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Kay Sage

by Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kay Sage came from a wealthy american family and in 1937 she moved to Paris intending to establish herself as an artist. She became inspired by Surrealism and got to know Yves Tanguy. Andre Breton was unhappy that she was from a wealthy background and his negative attitude towards her led to a break with ...

Milo Moiré

by Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Performance artists are the ones who often break boundaries and blur lines between different disciplines while establishing their own style and approach to art. For Milo Moiré, a Swiss conceptual creator, the use of her body in her art was the crucial departure point. Moiré is best known for her provocative nude performances in public ...

Alice Neel

by Saturday, November 11, 2017

    One of the most appreciated artists of the twentieth century is definitely Alice Neel. This American painter gained her well-deserved glory largely posthumous. She is famous for the portraits of her family members, neighbors, lovers, bohemians, friends, and celebrities. The large credit for her success has the defiance and refusal of traditional categories like race, ...

KwangHo Shin

by Saturday, October 28, 2017

In his paintings, KwangHo Shin attempts to capture the complex relationship between the expression of emotion and the experience of the mind. With roots in Abstract Expressionism, he employs intense and vibrant oils juxtaposed with charcoal to distort the facial features of his subjects and confront them psychologically. The artist deliberately refuses the depiction of precise ...

Guy Denning

by Thursday, October 12, 2017

Urban art is not a new phenomenon. People have been declaring their presence, their humour, their fears and their anger in the streets for as long as there have been streets for it to be seen in. It’s the most democratic form of art; it’s a medium that is available to any that feel the ...