Author Archive for Rebecca Wall

The human body in art

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Sleeping Hermaphroditus, sculpture - louvre human body in art

The human body in art has scandalised viewers throughout history, while society continues to debate whose image should be memorialised in art, and how.

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8 exciting opportunities for artists in March

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Liverpool Parish Church - artist opportunities march

As spring arrives, and governments outline their plans to bring us out of lockdown, March brings a number of exciting opportunities for artists. Here is ArtWeb’s roundup of the open calls, commissions and art prizes to apply for this month!…

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5 lost masterpieces that changed art history

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Battle of Anghiari by Rubens - a emulation of one of Da Vinci's lost masterpieces of the same name.

We pay homage to five lost masterpieces whose importance is reflected only in the inspiration they provided to later artists.

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8 exciting opportunities for artists in February

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Although the UK’s galleries and exhibitions sadly remain closed as we head into February, this month does still bring a number of exciting opportunities for artists, from art prizes and commissions to international residencies. Here is ArtWeb’s round-up of the…

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Life after London: an interview with artist Jo Oakley

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Artist Jo Oakley

Jo has been practicing as an artist for over 35 years. In 2015, she left the capital for Herne Bay, where in October 2020 she opened her own gallery, She Rose.

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Media in focus: mosaic art

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Mosaic at Park Guell in Barcelona by Antoni Gaudi

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.

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8 exciting opportunities for artists in January

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artist opportunities january

Few years in recent memory have been awaited with as much hope and expectation as 2021, and thankfully this January brings a flurry of exciting opportunities for artists. Here is ArtWeb’s round-up of the projects and deadlines to look out…

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Call for art submissions: Togetherness Project

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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…

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Art you can enjoy outdoors: the UK’s best sculpture gardens and art trail

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Here is ArtWeb’s guide to the UK’s best sculpture parks and art trails, chock-full of works by renowned contemporary artists.

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Media in focus: portrait miniatures

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Before photography, miniature paintings played a crucial role in both personal and diplomatic relationships, and were prized for their technical virtuosity and portability.

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