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Remedios Varo: Life and Career

By |2020-07-08T19:31:45+03:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Remedios Varo Uranga was a Spanish-Mexican surrealist artist working in Spain, France, and Mexico. Remedios Varo was born in Anglès, a small town in the province of Girona (Catalonia), in northeast Spain, in 1908. Her mother named Varo in honor of the Virgen de los [...]

An Introduction to Fantastic Art

By |2020-02-16T02:16:02+03:00February 16th, 2020|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fantastic art is a broad and loosely defined art genre. It is not restricted to a specific school of artists, geographical location or historical period. Fantastic art can be characterized by subject matter – which portrays non-realistic, mystical, mythical or folkloric subjects or events – [...]

Works of Art and Architecture Designed With the Golden Ratio

By |2019-01-17T01:59:24+03:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Many works of art are claimed to have been designed using the golden ratio. However, many of these claims are disputed, or refuted by measurement. The golden ratio, an irrational number, is approximately 1.618; it is often denoted by the Greek letter φ (phi). Early [...]

Surrealism Movement History

By |2018-06-13T22:25:57+03:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Surrealism, as we know it today, is closely related to some forms of abstract art. In fact, they shared similar origins, but they diverged on their interpretation of what those origins meant to the aesthetic of art. At the end of the First War World, [...]