Tag Archives: Contemporary art

Ella Walker’s Dynamic Paintings offers a Feminist Update on Medieval Frescoes

Ella Walker cleverly combines medieval allegories with the hardships of contemporary femininity in her splendid, large -scale, fresco -like paintings. The London-born and Manchester-based artist creates shallow, flatly pigmented backgrounds and very texturized foregrounds. Using chalk, pencil, ink, and tempera, she depicts female figures with medieval flourishes. His work is dynamic, theatrical, and sharp. queen of the night (2022), for …

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Amazing Restored Eva Hesse Masterwork, Must See Cecilia Vicuña And Kandinsky Exhibition, Worth A Day At The Guggenheim

Installation view, Eva Hesse: Expanded Expansion, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, July 8, 2022 – October … [+] 16, 2022. Photo: Midge Wattles and Ariel Ione Williams © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York The flexible layers of natural latex rubber painted on the cheesecloth panels are coated with tough fiberglass and polyester resin poles, forming a massive curtain that stretches …

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Leonora Carrington’s Surrealist Paintings Continue to Bewitch Artists, Collectors, and Curators

Art Cath Pound The visionary Surrealist painter and writer Leonora Carrington, who died in 2011, is enjoying a surge of international attention. Her work inspired the theme of this year’s Venice Biennale, titled “The Milk of Dreams” and curated by Cecilia Alemani. Over the past decade, academics have studied Carrington’s work with renewed fervor, and her auction prices are soaring. …

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Ufa’s ZAMAN Museum Explores Post-2/24 Reality (In a Whisper)

Carefully threading a path through state-enforced censorship, an art exhibition called (In a Whisper) in Ufa, the capital of Russia’s republic of Bashkortostan, presents an artistic exploration of life in the country following the start of the invasion of Ukraine in February.   “Speaking very carefully, this exhibition invites us to explore the situation that we did not choose, but in …

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