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 […]

The most amazing public art installations worldwide

Public art installation - Ottmar Horl

One of the greatest gifts a city can give to its citizens is the gift of a great public art installation. As one of the prime examples of the success of a city, public art has always been a necessary component for a metropolitan city to flourish and really individuate itself from every other city […]

Projection Mapping – The Next Step in Public Art

As a relatively new field of artistic expression, Projection Mapping has gone from an interesting gimmick to gaining more and more traction in the art community at large as the years go on, and has become a fantastic contemporary showcase of talent and design choice.  By utilizing the space in everyday life – from buildings […]

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 […]

Murals: The City’s clothing in contemporary society

Murals: The City’s clothing in contemporary society

All around the world, no matter what city you find yourself in, murals predominate as the primary art form in public spaces. Whether it’s graffiti artists tagging street corners and dilapidated buildings or a more traditional piece taking up an entire side of a skyscraper, it’s hard to be in any major city and not […]

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 […]

15 Representations of Art in Cinema

In the past few decades, art in Cinema has been more popular than ever and picking a great movie to watch about a brilliant artist is easier than ever. There has been a concerted effort by Hollywood to create content based on the lives of artists. As a great way to educate and spread the […]