Tagged With: painting & sculpture

On how JR’s confrontational street art went global

Backdrops to a riot: JR on how his confrontational street art went global Migrants, Mayra, Picnic Across the Border … spanning the US-Mexican border at Tecate, 2017. Photograph: JR-art.net His portraits of his Paris neighbourhood summed up its residents’ anger. Now his subversive installations straddle borders, float on boats and envelop favelas. We speak to … Continuer la lecture »

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G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture Cornwall art installation created from 20,000 pieces of discarded tech highlights growing threat it poses to environment Mount Recyclemore, the giant sculpture of the G7 leaders, sits on a clifftop near Carbis Bay in Cornwall. Photograph: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Steven Morris Thu 10 Jun 2021 The seven … Continuer la lecture »

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Are statues History ?

from ABC Australia, listen to this very interesting presentation & analysis

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Sculptures to mourn our dead.

A public space to grieve a soulmate lost to a virus. Tay, the Aids memorial, in New Steine, Brighton, by Romany Mark Bruce and Morris Singer Art Foundry. Photograph: Lawrence Suss/Art UK Dr Anthony McIntosh, public sculpture manager, Art UK Wed 3 Feb 2021 06.00 GMT   This striking memorial, in New Steine gardens, Brighton, … Continuer la lecture »

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Still life and domestic bliss : lockdown artistic creations.

A picture of domestic bliss: why we’ve fallen in love with still life. Instagram posts of homely scenes are striking a chord with users taking a renewed interest in their outdoor environment Flowers in a vase on a ledge with a dragonfly, caterpillar, and butterfly by Rachel Ruysch, left, and Tuft of Marine Plants, Shells … Continuer la lecture »

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Tate restaurant 1920s mural depicted as racist

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/aug/04/tate-removes-reference-to-amusing-restaurant-after-racist-images-in-mural-draw-anger Exclusive: gallery removes reference to venue as ‘most amusing room in Europe’ as calls grow for artwork’s removal The mural in the Rex Whistler restaurant depicts the enslavement of a black child and other racist imagery. Tate Britain has removed a reference to its restaurant as “the most amusing room in Europe” after complaints … Continuer la lecture »

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If Famous Faces From Classical Paintings Discovered Selfies

American Gothic – Grant Wood, 1930 In “Classicool” the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally “paint themselves”. Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks. These are not just memes shared on social … Continuer la lecture »

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Donegal locals campaign to turn beached boat into work of art.

Ireland Bád Eddie, AKA Eddie’s Boat, on a beach in Gweedore, County Donegal, has featured in a Clannad video. Photograph: Brian Lawrence/Alamy Fishing vessel Bád Eddie has become a tourist attraction since being abandoned on a Gweedore beach in 1977 link to article

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