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Afghanistan: Art and Heritage in Times of War

By Sybaris Collection

On August 16, after taken several districts of Afghanistan, Taliban forces took the control of Kabul, the capital and most important city of the country. The arts and cultural heritage of a country could be the less important issue in the middle of a war en in which hundreds of persons—mainly  women— are being deprive from their human righs and even killed. Of course, Afghan people is the main concern, but several Afghan artists, writters and filmmakers, as well as international heritage and culture organization are raising their voices to protect what art and heritage means: the past and indentity of the people.

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Art History, ARTbook, Artists

The Anti-Museum: Exhibitions to Go

By Sybaris Collection

Between 1935 and 1941, Marcel Duchamp took the museum and the art exhibitions to its more contemporary expression. He took a suitcase to carry on miniatures of some of his most important works so he can exhibit them in any place he went to. Since then, the idea of the museum could change forever but the art institution resisted  and even today museums are still working inside the walls.

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Art History, News

The Hekking’s Mona Lisa: The Copy VS The Original

By Sybaris

What is the true value of a work of art? Since always, we have thougth originality is the most important symbolic and economical value for art. Copies has been pushed into the black list of art history thanks to the renaissance idea of the artist as a genius and his inspiration as kind-of-a-God’s virtue. But what happens when the copy of one of the most iconic paintings in history became in an “original” copy with a million dollars value?

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