Author Archives: Orhel Cabrera

Female Nude or Naked Female?

Modigliani, Amedeo. 1917. Reclining Nude The Met

Representing female nudes in the history of art is a canonical subject matter along with landscapes, still life, portraiture and historical paintings. When thinking of iconic female nude artworks one might think of timeless masterworks like the Venetian Renaissance master Titian’s Venus of Urbino (c. 1534) or the Florentine High Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli’s Birth […]

Musart On Decks | Real Decks, Real Art.

Ever dreamt of having a timeless masterpiece decorating the walls of your favorite room? Or ever thought possible skateboarding on an actual iconic masterwork? Musart Boutique is proud to present its original exclusive limited-edition skateboard deck collection Musart on Decks, seeking to bring the tradition of customizing boards in skateboarding subculture to the traditional world […]

Celebrate Frida Kahlo’s Birthday: Between Art, Revolution, and Culture

Celebrate Frida Kahlo

Celebrate Frida Kahlo’s Birthday July is the time of the year to celebrate Frida Kahlo’s birthday. “A female Che Guevara”, is how reporter Stephanie Mencimer describes the iconic Mexican female artist, Frida Kahlo. Mencimer compares Kahlo’s icon status to that of the Argentine Marxist Revolutionary, Ernesto “Che” Guevara. However, more than sharing the status of […]

A Sneak Peek into the Underworld of Art Crimes

Art Crimes - Guernica MoMA

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) founded in 2004 a rapid deployment Art Crime Team (ACT). The 16 special agents are in charge of addressing art and cultural property crimes in a specific geographical area. According to FBI, Art Theft Program Manager Bonnie Magness-Gardiner, following the events of the 2003 Baghdad Iraq Museum […]

Richard Orlinski, the best-selling French contemporary artist in the world

Richard Orlinski - Contemprary sculptor

“In creating I release my positive energy. I would like my creations to help men channel their dark thoughts, and transform them into beauty.” (Richard Orlinski) Richard Orlinski’s Born Wild© concept Just like in the iconic American monster film King Kong (2005); beauty kills the beast once again through the contemporary French Pop art sculptor […]

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 It’s almost that time of the year again! From December 7th to December 10th the world’s largest premier international art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 is coming to South Florida in its its 16th edition show, showcasing works by major exponents of modern and contemporary art from over 250 […]

Ottmar Hörl: The artist’s Worldview

Worldview by German artist Ottmar Horl

Is it possible that the artist’s worldview is different from that of our own? Are artists successful in depicting reality because “they see more” or do they “see more” because they have acquired the skill to do so? Moreover, the German conceptual artist Ottmar Hörl raises important questions regarding perception while challenging the pedestal of […]

Being Modern: MoMA in Paris – Art Exhibition in Fondation Louis Vuitton.

MoMA In Paris

The Evolution of the MoMA’s collection over the years Extending through the four-floored, iconic building of the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris designed by the architect Frank Gehry, is the unprecedented exhibition of over 200 artworks delineating the MoMA’s history of collecting modern and contemporary art. The Being Modern: MoMA in Paris exhibition hosted at […]