By Constantino C. Tejero
Japanese aesthetic is known for its minimalism and fineness of detail. Its concept of beauty some may find very strange indeed, if not at all distorted. Others may find an artwork facile, yet on closer inspection, one realizes how really hard it is to create.
By Mark Lewis Higgins
History has indisputably shown that the enduring legacy of any great artist survives way past the politics, religious scandals and even criminal offenses of that person’s lifetime. Some of the most revered geniuses in their fields had terrible vices that led to some form of tragedy.
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila has announced that the deadline for application for the MET Open 2014 is Aug. 16.
A Polish artist famed for slipping crocheted covers around unlikely objects has gotten into hot water in Mexico for slipping her brightly colored work around underwater sculptures near Cancun.
By Camille Abello-Calimon
Pop art takes imagery from popular culture, mass media and advertising, and isolates them within the context of art history to cull new and original meaning. Artist Andy Warhol was a master of this particular take on art—with a practice that famously includes paintings of Campbell soup cans and Brillo boxes.