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Norman Rockwell’s ‘Freedom From Want’, and Art News of the Week 23 – 30 November 2020

Within the contemporary art of the 20th century, there are many iconic paintings, and this is the case of Norman Rockwell’s ‘Freedom From Want’ and Art news of the week 23 – 30 November 2020.

Secundino Hernández and Art News of the Week 16 – 22 November 2020

The Meadows Museum, SMU acquired two recent paintings by contemporary Spanish artist Secundino Hernández and art news 16 - 22 November 2020.

Photography as a Mean for Coping with Isolation, and Art News of the Week 9 – 15 November 2020

Jorge Vargas, an Argentine photographer, spent time in isolation creating imaginative portraits of his two daughters. Art News of the Week 9 - 15 November 2020

The Magazine of African Art “Revue Noire”, and Art News of the Week 2 – 8 November 2020

The magazine “Revue Noire” had shown the artistic creation of the African continent within the international scene. Now the book “Revue Noire—Histoire Histoires—History Stories” tells how this famous magazine was created in 1991. Art news of the week 2-8 November 2020.

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The Manipulation of Media in the Art of Rashid Rana

Rashid Rana is a contemporary Pakistani artist who works incorporating painting, installation, photography, and collage. He is widely considered to be the leading Pakistani artist of his generation. Before gaining wider, international...

Norman Rockwell’s ‘Freedom From Want’, and Art News of the Week 23 – 30 November 2020

Within the contemporary art of the 20th century, there are many iconic paintings, and this is the case of Norman Rockwell’s ‘Freedom From Want’ and Art news of the week 23 – 30 November 2020.

Liu Wei – A Bold and Aggressive Artist

He’s a rebel and an unconventional artist. Liu Wei has ambition; his work is fearless and chaotic, known as a thorn in the side of the Chinese art world, this artist is a student of change.

Secundino Hernández and Art News of the Week 16 – 22 November 2020

The Meadows Museum, SMU acquired two recent paintings by contemporary Spanish artist Secundino Hernández and art news 16 - 22 November 2020.

Jeffrey Koons, Pop Culture and Art production

Jeffrey L. Koons is an American artist born on January 21, 1955. He is known for his art production related to pop culture. In his sculptures, Koons often represents everyday objects, works made of stainless steel, mirror-finished surfaces, and his characteristic balloon animals.

The Mixed Media Installations of Xu Bing

Xu Bing is a Chinese artist and professor recognized for his skills in printmaking and his installation art. His work is connected with how the creative use of words and language has affected our understanding of the world.

Photography as a Mean for Coping with Isolation, and Art News of the Week 9 – 15 November 2020

Jorge Vargas, an Argentine photographer, spent time in isolation creating imaginative portraits of his two daughters. Art News of the Week 9 - 15 November 2020

The Neo-Miniature Painting of Shahzia Sikander

Shahzia Sikander is a Pakistani-American visual artist born in 1969 in Lahore, Pakistan. Sikander works with different media such as painting, printmaking, drawing, video, animation, installation, and performance.

Kerry James Marshall is En Vogue

Kerry James Marshall takes his rightful place in the spotlight of American contemporary artists; his work is about challenging institutions that black artists can access. He is continually asking “what will it take to featured in museums and art history books”?

The Magazine of African Art “Revue Noire”, and Art News of the Week 2 – 8 November 2020

The magazine “Revue Noire” had shown the artistic creation of the African continent within the international scene. Now the book “Revue Noire—Histoire Histoires—History Stories” tells how this famous magazine was created in 1991. Art news of the week 2-8 November 2020.

Canada Speaks to Peter Doig

Peter Doig was born in 1959 in Scotland, lived in Trinidad and Canada, moving back to Britain in 1979. It is easy to see the influences of these countries played in Doig’s work. Doig is an expert in mood and texture; his work draws the viewer into the scene with his ability to create depth and feeling. The results are often solitary, cold and bleak without being dull or flat.

Toyin Ojih Odutola Writes A Love Letter to Black Britain

Toyin Ojih Odutola is a Nigerian-American contemporary visual artist known for her vivid multimedia drawings in various mediums, and these examine the reshaping of identity through a diverse range of sources and modes of story-telling.

New Colombian Contemporary Art, and Art News of the Week 26 October – 1 November 2020

There is a new group of contemporary artists that have been growing over the past years in Colombia, and they are turning pain and difficulties into creation and pleasure for the senses. Art news of the week 26 October - 1 November 2020.

Julian Stallabrass, The Art of Criticism

Julian Stallabrass a British art historian, art critic, writer, photographer, curator, and teacher. He received his education at the Leighton Park School and the New College of Oxford University, where he studied PPE.

New Faces in Contemporary African Portraiture, and Art News of the Week 19 – 25 October 2020

Kusum Lata Sharma is an art practitioner and researcher in Bhopal that started a series of contemporary art called ‘Water Hyacinth’ a few years ago and art news of the week 19-25 October 2020.

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Liu Wei – A Bold and Aggressive Artist

He’s a rebel and an unconventional artist. Liu Wei has ambition; his work is fearless and chaotic, known as a thorn in the side of the Chinese art world, this artist is a student of change.

Jeffrey Koons, Pop Culture and Art production

Jeffrey L. Koons is an American artist born on January 21, 1955. He is known for his art production related to pop culture. In his sculptures, Koons often represents everyday objects, works made of stainless steel, mirror-finished surfaces, and his characteristic balloon animals.

The Mixed Media Installations of Xu Bing

Xu Bing is a Chinese artist and professor recognized for his skills in printmaking and his installation art. His work is connected with how the creative use of words and language has affected our understanding of the world.

The Neo-Miniature Painting of Shahzia Sikander

Shahzia Sikander is a Pakistani-American visual artist born in 1969 in Lahore, Pakistan. Sikander works with different media such as painting, printmaking, drawing, video, animation, installation, and performance.