Tag Archives: Tracey Emin

Marrying a rock

Mont Sainte-Victoire near Paul Cézanne’s home in Aix-en-Provence was one of his favorite subjects.  It was in painting this mountain that he developed the spatial effect (sometimes called flat-depth) that became the bridge between Impressionism and Cubism. Mont Sainte-Victoire is, therefore, not just a plein air motif but an icon in the development of modern […]

The cleaners were right

Periodically, something happens in the art world that points out the absurdity of some contemporary art. The current story comes from Italy, where two cleaners assumed that an art installation, entitled “Where shall we go dancing tonight?” was a mess left over from a party the night before. Of course they cleaned it up. Created by Sara Goldschmied and […]