Art Created by a Machine

Art has always been linked to different changes in the “culture’s technological” evolution. This has had a heavy influence on how art was perceived by people. Technology is also the reason why art creation changed with the apparition of “artificial intelligence”. From 2015 onwards, art discussions revolve around art produced by computers. “Like the invention of applied pigments, the printing […]
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Art Forgeries

For how long in the art world will be real masterpieces also will be artists, sometimes really good artists, who will forge them. This happened from the antiquity to present, the Romans copied the Greek artworks, the Renaissance masters took from both, Greek and Roman art, and after that was a black market for forgeries. Only today it is harder […]
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BRAFA ART FAIR 2019

BRAFA is one of the most important art fairs in Belgium. Already at the sixty-four anniversary, BRAFA has reunited this year (January 26th –  February 3rd) 133 art galleries and 64% are from foreign countries. The slogan for the art fair was Art Without Frontiers, “because BRAFA has always aimed for a mix of styles, eras, and origins, and has […]
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Artists’ Diseases

Artists are not free of illness and this can be noticed in their artworks. Lately, more doctors were interested to discover the artists’ diseases: in the volume “The Artists’ Eye” (Harry N. Abrams, 2001), Dr Michael F. Marmor, an ophthalmologist at Stanford University, and Dr. James G. Ravin studied the eye’s diseases and how it can affect the artistic creation process. […]
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Romanian Days in Brussels

In January 31st was the opening of the exhibit Romanian Days in Brussels (Journées Roumaines à Bruxelles) organized by Platinia Art House Gallery and ArTour Gallery in Brussels. The exhibit was opened until February 7th 2019 and presented to the public the Romanian artists Mariea Boz, Floarea Bulduș, Elena Cîmpian, Vera Dan, Ofelia Huțul, Claudia Macaria, Crenguța Macarie, Elena Marinca, […]
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DANIEL SPOERRI: EAT ART

A photograph from 1959 shows us the start of an artist’s career in the visual arts – Heinz Mack [1931, Lollar/Germany] and Daniel Spoerri [1930, Galati/Romania] in Antwerp, sitting at a table alongside Otto Piene and other followers of the New Realism: Jean Tinguely, Yves Klein, Pol Bury. Surrounded by drinks, food on their plates and ashtrays full of ash […]
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Famous Female Artists

Linda Nochlin, an American art historian, published her essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” in 1971. She is talking about a lot of hardship for the women contemporary artists, and “obstacles” in their way to become famous. Linda’s essay came to be regarded as “a pioneering essay for both feminist art history and feminist art theory” and […]
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Top 2018

After ten years from the 2008 financial crisis, which had a negative impact on the art market, we are seeing a revival of the art sales. Leonardo da Vinci‘s Salvador Mundi was sold for $450 M (November 2017), showing an increase of 3% for the total art purchase in 2017. The business art deals profit for the first half of […]
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Salvador Dalí, Gala, and Surrealism

“I name my wife: Gala, Galushka, Gradiva; Oliva, for the oval shape of her face and the colour of her skin; Oliveta, diminutive for Olive; and its delirious derivatives Oliueta, Oriueta, Buribeta, Buriueteta, Suliueta, Solibubuleta, Oliburibuleta, Ciueta, Liueta. I also call her Lionette, because when she gets angry she roars like the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion.” (Salvador Dalí) Elena Ivanovna Diakonova (Gala’s […]
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Street art in Romania

In Romania, the street art has appeared after 1989 in the period of transition to democracy. With the infestation of the art with the new Pop, Hip-Hop “art subculture” the new emerging graffiti artists tried to imitate their American and European colleges and beside the big cities the street art took by surprise the small urban centres also. The social […]
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