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
Category: Art History
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?
Taro’s Photos of War
Gerda Taro was a German/Jewish photographer. She is famous for her activity as photojournalist especially for her work during the Spanish Civil War, also she is remembered as the first woman to have died while covering the frontline in a war. Gerda Taro, anonymous Taro and Capa Unfortunately, most people only remember her by being… Continue reading Taro’s Photos of War
Who is Adriana Varejão?
Adriana Varejão is a Brazilian multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Her works include very different medias such as painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, and photography that she uses to draw up tensions surrounding questions of gender and ethnicity in her country. Adriana Varejão Life and Career Throughout a variety of medias… Continue reading Who is Adriana Varejão?
Who was Unica Zürn?
German author and artist Unica Zürn is remembered today for her photographic collaborations with Hans Bellmer especially after the exhibition of both artists in the spring of 2012 at the Ubu Gallery in New York. But among her work we can also find an important work of automatic drawing and anagram poetry. Unica Zürn Raised… Continue reading Who was Unica Zürn?
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