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K-boom! How the unstoppable stars of K-pop went gunning for the art world

First came K-cinema, then K-pop and K-TV. Now South Korea’s young stars are conquering the world with K-art. But what do their dark visions say about their nation’s psyche – and ours?Ohnim is having a blue period, just like Picasso. Over Zoom from a gallery in Seoul, the Korean rapper Song Min-ho, better known as Mino to K-pop fans but Ohnim in the art world, shows me a painting he finished the previous evening in collaboration with artist Choi Na-ri. It depicts a blue crouched figure, like a de...
Tags: Art, South Korea, Music, London, Culture, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Pop and rock, Sculpture, Korea, Installation, Exhibitions, Seoul, Rodin, Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi

Can’t Make It To The Gallery Because Of COVID Concerns?

That’s OK; your mobile robot can do it for you. (The show at the Saatchi in London also has some tightly restricted in-person options as well.) – BBC
Tags: Art, London, Visual, Saatchi, 10.30.20

Tutankhamun review – thrills and fun as King Tut gets the Hollywood treatment

Saatchi Gallery, LondonThis magnificent piece of pop archaeology is full of songs, statues, gems, gods and gold – reminding us that this pharaoh was no warrior king, just a frail boy who loved his boomerangsIt is not the gold that takes your breath away, it’s the craft. More than 3,300 years ago, Egypt’s top artists – we don’t know their names – were summoned to create all the equipment their young pharaoh Tutankhamun would need in the afterlife. Their creations are some of the most graceful and...
Tags: Art, Hollywood, London, Africa, UK News, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Art and design, Museums, Anthropology, Archaeology, Egyptology, Exhibitions, Tutankhamun, Saatchi Gallery

Young painter with new Warrington exhibition is shortlisted for major art prize

Young painter with new Warrington exhibition is shortlisted for major art prize A young painter who recently unveiled a solo exhibition at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery has been shortlisted for a major national art prize. Louise Giovanelli, 24, who was described as ‘one to watch’ by leading online art gallery Saatchi Art, has been […] The post Young painter with new Warrington exhibition is shortlisted for major art prize appeared first on
Tags: Art, News, Warrington, Saatchi, Warrington Museum, Warrington Museum Art Gallery, Louise Giovanelli

Friday Fun: Office Supply Art That’ll Blow Your Mind

Artists use lots of crazy things to make their masterpieces come to life. Ever hears of the hall of human hair at the Saatchi gallery? Or maybe even the chewing gum exhibit? Yuck! Artists can get pretty creative for the sake of their vision. We wondered if there were any office supply enthusiasts out there and as it turns out, there are! We were pretty amazed by the types of works that were possible using every day, run of the mill office basics. These artists use classic office staples in ways ...
Tags: Art, Japan, Berlin, Staples, Manchester, Nashville, Michigan, Lifehacks, Office Supplies, Unusual, Art Supplies, Office Ideas, Saatchi, Scissors, Max Zorn, Rebecca Murtaugh

Darkly Humorous NSFW Paintings Critique Society’s Relationship With Technology

After resisting technology’s pull for a long time, artist John Jackson gave in to buffering, dwindling memory, and social media, which inspired a series of nude figurative paintings that, in turn, interrogate society’s obsession with all things tech. The Nashville-based artist produced this Technology Series, and it features things like Apple’s spinning wheel painted onto a landscape, Vermeer’s Girl With a Pearl Earring holding a pearly cell phone instead, and, in Facebook Sunset, a couple on a...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Design, Nashville, Jackson, Inspirations, John Jackson, Vermeer, Saatchi, Facebook Sunset

From elitism to engaging, how the art industry is evolving in the digital age

From elitism to engaging, how the art industry is evolving in the digital age The art traders report last year revealed that nearly half of online art buyers plan to purchase more art and collectibles online this year. With online art sales reaching $3.27 billion (£2.62 billion) in 2015, and nearly a quarter of millennials […] The post From elitism to engaging, how the art industry is evolving in the digital age appeared first on
Tags: Art, News, Top, Ebay, Sales, Online, Millenials, Engagement, Artsy, Sothebys, Artnet, Saatchi, Hiscox

Entering Botanical Exhibitions and Society Membership

Last week I wrote about my painting, Fritillaria imperialis 'Rubra' being accepted for the ASBA 19th Annual International. This got me to thinking about the process of entering exhibitions and applying to Botanical Societies for Membership. I know that I've made some mistakes over the years but I've also been accepted into a few good shows and Societies, such as the Hunt and the Sydney Florilegium as well as being being a SBA member and exhibitor with the RHS. So I thought I'd write down my thou...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Durham, Olivia Rose Austin, Hunt, Strathmore, James White, SBA, ASTM, Kew, Saatchi, Botanical Gardens, Dianne Sutherland, ASBA, Gillian Barlow, Fabriano

Saatchi Gallery's all-female exhibition could start to shift male gaze of the art world

Champagne Life exhibition, featuring 14 female artists, seems to represent all the oppressed generations who never got the chance to pick up a paintbrushA white-haired woman looks unnervingly across a huge white space in the Saatchi Gallery from ashen eyes magnified by huge tortoiseshell-framed spectacles. What has she seen? What does she know? And why does her judgment seem so severe? Ljubica is one of three colossal portraits of older women by Jelena Bulajić that feature in Champagne Life, an ...
Tags: Art, Art and design, Sculpture, Tracey Emin, Christie, Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi, Ljubica, Jelena Bulajić

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