Ron English and that Renaissance landmark work that you do not expect.

Ron English, known in the art world as one of the leading figures in street art, who has composed numerous murals both in Miami and around the world, was the winner of the annual Art Wynwood Tony Goldman Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in 2019: The year in which both in Wynwood and around Miami, his characters swarmed with two or more recognizable iconic images in abrupt juxtapositions, with which he ...

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Joseph Christian Leyendecker the illustrator who virtually invented the idea of modern magazine design.

Joseph Christian Leyendecker was one of the greatest illustrators of "The Golden Age of American Illustration": the period between 1850 and 1925 during which American illustration art had reached its peak. Although J.C. Leyendecker was almost forgotten, after the covers of Norman Rockwell who, with his iconic images of America linked to the values of the God, country and family, made both Americans and the rest of the world dream, ...

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Duane Hanson: hyperrealism that takes you by surprise.

Let's call it hyperrealism, radical realism or new realism: the undisputed protagonist of the issue are Duane Hanson's sculptures. I admit that the first times I saw Duane Hanson's works I was perplexed: I was in Palm Beach, on the famous Worth Avenue and from the window of a gallery I saw a policeman in uniform, I observed him for a while and approached him nonchalantly: only after having observed ...

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A fox named BK in the limelight in the New York street art scene but not only.

BK FOXX, her name comes from her initials associated with her favourite animal: the fox, an animal with a positive value in almost all cultures. BK Foxx is an artist originally from New York, technically Long Island, but she works everywhere. If you pass through Miami, Wynwood, you will see one of its large murals made entirely with spray cans, without brushes, stencils or anything else. Her ideas are born ...

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Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516) the great mystery that is perpetuated over the centuries between grotesque characters, owls, fires and human madness.

The figure of Anthoniszon van Aken, better known under the pseudonym Hieronymus Bosch, is still shrouded in mystery. One of the greatest and most mysterious, Flemish masters, Bosch has managed to liven up the imagination of scholars and enthusiasts thanks to the stories full of symbolism and mysticism told, with meticulous detail, by each of the many characters, ironic and grotesque, who inhabit his paintings.  Hieronymus Bosch, was born into a ...

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Amoako Boafo and the revaluation of black culture between finger painting and the essence of the subject.

Amoako Boafo, his name is now in art magazines all over the world consecrated among the gods of the Olympus. After his debut at the FIAC -International Contemporary Art Fair- in Paris in October 2019, an event in which his works were literally "sold out", he made his entrance into the Miami scene, first as an artist residing in the renowned Rubell Museum (formerly Rubell Family Collection), then entering the ...

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Bill Anton, winner of the XLVIII edition of the Prix de West.

Prix de West Purchese Award 2020. The winner of the 48th edition of the Prix de West is DRUM ROLL...Bill Anton, with the opera "Makeshift Ambulance". The Prix de West, turns out to be America's premier western art exhibition and sale every year at (the) The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, OK. The exhibition admits themed works composed in different mediums and styles ranging from figurative ...

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Sonia Hidalgo among mixed-media traveling between spirituality, mysticism and naturalism.

“My art Journey is the creative dance of the spirit” says Sonia Hidalgo, an artist of Venezuelan origin who lives and works in Miami, where she has been a teacher and director of MIFA Contemporary at the Miami International School of Arts since March 2020. The Contemporary Program was created to provide a dynamic mix of viewpoints that expose students to a variety of concepts about modern and contemporary art. ...

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The Uffizi Museum is expanding thanks to the donation, part of the collection of Carlo Del Bravo.

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, one of the largest and most visited museums in the world, is expanding thanks to the substantial legacy, consisting of 455 works, donated from the collection of Carlo del Bravo who died in 2017.  Donation that took place, three years after his death, thanks to Lorenzo Gnocchi, his pupil and universal heir; he too, like Del Bravo, a professor at the Florentine university. The donation ...

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Christiaan Conradie and the representation of the existential burden through the elderly.

I have always been attracted by the representation of realistic alternative beauty made up of elderly people, disproportionate bodies or eccentric people, the so-called "strange", so far from the canonical representation of ideal beauty. The art of Christiaan Conradie, who sees the elderly as the protagonists of his works, fascinated me because of this. An artist originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Christiaan Conradie was a member of the RVCA's Artist ...

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