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The first intentional mark made by man would have been a handprint in sand or dust. Here the struggling artist turns gesture into statement. But hang on… why is there an extra finger? Is it the art world pointing a gnarly digit at my insouciance? Or is it a spare one I’m flipping at “The Man”?

Top in the World: Stunning Self-Portraits by an A Level Art Student

Frida Kahlo la Ricerca dell'artista -----------------interessantissimi studi e strategie per arrivare ad un' opera compiuta-----------------------------------

"Porter Contemporary, NY, is pleased to announce Plaques & Tangles, the new paintings by Jeff Huntington, who explores the mysteries of perception and memory as well as the flexibility and fragility of the human mind. The title of the exhibition refers to the amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that are believed to contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a disease with which Huntington is quite familiar. While watching his father struggle with Alzheimer’s, the artist...

Eva Hesse Series of sandfilled stockings. (January 11, 1936 – May 29, 1970), was a Jewish German-born American sculptor, known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics. Her art is often viewed in light of all the painful struggles of her life including escaping the Nazis, her parents' divorce, the suicide of her mother when she was ten, her failed marriage and the death of her father.

Barbara Kruger layers found photographs from existing sources with aggressive and influential text, that involves the person in the picture in their struggle for power and control.