Posts Tagged ‘artist’

Soviet artist smuggles heretic into Vatican with help of ‘Pope’

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN—Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Egypt prays together with Pope Francis at the Redemptoris Mater Chapel on May 10, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Joint Declaration that was signed then by those two Popes represented “a milestone on the ecumenical journey” and helped institute a joint commission of theological dialogue […]

Heroic Man Attacks BBC’s Pedo Sculpture, Created by Artist Who Raped His Daughters and the Family Dog

In case you did not know, there is a giant sculpture of a man with a naked boy at the BBC’s Broadcasting House in central London. It’s right above what looks to be a main entrance, facing the street for all the world to see. This really should not be too surprising, considering how the […]

Man Arrested After Attacking BBC Statue By Pedophile Artist

A man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of criminal damage after he took a hammer to an Eric Gill statue that adorns the facade of the BBC headquarters in central London. The Metropolitan Police were called at around 4.15pm to Broadcasting House in Portland Street, Westminster, where a man had used a ladder to reach […]

German Artist Christian Wilberg Painted the Architecture and Landscape of Italy

Christian Wilberg was a German painter. Wilberg was born in 1839 in Havelberg in the Margraviate of Brandenburg where he lived until 1861. He was originally a house painter before moving to Berlin where he studied painting at Eduard Pape’s atelier. After 18 months, Pape suggested to Wilberg that he should study further with Paul […]

Rap Down Under: Going All Out with NZ Hip-Hop Artist, Stanley Pedigree

To ‘make people smile’ … this Christmas season… a new video release by hip-hop artist Stanley Pedigree. Says Pedigree … “I like to think of myself as a conscientious rapper…I want my lyrics to mean something, to speak about real life.” From By Derrick Sims “Stanley Pedigree has been part of the New Zealand […]

Artist Josephine Baker honoured at France’s Pantheon

The voice of Josephine Baker resonated on Tuesday through streets of Paris’ famed Left Bank as recordings from her extraordinary career kicked off an elaborate ceremony at the domed Pantheon monument, where she was symbolically inducted – becoming the first Black woman to receive France’s highest honor. French President Emmanuel Macron made the decision in […]

‘I am Libya’: 24-year-old artist Shefa Salem re-imagines Libyan history

What does it mean to be Libyan? How to reconstruct a sense of belonging for the country and its people, starting from the deepest roots of Libyan culture, while preserving diversity? These are the questions that artist, Shefa Salem, is grappling with for her first solo show I am Libya, which took place a few […]

Artist Recreates Tattoos of Ötzi the Iceman in Her Own Blood

In an unusual performance, even by today’s standards of contemporary, process-driven art, artist Nicole Wilson has been replicating on her own body and in her own blood the tattoos discovered on the famous Copper Age mummy Ötzi the Iceman. Ötzi was found in the Ötztal Alps on the Italian-Austrian border. He had died aged 45 […]

The Artist in Contemporary India: Reflections

[embedded content] I watched Vir Das’ performance with a sense of awe. His words were pure poetry, poignant and powerful. He had chosen each word carefully, with precision and perfection in every word, the essence of those words deeply disturbing yet patriotic. The video was equally communicative, and the loud applause followed by an eery […]

Katy Perry’s Creative Artist Agency Plagued With Sexual Harrassment Claims As Is Lukasz Gottwald Producer/Songwriter

by Admin · November 12, 2021 CAA agent accused of offering sex in exchange for ……Dec 09, 2017 · As more talent agencies find themselves drawn into the wave of Hollywood sex scandals, a prominent agent at Creative Artists Agency is facing … Is Accessible For Free: False Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins Chris D’Elia Dropped by CAA Amid Sexual Misconduct ……Jun 23, 2020 · Chris D’Elia […]

VIDEO: Glassblowing Artist Turns Molten Glass Into Lotus Flowers, Hummingbirds, and Beyond

The fine art of glassblowing is every bit as intimidating as it seems. From impossibly detailed crystalware to the idea of shaping molten glass from a furnace burning at thousand-degree temperatures—imagining anyone making/working with that is just mind blowing. But artists do. And watching them do it is just as amazing as you’d imagine. The craft […]

DC Comics Artist Quits; Says Woke Superman Dropping ‘The American Way’ From Motto “Really Pissed Me Off”

A 200-Year-Old Thomas Jefferson statue is to be removed from the chambers of the New York City council after a unanimous vote by the nine members of the Mayoral appointed Public Design Commission. Several lawmakers testified that the statue is ‘offensive’, with Democratic Assemblyman Charles Barron of Brooklyn even declaring that Jefferson was a “slaveholding pedophile.”  […]

Court Artist Tried to Warn Henry VIII Not to Marry Anne of Cleves

The German aristocrat Anne of Cleves was the fourth of Henry VIII’s six wives , marrying the king on January 6, 1540. Before Anne ever set foot on English soil, Henry dispatched his court artist, the German-born Hans Holbein, to the latter’s home country to paint a portrait of his future bride, who was the […]

‘Art Can Affect People’: Greek Artist’s Miniature Worlds Inspire Beauty and Kindness

With the harmonious combination of tiny pieces and materials, a Greek artist has been creating aesthetically pleasing miniature worlds enclosed in small boxes, frames, and watch cases. From an early age, Gregory Grozos had a natural inclination for the arts, as his father was a graphic designer who also liked to paint in his free […]

The Most Hated Artist You Probably Recognize

Why do so many art critics hate an artist who produced nostalgic pieces that are beloved by so many regular people? Note: When the narrator says he was born in 1985, he meant 1958. [embedded content] Share now! Source


Mural in Los Angeles by Shamsia Hassani. Shamsia holds a BA degree in Painting and a master’s degree in Visual Arts from Kabul University in Afghanistan. By Shamsia John Pilger:  ‘Saira Noorani, a female surgeon recalled: “it all started to go wrong when the mujahedin started winning … these were the people the West supported.” […]

Iranian artist says teahouse paintings appeal to foreign tourists  

Iranian artist says teahouse paintings appeal to foreign tourists   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian artist Narges Eshqi has said that foreign tourists find Iranian teahouse paintings more appealing than do her compatriots. As one of the few Iranian artists who have adopted this style, she showcased her latest paintings at Tehran’s Phi Café in […]

Paintings by Austrian Artist Eduard Büchler

Eduard Büchler was an Austrian painter who was born in 1861. I really do not know much more about him than that. He apparently liked painting reclining nudes, landscapes, and reclining nudes in landscapes. Oh, and there is a nice one of Rome burning too. There are some more images of his paintings that you […]

France’s Arc de Triomphe to be covered in fabric for Bulgarian artist tribute

France’s Arc de Triomphe will be temporarily wrapped in 25,000 square metres of recyclable bluish-silver fabric and 3,000 metres of red rope in tribute to Bulgarian artist Christo. The artist had been working on the project for decades, dreaming to create ‘The Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped’. The Bulgarian artist’s family say it’s a fitting tribute […]

Landscapes by Lost German Artist Karl Plock

Karl Plock is a lost German artist, with very few of his paintings being available online and scant information about him available. Karl Plock, about whom only very little information exists, was the son of the Sinsheim-born cashier Karl Ludwig Plock. From 1880-1888 he studied at the Grand Ducal Baden Academy of Fine Arts with […]

Shen Yun Is ‘The Ultimate Goodness,’ Says Visual Artist

GREELEY, Colo.—Michael Gray, a visual artist, found Shen Yun Performing Arts resonating with his world view of beauty and values at an evening performance in Greeley, Colorado on Aug. 1. “Growing has to come from inside,” he said. Shen Yun, based in New York, showcases China’s 5,000 years of traditional culture through the medium of […]

Artist Uses Wet Plate Photography to Portray Native American Indians–and the Photos Are Stunning

Stumbling across an archaic photography technique known as “wet plate,” artist Shane Balkowitsch began a 20-year project to portray the Northern Plains Native Americans in the modern day. The nostalgic process would allow the North Dakotan photographer to display their spirit, pride, and enduring culture in a manner like no other technique. Balkowitsch’s series of […]

New York exhibition celebrates Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama

One year after it was originally scheduled, the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is opening the exhibition “KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature” on Saturday, showcasing the work of 92-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. “There really hasn’t been a show like this that has incorporated interior and exterior works, and a really broad view of her […]

‘Grim reaper’ artist in Berlin protests Brazil virus stance

A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pushed by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic. Multimedia artist Rafael Puetter, who has been in Berlin for five years and originally comes from […]

Hungarian Artist Creates Clockwork Spiders From Pocket Watch Parts for ‘Metal Menagerie’

An artist has created a menagerie of mechanical creatures which are both incredibly curious and creepy at the same time. The amazing handiwork of Peter Szucsy, 46, from Budapest, includes his mechanical spider crafted from the gears and guts of a pocket watch. The Hungarian artist’s “King” series is a curious amalgamation of spiders, insects, and […]

Artist Reconstructs Faces of Slavic Warriors Who Survived Nazi Attack

A 1,000-year-old skeleton was unearthed in the bowels of Prague Castle in 1925 and the man identity was corrupted by Nazi scientists in 1935. Now, after a DNA study, a 3D artist has reconstructed the faces of two Slavic warriors, “the sons of Ludmila of Bohemia,” a famous 10th century Christian martyr. After World War […]

Shalva band sings ‘Bridge Over Troubled Waters’ with Emirati artist

A famous Israeli band made up of musicians with disabilities has led the latest collaboration between Israeli and Emirati artists celebrating the nations’ normalization deal, signed last year. The 31st anniversary of The Israel Association for Care and Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, better known as Shalva, was the focus of the recently-held annual gala […]

This female Jewish comic book artist was overlooked – no more

Like the comic superheroes they invented, the Jewish creators of the characters often had secret identities – at least different names. Superman creators Joe Shuster and Jerome Siegel used the pseudonyms Joe Carter and Jerry Ess. Bob Kane, born Robert Kahn, created Batman. Jack Kirby, the pen name of Jacob Kurtzenberg, concocted Captain America. Although […]

Australian Artist William Charles Piguenit

One of the earliest professional painters born in Australia, William Charles Piguenit was mainly self-taught, drawing his inspiration from European romanticism with an emphasis on motifs of heavy grandeur. Known for his Tasmanian landscapes, Piguenit’s paintings portray nature in terms of its infinite mystery combined with a topographical essence of its features, and are related […]

‘Rapper’ Azealia Banks Engaged To Jewish ‘Artist’ Who Created Iconic ‘White People Suck’ Stickers

Freemasons and Mormons:“Prince Hall (c.?1735/8—1807)[1] was an abolitionist and leader in the free black community in Boston. He founded Prince Hall Freemasonry and lobbied for education rights for African American children. He was also active in the back-to-Africa movement. Hall tried to gain New York’s enslaved and free blacks a place in Freemasonry, education, and […]

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