Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Paper Heads, 2019. Photo: Novakart.com

Julian Opie – Trying Out for World Domination

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Filmmaker and digital artist, born in 1958 in London, Julian Opie’s artwork is typically English but in a contemporary pop art way; famous for the cover of Blur’s Best of Album and his portrait of Sir James Dyson, the vacuum cleaner magnate for the National Portrait Gallery.
The-Egg-2016-oil-and-acrylic-on-canvas

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Art Miles Away From Home

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Kudzanai-Violet Hwami is one of the youngest emerging contemporary African artists. Her vivid work is deeply connected to issues surrounding diaspora, displacement and identity.
Maebel, 2012. Photo: MoMA

Toyin Ojih Odutola Writes A Love Letter to Black Britain

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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.
Henri Cartier-Bresson / Uncredited

Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography and Art News of the Week 15 – 21 June

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An exhibition of Akos Ezer will be available until June 27th at Galerie Droste in Paris. Hans Hofmann, one more artist in the long line of those who have not received the deserved recognition in his time.
Xu Bing. Photo: widewalls.ch

The Mixed Media Installations of Xu Bing

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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.