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1. Richard-Hamilton

“Once you ‘got’ Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again,” Andy Warhol once said. What is Pop art? More than just popular art. Or listen to Roy Lichtenstein’s take: “Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesn’t look like…

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Jewish and Israeli artists used Christian imagery to challenge long-held taboos in both communities, showcasing the evolving attitudes of Jewish artists toward a figure whose place in Jewish history has been…

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1.The Triumph of Music

Marc Chagall has his group of archetypes, these images that he returns to, images that are part of his memories, of his imagination, that are part of popular culture as well. When we look at his paintings…

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1 Marceau

Marcel Marceau had a first-hand experience with the horror of the Nazis, having lost his father in Auschwitz, and even used the art of mime against it. The Jewish Marceau (née Mangel) got his first exposure…

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epa03006595 (FILE) A file picture dated 22 October 2002 shows visitors looking at paintings, entitled Maeda Primavesi (1912, L) and Adele Bloch Bauer II (1912), by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) during the opening of the exhibition ‘Gustav Klimt – Landschaften (Gustav Klimt – Landscapes)’ at the Oberes Belvedere in Vienna, Austria. Klimt’s 150th birth anniversary will be celebrated in 2012 with special exhibits in eight Viennese museums, reports state on 17 November 2011. EPA/BARBARA GINDL [ Rechtehinweis: (c) dpa ]

Last summer, Oprah Winfrey sold a Gustav Klimt portrait – called “Adele Bloch-Bauer II” – for $150 million to a Chinese collector, in one of the biggest private art deals of 2016. Winfrey and the U.S. dealer who engineered the sale…

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In the long arc of art history, we’ve become reluctantly accustomed to the devastating loss of cultural artifacts due to war and human misdeeds, natural disaster, and just plain unfortunate accidents. But what happens when the destruction is a conscious…

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The ultimate anthology of the Dada movement is a book planned in detail by the Romanian avant-gardist Tristan Tzara in Paris around 1921.
However, a lack of funds…

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German-born French photographer Gisèle Freund (1908-2000) offers a rare look at Frida Kahlo in intimate snapshots taken of the celebrated artist during some of the last years of her life. Freund met the legendary couple Kahlo and Diego Rivera when she…

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