Jeff Koons: The Retrospective – Artist or Marketeer?

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Jeff Koons: The Retrospective

Jeff Koons: The Retrospective – Artist or Marketeer? My first memory of Jeff Koons is from the late 1980s when his “Made in Heaven” exhibition – mainly containing sexually explicit photographs and sculptures featuring himself and the Hungarian-Italian porn-star, later wife of Koons’s, Cicciolina (a.k.a Ilona Staller) – reached the news. Not only did it reach the news world of the … Read More

Salvador Dali’s Catalonia – A Guide to the Dalinian Triangle

Lydian BrunstingDali, Spain2 Comments

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The Dalinian Triangle Salvador Dali’s Universe in Catalonia The ones familiar with Salvador Dali’s surrealistic art may easily get curious about the artist himself, even wishing to get to know this extraordinary man more in depth, an artist who not only got synonymous with surrealistic art in general, but who also transformed his own reality into a surrealistic world. A … Read More

Street Art Corner from Girona, Spain

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Street Art Corner from Girona, Spain   After a much welcomed summer-break we’re back again with our Street Art Corner, this time from Girona, Spain! Last week we spontaneously booked a flight to Girona, Spain, looking for some warmth and sun during the rainiest August we’ve had in Amsterdam for a long time. As in many other Spanish cities, like … Read More

Gaudi’s Barcelona: Catalan Art Nouveau At Large

Lydian BrunstingArtSmart Roundtable, Barcelona, Spain4 Comments

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Gaudi’s Barcelona  Catalan Art Nouveau at large   It’s time again for the ArtSmart Roundtable. This month the topic is Architecture, for which we take you to Barcelona, Spain, for Gaudi‘s modernist architecture. Each month the members of the ArtSmart Roundtable – a number of international art enthusiastic travel bloggers – delve into a topic on the crossroads of art … Read More