RESEARCH has demonstrated associations between religious beliefs and patriarchal attitudes. Higher religiosity is apparently associated with stronger patriarchal beliefs. Although no religion condones violence against women, religions have been and are a powerful source of patriarchal orientations. If this is true, the British Museum exhibition “Feminine Power: The Divine toRead More →

Milton Avery was “a colossus of twentieth-century painting”, said Cal Revely-Calder in The Daily Telegraph. Although his name may not be familiar to many Europeans, he was a prominent figure in American art. Avery (1885-1965) began his half-century career as an Impressionist and ended it as an Abstract Expressionist. InRead More →

A wall hanging commemorating the coronavirus pandemic has been displayed in Welshpool. The Covid-19 memorial artwork can be viewed at Y Lanfa Powysland Museum and Welshpool Library until Friday 29 July. The piece will then be moved to the Newtown Library where it can be viewed throughout August. The wallRead More →

Carlos Gamez de Francisco, “Flowers for Fasting”, Chromaluxe aluminum print, 45 by 30 inches Images courtesy of Portland Art Gallery When Cuban-born artist Carlos Gamez de Francisco was a young student, he, like many aspiring artists, copied masterpieces by other painters. It started with Monet. But a prescient professor toldRead More →

For Andrew Lundberg, the icing on the cake of five months building an interactive sculpture came when he was able to confirm that his design was indeed intuitive. At the grand unveiling of her “slingshot” sculpture on May 13 at Casto’s River & Rich apartments, onlookers walked up to theRead More →

LIFTING the lid off a familiar music box, but finding the figure, movement and music radically changed, is the feeling of seeing “Masterpieces of Bergen”. Gone is the image of Munch as a master of melancholy. Instead, a range of works borrow from Post-Impressionism and Pointillism, before moving on toRead More →

A new large-scale sculpture by Bronx-born conceptual artist Fred Wilson has taken up residence in Brooklyn’s Columbus Park, and there’s a lot to be said for it. Photography: Daniela G. Maldonado Simply put, Mind-Forged Handcuffs/Hand-Forged Spiritsas the 10-foot-tall public artwork is dubbed, is a metaphor for structural racism and relatedRead More →