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    The Royal Academy of Arts: Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch – The Loneliness of the Soul

    At first glance there seems little connecting contemporary British artist Tracey Emin with Norwegian born artist Edvard Munch. Born exactly a century apart, Munch’s best known work The Scream, seems to bear no relation to Emin’s provocative conceptual works, such as My Bed, Everyone I Have Ever Slept With, or her neon gas signs. And yet, currently at The Royal…

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    Abstract Art Is Feminine: A Shout-Out to Hilma af Klint

    In 1911, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, allegedly created a watercolor entitled “First Abstract Watercolour.” As the title suggests, Kandinsky was keen to be perceived as the first abstract artist. In a letter to his gallery owner Jerome Neumann in 1935, it becomes clear: “Dear Mr. Neumann, unfortunately the only thing missing is the photograph of the first abstract picture…

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    5 reasons to invest in Keith Haring

    A popular culture icon with a short-lived destiny, Keith Haring made a lasting impression on American art at the end of the 20th century. His colourful, facetious and committed work challenged the conventions of the time. The artist prefigured the practices of the underground movement by using the New York subway as his first artistic medium. His recognizable imagery and…

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    Women Artists Who Impact Our Public Spaces Through Art

    History has always been reflected and visualized through art. It is therefore no surprise that some of the most famous sculptures are reason alone to visit a city, spark heated debates on a global scale or travel the world as a symbol of motherhood. In this article, SINGULART would like to shine a light on a few of these important…

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    Female Artists That Made History Through the Ages

    Let’s take this opportunity to brush up on our art history and get to know some of the women who have changed the art world forever. SINGULART is taking this week to highlight and celebrate women in art thanks to the event “Through Her Eyes“. In order to celebrate the women that are currently shaping our view of the world,…

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    Coupled in love and creation

    It is not surprising that artists pour their love into creating art as well as match their devotion to an equal partner once they have found them. Art history is saturated with incredible love stories of artists who inspired each other and formed intense and often explosive partnerships not only in love but also in art. Often, these love relationships…

  • Carlos Cabral Nunes and his artists
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    Ode to Love

    In art as in love, everything starts with an encounter. It is this encounter that is at the origin of the most unforgettable artistic relationships. This Valentine’s Day, Singulart shares the most beautiful love stories from our exclusive partnership with the Perve Gallery in Lisbon. These stories are an ode to artistic love. Indeed, our selection presents the paths of…

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    Sonia Delaunay: A multidisciplinary feminine symbol of the 20th century

    Sonia Delaunay is one of the artists featured in Singulart’s exclusive partner sale with the Perve Galeria. Discover the life of an icon here. Her abstract work Sonia Delaunay’s innovative explorations of color and shapes began in 1911 when she made a quilt for her son Charles. That quilt was later considered a breakthrough in the history of abstraction. In…

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    10 Things to Know About Jackson Pollock

    Going beyond the limits of a medium was the be-all-end-all American painter Jackson Pollock (1912-1956). Pollock was the founder of action painting, a pioneer of abstract expressionism, and an enthusiastic patron of the unconventional. In the 1950s, his work helped New York to become a capital of the international art world. With this, Pollock left a lasting mark on the…

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    Malangatana: Modernism and Post-Colonial Identity

    Mozambican-born painter, Malangatana Valente Ngwenya (1936-2011), was an important figure in African modern art. His artwork is represented in public museums including the Art Institute of Chicago and Tate Modern, London. The development of his style is situated in the socio-cultural context of his country’s fight for independence against Portuguese rule. His paintings created from the 1960s to the 1970s…