In 1857, American sculptor Harriet Hosmer presented this beautiful work in marble in which she represented Beatrice Cenci, a Roman noblewoman accused to murder her father, the Count Francesco Cenci. She was beheaded in 1599 after a lurid murder trial that had place in Rome, and that gave rise to an enduring legend about her.… Continue reading Beatrice Cenci by Harriet Hosmer
Louis Vuitton x Yayoi Kusama
For the second time, Louis Vuitton has invited the prestigious Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to a creative encounter. This time to reawaken, evolve and expend the first one in 2012. The launch of this new collection is celebrated with a campaign starred by renowned models such as Gisele Bündchen and Bella Hadid. Kusama's installation at… Continue reading Louis Vuitton x Yayoi Kusama
Witch going to the Sabbath by Remedios Varo
In 1957 surrealist painter Remedios Varo created this painting, that represents a witch on her way to a sabbath, which is a purported gathering of those who practice the witchcraft and other rituals. The name became popular in the 20th century. Origins of the name Sabbath In 1668, German historian Johannes Praetorius published a work,… Continue reading Witch going to the Sabbath by Remedios Varo
Tu m’ouvres tes bras et on fait un pays
Tomorrow, October 15th, is the opening of the exhibition Tu m’ouvres tes bras et on fait un pays : Brésil, corps et démocratie at the Galerie Ilian Rebei in Paris. The exhibition coincides with this electoral period in Brazil and bring together Brazilian artists from different generations that research the theme of the body and… Continue reading Tu m’ouvres tes bras et on fait un pays
Who is Daniella Batsheva?
Daniella Batsheva is a contemporary illustrator, the aesthetics of her art mixes details of the Victorian era, dark gothic imagery, and inspiration on horror films. Her art is in the line between underground and mainstream, with softly stylised figures and deep colours. Style and Influences Melancholia Batsheva’s art have its root in the 19th century,… Continue reading Who is Daniella Batsheva?
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