Contemporary art: the textile art of Turiya Magadlela, a weapon against racist and sexist violence | Knowledge of the Arts

1642179741 Contemporary art the textile art of Turiya Magadlela a weapon

Made of tights, the abstract canvases and installations of the South African visual artist Turiya Magadlela denounce systemic racial and gender violence. It is a huge red and pink arch that we take at the end of the course. Two hundred square meters of tights cut and sewn together, like 19th century African-American quilts or … Read more

Joan Didion, distinguished voice of journalism and contemporary literature, passed away

Joan Didion distinguished voice of journalism and contemporary literature passed

Mexico City. American writer and journalist Joan Didion, who forged a distinctive voice in contemporary literature, has died at the age of 87. He portrayed the life of Los Angeles during the 60s, observed in his reports the rebellious and misunderstood youth of the counterculture and exercised critical journalism through his travels through Latin America. … Read more

Readings: Joyce Carol Oates, Queen of Contemporary Social Gothic, Returns

1639797414 Readings Joyce Carol Oates Queen of Contemporary Social Gothic Returns

Languid and at the same time expressive, the fragile appearance of the American writer Joyce carol oates (Lockport, New York, 1938) suggests the characters of Tim BurtonOnly that at 83 years old he can no longer hide his intrepid way of standing before the world. Between social realism and southern Gothic, always in the dark, … Read more

Big names in contemporary Native American art celebrate life

1634833295 Big names in contemporary Native American art celebrate life

The big names in contemporary Native American art are exhibiting at the ORENDA gallery from October 21 to November 20, 2021. In this return to the end of the pandemic, the gallery pays tribute to the creativity of contemporary Native American artists. North. Those who are true to their roots but feel free to break … Read more