art materials

Spray Paint with Sickboy

Brand and street symbols in the work of Sickboy ...

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Simone Leigh at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich

The American artist's first major exhibition in Switzerland features all new sculptures...

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Intimate, Wild, Raw: Karla Black at Fruitmarket Gallery

A review of Scottish artist Karla Black's solo exhibition at the newly renovated Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh...

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Celebrity as Material

Celebrity as Art Material: Once art ceases to be mimetic, portraiture as representation becomes destabilized, enabling it to investigate concepts such as celebrity as well as appearance. ...

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Concrete Art 2: Number As Material

Euclid defines line as ‘breadthless length’. The Skills You Need educational website, under the heading of ‘geometry’, defines ‘point’, ‘line’, ‘plane’, and ‘solid’...

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Concrete Art 1: Colour As Material

The distinction between primary and secondary qualities, as provided by John Locke, tells us that secondary qualities are accessible only to one mode of perception...

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Expensive Materials

To what extent do materials dictate the end price of the artwork?...

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