Hamburg painter Carsten Westphal finds his motifs where others often see nothing but wasteland and emptiness: in the deserts of our planet. For more than 15 years, the trained archaeologist has been painting in and with sand.
Are social media thought-police finally a reality? A clip of two official-looking men badged as 'fbi' who stop people from viewing nude art in a Belgian gallery has gone viral. But is it censorship, or a publicity stunt?
The exhibition Gerhard Richter: Abstraction, held at the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, focuses on works by the renowned German painter which reveal his abstract strategies and techniques.
The late pop superstar is the most depicted cultural figure in contemporary art, the National Portrait Gallery in London says. The museum's new show, On the Wall, opens a day after his father, Joe Jackson, died.
While many artworks have been created for the eyes and the ears, the sense of smell has always been neglected in the arts. Scent composers Christophe Laudamiel and Wolfgang Georgsdorf are working to change this.
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