WPeMatico Polyglot 1.5, our first update of 2022

Our first update released in 2022 is WPeMatico Polyglot, this plugin that lately is having a lot of acceptance and generating several comments. Many users are buying, commenting and asking for new features and so here we respond with some of these functionalities. The Polyglot is an addon for WPeMatico that translates “on the fly”… Continue reading WPeMatico Polyglot 1.5, our first update of 2022

A Tale of Revenge and Justice: The Oresteia in Paintings

Marcus Aurelius, the last of the five good Roman emperors once wrote: “The best way to avenge yourself is not to become as they are” (Meditations 6.6). When one reads Aeschylus’ well-known trilogy, Oresteia, it will become clear that all the mortal deeds and motives within these plays were built upon the values which were… Continue reading A Tale of Revenge and Justice: The Oresteia in Paintings

Angelica Kauffman – Paintings by the Queen of Neoclassical Art

Swiss artist Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) was one of the greats amongst the Neoclassical artists. Through her portraits and history paintings, she became one of the most successful artists of 18th-century Europe. Meet Angelica Kauffman Angelica Kauffman, Self Portrait, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, USA. Angelica Kauffman was born into an artistic family,… Continue reading Angelica Kauffman – Paintings by the Queen of Neoclassical Art

The Best of 2021: Our Top 10 United States Art Shows

Thanks to the beloved Hyperallergic contributors located around the country, we are able to bring you a list of 10 knockout exhibitions across several states this year. As someone who did limited traveling in 2021, working with these writers and reading their words on art has expanded my horizons. I hope they can do the… Continue reading The Best of 2021: Our Top 10 United States Art Shows

The Unknown Work of Rakuko Naito

Working across different mediums and materials, Rakuko Naito seems to have had at least four careers, while remaining nearly unknown in New York. Born in Japan in 1935, she studied Nihonga (traditional Japanese painting) at Tokyo National University, graduating in 1958. That year, she and her husband, the painter Tadaaki Kuwayama, moved to New York… Continue reading The Unknown Work of Rakuko Naito

Brick City “Meeting of Styles” with: John Connor, Yeer THC, Espy, Kosmic One, El Souls, Tense One, Prop, Revenge, Wane One & Adam Fu

Since 2002, Meeting of Styles has been sponsoring and organizing first-rate graffiti festivals throughout the world. Earlier this fall, the first Newark NJ Edition of MOS — under the curatorial direction of  Get Lost Alot — brought local, national and international artists together to celebrate and share their talents in Brick City. Last week, photojournalist… Continue reading Brick City “Meeting of Styles” with: John Connor, Yeer THC, Espy, Kosmic One, El Souls, Tense One, Prop, Revenge, Wane One & Adam Fu

Coming soon: C2E2 2021 in Chicago!

Spoke Art is returning to Chicago this December for C2E2!! Join us December 10th – 12th at McCormick Place for three days of pure pop culture enjoyment.  For this year’s installment of C2E2 we are showcasing all new prints, collectibles, pins, and more! Including new limited editions from Rory Kurtz, George Townley, Dakota Randall, Germain Barthélemy, Steve Thomas, Geoff Trapp, David Heo, Rucking Fotten and… Continue reading Coming soon: C2E2 2021 in Chicago!

“Murals for the Movement” Brings Inspiring Public Artworks to DUMBO, Brooklyn with: Marka27, Cey Adams & Sophia Dawson

Launched by Street Theory — a creative agency founded by Victor “MARKA27” Quinonez and Liza Quinonez in 2020 as a response to police brutality —  Murals for the Movement is intent on rebuilding communities with “uplifting large-scale murals and public art by Black artists and artists of color.” Under the curatorial direction of Street Theory, several… Continue reading “Murals for the Movement” Brings Inspiring Public Artworks to DUMBO, Brooklyn with: Marka27, Cey Adams & Sophia Dawson

Contemporary Ceremonial art from Aurukun – QAGOMA Blog

In the early 2000s, senior Wik and Kugu law men from the Aurukun region on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland, pioneered a significant contemporary movement: They reimagined their ceremonial visual traditions as contemporary art. Embodying ancestral narratives in a way that maintains spiritual and historical connections between the past and… Continue reading Contemporary Ceremonial art from Aurukun – QAGOMA Blog

Contemporary Ceremonial art from Aurukun – QAGOMA Blog

In the early 2000s, senior Wik and Kugu law men from the Aurukun region on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland, pioneered a significant contemporary movement: They reimagined their ceremonial visual traditions as contemporary art. Embodying ancestral narratives in a way that maintains spiritual and historical connections between the past and… Continue reading Contemporary Ceremonial art from Aurukun – QAGOMA Blog