Andy Warhol, born Andrew Warhola (1928-1987), a prominent feature in the art world ever since he decided to exhibit his work at the end of the ’50s. I think – however – many people are unaware of his incredibly notorious behavior. Perhaps … Continue reading keeping it real?
Let me start with two things: Mona Hatoum is one of my favourite artists of all time and second, I find her works are extremely difficult since there are always different possibilities in ways of reading and interpreting her work. I also find … Continue reading personification of social struggle
Sex, AIDS, drugs, love, violence, grief, drama, abuse and death. Nan Goldin’s (1953) camera has been capturing all these subjects for over fifty years. The things she photographs are taken from her own life. She doesn’t want to stage any … Continue reading public visual diary
Andres – “I don’t think my work is shocking” – Serrano (1950) will probably be forever affiliated with his Piss Christ. The New Yorker made the photograph in 1987 capturing a small crucifix submerged in his own urine. Even though … Continue reading from photographing piss christ to POTUS
At first sight, this piece of art held incredible awe for the visitors. A beam of light is radiating through the exhibition room. The installation is big and has small cords from the light bar. I thought this was done in … Continue reading political aesthetics
Sexism, gender stereotypes, inclusion and exclusion, proportionate representation and equal wages are all issues that have been central to feminist debates since the 1970s. As of today in 2017, equality has still not been achieved for women in the art … Continue reading guerrilla warfare against an uninclusive art world
Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) was a Cuban-born American artist who worked during the AIDS epidemic in New York City. This review is an extract of a research I did about the relationship between the artwork Untitled (A Portrait of Ross in L.A.) … Continue reading No Audience? No Artwork.