This essay is going to discuss the importance of relations and social networks for women’s artists during the 1910s and 1920s. In my analysis, I shall focus on Marie Laurencin; painter 1883-1956; and Romaine Brooks, painter 1874-1970. For addressing the importance of female professional and social life discrepancy, the two of the artists present essential… Continue reading The importance of relations and social networks for women’s artists during the 1910s and 1920s
The museum, like other ceremonial monuments, is a complex architectural phenomenon that selects and arranges works of art within a sequence of spaces. This totality of art and architectural form organizes the visitor’s experience as a script organizes a performance. Individuals respond in different ways according to their education, culture and class. But the architecture… Continue reading Museums as ritual spaces?
‘Where are you going young artists? Are you any use? You are always flying around in jets, being in international group shows and staying in hotels. What do you care what anything means?’ In this quote, Matthew Collings (a British art critic, 1955- ), fittingly challenges contemporary British art and its representatives. Although… Continue reading Freeze in Sensation
The Oxford Dictionary defines the term ‘’biography’’ as ‘an account of someone's life written by someone else’. Since Giorgio Vasari (an Italian painter, writer, historian, 1511-1574) introduced a collection of the biographical stories about artists of the Italian Renaissance, the artist biographies have become an important concern in the field of Art History. This paper… Continue reading Pollock vs Pollock