Artists, illustration, Who was/is

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?

Photographers, Who was/is

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

Artists, Who was/is

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/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