This Cuban painter’s work is composed of allegories and playful images that, mixed with a range of painting techniques, burst out with seductive force into the reality of each viewer.
He was a drawer, illustrator, portrait painter, and dedicated observer of the nature and architectural variety of his city. He was capable of bringing together a work rich in nuance and rigour, almost academic in nature, with other exponents of the Cuban visual arts scene that were his contemporaries. Elizabeth […]
The Mexican artist was one of the most acclaimed from her country and, for the first time, an exhibition will showcase her personal possessions and clothes outside of Mexico. The exhibition will take place at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and will run from 16 June until 14 […]
The exhibition of Jean-Michael Basquiat’s work at the Barbican Centre, “Boom For Real”, is an energetic and energising show. Steve Latham His development is charted chronologically, in separate rooms, using a variety of media, from his own creations to video material and documentary evidence. These follow his progress […]
Nobody knew her by her given name, and barely anyone was in contact with her when she lived in Java. It was only after she was executed by firing squad in France on espionage charges that the press, literature and film worlds turned her into an icon. Elsy Fors […]