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Posters for London 2012 Olympic Games by leading British artists unveiled

November 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Art Events & Exhibitions

LONDON (AP).- A nude Paralympic cyclist, an abstract take on Big Ben and two birds kissing. Olympic officials on Friday unveiled the posters for the London 2012 games, which highlight 12 different takes on how to celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic games. Leading British artists including the controversial Tracey Emin and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed designed the posters, joining a tradition that dates back to 1912 and has showcased the works of others such as Andy Warhol and David Hockney. Emin, [...]

A Hedonist’s Guide to Art Reveals the Secrets of the World of Art through a Collection of Essays

January 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Education & Research

LONDON.- Hg2 Art is a handbook that gives readers an insight into both the darker reaches of the art world and some of its more enchanting pockets. Revealing insider secrets, it answers the questions every would-be art collector wants to know. Hg2 Art is a seminal collection of essays that will not only inspire any burgeoning collector, but anyone wishing to tap into the esoteric fortress of strange that is the art world. Gilbert & George, Sarah Lucas, Will Self, [...]