Art

ARCO 2015: the latin touch

Arco does not want to be one more of the hundreds of art fairs around the world. It’s already one of the largest contemporary art events in Europe but, in this edition, it has ultimately consolidated its differential value: being the great bridge between the continent and the booming Americas. 

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Portrait created from 20,000 teabags by artist Red Hong Yi

Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname ‘Red’, is a Malaysian artist and architect widely recognised for creating artworks from everything but your tradicional pencil or paintbrush. We’ve seen her use local everyday materials such as seeds, melted candles, socks, coffee…and the time came for teabags.

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Psycolourgy. Artist Recreates Classic Paintings with Pantone

Created by the Scottish designer Nick Smith, this series is a recreation of art classics made with none other than Pantone, the colour bible. These works are part of his collection titled Psycolourgy, now showcasing at Lawrence Alkin Gallery (@LAGalleryArt) in London until 20 February 2015.

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London Art Fair 2015 highlights

Everything is set for London Art Fair, the UK’s premier Modern British and contemporary art fair, which starts today at Business Design Center. We can’t find a better way of kicking off the the cultural year and turning on the radar for new and impressive artists than indulging this first-of-the-year event. Read on to see our list of finds.

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ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2014 in pictures

’Tis the season to be jolly if you’re an art lover and travelling to ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH this week. Dealing and buying pieces of art by day, networking and partying by night, that’s the agenda for artists, celebrities and collectors alike. Here are some of the highlights of the VIP day. MOT International. © Art Basel ’Tis the season to be jolly if you’re an art lover and travelling to ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH this week. Dealing and buying pieces of art by day, networking and partying by night, that’s the agenda for artists, celebrities and collectors alike. Here are some of the...

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Allen Jones at the RA

He is known as the man who turned half-naked woman into hat stands or chairs, and called it art. As a mayor retrospective of his work launches at the Royal Academy, we present a few facts you might not know about this pop artist and ultimate bad boy of British art. Hat Stand (detail), 1969. Photo: Allen Jones He is known as the man who turned half-naked woman into hat stands or chairs, and called it art. As a mayor retrospective of his work launches at the Royal Academy, we present a few facts you might not know about this...

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Guerrilla pothole art

The ladies might like it more than the fellas, but I sure all of them agree Jim Bachor’s artistic response to Chicago’s pothole problems is an inspiring initiative. Thanks to his efforts, some of Chicago’s potholes are now filled with these colourful tiled flower mosaics. The ladies might like it more than the fellas, but I sure all of them agree Jim Bachor’s artistic response to Chicago’s pothole problems is an inspiring initiative. Thanks to his efforts, some of Chicago’s potholes are now filled with these colourful tiled flower mosaics. On his website, the Chicago based artist keeps a list of...

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