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How does Pictorial Art Represent Pandemics?

By Julio Horta

Referring to the philosopher Luigi Pareyson, Umberto Eco proposes in The definition of Art that “the person forms in the work his concrete experience, his inner life, his inimitable spirituality, his personal reactions in the historical environment in which he lives…” In relation to this “aesthetics of formativity”*, images about a pandemic in art are forms that establish the way the artist looks at himself in his social reality.

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Art History

The Best 30 Artist-Illustrated Album Covers. Second Part

By Lucía Peñalosa

 

The relationship between music and the visual arts has resulted in covers that not only illustrate musical content, but could even be part of a museum. As, in fact, it happens in some of the works that we have recovered. We selected the 30 most outstanding albums for their artistic images and ordered them chronologically. In this list we show only the second 10.
If you want to review the top 10, click this here: https://www.sybariscollection.com/the-best-30-arti…overs-first-part/ 

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10 works to meet Leonora Carrington

By Sybaris Collection

Leonora Carrington Moorhead is one of the most important referents of Surrealism. Born in Lancashire in 1917, she spent her first years of life in a neo-Gothic-style mansion, where she began to devise some of the creatures that haunted her throughout life: fantastic animals, specters and memories where dreams merge with reality. To commemorate the mourning anniversary of the Mexican artist (who disappeared on May 25, 2011) we recovered 10 of her most emblematic works.

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Art History

The Best 30 Artist-Illustrated Album Covers. First Part

By Lucía Peñalosa

 

The relationship between music and the visual arts has resulted in covers that not only illustrate musical content, but could even be part of a museum. As, in fact, it happens in some of the works that we have recovered. We selected the 30 most outstanding albums for their artistic images and ordered them chronologically. In this list we show only the first 10.
If you want to review the next 10, click this here: https://www.sybariscollection.com/the-best-30-arti…vers-second-part/

 

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Museum of Modern Art vs Guggenheim

By Sybaris Collection

Who has not heard the word MoMA pronounced as a synonym for contemporary art or, better yet, as a synonym for culture?And what can we say about the Guggenheim that was probably immortalized in popular culture for starring on the stages of the films Men in Black and The International? On International Museum Day, we take stock of two of today’s most important visual arts references with different exhibition models. Both venues suffer the consequences of one of the most critical periods in our recent history that has forced them to close their doors.

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