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Study of Da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ Reveals Charcoal Underdrawing

September 29th, 2020

A new study of the Mona Lisa has revealed a charcoal underdrawing, indicating a sketch of the work before its completion. “These discoveries increase and increase the mystery of its creation, in the end we understand that it is the work of a very long ‘creative act’—which spans more than a decade and in several stages,” says researcher Pascal Cotte.
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Student Finds Early Edward Hopper Paintings to be Copied from Earlier Works

September 29th, 2020

A new study into the work of Edward Hopper by a doctoral candidate at the Courtauld Institute in London shows that some of the artist’s early works are copies of works from a magazine for amateur artists. 
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Bruce Nauman Profiled in The Guardian

September 29th, 2020

Bruce Nauman speaks with The Guardian this week, as the artist prepares to open a major retrospective at Tate Modern. “I remember someone coming to the studio and saying, ‘You must be very depressed,’” he notes. “I said that I didn’t think so, otherwise I wouldn’t be making work. A lot of things got worked out through the work. Different kinds of anger and frustration.”
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Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer via www.the-artists.org

Urs Fischer

[image via www.the-artists.org]

Urs Fischer was born in Switzerland in 1973. He has had solo shows throughout Europe and the USA, including Urs Fischer: Kir Royal, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland, and the Centre Pompidou, Paris, both in 2004. His work has been included in numerous group shows including three consecutive appearances at the Venice Biennale in 2003, 2005, and 2007, and was part of The Third Mind – Carte blanche à Ugo Rondinone, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2007.  Several monographs of Fischer’s work have been published, including Urs Fischer: Kir Royal published by JRP Ringier in 2004.

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