Elegant, clearly structural and informative. Also in a bar in Syntagma Square, you can drink the ouzo aperitif, accompanied by fish-based snacks. Here you will find the tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a special museum. Its permanent exhibition includes many paintings of the Renaissance, works of 17th-20th century European painters. Just opposite Athens Hilton Hotel, The National Art Gallery …Read More »
SENSITIVE TO THE MEANING AND EPHEMERALNESS OF LIFE – Osman Hamdi Bey: Classical and orientalist attitudes in style,
Realising pictures that have conflicting pairs: East and West, Belief and Love, Life and Death. What is important about his work is that it shows a very different version of Islam, the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq08-P0QKFo. Throughout his professional career, he continued to paint in the style of his teachers. His father belonged to a family of …Read More »
Producing works of thematic content, reflected by commitment for social justice and progressive ideals. He completed many celebrated commissions, such as the ceiling of Lahore Museum and the ambitious mural The Treasures of Time for the State Bank of Pakistan. In 1964, he was award the commission to illustrate a new edition of Albert Camus’ novel L’Etranger, published in 1966. …Read More »
Art of hope and despair. During Indian-Pakistan partition of 1947, he witnessed a mob stoning a man to death. This left an indelible impression he would later portray on his canvases. He was born on a July day, 1925 in Kapadvanj (Gujarat), but his family moved to Bombay while he was still young. TYEB METHA developed a liking towards art, …Read More »
INERT MATTER ON INERT SURFACES, TO CONVEY REAL ENERGY – Judith Mason: To paint in order to make sense of life.
She story of an agnostic humanist possessed of religious curiosity. Her images run the gamut from through representational and starkly symbolic. She matriculated at the Pretoria High School for Girls, and in 1960, she was awarded a BA Degree in Fine Arts. Displaying a rare technical virtuosity, her work is rich in symbolism. JUDITH MASON http://www.judithmason.com/, born in Pretoria into …Read More »
WHEN ART IT IS THE IDEA OF LAYERS OF TIME – Miquel Barceló: The many influences that may determine the course of an artist’s creation.
Starting seeing more land and less sea. In the southern part of the island of Majorca, the picturesque town of Felanitx is surrounded by suggestive windmills. The main square of the city, with the beautiful façade of the Esglesia de Sant Miquel, is ideal for relaxing, without losing the opportunity to taste at least one spicy sausage, made with black …Read More »
When fashion be the reflection of the street. Her collections place an emphasis on daywear, elevating pieces with luxurious fabrication. Although laid back and minimal in approach, her style is wearable and modern. Born in Cannes into a November day, 1970, she become an haute couture fashion designer. Her style is recognized as minimalist. She is inspired by whatever she …Read More »
FROM DARKNESS, WITH LIGHT – Jacqueline Lamba: Publishing photographs, paint and create surrealist objects.
Began exhibiting objects and drawings, with the Surrealists. She studied art at the National Higher School of Decorative Arts, attending André Lhote’s painting courses. Becoming the wife of André Breton, as well as the subject of her husband’s poems, she separated from him to marry an American sculptor and painter. Born in Saint-Mandé on a day in November 1910, JAQUELINE …Read More »
Growing into Brotherhood of the Ancients. All things make Dalston a great place to explore. Looking for fried chicken and cocktail Chick ’n’ Sours restaurant http://www.chicknsours.co.uk/ waiting for you at 390 Kingsland Rd. Generally fills up with artsy types on a Friday or Saturday night. In theatre-light east London, situated in the Turkish community in Dalston, the Arcola Theatre https://www.arcolatheatre.com/ …Read More »
FLUENCY OF LINE, RHYTHMIC COMPOSITION AND EXPRESSIVE INTENSITY – Rogier van der Weyden: Religious works, secular paintings and wonderful portraits.
Becoming immortal, using a broad range of colours. Cathedral of Our Lady is one of the most striking architectural marvels you will encounter in Tournai www.tournai.be, offering a mix of Romanesque and Gothic designs. Its centerpiece is the Shrine of Our Lady (a 1205 gold-sculpted reliquary). Among the collection the Museum of Fine Arts holds today, are paintings from the …Read More »