Salvador Dali’s Catalonia – A Guide to the Dalinian Triangle

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The Dalinian Triangle Salvador Dali’s Universe in Catalonia The ones familiar with Salvador Dali’s surrealistic art may easily get curious about the artist himself, even wishing to get to know this extraordinary man more in depth, an artist who not only got synonymous with surrealistic art in general, but who also transformed his own reality into a surrealistic world. A … Read More

Gaudi’s Barcelona: Catalan Art Nouveau At Large

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Gaudi’s Barcelona Catalan Art Nouveau At Large While gazing up the Sagrada Familia I couldn’t help myself from thinking what an ingenious mind its architect must have been. We’re standing in front of the largest construction designed by Antoni Gaudi, yet to finish. From here we will start our Gaudi Tour through Barcelona. Getting to know Gaudi The Catalan Antoni … Read More

Jeff Koons: The Retrospective – Artist or Marketeer?

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Jeff Koons: The Retrospective – Artist or Marketeer? My first memory of Jeff Koons is from the late 1980s when his “Made in Heaven” exhibition – mainly containing sexually explicit photographs and sculptures featuring himself and the Hungarian-Italian porn-star, later wife of Koons’s, Cicciolina (a.k.a Ilona Staller) – reached the news. Not only did it reach the news world of the … Read More

The Clouds of Urszula Korwin Kochanowska

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The Clouds of Urszula Korwin Kochanowska  – Artist in Focus – Once in a while we come across some artworks that just stick in our minds, which make us go back for another look several times. It can be just because they make us smile through their beauty, or their simplicity, or thanks to the colours or the themes. This was also the case with the art … Read More

The Mark Rothko Center: Rothko’s Stunning Legacy In Latvia

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  The Mark Rothko Center   Rothko’s Stunning Legacy in Latvia   Located in the former Artillery Arsenal Building of the Daugavpils Fortress the venue and setting of the Daugavpils Mark Rothko Center already gives away that this is not just an art center. To the contrary, the majestic exterior of the building fully matches the interior design and artwork … Read More