Meeting an artist…

“So I can start working on being an artist, Giovanna” my mother said to me when we finished looking at the art exhibition and talking to the artist that organized it. The exhibition called Art on the Hill was part of the Southside Fringe Festival of the city of Glasgow that took place last May. So I went with my mother and we had a look, and while we were having a look there were other people coming to see the art objects. There were all kinds of people, the same kind that you can find walking, shopping, in a … Continúa leyendo Meeting an artist…

“WTF?”.The big question about Contemporary Art…

You go to a Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and what you see is a chair, a urinary, a heap of detergent boxes together, a ripped blank canvas, a can with feces inside it (but not any feces…. the artist’s), videos of performances of an artist staring at people or letting people do to her body whatever they like with it, pictures of landscapes intervened and transformed by the artist, street graffittis or cubes as sculptures. If you go to a gallery, you may find a chair like the one you have at home, geometrical forms, sculpted or painted, … Continúa leyendo “WTF?”.The big question about Contemporary Art…