“Intercultural” by Sheinina Lolita Raj with Sound Art by Nelly Furtado (during Miami Art Basel Week 2016)

native-american

… This brings me to the relevance of art and the responsibility of an artist. Historically the art has served as a vision of ideals, beliefs and cultural identity. Artists have been revered for their perception and the integral voice expressed within a mastered discipline that engages society while inspiring communication in a language that is universally understood …

doyoubasel.miami

dyb 2019do y0u baSel?™ is an outsider/insider view of the world of ART. It was conceived in Miami, Florida in 2012 as a concept to market Art Basel Miami as a destination to the African American arts community. It was very successful. Since that time Miami has managed to be considered the #3 most influential art city in the world. But it comes at a time of change …  [read more]

Trauma In Art

FRANCIS BACON — WAR, TRAUMA and ART

FRANCIS BACON (1909-1992), the British artist, painted provocative and disturbing images that carry a raw sense of anxiety and alienation- the viewers walk away with a underlying feeling of tension.

Despite this tension or maybe because of the tension – Bacon is recognized as one of the most influential artist of his times.

War and trauma, it has an affect on the artist, the audience and the ART.