Blenheim Palace

Run by the multi-award-winning Blenheim Art Foundation (BAF), the Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage Site nestled in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, UK. The famous English country house features an art space well-known for exhibiting large-scale works of contemporary art since late 2014.

Some of the most notable artists who had solo exhibitions at the art gallery include Ai Weiwei, Lawrence Weiner, Jenny Holzer, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Yves Klein. It also boasts a burgeoning collection of contemporary art by renowned living artists, such as Antonio Canova, Georg Baselitz and Cecily Brown.

Maurizio Cattelan’s Hitler sculpture – World’s worst criminal regrets his sins

Adolf Hitler on his knees How much penance do the atrocities that Adolf Hitler committed in his lifetime require to be forgiven? This is perhaps the question which Maurizio Cattelan wanted to arouse in his audience when he drew a picture of the fascist leader in a kneeling position. There is nothing wrong with someone …

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Michelangelo Pistoletto’s nude Venus inspects a rag of clothes (sfw)

Pistoletto’s rise to fame Born in 1933 in Biella, Italy, Michelangelo Pistoletto’s was among the first interpreters of the radical renewal of artistic language, both socially and aesthetically, in the early 1960s. He was also one of the protagonists of Arte Povera. Pistoletto began to gain recognition in the mid-1950s, particularly after creating his first …

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