Toronto woke up a few days ago with a pleasant surprise: some of its avenues had been flooded with illuminated books, creating one of the most beautiful and magical images we have seen. Thousands of book lovers have taken to the streets to walk on this literary torrent, because not every day you can float in culture, literally speaking.
The exhibitions are finding a new way to attract the public: turn the visit into a magical experience that transports you to a parallel universe full of color and special effects. And this is even easier with Dr. Seuss Experience, and his drawings and illustrations that young and old like.
Karl Blossfeldt and his botanical photography, the wonderful temporary exhibition of the Thyssen Museum in Madrid to see this autumn
From September 6 to October 5, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum hosts the exhibition Karl Blossfeldt: Urformen der Kunst. The German photographer that Loewe made known to us this March will now have a space in the Madrid museum where his visionary capacity will be exposed to reveal the beauty of wild flowers.
We go to the Nevada desert where the most original and artistic festival of all is celebrated: Burning Man. Here, sculptures, assemblies, electronic music and a Mad Max aesthetic are part of a show like no other than every year It brings together more artists and people who like strong emotions.
This Australian artist makes true magic with the light transforming the Australian landscapes in his photographs
Peter Solness is an Australian photographer specializing in the technique of photography with lights. Not only does it achieve incredible optical effects, but its mounts reach the deepest of objects, giving them life and showing us their nature. Landscapes with lights become magical and spooky.
This summer the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco will become a place full of luxury (even more). The exhibition 'Majesty Jewels of Sovereigns Since 1780' organized by Chaumet will show historical gems and spectacular jewels, provided by museums, large families or royals. A great opportunity to immerse ourselves in a universe as dazzling as the jewels of Chaumet.
Malaga's impressive art offer is joined by one of the most important Modern and Contemporary Art Fairs of the summer: Art Marbella 2019, which celebrates its 5th edition from July 30 to August 3. Not everything in summer is the dolce far niente on the sunbed and the summer reds of the beach bar, and this cultural proposal is most interesting.
Graffiti have raised their level to become true works of art. Just like Okuda San Miguel has reached the whole world with his works, the Valencian artist Antonio Segura Donat, known as Dulk, has changed the urban landscape of places like Honolulu, Miami, or Costa Rica. Today we discover his work through his Instagram.
Art jumps from the museum at your feet with this Vans collection that reproduces three of Frida Kahlo's most iconic paintings
After the Harry Potter-inspired shoes and Van Gogh's paintings, which sold out shortly after going on sale, Vans surprises us again with a new capsule collection inspired by another of the most emblematic artists in art history. This is Frida Kahlo that, as we have already investigated in Trendencias, has become a very profitable brand in itself and that has little to do with the ideals that the artist had in life.
The Palacio de Liria is a real gem for lovers of art, luxury and decoration that can finally be visited inside. Built in the 18th century, it will show the public the treasures, works and antiques that belong to the Alba Family. Point on the agenda that can be visited from September.
Every image can become a meme, even classic art, and this is demonstrated by the Instagram account @artmemescentral, which recovers classic works of painting to convert them to the current language of memes, whatsapp groups, and other funny things that will soon be They go viral on social networks.
We knew his powerful voice through his paintings but now we can hear how Frida Kahlo really sounded thanks to a lost recording
Safe and energetic but still sweet and soft. Until now, only those who were lucky enough to meet her in life knew what the sound of Frida Kahlo's voice was like. Now, thanks to a discovery of the National Fonoteca de México, the first recording of the painter's voice has been made public.
Balenciaga and the best Spanish painting, the most interesting exhibition of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum for this summer
Visiting the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum while the sun burns in the streets of Madrid is the best plan for this summer. Uniting fashion and art, the exhibition 'Balenciaga and Spanish painting' presents a fascinating comparison. Works by Murillo, El Greco, Alonso Sánchez Coello and the peculiar costumes of the characters portrayed in the paintings inspire Cristobal Balenciaga and elevate (once again), his designs to the category of the purest and most moving art.
Okuda San Miguel has become one of the most admired Spanish artists in the world. Considered "the Spanish Bansky" is known for his works of urban art and has become an icon of Cantabrian modernity. Painter, sculptor and Cantabrian designer, performs large-scale works and transgressive air that are formed by fragmented figures in geometric shapes and strong polychrome full of positivism.
Malaga has art, and not only thanks to its museums and permanent exhibitions. This week the Bansky exhibition will open its doors at the La Térmica de Málaga cultural center. The Art of Protest. The controversial graffiti artist and the object of millions of auctions, is a great influence on current art and in this exhibition he will show us his most vindictive and contestant side.
"Social networks have allowed art to reach people who don't have access to it." We talked with artist Arlin Graff about technology, art and nature
Arlin is 32 years old and has been capturing his art in the streets for 20 years. What started as a hobby has become his work, and is now one of the best known street art artists in the world. He has been the creator of the new Havaianas IPÊ collection, with three prints that represent Brazilian biodiversity.
More and more millennials want to take their decoration beyond Ikea. Because the Swedish store is great for furniture, but the icing on the cake must be looked for in more original places. Like custom collages, which have gained strength thanks to these 11 female Instagram artists and occupy the coolest homes in the # housedeco universe.
Banksy has taken all the attention at the Venice Biennale, without being invited, with two new street murals
In full Venice Biennale 2019, an artist who does not officially participate in the prestigious art exhibition is the one who is taking international attention. This is Banksy, the enigmatic British urban artist, who has performed in the Italian city to make his own. Already, a few days ago, the graffiti of a migrant boy with a life jacket holding up a neon pink flash appeared overnight on the Grand Canal in Venice.
Swatch is once again an official collaborator of the Venice Biennale, and this time it presents new watch designs together with British artist Joe Tilson and four emerging artists. Joe Tilson has created a special installation called The Flags. In commemoration of the British artist's ninety birthday and his seventy years creating art, Swatch also presents The Joe Tilson Venetian Watch, a limited edition of 2019 pieces.
The gigantic work of Jaume Plensa has arrived at the Rockefeller Center and has become the favorite snapshot of those who visit downtown New York. The Frieze art fair has placed its spectacular sculpture 'Behind the walls' in one of the most visited places in the Big Apple, showing the head of a woman who covers her eyes.
Hands that unite, that build bridges, becomes a brutal symbol of the union between men, friendship, faith, hope and love. The work of the artist Lorenzo Quinn is one of the most spectacular that can be seen in the new Venice Biennale, and his sculptures can be seen in other corners of the Italian city.