Post Tagged with: "Marcel Duchamp"

Arts & Culture, Conversations

Hugh Mendes in his studio, 2018

The Hugh Mendes Conversation

Hugh, why were you drawn in particular to painting obituaries, and do you remember the moment when you first had the idea? I was working with newspaper clippings as source material, mainly political stories. As you may know, that really started with 9/11 which happened to be my MA graduation […]

by × November 25, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Bowie/Collector Sothebys London

Bowie/Collector Sothebys London

Any passing thought that David Bowie was a casual collector of art disappears within moments of viewing his remarkable collection, shortly to be sold at a special three-part sale in Sotheby’s London. In his own words David Bowie was an an ‘addictive and obsessive’ collector observing that it can “change […]

by × November 5, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Books

Art Visionaries by Mark Gertlein & Annabelle Howard

Art Visionaries by Mark Gertlein & Annabelle Howard

Art Visionaries is the latest publication from Laurence King Publishing, specialists in publications on the creative arts. This handsome and substantial softcover carefully lists seventy five of the ‘most influential figures in the history of art’ with an admirable clarity. Each artist is introduced on a double spread with a full […]

by × January 13, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Le Surréalisme Et L’Objet, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Le Surréalisme Et L’Objet, Centre Pompidou, Paris

“Objects with a symbolic function which lend themselves to a minimum of mechanical functioning, are based on the fantasies and representations that can arise from the performance of subconscious acts”. – Dali Le Surréalisme Et L’Objet is the first important large-scale exhibition dedicated to Surrealist sculpture. From Marcel Duchamp’s ‘ready […]

by × January 23, 2014 × 0 comments