Who was/is, writer

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?

Art, Art History

War Images by Female Artists

Due to the sad news of the last days, I made a little research on the images of war made by female artists, I thought it could be interesting to see the war through the female gaze. The term War Art is most of the time used in relation to the 20th century military art… Continue reading War Images by Female Artists

Artists, Who was/is

Who is Iris van Herpen?

Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer. She is famous for the fusion of technology with haute couture. Her work has been included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, as well as in the Palais de Tokyo de Paris. Collection:… Continue reading Who is Iris van Herpen?

Artists, Who was/is

Who was Eva Hesse?

Eva Hesse was one of the icons of American art in the 1960s and her work is still considered as a major influence on the subsequent generations of artists. As a sculptor, she is known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fibreglass, and plastic. She is among the artists who ushered in… Continue reading Who was Eva Hesse?

Art History, Bauhaus

The Women of the Bauhaus

The Bauhaus became famous as a progressive academic institution, since it declared equality between genders by accepting both female and male students into its programs during a time when women were not allowed to study in formal art academies. Some of the male pioneers of modern art, such as Josef Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, and Paul… Continue reading The Women of the Bauhaus