Museums, visitors, and records that shouldn’t be broken

When the visiting records are broken in one of the most important museums in the world, everyone should worry.

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When art was truly revolutionary

by María Magdalena Ziegler  Perhaps there is no better source of political propaganda in the 20th century than the Bolshevik Revolution. The world was captivated by the epic of “a handful of workers” who had taken out of the way one of the most powerful empires on the planet, that of the immense Russia.  Not …

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Art, Censorship & WWI

by María Magdalena Ziegler Although in stories of battles and soldiers, it seems that there is no other possibility than big epic rhetoric when art displays war scenes, WWI proved the opposite. What is the alternative to the epic in representations of war in art then? Would it be possible to represent the cruel reality of …

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The Epic Lost: Art & WWI

The epic representation of a battle with the display of spirited horses, brave soldiers, and smoking cannons had been common in Western art during the 19th Century until WWI came along.

Art History & the Backfire Effect.

What would you think will happen if you try to change history in order to build a better present? It will backfire at you. In your face. Without warning.

Ariana López: “I see metaphors anywhere”

Imagine a hummingbird. Imagine a bunch of wild flowers. Imagine you could get someone out of mixing both. That person would be Ariana López Di Rocco. The mix is impossible in the prosaic world we insist on living. But it is absolutely feasible in the world she insists is possible. 

Entrevista John Sevigny Interview

John Sevigny: “If you don’t read you will never be a photographer”

An interview with a photographer, a man, a citizen.