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Camille Henrot: All About The Top Contemporary Artist (May 18, 2020)

Camille Henrot is one of the big shooting stars in the contemporary art scene – at least since she has won the prestigious Silver Lion Award at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013 for her video installation Grosse Fatigue. However, the artist doesn’t fulfill the clichés of an internationally known contemporary artist: eccentric, provocative, loud. On the contrary, when you see Henrot giving an interview, she is rather reserved. She chooses her words carefully. She is an observer, a narrator. As the Guggenheim Museum puts it, Henrot conflates the roles of artist and anthropologist, thus creating art that is born out of an intensive research process. 

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How Marcel Proust praises Artists & their Visions (May 16, 2020)

If you think that Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel “War and Peace” is long, then it is about time to recall Marcel Proust’s “In Search of Lost Time.” It is a novel written in seven parts and published in French as “À la recherche du temps perdu” from 1913 to 1927. “In Search of Lost Time”  is one of the longest novels in the world, counting more than 1.2 million words – thus, double those in “War and Peace”. 

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6 Iconic Female Artists You Should Know (April 12, 2020)

Art history’s Walk of Fame is paved with the names of male artists, but is starting to collect more female artists. The general perception of a masculine master and masterpiece is strongly influenced by the fact that their female counterparts are almost completely missing in our schoolbooks and in the most important museum galleries.

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3 Of The Most Controversial Paintings In Art History (April 4, 2020)

“Art has to be deeply disturbing”, artist Marina Abramovic says while standing in front of Courbet’s The Origin of the World, a provocative icon of modern art. Here are 3 of art history’s most discussed paintings.

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