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Marc Chagall & His 12 stained glass windows in Jerusalem

In early 1962, renowned artist Marc Chagall stood in the synagogue at the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Centers in Jerusalem. Above him were twelve stained-glass windows that he had designed himself. It was this where he delivered a touching speech. Chagall had an audience of about three hundred people as he installed the windows, including …

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Basquiat’s brilliantly-chaotic Charles the First painting

Who was Jean-Michel Basquiat? Jean-Michel Basquiat was one artist who managed to mix politics, poetry, graffiti, and artistry in his masterpieces. They are as memorable as any work by an artist whose work was extra admirable. In Charles the First, Basquiat managed to create a beautiful piece that’s more than intriguing too. That work stands …

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Blam! This is Roy Lichtenstein’s pop art painting

Oil paintings are famous the world over for several reasons. For example, its flexibility is one of its biggest attractions. The depth of color that one gets from such paintings also remains quite stunning. Furthermore, the paintings also take too long to dry. Consequently, this offers painters more time to work on them to perfection. In this regard, Blam by Roy Lichtenstein is an outstanding piece of work. As you will see, there are several reasons for loving it.

The 10 best works of Shanghai’s West Bund Art Fair 2019

West Bund Art & Design West Bund Art & Design fair shows modern and contemporary art in Shanghai. Well-known local artist Zhou Tiehai, previously director of the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, established it in 2014. Now, West Bund is one of the major Asian fairs, hosting more than 100 galleries from Asia, Europe, and …

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Why did Andy Warhol die?

Who was Andy Warhol? Andy Warhol was a renowned pop artist. He is a Pennsylvanian native, having been born in Pittsburgh on August 6, 1928. His parents were Ondrej Warhola, an emigrant coal worker, and Julia. Warhol feared hospitals and doctors since his childhood, and for this reason, he would be bedridden when he falls …

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Sister Corita Kent’s Rules For Creatives – Why they matter today

Who was Corita Kent? Sister Corita Kent (1918-1986) was a Roman Catholic nun and one of the most unusual artists of her time. Kent lived in Los Angeles, where she befriended contemporaries such as Alfred Hitchcock, John Cage, and Buckminster Fuller. Inspired by Andy Warhol, she started creating pop-art herself, specializing in printmaking and social …

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What does the crown in Basquiat’s paintings mean?

Who was Jean-Michel Basquiat? Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent. He was one of the most influential American artists and focused on “suggestive dichotomies,” including integration versus segregation, wealth versus poverty, and inner versus outer experience. He is considered to be the founder of the neo-expressionism movement. Crown Since …

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Huang Yong Ping’s Bank of Sand – A clever 20 ton sculpture

In 2018, Gladstone Gallery in New York presented a rare spectacle of art; Bank of Sand, Sand of Bank. A thought-provoking artwork, from renown Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping. Background First launched in 2000 at the Shanghai Biennale, the artwork portrayed a metaphorical representation of the gigantic HSBC building in Shanghai, China. HSBC is …

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