Artists, Painters

Who was Vanessa Bell?

Vanessa Bell was an English painter and interior designer. She was also a member of the Bloomsbury Group (a group of associated intellectuals, writers and artists of early 20th century in England). But she is best known by being the older sister of famous writer Virginia Woolf. But they couldn’t be more different: Virginia was… Continue reading Who was Vanessa Bell?

Art History, Artists, Exhibitions

Palimpsest by Doris Salcedo

Last week I saw a very beautiful art installation at the Palacio de Cristal in Madrid. This intervention, called Palimpsest is by Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. Who is Doris Salcedo? Doris Salcedo is a Colombian contemporary artist. She’s the eighth artist to be commissioned to produce a work for the turbine hall of the Tate… Continue reading Palimpsest by Doris Salcedo

Art History, Artists, Sculptors

Maman by Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois was a French-American artist. Even though her work includes painting, performance, drawing and engraving she is best known for her sculpture and installation art. In her sculptures she used different materials as wood, bronze, latex or marble; they could be whether intimate or monumental. Her work is very personal and with frequent references to… Continue reading Maman by Louise Bourgeois