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Art History

The Difference Between Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor Paint

Painting is one of the oldest art expressions and undoubtedly the most popular one. Painting is also the main character in almost every exhibition, whether if its an historical art show or about contemporary art. However, when seeing a painting it is usually a bit difficult to recognize which technique is painting with, at least at a first glance. Here are some basic characteristics to know more about the difference between oil, acrylic and watercolor paint.

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Marc Breslin. The Mimesis in Painting

For American artist Marc Breslin (New York , 1983), painting is a space of oportunity to explore the confluences of different times and spaces. It is the space to create “shared encounters both art historically and personally. I like to think towards our current history in a manner similar to storytelling.”

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Art History

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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Marek Wolfryd

The artistic practice of Marek Wolfryd (Ciudad de México, 1989) has as starting point the exploration of different formats and artistic media to explore the social, economic and artistic values ​​of the objects and images that surround us, mainly in the middle of a context characterized by the overproduction of images and their excessive reproduction.

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