Friday, December 4, 2020

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

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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.
Julian Stallabrass. Photo: Aesthetica Magazine

Julian Stallabrass, The Art of Criticism

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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.

David Altmejd Talks from His Studio During the Quarantine, and Art News of the...

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Vincent Namatjira has become the first Indigenous artist to win Australia’s Archibald Prize for portraiture. The exhibition entitled “Philip Guston Now” is a retrospective of Philip Guston that has been postponed for three years...
Visitors in the British Museum’s Egyptian galleries on Thursday. Photo: Tom Jamieson for The New York Times.

The British Museum Reopens and the Art News of the Week 24 – 30...

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Bansky had started an initiative with a rescue boat that will transport refugees from North Africa, crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Art News of the Week 24 – 30 August
Bharti Kher. Photo: Courtesy the artist

Bharti Kher, Contemporary Indian Art

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Born in 1969 in London, United Kingdom, and from Indian parents, Bharti Kher is a contemporary British-Indian artist. Her areas of expertise are painting, collage, photography, installation, and she had worked with sculptures too.
Installation view, “Susan Chen: On Longing” at Meredith Rosen Gallery. Photo: Adam Reich

Susan Chen’s Portraits of Asian Americans and Art News of the Week 17 –...

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Ai Weiwei released CoroNation on August 21, a documentary that shows the closure that began in January in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Monet's Impression, Sunrise will be on display at the Shanghai Unique Art Museum from September 17th to January 3rd, 2021. Art Basel will open two online viewing rooms during the coming European autumn. Susan Chen’s Portraits of Asian Americans make their entries in the Meredith Rosen Gallery in New York. Art News week 17-23 August 2020.

Peter Paul Rubens, The Sensuality of Baroque

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A master of the baroque style, Peter Paul Rubens was a productive 17th-century Flemish painter. In his work, you can appreciate the emphasis on colors, sensuality, and movement. He worked constantly with portraits, landscapes, historical allegories, and mythological paintings.
MEMORY OF FOREST, NAOKO AND POTATO CHIPS. Photo: Artnet.com

Mitsuru Watanabe, Childhood’s Borrowed Sceneries

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Mitsuru Watanabe's art is composed of different elements. It feeds in part on the style and landscapes of the famous French painter Henri Rousseau, who was one of the greatest representatives of Naif art.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-1881). Photo: Courtesy of the Phillips Collection, DC.

3 Things You Might Not Know About Renoir and Art News of the Week...

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This week the German government took a surprising measure related to the federal budget for art acquisitions. Researchers from the University of Rome have used a plaster cast of the skull of the Italian Renaissance master, Raphael, to make a 3D reconstruction of his face.

Mariko Mori, Between Art and Science

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Mariko Mori is known for her sculptures, videos, photographs, installations, digital images, and performance pieces. Her works usually include surrealistic and sci-fi pictures and gadgets. In her videos and performances, Mori appears disguised as a sexy cyborg, pop star, mermaid, or a futuristic goddess.