Art History

Art History
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What is Mimesis in Art?

Mimesis is one of the most ancient concepts in art history at least in the West. Although we still use it in order to define what is art and what it is the difference with nature, mimesis is a very ambiguos and misunderstood notion that has give shape to our ways of seeing and giving value to artworks. In the 21st Century, is it still posible to talk about mimesis?

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Art History
English

Still Life in Art: Why It is So Important?

Still Life has been one of the most popular genres through the art history. Since the ancient times, there are some representations related with it is also called “nature morte”. But what is “still life” and why has been so important and relevant to the point that even modern and contemporary art has explore the formal and conceptural characteristics of this art genre?

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Art History
English

The World Around in Focus: Land

Through Art History, the representation of the land has been one of the main topics to take the artists attention. In some way, to approach to certain territories and geographies from the art is a way to understand how the nature and landscapes plays a key role in different social, cultural and economical problematics suchs as: identity, colonialism, extractivism, global warming, violence, among others. In this context, next Friday October 22, the Guggenheim Museum will host an special public program (in English) completely devoted to reflect on the complexity of the land.

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Art History, News
English

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
English

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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