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DALI’S FACTORY II

Dali’s Factory II or “court of miracles” as he referred to it, is our third and last installment on the often overlooked Dali’s performance activity. See our first piece here, and our second piece here. As is always the case with

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DALI’S FACTORY II

Dali’s Factory II or “court of miracles” as he referred to it, is our third and last installment on the often overlooked Dali’s performance activity. See our first piece here, and our second piece here. As is always the case with

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SAGA DE XAM

Saga de Xam is a story in seven chapters credited to Nicolas Devil, and based on a scenario by film director Jean Rollin. The book was published by Éric Losfeld in 1967 in an edition of 5000 which quickly sold

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SAGA DE XAM

Saga de Xam is a story in seven chapters credited to Nicolas Devil, and based on a scenario by film director Jean Rollin. The book was published by Éric Losfeld in 1967 in an edition of 5000 which quickly sold

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ROBERT MUNFORD

Robert Munford was a pop art pioneer and a founding member of the Grupo Ibiza 59, the influential art group formed in Ibiza, Spain. Munford, born in 1925 in Worcester, Massachusetts, studied art at Ohio State University, the Cleveland Institute

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ROBERT MUNFORD

Robert Munford was a pop art pioneer and a founding member of the Grupo Ibiza 59, the influential art group formed in Ibiza, Spain. Munford, born in 1925 in Worcester, Massachusetts, studied art at Ohio State University, the Cleveland Institute

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DALI’S FACTORY I

Salvador Dali’s Factory is our second article on his often overlooked performance activity. see here our 2013 piee on occasion of Dali’s retrospective at Reina Sofía museum. Scroll down at your own risk. Dali’s home in Port Lligat, Hotel Meurice in Paris and

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DALI’S FACTORY I

Salvador Dali’s Factory is our second article on his often overlooked performance activity. see here our 2013 piee on occasion of Dali’s retrospective at Reina Sofía museum. Scroll down at your own risk. Dali’s home in Port Lligat, Hotel Meurice in Paris and

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YAYOI KUSAMA 1968

Yayoi Kusama’s astonishing New York performances of 1968; Anatomic Explosion and Mirror Performace. Kusama’s early practice involved a number of performances and happenings throughout the 1960s. These examined the artist’s personal, social and political concerns whilst illustrating her ability to

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YAYOI KUSAMA 1968

Yayoi Kusama’s astonishing New York performances of 1968; Anatomic Explosion and Mirror Performace. Kusama’s early practice involved a number of performances and happenings throughout the 1960s. These examined the artist’s personal, social and political concerns whilst illustrating her ability to

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JASPER JOHNS

Jasper Johns was born in 1930 in Georgia,  after stints at the University of South Carolina and the Parsons School of Design, Johns began his career in New York City. The reverberations of his work affected nearly every artistic movement

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JASPER JOHNS

Jasper Johns was born in 1930 in Georgia,  after stints at the University of South Carolina and the Parsons School of Design, Johns began his career in New York City. The reverberations of his work affected nearly every artistic movement

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CLAUDIO PARENTELA

I like to experiment …to recreate, to remake myself and to experience myself in new ways … I like to use and to create with new materials …. to draw, to paint,to photograph  my collages …to de-contextualize and to overlap

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CLAUDIO PARENTELA

I like to experiment …to recreate, to remake myself and to experience myself in new ways … I like to use and to create with new materials …. to draw, to paint,to photograph  my collages …to de-contextualize and to overlap

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THE FOOL DESIGN COLLECTIVE

The Fool Design Collective consisted of Marijke Koger, Simon Posthuma, Yosha Leeger and Barry Finch – Leeger’s fiancee, Marijke Koger was the ‘leader’ of the group. Koger started her first boutique, The Trend, in Amsterdam at the age of 18

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THE FOOL DESIGN COLLECTIVE

The Fool Design Collective consisted of Marijke Koger, Simon Posthuma, Yosha Leeger and Barry Finch – Leeger’s fiancee, Marijke Koger was the ‘leader’ of the group. Koger started her first boutique, The Trend, in Amsterdam at the age of 18

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MANUEL CALVO

Manuel Calvo early geometric art revolutionized the art scene of the late 50s. He held his first solo exhibition in 1958, at age twenty four, at Alfil Gallery in Madrid, Spain. Calvo’s “hard-edge” painting rejected the subjective emphasis of the prevalling

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MANUEL CALVO

Manuel Calvo early geometric art revolutionized the art scene of the late 50s. He held his first solo exhibition in 1958, at age twenty four, at Alfil Gallery in Madrid, Spain. Calvo’s “hard-edge” painting rejected the subjective emphasis of the prevalling

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ROBERT MOTHERWELL

Robert Motherwell, a major figure of the Abstract Expressionist generation, encompassed both the expressive brushwork of action painting and the breadth of scale and saturated hues of color field painting. He was a member of the New York School, a

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ROBERT MOTHERWELL

Robert Motherwell, a major figure of the Abstract Expressionist generation, encompassed both the expressive brushwork of action painting and the breadth of scale and saturated hues of color field painting. He was a member of the New York School, a

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YAYOI KUSAMA

Yayoi Kusama is famously known for her “dots”. In her early work to present she’s been focused on these massive multitude of hallucinatory dots in patterns as well as sculptures, on everyday objects with painted growths, “soft sculptures”, constantly exploring

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YAYOI KUSAMA

Yayoi Kusama is famously known for her “dots”. In her early work to present she’s been focused on these massive multitude of hallucinatory dots in patterns as well as sculptures, on everyday objects with painted growths, “soft sculptures”, constantly exploring

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PETER BLAKE

Peter Blake painter, printmaker, sculptor, and designer, a leading exponent of Pop art. His use of imagery from comics, pin-up magazines, consumer goods, and advertisements captured the flavour of the times. Blake is associated with the beginning of Pop Art.

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PETER BLAKE

Peter Blake painter, printmaker, sculptor, and designer, a leading exponent of Pop art. His use of imagery from comics, pin-up magazines, consumer goods, and advertisements captured the flavour of the times. Blake is associated with the beginning of Pop Art.

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DALÍ

Salvador Dalí comes back home to Contemporary Art Museum Reina Sofia in Madrid, with the biggest show ever after opening at the Pompidou Center in Paris . Formidable Magazine crelebrates this event puting together a massive collection of photographs as outrageous, scandalous

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DALÍ

Salvador Dalí comes back home to Contemporary Art Museum Reina Sofia in Madrid, with the biggest show ever after opening at the Pompidou Center in Paris . Formidable Magazine crelebrates this event puting together a massive collection of photographs as outrageous, scandalous

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VASARELY

Vasarely is widely regarded as the father of Op-Art. During the 1960’s and 70’s his optical images became part of the popular culture, having a deep impact on architecture, computer science, fashion, and the way we now look at things

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VASARELY

Vasarely is widely regarded as the father of Op-Art. During the 1960’s and 70’s his optical images became part of the popular culture, having a deep impact on architecture, computer science, fashion, and the way we now look at things

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LUIS FEITO

Luis Feito. A key figure in Spanish Abstract Expresionism, Luis Feito was a founder member of  ‘El Paso’, a collective of artists at the vanguard of Spanish art in the late 1950s and early 1960’s. All portrait photography and interview

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LUIS FEITO

Luis Feito. A key figure in Spanish Abstract Expresionism, Luis Feito was a founder member of  ‘El Paso’, a collective of artists at the vanguard of Spanish art in the late 1950s and early 1960’s. All portrait photography and interview

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SOLEDAD LORENZO

Soledad Lorenzo. After a twenty-six year career dedicated to artists like Palazuelo, Uslé, Sicilia, Barceló or Brotos, one can say without fear of contradiction, that Soledad Lorenzo has shaped the Spanish contemporary art scene since she opened her own gallery

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SOLEDAD LORENZO

Soledad Lorenzo. After a twenty-six year career dedicated to artists like Palazuelo, Uslé, Sicilia, Barceló or Brotos, one can say without fear of contradiction, that Soledad Lorenzo has shaped the Spanish contemporary art scene since she opened her own gallery

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IBIZA ART SCENE

Ibiza art scene. By mid 60’s Ibiza had a well established art scene. Local galleries El Corsario, Ivan Spence and Carl Van Der Voort, were the most active among many others, and had great impact in the international art circuit.

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IBIZA ART SCENE

Ibiza art scene. By mid 60’s Ibiza had a well established art scene. Local galleries El Corsario, Ivan Spence and Carl Van Der Voort, were the most active among many others, and had great impact in the international art circuit.

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AD REINHARDT

Ad Reinhardt sought to create an art form that, in its monochromatic purity, could overcome the tyrannies of oppositional thinking. Influenced by Stuart Davis’s Cubist-inspired paintings, Ad Reinhardt’s early work features canvases covered in colorful and asymmetrical geometric forms, such

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AD REINHARDT

Ad Reinhardt sought to create an art form that, in its monochromatic purity, could overcome the tyrannies of oppositional thinking. Influenced by Stuart Davis’s Cubist-inspired paintings, Ad Reinhardt’s early work features canvases covered in colorful and asymmetrical geometric forms, such

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ABORIGINAL ART

Aboriginal art bold patterns and striking colors lend comparisons to abstract expressionist or minimal art, but the imagery is more deeply narrative, depicting landscapes, still life, historical and mythic events, ceremonies, portraits, and even laws. Contemporary Aboriginal art is a

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ABORIGINAL ART

Aboriginal art bold patterns and striking colors lend comparisons to abstract expressionist or minimal art, but the imagery is more deeply narrative, depicting landscapes, still life, historical and mythic events, ceremonies, portraits, and even laws. Contemporary Aboriginal art is a

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INOUE YUICHI

Inoue Yuichi, was a Japanese avant-garde calligrapher, who explored the human’s primitive impulse on the conflict between authority and everyday-life. Yuichi became widely known to the world after the 4th São Paulo Art Biennial in 1954. Yuichi was at the

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INOUE YUICHI

Inoue Yuichi, was a Japanese avant-garde calligrapher, who explored the human’s primitive impulse on the conflict between authority and everyday-life. Yuichi became widely known to the world after the 4th São Paulo Art Biennial in 1954. Yuichi was at the

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FRANK STELLA

Frank Stella reacted in the late 50’s, against the expressive use of paint by the abstract expressionists. He began emphasized the picture-as-object, rather than the picture as a representation of something physical or emotional. Frank Stella photographed by Ugo Mulas

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FRANK STELLA

Frank Stella reacted in the late 50’s, against the expressive use of paint by the abstract expressionists. He began emphasized the picture-as-object, rather than the picture as a representation of something physical or emotional. Frank Stella photographed by Ugo Mulas

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YVES KLEIN

Yves Klein was a leader of the Nouveau réalisme movement . Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art. His short career was characterised

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YVES KLEIN

Yves Klein was a leader of the Nouveau réalisme movement . Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art. His short career was characterised

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