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Out of the cardboard box

After he was born, Brom was kept in a cardboard box. When someone once asked him how he became an artist, he told them a bunch of lies. He had to or else they would find him [...]

Yes to Life

Much of the art Dorian Vallejo creates, engages a fascination he has with several ideas that over lap both philosophically and aesthetically. He’s interested in the [...]

Mask Painter

Populated with masks and skeletons, James Ensor’s macabre atmospheres are morbid commentaries on the human condition, his hometown of Ostend on the North Sea, Belgian [...]

Slovak Aura

Although she was probably the most accomplished woman painter after the Impressionists, Marianne Stokes is basically omitted from most accounts of women artists. She mastered [...]

Elemental Magic

Nature and light are at the centre of Diana Lehr’s imagination, providing continual sources of inspiration. She started out focused on painting – eventually [...]

Scarlet Dream

Born in Chengdu, in 1942, and grew up in the treasured island of Taiwan, Roberto Liang Chun-Wu has gone through more than four decades in his art road by virtue of his talent [...]

Creepy Suburbia

“After Star Wars I remember that my mom was in the kitchen doing what moms do and I asked her for 10 million dollars to make a film. She said no so I paced a lot and [...]

Reverse Archeology

Inspired by the current turbulent state of our time while also excavating from America’s past, Valerie Hegarty often turns the gallery into a dramatic place of change. Her [...]

Gentle Effects

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own, and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and [...]

Too Daring

It’s been nearly a century since the Austrian painter Egon Schiele died, but his art — charged with erotic energy and usually showing more than a little skin — still [...]