Sunday, December 5, 2021
Home Tags Culture

Tag: Culture

Skull - Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat, from street graffiti to a millionaire skull

1
Jean-Michel possessed a great intellectual curiosity and was truly fascinated by abstract expressionism. He was strongly attracted to the early works of Jackson Pollock, the figure paintings of De Kooning and Edwin Parker "Cy" Twombly's large-format works, based on freely drawn strokes, calligraphy and graffiti on solid fields.
Molebatsi

Women Are Doing it For Themselves

0
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…
Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka: the apotheosis of style and glamour or homoerotic kitsch of the...

0
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.
Shonibare

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.