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All that shines is Jeff Koons

By Mariel Vela

Jeff Koons is an undeniable figure, regardless of whether we agree with that statement or not. His work is practically inseparable from the shiny image he was forged of himself as an artist. Born January 21, 1955, in York, Pennsylvania, Koons studied painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA at the Art Institute of Maryland in Baltimore.

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Artists, News, Trends in Art

Is Cattelan’s banana art?

forbes.com.mx/Photo David Datuna Insta.

By Abel Cervantes

It is not the banana: it is the idea. It is not the banana: it is the money it produces, the attention it causes. The images it generates in social networks and media, New York Times included. It is not the banana: it is the rumor, the criticisms, the laughs, the conversations, the intelligent interpretations, the teasing: “Did you know that some naive ones paid 120 thousand dollars for a banana? Did you know?” “Did you know that the world of contemporary art is gone crazy by an Italian artist who stick a banana on a wall with a gray tape and put a huge price on it? Did you know?” “What does that Instagram filter mean with a banana in your face?”

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News, Trends in Art

Bill Scott: Vivid Abstractions

Photo Courtesy of Sybaris Collection

Bill Scott is an American painter known for his vivid abstractions. With an underlying patchwork of organic forms and bright colors, Scott evokes the sensations and textures of nature.

Image: Bill Scott, “Late October” (2015), oil on canvas, 35 x 58 inches, Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York

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