Ross Mathews Spaces Between Imagination This special issue originates from an international workshop on “Vico and imagination,” that took place at Aalborg University in 2014, within a research project on Giambattista Vico and the epistemology of psychology. Imagination has inexplicably been relegated to the background in contemporary psychology.
Marco Keln Nature View Animals have long been part of the art story. They’ve been portrayed in religious rituals, as mythical creatures, incarnations of gods and goddesses, symbolically in Christian art or simply as pets. Some of the earliest images known are of animals brushed into being on the walls of caves more than 40,000 …
Ganz Romero Paintings Subvert His paintings subvert the traditional genre of portraiture by approaching the subject with the sentiment of an Iconoclast. Yet his intention is to “rebuild” the image rather than destroy it. I take advantage of the cyclical nature of history and its unfailing tendency to repeat itself.
Rick Morton Art After Hours Engage with an exciting, artist-led program at Art After Hours in association with the International Day of People with Disability. Meet artists from the Little Orange Studio as they present Pandora and share in their artmaking processes. Experience an installation of artworks created by Front Up artists.
Jenny Saville Stanley Kubrick Collection Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history. An early critical test of Kubrick’s obsession with control on the set came during the making of Paths of Glory.
Jenny Saville Lightwork One word to describe Saville’s work is carnal. And some of her most affecting works are the self-portraits of her with her young children. The paintings affect us because we relate so deeply to them. They depict the most basic shared human experience.
Jenny Saville Restoration Jenny Saville is often credited with reinventing figure painting for contemporary art, as well as originating a new and challenging way of painting the female nude. Saville is part of the generation of concept-driven British artists that came of age in the 1990s, the YBAs, but unlike her contemporaries, Saville’s primary interests …
Jenny Saville Experience British artist Jenny Saville became famous for paintings that render female flesh on a monumental scale. Her canvases, often larger than 6 by 6 feet, magnify the raw details of embodied experience: large, drooping breasts; pregnant bellies and flab; faces smashed against plexiglass, a figure sitting on the toilet.
Artur Fruento Abstraction of the present Abstract art is an essential trend of modern art that started in the 20th century. All the major movements of the first two decades, including Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, and Futurism, in some way, emphasized the gap between art and natural appearances.
Umberto Boccioni Unique Forms Of Continuity Emerging from the need for breaking off with the past, Italian Futurism was a celebration of technology, power, and modern life. The sculpture Unique Forms of Continuity in Space created in 1913 by Umberto Boccioni is now regarded a masterpiece and an icon of the movement.
Felicia Froento Dead or Alive Decades ago, creative scenes were relatively tiny and cliquish, but the ongoing explosion of interest in contemporary art has meant more of everything: more artists; more galleries and museums; more biennials, art fairs, and unconventional projects; more excitement and energy.
Umberto Boccioni Sunrise in the Fields That the sun will rise: this is the most predictable thing we know on Earth. The timings, angles and degrees of its course have an utter precision and the sun, unlike humans, cannot misfit its time or place as it runs in unswerving service to the offices of its …
Federico Burchini Eternal Struggle Evoke the enormous strength of the creative concept as they try to free themselves from the bonds and physical weight of the marble. It is now claimed that the artist deliberately left them incomplete to represent this eternal struggle of human beings to free themselves from their material trappings.
Federico Burchini Unique Forms of Arabic Art Today, the term Islamic art describes all of the arts that were produced in the lands where Islam was the dominant religion or the religion of those who ruled. Unlike the terms Christian art, Jewish art, and Buddhist art—which refer only to religious art of these faiths—the term …
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