Art History

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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…

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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…

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    Thomas Ruff and Documentary Photography

    Born in 1958 in Germany and currently living in Dusseldörf, Thomas Ruff is an internationally renowned photographer of the New Objectivity movement. Ruff’s works are exhibited at the MoMa and Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Museum for Gegenwart in Berlin and the Art Institute of Chicago.  This article explores his career and inspiration through an analysis of Zeitungsfoto 053…

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    Ai Weiwei: Artist and activist

    Ai Weiwei is one of the most famous artists from his generation. He was born in Beijing in 1957 and currently lives in Berlin. Throughout his life, Weiwei has created strong statements about geopolitical and humanitarian causes. Consequently, in 2015, Amnesty International rewarded Ai as Ambassador of Conscience for dedicating his life and work to human rights. He primarily works…

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    Scorpio Season

    Get to know the zodiac sign What do Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Rene Magritte and Hilma af Klint along with Sonia Delaunay, Niki de Saint Phalle or Georgia O’Keeffe have in common? Obviously, they are all great artists who have driven art forward and shaped a variety of artistic expressions and techniques, but besides that, these artists were all born…

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    Andreas Gursky’s Landscape Images

    Andreas Gursky is best known for his large-format photographs, which he began taking in the 1980s. They are often reminiscent of children’s books because of their wide-format and high-angle perspective along with surprise objects within the frame. Motifs from nature and various forms of landscapes are an integral part of Gursky’s work. Since the 1990s he has been using electronic…