Cover Stories

Article date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Game Without Rules by Irina Gabiani (Luxembourg)

Irina Gabiani’s exhibition “The game without rules”at Gian Marco Casini Gallery in Livorno (Italy) is a continuation of the artist’s previous exhibition titled “Domino principle (the end is your choice)” presented at Nosbaum Reding Gallery in Luxembourg, where the artist was showing the consequences of excessive exploitation of the resources of our planet.

Article date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Louise Mertens On

Belgian artist Louise Mertens is known for her eye for aesthetics and her unique, sophisticated take on capturing the human form. Early on in her career, she opened a fine art studio in Antwerp where she creates works that translate her visual world and become a trademark of herself.

Article date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Collecting, the Story of Vanhaerents Family

As a West Flemish family, we are more in the habit of setting ourselves up modestly. I hope that our passion and drive and our sense of quality also brings other people into contact with the medium of art. Its impact on others or the outside world is of secondary importance to me. I mainly buy art that touches me. It is nice to be listed as "the top 200 collectors", but this is not an end in itself.

Article date: Friday, January 31, 2020
Richard Nagy on Why Art Basel Hong Kong Can’t Go Ahead

Art Basel Hong Kong is one of Asia’s most well known international fairs, but organisers are under pressure to cancel amidst fears of the spread of the coronavirus. 88,000 people visited the fair in 2019.

Article date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
The Aestheticized Interview with Jaime de los Rios (Spain)

"The drift of the life of an artist is very curious. It is common to think of his career as a series of evolutions that also affect his technical skill and conceptual realization. The reading of a life in creation is according to the classical linear vision. In these pre-quantum times, I have discovered that in a way people look for ourselves, we seek our fate within a complex universe where reality is not always an absolute truth".

Article date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Interview with Patrick Shearn - Poetic Kinetics

Enormous, aesthetically striking, sustainable, colourful, often interactive and mobile are the sensational and remarkable works of Poetics Kinetics. Here the interview with Patrick Shearn, Poetic Kinetics's father.

Article date: Monday, January 13, 2020
Humanising the Art Museum: Interview with  Sandro Debono

"The role of the museum today should be more about the ambition of firmly displacing the human towards the centre of a comprehensive, one-weave experience. The stories told, the experiences and the display presented, as well as the services provided should be weaved and intertwined into one albeit each would contribute distinctively to one and the same vision. This also concerns the simplest of actions, needs and requirements of a cultural space designated to be acknowledged as a museum".

Article date: Friday, December 27, 2019
5 Ukrainian Photographers to Watch in 2020

The Ukrainian arts scene is increasingly making its mark. Painter Ivan Marchuk was featured in The Daily Telegraph’s list of top 100 living geniuses. Oleg Tistol’s work is internationally recognized. He represented the Ukraine in the Sao Paulo Art Biennale in 1994 and the Venice Biennale in 2001. Eugenia Gapchinska’s adorable chubby angels have started a national meme that is quickly moving into international consciousness.

Article date: Monday, December 23, 2019
Diaspora at Home

Diaspora at Home is a group exhibition which provides an opportunity to engage in a variety of conversations on the issue of mobility within Africa. Featuring works by Nidhal Chamekh, Bady Dalloul, Em’kal Eyongakpa, Rahima Gambo, Laura Henno, Abraham Oghobase, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Chloe Quenum. And screenings by Jumana Manna and Marie Voignier.

Lead Stories

Article date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
ICA Boston Presents 'Love is Calling' by an Icon of Contemporary Art, Yayoi Kusama An icon of contemporary art, Yayoi Kusama has interwoven ideas of pop art, minimalism, and psychedelia throughout her work in paintings, performances, room-size presentations, outdoor sculptural installations, literary works, films, design, and architectural interventions.
Article date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Tate Modern Turns 20 On Monday 11 May 2020, Tate Modern will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its opening. The day will feature a dedicated programme of displays and performances across the museum – including the return of Louise Bourgeois’ iconic giant spider – as well as the opening of a special exhibition dedicated to the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
Article date: Friday, February 14, 2020
"In Mid-Sentence” Presents a Selection of Photographs from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s Collection Photographs are often replete with words that remain unheard. “In Mid-Sentence” presents a selection of photographs from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s collection that depict moments of communication: intimate confessions, public speeches, exchanged jokes, political confrontations, lectures and more.
Article date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Founding Director of Blain|Southern Galleries Announces Closure Harry Blain, Founding Director of the Blain|Southers galleries in London, Berlin and New York, has announced that he will be closing all of his premises and regretted that he had been unable to secure a long term future for the gallery, despite strong support from his staff and colleagues. He has described the decision as 'difficult'.
Article date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Donald Judd Retrospective at MoMA “I had always considered my work another activity of some kind,” remarked artist Donald Judd. “I certainly didn’t think I was making sculpture.” One of the foremost sculptors of our time, Judd refused this designation and other attempts to label his art: his revolutionary approach to form, materials, working methods, and display went beyond the set of existing terms in mid-century New York.
Article date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
MoMA Acquires 56 Photographs from Gordon Parks’s Groundbreaking 1957 Series “The Atmosphere of Crime” The Museum of Modern Art has acquired 56 prints from American artist Gordon Parks’s series of color photographs made in 1957 for a Life magazine photo essay titled “The Atmosphere of Crime.” The Museum and The Gordon Parks Foundation collaborated closely on the selection of 55 modern color prints that MoMA purchased from the Foundation, and the Foundation has also given the Museum a rare vintage gelatin silver print (a companion to a print Parks himself gave the Museum in 1993).
Article date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Tefaf Appoints Interim Managing Director Sofie Scheerlinck is appointed as interim Managing Director of TEFAF, the European Fine Arts Foundation, effective 1 April 2020. Sofie Scheerlinck joined TEFAF as Managing Director of TEFAF New York in March 2018. With her function Sofie Scheerlinck will continue the process of TEFAF’s global integration strategy. Sofie is based in New York but will divide her time between New York and Amsterdam.
Article date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Closing Event: the Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition will be Open Free of Charge to All Visitors for its Final 3 Nights The exhibition will remain open from 9 p.m. on Friday, February 21, through to 5:45 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2020—its final day. A Louvre first, these three consecutive night openings will allow 30,000 more visitors to come and enjoy the exhibition.
Article date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Paul McCarthy: Head Space, Drawings 1963–2019 The first comprehensive survey in the United States of drawings and works on paper by the Los Angeles–based artist Paul McCarthy (b. 1945, Salt Lake City), Paul McCarthy: Head Space, Drawings 1963–2019, reveals a rarely examined aspect of the artist’s oeuvre.
Article date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair Announced its Sixth Edition in New York 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is pleased to announce the sixth edition of the fair in New York, which will take place May 8-10, 2020 at The Caldwell Factory in Chelsea, with a Press and VIP Preview on May 7.
Article date: Friday, February 7, 2020
MCH Group Cancels 2020 Edition of Art Basel Hong Kong MCH Group announces the cancellation of its upcoming edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong due to the outbreak and spread of the new coronavirus. The fair was scheduled to take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from March 19 to March 21, 2020.
Article date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Lubaina Himid: Naming the Money in Bourdeaux Winner of the Turner Prize 2017, Lubaina Himid is taking over CAPC’s large nave space with her iconic installation “Naming the Money“, which extends the experience of slavery to all “migrants” and calls to mind the initial purpose of the building that houses the CAPC, a former warehouse for colonial goods.
Article date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Last Resort by Anri Sala in Luxembourg The Last Resort was first presented at the Observatory Hill Park bandstand overlooking Sydney Harbour. The work reinterprets Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, written in 1791, three years after the First Fleet landed in Australia.
Article date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Young Bomberg and the Old Masters at the National Gallery, London Marking just over a century since David Bomberg’s (1890–1957) first solo show at the onset of war in 1914, in another first, this exhibition displays some of his earliest paintings alongside the works that inspired him.
Article date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Martine Gosselin Appointed as a New Director of the Mauritshuis The Supervisory Board of the Mauritshuis announced that Martine Gosselink has been appointed as General Director of the Mauritshuis. From 1 April, Gosselink will succeed former General Director Emilie Gordenker, who as of 1 February exchanged the Mauritshuis for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Article date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Explore the Tropical Landscape of Guatemala through Vivian Suter's Paintings Navigate your way through the maze of colourful hanging paintings, which form Vivian Suter’s (b. 1949) large-scale installation Nisyros (Vivian’s Bed) 2016-17. Suter’s work is inspired by the tropical landscape of Panajachel in Guatemala, where she lives and works. The environment plays an important role in the making and development of her work.
Article date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Art Rotterdam Week will Change the City into a Valhalla for Art Lovers Following a successful 20th anniversary edition last winter with no less than 28,500 visitors, Art Rotterdam will start its 21st edition this Thursday. At Art Rotterdam 2020, art professionals and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to experience, discover and purchase new works in an inspiring context.
Article date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Death Cult at Torrance Art Museum The obsession with Death has always been a fundamental pivot for much of art throughout history and across geographical boundaries. The awareness of our own mortality can be explored through this exhibition which focuses on the ubiquitous skull and its relationship to the very American Dream idea of the open road, via motorcycle iconography. A death wish or the instinctive aligning of danger and excitement in a world that many see as too bland and safe?
Article date: Sunday, February 2, 2020
The Greek Artist Takis at the MACBA, Barcelona The Greek artist Takis (Panagiotis Vassilakis; 25.10.1925-9.08.2019) pioneered new art forms using magnetism, light and sound. Takis was born in Athens in 1925, where he died on August 9, 2019. Much of his artistic career and activity was focused in Paris, London and New York, between 1950 and 1970, and then he has been living in Athens. This exhibition is the first solo presentation of his work in Barcelona.
Article date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
First Large-Scale Exhibition by Performance Artist Yael Davids  with Works by Hilma af Klint, Adrian Piper and Nasreen Mohamedi “For the exhibition I approached the Van Abbemuseum as a body to be explored. A long hanging textile, works on loan and works from the collection are conceived as a spine, limbs and stomach,” says Yael Davids.
Article date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
C|E Contemporary, Milan Presents Kate Tedman's Exhibition 'The Surface' Self-taught both in the art of drawing and embroidery, two techniques that she mastered perfectly and naturally, K.T. creates dreamlike environments inhabited by fish, plant elements and eccentric and mysterious characters from distant eras. Her work often recalls past events, myths and external influences to create fantastic worlds full of intricate details and decorations.
Article date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
MOCA has Reinstalled the Monumental Wall Work by Los Angeles–Based Artist Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Questions) MOCA has reinstalled the monumental wall work by Los Angeles–based artist Barbara Kruger (b. New York 1945), Untitled (Questions) (1990/2018). The emblematic red, white, and blue artwork was originally commissioned by MOCA in 1989 for the exhibition A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation, and was last installed in 1990 on the south wall of MOCA’s building (now The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA). The work holds an iconic place in the collective memory of Los Angeles’s art community and is considered one of the museum’s curatorial highlights over its forty-year history.
Article date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Salvador Dali Sculptures Worth Nearly £500,000 Stolen from Stockholm Gallery Sculptures by Salvador Dali worth nearly £500,000 were stolen early this morning in a smash-and-grab raid on a Stockholm gallery. The alarm was raised at around 4am on Thursday after at least two thieves broke through the front entrance of the Couleur Art Gallery in the Östermalm neighborhood.
Article date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
National Portrait Gallery Presents Exhibition of Major Gifts “Visionary: The Cumming Family Collection” The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery presents “Visionary: The Cumming Family Collection,” revealing the results of over 25 years of inspired collecting by Ian and Annette Cumming. The exhibition will feature commissioned portraits of internationally recognized subjects by prominent American artists such as Chuck Close, Robert McCurdy and Nelson Shanks. “Visionary: The Cumming Family Collection” is curated by Brandon Brame Fortune, the National Portrait Gallery’s chief curator. The exhibition will be on view April 24–Jan. 18, 2021.
Article date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
“New Publics, New Narratives”, the Key Concept for the Museo del Prado’s Activities in 2020 The role of women in painting and Colonial Art are the major exhibitions projects at the Museum in 2020. Mythological Passions, Carracci. The Herrera chapel, William Blake. Illustrations for the Divine Comedy, Marinus and The Cases for the Dauphin’s Treasure complete the programme of temporary exhibitions.
Article date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
FOAM Shows 'Adorned – The Fashionable Show' The exhibition Adorned – The Fashionable Show presents intriguing and challenging fashion related photography projects created by a new generation of visual artists. They all work with fashion, but most of them are not straightforward fashion photographers. For them, fashion and style are primarily tools to construct or question identities, to empower people and to play with cultures, gender, race and ages.
Article date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Latifa Echakhch Selected for Swiss Pavilion at Biennale Arte 2021 On jury recommendation, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia has chosen to entrust the Swiss Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennal di Venezia to the artist Latifa Echakhch. Living in Fully (Switzerland) with a French-Moroccan background, she has gained considerable international renown over many years in the contemporary art world.
Article date: Monday, January 27, 2020
MAMCO Genève Presents the Exhibition of Martin Barré Martin Barré was born in Nantes in 1924. He studied architecture and painting at the city’s Ecole des Beaux-Arts and settled in Paris at the beginning of the 1950s. He made his début on the Paris art scene with solo and group exhibitions in 1954 and 1955. Abandoning the vocabulary of his student years, he applied himself to the development of a distinctive, abstract oeuvre—an undertaking he pursued with exceptional rigor and originality over the following four decades, until his death in 1993.
Article date: Monday, January 27, 2020
Festival of Visual Culture Hors Pistes - Out of Line Opened its 15th Edition at the Centre Pompidou For it’s fifteenth exhibition, Hors Pistes (who can be translate as "Out of line") festival will focus on exploring, confronting and questionning the metamorphose of artistic experimentation and the individual use of the contemporary image, in all it diversity (from movies to series, from video to computer graphic…). What are those pictures that we contanstly and abundantly see ?
Article date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London This exhibition will present the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and the rest of the world.
Article date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Independent Art Fair Announces Features and Highlights for the Forthcoming March Edition Independent Art Fair is pleased to announce an unprecedented number of solo and duo presentations by exhibiting artists for the 11th edition. Featuring 60 leading galleries and institutions, the fair will open on March 5th for private viewing and March 6-8 to the public, returning to 50 Varick Street in Tribeca.
Article date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Hague Yang Presents First North American Survey Exhibition at the AGO A leading artist of her generation, Haegue Yang (b. 1971, Seoul) is celebrated for her prolific and diverse work that evokes historical and contemporary narratives of migration, displacement and cross-cultural translation. Haegue Yang: Emergence, the first North American survey of the artist’s oeuvre, will open at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on April 30, 2020.
Article date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Elias Crespin, L’Onde du Midi - a New Permanent Installation for the Louvre To mark the 30th anniversary of the Pyramid, the Musée du Louvre has commissioned another major public artwork, inviting Venezuelan contemporary artist Elias Crespin to design a new permanent piece for the museum. Consisting of 128 metal tubes hanging from motor-powered cables, the artist’s kinetic creation, L’Onde du Midi, will perform its subtle choreography at the top of the Escalier du Midi in the southeast corner of the Cour Carrée. Crespin thus follows in the footsteps of leading contemporary art figures who have created works for the Louvre, such as Anselm Kiefer (2007), François Morellet (2010) and Cy Twombly (2010).
Article date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Turner Contemporary in Margate Reveals 140,000 Visitors of Turner Prize 2019 Exhibition An exhibition at the Turner Contemporary for renowned Turner Prize 2019 attracted more than 140,000 visitors, the gallery in Margate has revealed. That makes it the second most viewed show of nominated artists' work since the award was established in 1984.
Article date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA) Announces 2020 Grants to Artists and John Cage Award Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA), a non-profit organization founded in 1963 by the artists John Cage (1912-1992) and Jasper Johns, is pleased to announce nineteen $40,000 unrestricted grants to individual artists, including seven awards named for artists associated with FCA’s history. True to FCA’s founding mission, support for these awards stems from a community of artists and the individuals and foundations that support them.
Article date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Lord Hall Appointed Chair of the National Gallery’s Board of Trustees The Trustees of the National Gallery announced that Lord Hall of Birkenhead CBE has been appointed by them as Chair of the Board. Lord Hall will take over as Chair from Sir John Kingman, who has been interim Chair since Hannah Rothschild stood down from the role in September 2019.
Article date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
SMK Presents the Largest Ever Retrospective Exhibition about the Danish Painter Anna Ancher SMK presents the largest ever retrospective exhibition about the Danish painter Anna Ancher. Get up close and personal to the artist, her experimenting works and explore how she renewed Danish art. The exhibition is a collaboration with Art Museums of Skagen.
Article date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Gropius Bau Presents 'Akinbode Akinbiyi: Six Songs, Swirling Gracefully in the Taut Air' The photography exhibition Six Songs, Swirling Gracefully in the Taut Air brings together works from various long-term series composed by Berlin-based Nigerian photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi, who has captured intimate scenes and communal life in cities such as Lagos, Berlin, Johannesburg, Bamako and Chicago, among many other locations.
Article date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Tate Modern will Show the First Major UK Survey of  Zanele Muholi Tate Modern will present the first major UK survey of South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. Muholi (b.1972) came to prominence in the early 2000s with photographs that told the stories of black lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex lives in South Africa. 260 photographs will be brought together to present the full breadth of Muholi’s career to date, from their very first body of work Only Half the Picture, to their on-going series Somnyama Ngonyama.
Article date: Monday, January 20, 2020
“DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition 2020 Landscapes in Our Age: Scarred and Reborn Half a century has now passed since Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs launched its Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists* in 1967 with the aim of nurturing future leaders of the Japanese arts world, by funding young artists to study at relevant institutions in other countries. In the domain of fine art, the “DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” exhibition—inaugurated in 1998 and now in its twenty-second year—creates opportunities for artists to present the outcomes of these overseas sojourns.
Article date: Sunday, January 19, 2020
Unique 300 Year Old Scientific Drawings at Risk of Leaving the UK An export bar has been placed on a group of 18th century albums containing what experts claim are amongst the finest examples of botanical drawing in existence. The works, ‘The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands’ and ‘A Commonplace Book’ are valued at £2,500,000 and were completed in the mid 1700s. They are at risk of being lost abroad unless a UK buyer can be found.
Article date: Friday, January 17, 2020
Member: Pope.L, 1978–2001 on Show at MoMA Referring to himself as “a fisherman of social absurdity,” Pope.L has developed a body of work that poses provocative questions about a culture consumed with success yet riven by social, racial, and economic conflict. Resisting easy categorization, his career encompasses theatrical performances, street actions, language, painting, video, drawing, installation, and sculpture. Pope.L’s work explores the fraught connection between prosperity and what he calls “have-not-ness.” This tension is heightened by the presentation of these subversive artworks within a major art museum.
Article date: Friday, January 17, 2020
Galleries of the 20th Centuries - New Tour in the  Modern Collections of the Centre Pompidou Once a year, a new sequence of exhibitions-files punctuates the visit of the Centre Pompidou collections, offering a theme-based reinterpretation of the history of 20th century art. From traverses to showcases, from showcases to rooms, these study and research spaces punctuate the visits and shed light on little-known aspects.
Article date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Stan Douglas to Represent Canada at La Biennale di Venezia in 2021 The National Gallery of Canada announced today that Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas will represent Canada at the 59th Venice Biennale. Douglas is recognized as one of the country’s most acclaimed contemporary artists whose multidisciplinary works, including films, photographs, and, more recently, theater productions, often reflect on the dynamic potential embedded in pivotal historical moments.
Article date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Discover the Complete Painted Works and Unique Miniatures of Jan Van Eyck Online Thanks to the VERONA project (Van Eyck Research in OpeN Access) of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), the complete painted works, plus the unique miniatures of Jan Van Eyck, can now be admired online in ultra-high resolution. During the presentation of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019 for Research to the VERONA project, photos and scientific images of several of Jan Van Eyck's top works, plus miniatures from the manuscript Turin-Milan Hours, were added to the website Closer to Van Eyck.
Article date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
UK Arts Minister Launches Call to Save a Medieval Guide for Hermits Arts Minister Helen Whately has placed an export bar on a 15th century Middle English decorated manuscript designed to act as a guide for those entering the life of a religious hermit.
Article date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Hella Jongerius – Breathing Colour National museum of Sweden presents Hella Jongerius’s exhibition Breathing Colour which is a visual installation that features the results of her longstanding research into colour, shape, light and materials.
Article date: Monday, January 13, 2020
'Our World is Burning' Exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo Conceived in Collaboration with the MATHAF The exhibition Our World is Burning offers a fully political view of international contemporary creation seen from the Gulf, where wars and diplomatic tensions have constantly determined the history of the early 21st century.
Article date: Sunday, January 12, 2020
Cecilia Alemani Named Artistic Director of the La Biennale di Venezia Visual Arts Department The Venice Biennale said Friday that it has appointed Cecilia Alemani as the new Director of its Visual Arts Department, making her the first woman to hold the job. As a result the Italian curator, who comes from Milan and is based in New York, has the task of planning and curating the upcoming 59th International Art Exhibition.

Interviews

Article date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Simon Hewitt on Leonardo da Vinci and The Book of Doom In October Hewitt released his new book, Leonardo da Vinci and The Book of Doom, investigating the subject of Leonardo’s beautiful and haunting portrait of Bianca Sforza known as La Bella Principessa, and comprehensively debunking claims made in 2015 by British artist and convicted forger Shaun Greenhalgh to have produced the work himself.
Article date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
How Does Collector Collaborate with a Museum? Interview with Carolin Scharpff-Striebich "Like any other market, the art market responds to supply and demand at a given time. When is an artist, an artist successful? If they are collected, exhibited, discussed and that is reflected in the price. However, this price should not be confused with the artistic value of a work. However, I am only interested in the market, whether I can afford a work or not".

Symbolism in Art

Article date: Friday, December 13, 2019
The Symbolism of The Baby in Keith Haring’s Work Perhaps one of the most recognizable image from Haring’s work, the radiant baby is a simple outline of a baby or person crawling on the floor on their hands and knees with lines emanating from them. Haring himself has commented that for him this baby represents youthful innocence, purity and goodness.
Article date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Troy: Myth and Reality The British Museum has just opened a fascinating new exhibition on the legendary city of Troy, and the mythical ten-year war between the Greeks and the Trojans of which Homer and countless other poets sang. It has a wealth of paintings, vases, sculptures, and other artefacts that testify to the enormous influence of the Trojan war both on the Greeks and Romans, and, to a lesser extent, on later Western culture.

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