June 2022 Art News

The underground cities of Cappadocia—located in the middle of Turkey’s Central Anatolia Plateau—are one of the most awe-inspiring remnants of the ancient world. Comprised of vast tunnel complexes, these cities are one of many byproducts of the region's historic volcanic activity.
During his career, Fenton achieved many things including the founding of the Royal Photographic Society. Yet, his worldwide fame and recognition as the first war photoreporter comes from the images he took during the Crimean War (1853-1856).
Spread over two capacious floors, the exhibit is Eisenman’s first presentation of new paintings in New York City after a seven-year hiatus in which their sculpture, fresh examples of which are also on view, took center stage.
On the topic of selling art, one might immediately think of vast museums, prestigious galleries, and established fairs with only the finest paintings at extraordinary prices. Although these venues have impressive track records, there are other, more accessible paths that inexperienced or up-and-coming artists can take.
Categorized as an Old Master within the canon of art history, Sir Peter Paul Rubens' work is characterized by a high concentration of color, movement, and form. Surpassing visual dynamism, many of his masterpieces aptly convey key socio-religious conflicts of the period.
Psychologically, blue has a calming effect and green is enlivening. Combine the two and you have a wonderful balance. Teal offers a colorful haven between tranquility and revitalization, like the ocean and palm trees; a tropical beach vacation; a soothing respite for the senses.
The Brazilian poet, essayist, and art critic Ferreira Gullar is credited with writing the original Neo-Concrete Manifesto. It was also Gullar who first identified a need to react against the rigidity and cool rationalism of geometric abstraction that arose in Europe after WWI.
Simplicity in structure and design is the key element in all of Ando’s commissions. His use of concrete consistently belies its density and he always seems to incorporate an airy weightless effect with glass, reflection, and light.
Artists have long explored human feelings through a variety of media and perspectives. Love and anger, opposite as well as complementary forces, provide us with some of the most captivating examples of the representation of emotions through art.
It’s safe to assume that Chihuly is one of the most recognized surnames in contemporary American art. The glass master is so popular that, in 1992, he was named the first National Living Treasure. Over the long arc of an illustrious career, in exhibitions across the nation and abroad, both indoors and out, Chihuly’s glass has delighted thousands upon thousands.
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