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Sophie Taeuber-Arp: A Dada Woman

Dada is undoubtley one of the most important art movements of the 20th Century. Its power and importance has been historically attributed to characters such as Marcel Duchamp, Jean Arp or Man Ray. However, art history has forgot the key role some women artists played on this movement and the influence of their work on subsequent movements. The MoMA is currently displaying a major exhibition of one of the artists whose artistic practice was so innovative that transitioned from Dadaism to Abstractionism.

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5 Podcasts on Modern and Contemporary Art

Podcasts are not a trend not even a new social network to talk about. However, since the confinement for the Covid-19 pandemic, some art platforms around the world-from museums to art magazines- take advantage of the possibilities to online broadcast for making connections with their audiences even on the distance. Here are 5 podcasts-both in English and Spanish- to hear online while you are working, studying or just passing your time.

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What is human? The relevance of Leonora Carrington at the 59th Venice Biennale of Art

By Sybaris

Leonora Carrington‘s validity in the art world is undeniable. However, to reaffirm its importance, the Venice Biennale of 2022 takes one of its titles, The Milk of Dreams (Il Latte dei Sogni), as the motto of its 59th edition. Curated by Cecilia Alemani, the Venice Biennale has as its central question the metamorphosis of bodies and the definition of the human, a question that has been present in recent times and not only from the world of art, but also from science and technology.

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Made You Look: A True Story of Fake Art

By Sybaris

Made You Look: A True Story of Fake Art is 2020 documentary directed by Canadian director Barry Avrich, that you can watch online either on Netflix or Mubi. The film goes through a controversy about a series of fake paintings from some of the most important artist of the 20th Centyr valued in millions of dollars. While the true is revealed, the viewer can question how could it be possible to sell fake art to  important art collectors without noticing those pieces are copies.Read more

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