Carla

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 8 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @Carla73lr | Keep up with Carla on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Carla”

Japanese artists’ style was admired by Europe’s 19th-century avant-garde, but these prints and drawings reveal the inspired individuality they overlooked<p>In Jeff Wall’s 1993 photograph A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai), a disparate group of people are caught in a wild breeze. They seem liberated …

Art

Congress is feuding over a teen's controversial painting that dramatizes events in Ferguson

One of the bitterest fights being waged in Congress right now is over an acrylic painting by a teenager in Missouri that almost nobody had heard of until this Friday.<p>For seven months, the painting (shown below) sat in the middle of a tunnel connecting the US Capitol to a House office building after …

Rights & Freedoms

It is and it isn’t

Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ is not just a radical kind of art. It’s a philosophical dialetheia: a contradiction that is true<i>By Damon Young & Graham</i> …

Ink, Coffee, and Wite-Out Helped Make This Wonderfully Intricate Animated Short

Jake Fried’s hand-drawn <i>Mind Frame</i> may only last one minute, but it’s incredibly intricate, crafted from detailed drawings made using ink, coffee, and …

Art

Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy: a feast of art, real, raw and wonderful – review

When British artists saw the first London exhibitions of American abstract painters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in the late Fifties, they were astonished by the improvisatory freedom of their works, in which paint appeared to have been hurled on to the canvas without any preconceived …