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
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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?
ArtReview: Discover Her Art
Discover her Art: Women Artists and Their Masterpieces is the book by Jean Leibowitz and Lisa LaBanca Rogers. Leibowitz is a portrait and landscape painter, she uses the traditional painting and drawing approaches in her art. LaBanca Rogers is an elementary school librarian and an author who regularly writes about art and artists for various… Continue reading ArtReview: Discover Her Art
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