Based on the inspirational phrase of the artist Lygia Clark (1920-1988), I developed my role as an art educator, awakening the public’s memory and nurturing it.
Moved by curiosity as much as ignorance (as I don’t know much about digital games), I went to see the exhibition Third World: The Bottom Dimension, hoping to learn about this experimental project conceptualised by multi-hyphenate artist Gabriel Massan.
The exhibition explains how modern art evolved from movement to movement, Impressionism to Expressionism, redefining what painting means and its uses to paint what can’t be seen with the eye.
Sweden artist Hilma Af Klint was born in 1862, 10 years before the birth of Dutch star artist Piet Mondrian. They died in the same year in 1944 but never met, and neither saw each other’s work.
Using objects to try and make sense of the world is the core of the current Ai Weiwei’s exhibition at the Design Museum. He questions the value of things and if time changes that.
This essay considers the intersections between the Brazilian past – starting from its colonisation by the Portuguese in 1500 – and the art of Adriana Varejao, illustrating the parallels between the Brazilian cultural, social and political context and her oeuvre.