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David Bradley’s art tells you stories about his commitment to social and political issues, especially those affecting first nation Americans. His paintings tell tales about American commercialism and the Indian tourist culture. But his love of native Americans doesn’t stop him from some gentle ridicule.
It is in China that many artists feel, the real influence of Oriental art is exerting itself. But it creates an East and West division that is difficult to replicate. And that is most felt when it comes to calligraphy and word representation.
In London, the National Gallery, with a collection of over 2,300 works only has 24 by women. The good news is that the Baltimore and other galleries around the globe are seeking to redress the balance.
The gallery welcomes images from photographers – both professional and amateur – on its Instagram page via the hashtag #ICPConcerned.
From showcasing female art in front of wealthy Silicon Valley ‘techies’ to launching an annual art fair in Johannesburg and hosting an international art summit in Dharka – women curators are becoming a force to be reckoned with within the art world. And it’s not before time…
Africa is home to some of the world’s first discoveries of art created by ancient civilisations who first expressed their cultural characteristics with cave paintings. From then until now African artists have given us an insight into the history of this vast continent.
Art galleries, studios and creative spaces can all buck the lockdown blues by engaging with the artists, collectors and their local communities using social media. There are so many different platforms out there and a lot of people have a lot of time to scan through content on social media sites...
The Covid-19 outbreak has a lot of people worried about the future, as well as concerned about the risk of recession on a global scale. For those art collectors amongst us, safeguarding our investment is a priority that cannot be ignored. Fortunately there are a few ways that you can actually use the crisis to your advantage, which includes not being afraid to sell masterpieces.
Last summer Tate Britain celebrated 50 years of Black Art. The walls in the rooms at Somerset House, where the Get Up Stand Up Nowexhibition took place, featured photos from the likes of Armet Francis and Vanley Burke, canvases from contemporary painter Grace Wales Bonner and film clips directed by Jenn Nkiru.