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Art And Culture
The human body in art has scandalised viewers throughout history, while society continues to debate whose image should be memorialised in art, and how.
In 1971, the American art historian Linda Nochlin was asked: “Why have there been no great women artists?” In the now renowned essay of the same title, she set about answering this, deftly dismantling the cult of male genius, whilst…
We all know the works of Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst and Man Ray, but what about the women artists of surrealism? Whilst these names ring loud throughout the art historical canon, there are many others who have, until recently, fallen…
We pay homage to five lost masterpieces whose importance is reflected only in the inspiration they provided to later artists.
From gravity-defying romance to bittersweet break-ups, matters of the heart remain as alluring as ever.
Mosaic is an ancient art form that once enjoyed enormous prestige in both secular and religious architecture across Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
The desire for control over one’s self-image has been a concern of artists for centuries
A Bracknell Forest councillor is calling on artists for an inspiring initiative for 2021. Deputy Mayor Michael Gbadebo is seeking artists’ help to celebrate the values of kindness and togetherness in society, and to raise money for local charities. “I…
Here is ArtWeb’s guide to the UK’s best sculpture parks and art trails, chock-full of works by renowned contemporary artists.