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Feature: Sunday Painter | Georg Baselitz

Georg Baselitz German Neo-Expressionist painting, Georg Baselitz (zʇᴉlǝsɐq ƃɹoǝפ) is this week’s #SundayPainter. _ In the 1960s, Georg Baselitz emerged as a pioneer of German Neo-Expressionist painting. His work evokes disquieting subjects rendered feverishly as a means of confronting the realities of the modern age and explores what it is to be German and a …

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Marlene Dumas | The Image as Burden 5 February – 10 May 2015

Tate Modern London Marlene Dumas is one of the most prominent painters working today. Her intense, psychologically charged works explore themes of sexuality, love, death and shame, often referencing art history, popular culture and current affairs. ‘Secondhand images’, she has said, ‘can generate first-hand emotions.’ Dumas never paints directly from life, yet life in all …

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Paul Gauguin | Nafea Faa Ipoipo sells for $300m

  The record for the sale of painting has been broken with the £300m sale of Paul Gauguin’s Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) Gaugin died penniless in 1903. Retired Sotheby’s executive and art collector Rudolf Staechelin sold the piece, reportedly to state-financed Qatar Museums, breaking the previous record of $259 million for The Card Players …

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David Hockney | Some New Painting (and Photography)

Photography: Installation views by Tom Barratt; Artwork images by Richard Schmidt PACE Gallery | New York | 8 November 2014 – 10 January 2015 PACE Gallery in New York have the ever-prolific David Hockney on show in a wonderful exhibition of new paintings (…and photography). _ New York—Pace Gallery is pleased to announce Some New …

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Sunday Painter | Robert Delaunay

Last weekend’s #SundayPainter Robert Delaunay featured in this interesting video from @MuseumModernArt http://youtu.be/PkzACPGZcVk  _ Delaunay was fascinated by how the interaction of colors produces sensations of depth and movement, without reference to the natural world. In Simultaneous Contrasts that movement is the rhythm of the cosmos, for the painting’s circular frame is a sign for the universe, …

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Sunday Painter | Howard Hodgkin

This week we have Howard Hodgkin in our #SundayPainter feature.  The famous abstract painter was well-known for painting small pieces, usually incredibly slowly, but that still maintained emphatic power and resonance. _ In exploring the very nature of painting both as cultured language and sheer expression, Hodgkin disregards the classical polarities of abstraction and representation, …

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Habitat – Tai Shan Schierenberg – Cartwright Hall, Bradford

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery | Bradford Habitat – Tai-Shan Schierenberg Habitat – Tai-Shan Schierenberg will incorporate both landscapes and portraits into this exhibition and residency, with specific views of the North of England, Yorkshire and Bradford. Throughout our lives we encounter different environments.  Some leave a trace on our system, they change us and become internalised, a …

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