Picasso, the painter who changed sculpture forever

Woman’s Head (Fernande) 1909, Bronze To attend the Picasso Sculpture Exhibit at MoMA is to witness the secret workings of a relentless creative mind. Never schooled in sculpture, he was free to explore its potential, without fear of failure. Coupled with his sense of playfulness and rebellious outlook, he worked in the gap between painting Read more about Picasso, the painter who changed sculpture forever[…]

Albert Oehlen at New Museum

“One evening I pulled Beauty down on my knees. I found her embittered and I cursed her.” Arthur Rimbaud Come and see Albert Oehlen paintings curse beauty this summer at the New Museum. Massive Inkjet posters are pasted on canvas to initiate a complex painting process. The prints form a digital collage of photos, drawings Read more about Albert Oehlen at New Museum[…]

The Girl with the Dead Man’s Tattoo

Scottish artist Jessica Harrison has her own exhibition  FLASH.  Harrison uses porcelain figurines that represent 19th century women. Interestingly enough women during that time who were considered ‘classy’ and ‘elegant’ often had these intense tattoos. Later on women in carnivals began to get them and the social value and tradition of women getting tattooed decreased significantly. It became Read more about The Girl with the Dead Man’s Tattoo[…]

Metamorphoses

Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Gauguin: Metamorphoses, shows Gauguin’s rare prints and how he developed them into his more famous paintings. Displayed were variations of his prints and sculptures. Gauguin frequently worked with other materials not just paint such as woodcarving, ceramics, monotypes and many more. The show presented his wooden sculptures, which he created Read more about Metamorphoses[…]