1 I am looking at an extraordinarily intense picture painted in oils on a small piece of cardboard. With great painterly skill, it depicts – very vividly and directly, with shocking expressiveness – the face of a man who, with his brown eyes wide open and furrowed forehead, makes a wild grimace: his mouth is […]
Blog by Živa Škodlar Vujić
Živa Škodlar Vujić, our director and art historian writes about various topics related to art.
ON HEARING OR READING THE TERM “POP ART”, IT’S ANDY WARHOL’S PAINTINGS THAT IMMEDIATELY COME TO MIND, AND WITH GOOD REASON. HIS THIRTY-TWO PAINTINGS OF CAMPBELL’S SOUP, SEEMINGLY THE SAME, BUT STILL DIFFERENT, CREATED IN EARLY 1960S, AS WELL AS A SERIES OF MARILYN PORTRAITS, WERE WHAT LAID THE GROUNDS OF THE POP ART MOVEMENT […]
Talking about art: an interview with Mr. Tom Wesselmann by Živa Škodlar Vujić
Q: I wanted to ask you when did you decide to paint, because I saw you graduated from psychology. Was that a late decision or was it always there? A: I didn’t have any idea that I wanted to be an artist or then had much of an idea that there were artists. This sounds […]
Do you love Print?
The graphic print is a very exquisite way of showing the artists’ knowledge of drawing as well as portraying his skill of image composition. The technique of engraving the plate or drawing onto the lithograph stone proves how well the artist can master drawing or even painting in color. Printmaking may be a painters’ most […]