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Teeter-Totter Wall: Design of the Year 2021. Is this Activism Art?

By Sybaris

Last week, Abel Cervantes wrote on this pages about the decline of public monuments and questioned if the design of public spaces in Mexico were actually social spaces. A couple of days ago (on January 21st), the Design Museum in London awarded Teeter-Totter Wall (2019) with the Design of the Year, one of the most prestigious design awards around the world. However, although this project has good intentions, is it really the best option one could imagine to protest against a wall that has been specifically designed to separate the people?

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Art Techniques, Artists, Events, Trends in Art

Bhangra Lexicon or How to Paint with Light, Dance and Technology

Digital technology is more important now than ever. Not only beacause we are under an historical lockdown but because it offers a thousand of possibilities for creating new form of arts. In this specific context, digital technology let us enjoy art outside the museums and from our homes. It is the case of this exciting project in which painting, dance, music, photography and technology merge together. One more plus: it is available to watch online.

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Artists, Events, List

Top Art Exhibitions in 2021

It isn’t new: 2020 was one of the most difficult years not only for museums but for the entire world. In the case of the formers, since the beggining of the year almost all the exhibitions around the world closed because of the pandemic. Even know, the majority of the museums are still closed and althought they offer exhibitions or art programms online, we are still wondering if the online space is the best way to exhibit art. What this situation brought as an urgent issue—more than ever—for those who are involved with art are addressed by several key questions: What is the role of the museums nowadays? Does the museums need to change their own dynamics base on the new relationships we are dilling thanks to the pandemic? What can offer the art in this times?

While we find the answer and while we hope for the museums to open in 2021, here are some upcoming international art exhibitions and events for this year. With some luck, we will be able to visit them without the fear of bein together.

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Art History, Artists, List

5 works to meet Remedios Varo

By Sybaris

After the First World War, the world was rebuilding, and not just geographically or politically. From the arts there were many manifestations that shook the international arena. Surrealism was one of them. Surrealism had an impact on the visual arts, cinema and literature, mainly. Some of its most important representatives are André Breton, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst or Man Ray. In Mexico, Surrealism was magnificently received. Luis Buñuel, for example, changed national cinematography by fusing realistic and surreal interests. Remedios Varo was born in Spain on December 16, 1908. However, she always considered herself Mexican. To commemorate her birth anniversary, we review 5 of her most important works.

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