June 22, 2022

Multicultural Art

Wendy Red Star Valiantly Recontextualizes Indigenous Representation

In 1984, the Museum of Modern Art mounted an exhibition called “‘Primitivism’ in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern.” It featured 150 works by modern artists like Pablo Picasso and Paul Gauguin along with more than 200 artifacts from Indigenous cultures of the Pacific Islands, Africa, and North America—the latter category

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Awash in Color, Alice Pasquini’s Murals Exude Hope and Affection

Toronto. All images © Alice Pasquini, shared with permission For Alice Pasquini, painting outside among pedestrians, cars, and the milieu of local life is an inherent component of her practice. The artist begins each mural by studying the intended wall and its physical qualities. Material, paint color, and various markings and damages offer indications about

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Beautiful Advertising Photos of Opel Automobiles From the 1950s

Opel is a German automobile manufacturer which was owned by the American automaker General Motors from 1929 until 2017 and the PSA Group, a predecessor of Stellantis, from 2017 until 2021. h/t: vintag.es Opel vehicles are sold in the United Kingdom under the Vauxhall brand. Some Opel vehicles were badge-engineered in Australia under the Holden

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