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The Guernica Effect

The Guernica Effect

Named after Pablo Picasso's masterpiece and probably the greatest war or anti-war painting in the world, the Guernica Effect refers to the way in which art can serve to tell or uncover an atrocity.

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An Interview with Krista Nogueras: Collecting Teeth

An Interview with Krista Nogueras: Collecting Teeth

What lies behind the mysterious and beautiful sculptures of Krista Nogueras?

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Primitivism

Primitivism

But the art of Gauguin was a paradox, even as it was integral to the rise of Modern art.

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What is Allegory

What is Allegory

Many times, there is more to a painting than meets the eye.

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Vicente Manansala's Transparent Cubism

Vicente Manansala's Transparent Cubism

This article traces the path from Cubism to Manansala and considers the latter’s unique contribution to modern art in the Philippines.

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What is an Abstract Landscape?

What is an Abstract Landscape?

The landscape, however, would be elevated to such a status and role by artists of the Romantic period (late 1700s to mid 1800s Europe). Landscape painting became a spiritual art, where nature could be imbued with metaphysical and divine qualities.

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QUICK READS

Miguel Aquilizan

September 04, 2021

Aquilizan continually experiments with new ways to engage with materials and objects collected and scavenged.

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Miguel Aquilizan

Andy Warhol's 1950s Drawings

September 01, 2021

Touch becomes almost alive, animated in the drawings through not just the hand, not just the fingers.

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Andy Warhol's 1950s Drawings

Venus of the Rags

August 24, 2021

Because of its interest in materiality and physicality and borrowed forms and materials from everyday life, Arte Povera is also most often associated with the artistic discipline called assemblage.

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Venus of the Rags

Tin Garcia

August 18, 2021

For Garcia, the profane is a cheeky and funny kind of empowerment.

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Tin Garcia

John Wesley

August 10, 2021

John Wesley’s bold and flat style is so prominent that it’s hard to miss and to this day, at 92 years old, he still continues to paint.

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John Wesley

Yoko Ono

August 04, 2021

Yoko Ono presented her life as an artist in the most facile and mischievous way possible. It was also autobiographical as she was one of the few women associated with New York’s avant-garde music scene and the “neo-Dada” Fluxus movement.

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Yoko Ono

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