The Spanish Civil War influenced Miro’s art in this painting in which a woman is reaching up to the sky with her mouth in almost a beak. She is seemingly rendered powerless and unnatural because of the war.
On his birthday, here is a visceral, jarring painting by Joan Miro. Miro’s work was strongly influenced by both Dada and surrealism, with hints of abstract expressionism and color field painting, although he rejected membership to any and all movements.
20 Apr 2012 @ 07:29PM /
TAGGED AS: joan miro painting
ArtsCAP presents a night of gallery opening receptions and other arts events on April 21, 2012 from 7 to 10pm in downtown Asbury Park. PARK FOR FREE at the Bangs Ave Garage, courtesy of TAKA Restaurant, 632 Mattison Ave. Arts Night presented by ArtsCAP in co-operation with Melarbit Partners and the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce.
Come visit us on Saturday night! We’ll be here from 7 to 10, with poet Nicole Homer on the hour. In addition we’ll have live music from Melissa Chill at 7:30, Alexandra Inglis at 8:30 and Poppa John Bug at 9:30, so stop by and say hello!
15 Apr 2012 @ 11:33PM /
TAGGED AS: Asbury Park event
One Year the Milkweed, 1944, by Arshile Gorky
Happy Arshile Gorky’s birthday, maybe! (The man was often very vague concerning details of his life, and was known to give different dates of birth in later years. His year of birth still isn’t concretely known.)
15 Apr 2012 @ 11:05PM /
TAGGED AS: Arshile Gorky painting
“Easter and the Totem” by Jackson Pollack
(1953, oil on canvas)
08 Apr 2012 @ 02:10AM /
TAGGED AS: pollock painting
Some Dadaist humor on this fine Saturday evening.
(Source: mimiallen, via fyeaharthistorianhedgehog)
07 Apr 2012 @ 08:56PM /
TAGGED AS: duchamp photograph
An interesting look at Tilly’s move from the Palace a few years ago.
03 Apr 2012 @ 07:24PM /
TAGGED AS: asbury park tilly
Dan Flavin was born on April Fool’s Day!
01 Apr 2012 @ 04:00PM /
TAGGED AS: dan flavin mixed media
Today marks the 159th birthday of Vincent van Gogh! In honour and tribute of one of the most recognizable artist of modern times. Here are some of his most iconic artworks. Happy birthday Vincent!!
(Source: artpedia, via artpedia)
30 Mar 2012 @ 11:52PM /
TAGGED AS: van gogh painting