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Chris Burden’s Samson tries to destroy a museum from within

What do you think would happen if you connect a 100-ton jack to a turnstile and gearbox? In case you feel confused with all that, then you’re probably unfamiliar with Chris Burden’s Samson. Burden (1946-2015) has managed to employ different items to create a stunning piece of artwork. Apart from the items above, the rest […]

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Why did Andy Warhol die?

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 fell sick. Education He completed

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

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 activism. Video: Art

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What does the crown in Basquiat’s paintings mean?

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 introducing the crown symbol

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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. Bank of Sand, Sand of Bank is a monumental piece, stretching 6 meters in length, 4.3 meters in width, and standing 3.5 meters tall. Modeled after

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What happens in Cyprien Gaillard’s Nightlife?

Cyprien Gaillard is known for creating work that interconnects history and nature, as well as humankind’s connection to both. In particular, Gaillard is known for exploring the beauty of failure and the natural collapse of things in general, and in particular, only deeply interested in ruins. His work spans numerous mediums, including etching, performance art

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David Hockney’s Pool with Two Figures broke an important record

David Hockney’s Roosevelt Hotel pool mural David Hockney is one of Britain’s most influential artists of the 20th century. Hockney is well known in other parts of the world as well, thanks to his internationally recognized works. For instance, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, which has long been the meeting spot for the stars and celebrities

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Yang Fudong’s Coloured Sky – Dream & nightmare of the idealized woman

Yang Fudong’s multi-screen video installation titled The Coloured Sky: New Women II was created in 2014 to portray today’s radiantly colored world. Though Yang had racked up a reputation for himself for working with film, The Coloured Sky: New Women was actually the artist’s first piece of color digital film. Composition The multi-screen video installation

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What makes Cy Twombly’s Louvre ceiling painting so special?

If you ever find yourself in Paris, Cy Twombly’s mural in Louvre is well worth visiting. Cy Twombly was remarkable in every way, having created a lasting legacy with his works, including sculptures, paintings, drawings, and photography. He was one of the key figures in 20th-century art. In his works, he combined painting and drawing

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See how Jim Lambie’s hypnotic floor installations transform rooms

Jim Lambie is a visual artist, sculptor, and musician. He is perhaps most famous for his colorful and mesmerizing floor tapestries. Lambie’s floor art is done using differently colored duct tape that runs in straight lines to form colorful repetitive patterns that change the visual dynamics of a space in a big way. For this

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Do Yue Minjun’s self portraits make you laugh?

Yue Minjun’s style is easily be recognized. His self-portrait oil paintings depict himself in vivid colors while grinning with his mouth gaping. An oxymoron of sorts, the self-portraits evoke feelings of sympathy as well as humor. The depictions of himself in various poses laughing draw numerous diverse interpretations. However, the general consensus is that while

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Tokujin Yoshioka’s Rainbow Church – The liberation of light

Rainbow church is aptly named and refers to an eight-meter-high installation that creates a rainbow as light is refracted within its space. The installation is a wall of crystal prism that throws off rainbows to anyone within the installation space. The 500 crystal prisms that make up the installation allow light passing through them to

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Philippe Parreno’s helium-filled balloons create striking installations

Philippe Parreno likes to work across different mediums. As a result, throughout his career that has spanned decades, he has been able to blur the lines between film, photography, documentaries, and various other types of media. He has built up interest over the years that allowed him to distort the established boundaries that exist between

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