Posts Tagged: art

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

Location: Design Museum 224-238 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, Greater London, W8 6AG 26 April – 15 September 2019 I had the opportunity to travel to London last weekend and I saw one of the most iconic filmmakers – Stanley Kubrick.

25+ Mind-Blowing Hyperrealistic Paintings

Inspired by photorealism, hyperrealism is a contemporary school of painting that evokes the illusion of photography. With advancements in cameras, lenses, and digital equipment, artists have been able to be far more precision-oriented in their practice, culminating in an entirely new genre of contemporary art that makes you do a double take.

What the hell did I watch? The killing of the sacred deer.

I saw a movie advertised starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell and I went in blind. I did not watch the trailer, I did not read the reviews, I did however have a peek at the 8.1 rating on IMDB and I sighed happily. I was in for a good movie. “Sacred Deer” stars Colin Farrell as… Read more »

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Revolutionary Romania – The painting

There is one painting in the Bucharest National Museum of Art which I still think about, a few months after my visit there. It’s a painting of a woman, leading a revolution.. It’s a painting of Maria Rosetti (the wife of his best friend C.A. Rosetti), wearing a folk costume. You can see the tri-color… Read more »

The rabbits of Salisbury Cathedral

There’s a monumental treat in store for visitors to the Cathedral, who’ll encounter the latest exhibition by internationally renowned sculptor Sophie Ryder. Life-sized Minotaurs and Lady Hares can be seen the Cathedral lawn and in the cloisters, a 20ft high arch formed by massive clasped hands and called The Kiss looms on the Cathedral’s North… Read more »

Joseph Klibansky Art show in Venice

I went to Venice this weekend and was surprised to see the artist who decorated some of the terminal paths in Gatwick airport London – Joseph Klibansky- having an exhibit at the Palazzo Franchetti in Venice! The often-perceived soothing prettiness of Klibansky’s work can be experienced as positively numbing the senses of the viewer.  An image… Read more »

Coppelion Anime

In 2016, a meltdown of a nuclear power plant creates a big catastrophe in Tokyo. Coppelion is what I would describe as a beautiful anime gone straight to hell. I’m not referring to the artwork here because that’s glamorous.