistoryBalasz Takac

Womanhouse was a feminist space founded in 1972 by the two prolific figures, Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro, that featured various programs dedicated to women. ...

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Alfred Stieglitz's 291 - A Gallery That Changed Photography

Art History, PhotographyElena Martinique

Alfred Stieglitz's 291 gallery was seminal in providing legitimacy to photography in the U.S. while providing support for early 20th-century modernism....

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