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 »
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 »
THE IMPRESSIONISTIC SENSE OF LIGHT STYLE – Max Liebermann: The leading German “impressionist” painter and printmaker.
Becoming as the “grand old man” of German art. Why do some people appreciate art and others don’t? How to make art that people really care about? There is a little critic, that lives inside every artist’s mind, a special site where art has the power to change the world. Today we moving in Berlin, looking for creative people and …Read More »
GROWING BETWEEN FAABORG SUMMERS AND VESTERBRO WINTERS – Peter Hansen: Living and working on the island of Funen.
Leaving academic traditions, venturing into naturalism and realism. There is a reason why it is know as the garden island of Denmark. Funen is the island west of Copenhagen, where you will find fields full of wheat, new potatoes and strawberries. An iconic Danish village? Faaborg, a port on the island of Funen https://www.visitfaaborg.com/ln-int/faaborg/visitfaaborg, with red-orange tile roofs on top …Read More »
AESTHETIC TRANSFIGURATION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INTROSPECTION – Giovanni Boldini, the master of flowing style of painting.
Enhancing female physical beauty, turning women into spectacular earthly deities. Perhaps this morning you will have visited the Palazzo dei Diamanti http://www.palazzodiamanti.it/, now you are hungry and you are looking for a restaurant. At the Osteria La Compagnia https://osterialacompagnia.wordpress.com/menu/, we recommend a chopping board with culatello bow and typical salami, to which you can add a flan of pumpkin violina …Read More »