• Become your own Italian masterpiece...at home

      Become your own Italian masterpiece...at home

      What is an art enthusiast to do, now that galleries and museums worldwide have closed their doors to vistors? The world-famous J. Paul Getty Museum, based in Los Angeles, has a suggestion: recreate famous works of art using household items. And the results are simply marvelous. 

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    • 'Italy, I love you': Marina Abramovic in a moving video message

      'Italy, I love you': Marina Abramovic in a moving video message

      "Italy, I love you. And my heart is with you." These were the moving words leading performance artist Marina Abramovic spoke in a special video message regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, that has devastated the European country. The video statement was made in association with Palazzo Strozzi as part of project IN TOUCH.

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    • Anish Kapoor to debut first vantablack sculptures

      Anish Kapoor to debut first vantablack sculptures

      Renowned artist Anish Kapoor announced he will present a new series of works using the “blackest material in the universe” at the Gallerie dell'Accademia during next year's Venice Biennale. The event will mark the first time the public has the chance of seeing the so-called Vantablack S-VIS material used in Kapoor's work of art, even though he already unveiled a limited-edition $95,000 Vantablack timepiece with Swiss watchmaker Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps in fall 2016.

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    • Urban icons

      Urban icons

      Painting and graphics are the art mediums to which the young creative tandem Martina Roetlingova and Matus Matatko gives preference in their joint exhibition at the Arosita gallery in Sofia. Their Urban Icons exposition may be seen until 2 March. The Slovak artists have created most of the works during their one-month stay in Sofia. Martina and Matus draw inspiration not so much from the cultural and historical heritage of Sofia but rather from the pulsating urban life, modern architecture, stray animals and current social and public issues.

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    • Philip Colbert's art exhibited in Sofia

      Philip Colbert's art exhibited in Sofia

      Structura Gallery in Sofia will show an outstanding exhibition of Philip Colbert. The artist was born in 1979 in Perth, Scotland, and now lives and works in London. Colbert is famous for his multidisciplinary approach which enables him to create an “authentic” world of art. He works across the mediums of painting, sculpture, fashion and design. Called “the godson of Andy Warhol”, Colbert developed further the pop-art tradition and created contemporary stories, entering into dialogue with authors such as Richard Hamilton, James Rosenquist and Roy Lichtenstein, introducing them to the digital era.

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    • Not based on a reason

      Not based on a reason

      An international exhibition titled Not Based on a Reason opened on 5 December in the Arosita Gallery in Sofia. The project features the works of five young artists from Mexico, Iraq, Korea, Austria and Bulgaria, presenting their views on superstitions and prejudice. Before the opening, the participants met the audience in Goethe-Institut Sofia.

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