Category: Art

Surrealism Turns 100—and More Art News

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews You can also read our blog about it.. THE HEADLINES LA ART WEEK. Los Angeles’s art fair week, which includes Frieze and Felix, is fully underway, and reports are coming in on the can’t-miss gallery presentations and openings—and, of course, the parties, too. ARTnews’s Francesca Aton…

A Glimpse into the Mind of Yiiokii, Where Chaos and Creativity Collide in Harmony » Design You Trust

Sam, or Yiiokii as he is also known, is a visionary artist and creative director from Montreal, who is renowned worldwide for his surrealistic and inventive works. Yiiokii combines photography and analog textures to create characters that inhabit his ominously imagining worlds. His work transforms images through post-digital edits into eerie, compelling tales. More: Instagram…

Ukrainian modernism shines at the Belvedere » Art & Antique Marketplace

The Lower Belvedere, Vienna, will be hosting an exhibition from 23 February to 2 June 2024. “In the Eye of the Storm: Modernism in Ukraine” Source: Belvedere · Image: Oleksandr Bohomazov (Олександра Екстер), Three Female Figures, 1909-10 © National Art Museum of Ukraine This is the first comprehensive exhibition of Ukrainian…

Olga McNamara – A Journey into Emotional Expressionism

Olga McNamara, A Cultural Tapestry through Art The journey of Olga McNamaraHer paintings are as varied and rich as the artist herself. Her life experiences and cultural influences seamlessly blend together to create her abstract expressionism. Born in the sun-kissed landscapes of Uzbekistan, Olga’s early years were steeped in a world alive with vibrant colors…

“American Glitch”, by Artists Andrea Orejarena and Caleb Stein

A selection of images taken from the new book by the multimedia artist duo Andrea Orejarena, Caleb Stein. “American Glitch”Explore the blurring of fact and fiction in the United States. Especially in an era defined by screens, an over-abundance of information can often leave us questions what’s real and what isn’t. The idea that we…

Marvel at Hundreds of Mathematician Max Brückner’s Remarkably Precise Models of Polyhedra — Colossal

 Books Design History Science #art history #geometry #math #models February 22, 2024 Kate Mothes All images via Internet Archive If you’re a mathematician who specializes in geometry, you might be called a geometer. No other word could describe the meticulous attention to detail of German scholar Max Brückner(1860-1934), was praised during his life for…

Artepaño Dispatches From the US Carceral System

In my time presenting Chicano/Latino/Latinx prisoner art in museums, visitors have expressed enthusiasm that is frequently coupled with confusion over the symbolism they encounter. Many find the sign language difficult to understand, or are concerned that their interpretations may be offensive stereotypes. Their apprehension about this iconography is rooted in respect. But the interpretation of…

Europe, US Restitution Sees Halting Progress As Public Opinion Shifts

While restitution has been a central topic in the art world on and off for decades, there has no doubt been a sea change in recent years. In 2023 there was a near-constant stream of news about returned and seized objects, launched initiatives, lawsuits ongoing and settled, and agreements struck between countries in the Global…

“Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor – Cosmic Realism” at Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam

The exhibition “Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor – Cosmic Realism” is the first retrospective of work by Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor. Both originally educated as anthropologists, they create films at the intersection of anthropology, documentary and visual art. Paravel and Castaing-Taylor are constantly searching for a new cinematic language that emphasises the sensory. This…