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PAINTING STILL LIFES, NUDE WOMEN AND LANDSCAPES – Federico Aguilar Alcuaz: Soft blurred edges coupled, with bold lines and shapes.

A 20th-century Filipino painter, best known for his Cubist-inspired paintings. Since his premature death early 2011, His masterpieces have gained even more interest in this painting figure. In 1949, he took up painting subjects at the University of the Philippines School of Fine Arts. Born on June day, 1932 in Santa Cruz (Manila), FEDERICO AGUILAR ALCUAZ http://federicoaguilaralcuaz.com/bio.htm studied law and …

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RIDICULING WITH POP ART – Korean detente through the eyes of a defector.

The transcendence of art, between military demarcation lines. Traditional South Korean meals you wish try? Spicy ramen (topped with processed cheese), banchan or stuffed rice roll, savory pancake and soup. Banchan refers to those delicious little side dishes served at the start of a meal. In Itaewon, never forget visit at Sigol Bapsang http://www.heytheresia.com/2014/07/sigol-bapsang-itaewon.html, serves them as the main course. …

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ART BEAT – Takeshi Kitano: Kid of painting or painter’s kid.

Innovative strength of the way of making art. Perhaps you too have visited various museums. This is an art museum, and you would suggest to people who like painting. It is located in the park of the Hanabata Ranch. The memory of your visit will be very lasting by observing the boundaries between figurative and abstract paintings. The Takeshi Kitano …

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WHEN TENSIONS AND CONTRADICTIONS BEING OF ARTISTIC LANGUAGE – Pavel Fedotov: An ancestor of the comic genre in Russian painting.

From narrative satire of sepia drawings, to the tragic minimalism of last paintings. He was born in Moscow on a June day 1815, into a family of a former soldier of Catherine’s epoch. In 1834, his first works were dedicate to military subjects, most of them with a satirical focus. After he presented to the emperor, in the renovated Winter …

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FREE TO FIND JOY INTO TRANSFORMATION – Nikos Ghikas: Like all great artists, he was an inspirer.

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 …

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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 …

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A UNIQUE VISUAL VOCABOLARY – Syed Sadequain, the foremost calligrapher and painter of Pakistan.

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. …

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TO BECOME A CULTURAL HERO – Tyeb Mehta, one of the priciest Indian artists ever.

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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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