Myths, Human Nature, and Why Painting Matters

The young British artist explains the key concerns of his current show, “Rape of Europe.” The young British artist Hugo Wilson is currently exhibiting his second solo show at the London gallery Parafin, provocatively titled “Rape of Europe.” Yet, the exhibition is not a straightforward exploration of the contemporary malaise that is currently engulfing both […]


On This Day in Art History: Van Gogh Cut Off His Ear

More than 125 years after the death of one of the most famous and beloved artists of all time—Vincent Van Gogh—interest and debate about the tortured genius has never been more intense. The past few months alone have seen several books, articles, museum exhibitions, and talks delving further into Van Gogh’s life in an attempt […]

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Denis Meyers. An interview with graffiti and street artist

Contemporary street artists are not concerned with impressing members of the Academy or approved authorities but rather in revoking many social conventions about art. Contemporary street artists produce their works believing that art does not belong only in museums but also on the streets with the people. That is why many of them, such as […]

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Interview with PATRICK TRESSET

Patrick Tresset is a London based artist, his art practices follow two main path, on one hand Tresset presents theatrical installations in which robotic agents are actors, these installations are often evocations of humanness. Tresset crafts the computational systems driving the robots so that their behaviour can be perceived as artistic, expressive and obsessive. These […]


The complexities of the digital art

With the exponential advancement of new digital technologies, the arts are moving towards opening up digital and digitized heritage to the wider public, and making digital formats of content easily accessible to the wider public. ln 2013, Tate proposed a strategy to focus on digital solutions that promoted a broader public engagement of art. Today […]


Building a temple on the moon

“My name is Jorge Mañes Rubio. I’m a Spanish artist based in Amsterdam and I’m currently artist in residence at the European Space Agency. Currently, I’m working on building a temple on the Moon – I would say that this is already quite a nice dream project!” – in interview with Jorge Mañes Rubio, conducted […]