Many artists use portraiture to explore subjects that are considered taboo. The genre provides an opportunity to closely inspect the most intimate parts of the human experience, creating a bond between the subject, artist, and audience. The sensual psychological portraits by Maryna Yukish, an artist from Ukraine, explore desire, physicality, romantic relationships, and the new roles of women in contemporary society.
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In the aftermath of the horrible event, a foundation called Israel’s Art at Dawn was set up by the people in the Israeli artistic community to provide immediate relief to the affected members of the local art scene. Israel’s Art at Dawn is hosting an online art sale until November 15, intending to raise funds for the artistic and art institutions in the southern part of Israel.
The word 'art' means something different to each person. Artistic expression is something that cannot be measured or contained within borders, leading to the intersection of many areas of creativity. These five musicians prove that love for fine art can be expressed in many ways, and having a fine art collection is just one of them.
The latest and most famous example of a toilet becoming an art piece, America by the Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan, was stolen in 2019 from its designated place in Blenheim Palace in the UK. The case remained cold until very recently, with the Crown Prosecution Service announcing they finally charged four suspects with theft of the golden toilet.
Illustrations are typically something you see in books and magazines. But did you know they can also be part of a judicial proceeding? In the US, the art of courtroom sketches is still alive and active. While the setting in which these unusual works of art are created is expectedly strict, courtroom illustrations are not necessarily boring drawings, merely documenting the process.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York hosts a huge lineup of exhibitions of talented American artists, but some of them stand out from the crowd and offer a breathtaking visitor experience. One of them is the recently opened Ed Ruscha retrospective, an exhibition of the best-known West Coast artist, with a unique approach and philosophy.
Unlike the over-stimulating and frenetic exhibitions and art shows in Europe and the USA, Asian art events are distinguished with a much more moderate approach. The recent Art Collaboration Kyoto (ACK) – the third edition of the Asian version of an international art fair – has just ended in the capital of Japanese culture and authenticity. Here are a few highlights that visitors of ACK in Kyoto have noted among their impressions.
A bit more than one month is left until the moment when all art connoisseurs will flock to the Miami Beach Convention Center for the long-awaited event – Art Basel Miami Beach. This will be the 21st edition of the world-famous art gathering that collects 200+ galleries from all five continents.