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
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?
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?
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?
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?