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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Art News of the Week 14 – 21 December 2020

“Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night”, a revealing retrospective that shakes the Tate Britain out of its comfort zone is on display at Tate Britain until May 9, 2021. Art News of the Week 14 - 21 December 2020.

Culture

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Art News of the Week 14 – 21 December 2020

“Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly In League With The Night”, a revealing retrospective that shakes the Tate Britain out of its comfort zone is on display at Tate Britain until May 9, 2021. Art News of the Week 14 - 21 December 2020.

Contemporary Abstract Artists to Discover

What do we mean when we talk about contemporary abstract artists? Contemporary art is the art that is made today, or while the artist...

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.

Photography

Trending Argentine Contemporary Art

We could consider the beginning of Argentine contemporary art during the decade of 1960s. The artistic movements were witnessing at that time a series...

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...

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.

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Tamara de Lempicka: the apotheosis of style and glamour or homoerotic kitsch of the worst kind?

Throughout her life, Tamara’s work changes according to the climate, and in the next stage of her life, this was no exception. 1933 brought the Great Depression to the world and with it a period of sadness and idleness.

The Hearts of Our People: Female Native American Artists Celebrating their Unique Heritage

‘Women in contemporary art’, is featured in this online experience through the photography of Native photojournalist Tailyr Irvine, featured at the National Museum of the American History with an installation with Russel Albert called ‘Developing Stories’. Tailyr succeeds in breaking down stereotypes of Native peoples, to portray stories that show the complex diversity of their contemporary lives.

Black is Back in Britain – But Then, has it Ever Really Gone Away?

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.

Design

Trending Contemporary African Artists to Keep an Eye on

The large continent is full of artists, not just El Anatsui, who has been the only artist that Westerners can cite as an African artist for the last 40 years. For years, contemporary African art has been attracting the attention of investors and collectors worldwide and even more in recent years.