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Keith Haring

Keith Haring

Keith Haring was born in 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Using chalk, he began drawing small, vibrant characters and animals as well as various recognizable symbols such as dazibaos in New York


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Music at Reykjavík Arts Festival

Music at Reykjavík Arts Festival

Reykjavík Arts Festival is a biennial multidisciplinary festival with a special focus on new commissions and the creative intersection of the arts. It presents, to the widest possible audience

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Art Paris 2023

Art Paris 2023

Art Paris will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023. The fair will run from 30 March to 2 April 2023 at the Temporary Grand Palais Éphémère, bringing together 130 modern and contemporary art galleries from some 20 countries.

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What is Art

Art is one of the most general categories of aesthetics. As a rule, art is understood as an objective understanding of reality; the process and result of the expression of the inner and outer (in relation to the Creator) world. Consequently, art is a creative activity that not only reflects the interests of the artists, but also those of other people.

The understanding of art has changed with the development of philosophical, social and aesthetic norms and evaluations. For a long time, art was regarded as a type of cultural activity that satisfies man’s love of beauty. In this sense, art is a skill the product of which gives aesthetic pleasure. However, with the development of social norms, ethical and aesthetic evaluations, art has acquired the right not to describe any activity aimed at creating forms of expression as merely aesthetic and artistic. In a broader sense, we can compare art to drama; art has the ability to evoke an emotional reaction in other people.

In a modern sense, we can think of defamiliarized objects mirrored in different media as art. In this regard, we are all artists. Vladimir Nabokov wrote in Ada, “In ‚real‘ life we are creatures of chance in an absolute void–unless we be artists ourselves.”

Artists

Francois Quesnel

Pre-emption by the Musée Condé of Chantilly of a rare drawing of a child

Cultural exchange and cooperation are important parts of the comprehensive Sino-European strategic partnership. They play an irreplaceable role in enhancing mutual understanding between people and promoting the value of our relations. At the 14th Sino-European Summit in 2011, the leaders stressed that cultural exchange is one of the three pillars of Sino-European relations.

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Wassily Kandinsky Composition VIII

Wassily Kandinsky

Because of his origins, Marc Chagall intensely felt the problems of the Jewish community in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, just as he intuitively experienced the problems that Russia, his native country, was going through with the First World War and the October Revolution.

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Peter Backhaus

Peter Backhaus

Peter Backhaus was born in 1947 in Germany. In 1968 he emigrated to Sweden where he studied philosophy, psychology and art. In Gothenburg he had his own art school.

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Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

He is considered one of the major French painters of the 19th century, and one of the most important inventors of modern art along with Klimt, Munch, Seurat and van Gogh.

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Keith Haring

Keith Haring

Keith Haring was born in 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Using chalk, he began drawing small, vibrant characters and animals as well as various recognizable symbols such as dazibaos in New York


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Keith Haring

Keith Haring

Keith Haring was born in 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Using chalk, he began drawing small, vibrant characters and animals as well as various recognizable symbols such as dazibaos in New York


read more »
Wassily Kandinsky Composition VIII

Wassily Kandinsky

Because of his origins, Marc Chagall intensely felt the problems of the Jewish community in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, just as he intuitively experienced the problems that Russia, his native country, was going through with the First World War and the October Revolution.

read more »
Francois Quesnel

Pre-emption by the Musée Condé of Chantilly of a rare drawing of a child

Cultural exchange and cooperation are important parts of the comprehensive Sino-European strategic partnership. They play an irreplaceable role in enhancing mutual understanding between people and promoting the value of our relations. At the 14th Sino-European Summit in 2011, the leaders stressed that cultural exchange is one of the three pillars of Sino-European relations.

read more »
Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

He is considered one of the major French painters of the 19th century, and one of the most important inventors of modern art along with Klimt, Munch, Seurat and van Gogh.

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Frida Kahlo, The Broken Column

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was a Mexican mainly autodidact artist who is known for her self-portraits. Mexican culture and the art of the pre-Columbian peoples of America had a great influence on her work. Frida Kahlo’s artistic style is sometimes referred to as rustic art or folk art. André Breton, the founder of surrealism, classified her as a surrealist.

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Exhibition

Art Paris 2023

Art Paris 2023

Art Paris will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023. The fair will run from 30 March to 2 April 2023 at the Temporary Grand Palais Éphémère, bringing together 130 modern and contemporary art galleries from some 20 countries.

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Zwischen den Welten - Elke Daemmrich

Zwischen den Welten – Elke Daemmrich

In her current exhibition „Between the Worlds“ at the Galerie am Domhof in Zwickau from 08.05. to 10.07.2022, the artist shows the entire breadth of her artistic formal language, also inspired by scholarship stays in Virginia and Ohio (USA), among others, at the Künstlerbahnhof Ebernburg (Palatinate)

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