Archive for July 2019
The man who painted Jesus
Matthew Robert Anderson, Concordia University April 30 is the 127th birthday of an artist whose name you probably don’t know, but his work may be the most widely distributed of […]
‘Show Me Yours’: exploring the nude figure in novel ways
‘Show Me Yours’ is a group exhibition on at Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago. The exhibition, which features artworks by Bianca Nemelc, Jake Troyli, and Brittney Leeanne Williams, runs alongside […]
Wait, the Mona Lisa isn’t a great example of the Mona Lisa Effect?
The short answer: no, not really, according to new research. Mona Lisa’s gaze, or what has been called the Mona Lisa Effect for years, is the feeling that no matter […]
A new exhibition captures the magic and power of tattoos across cultures
Fareed Kaviani, Monash University Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks, a suite of exhibitions at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum, offers visitors a chance to engage with tattoo on a level deeper […]
Indonesian art is fresh, energetic and lively. Why do we not see more of it?
Alison Carroll, University of Melbourne Review: Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia, National Gallery of Australia They talk of a family of nations, or families of nations. In Australia, the UK can still […]
City of Krefeld rejects claims to Mondrian paintings
Four paintings by Piet Mondrian, the Dutch abstract pioneer, have been at the centre of a dispute over ownership and on July 2nd, the German city of Krefeld rejected the […]
2019 RIBA winners
On June 27th, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognised 54 British organisations as part of the 2019 RIBA Awards, which have continuously run since 1966. The awards that […]