We discuss the roots of the minimalist movement and ask whether or not it’s still relevant.
Her body was still framed
by the marks of ex-lovers
he said he didn’t mind
anyway it was there
the shape without lipstick
quite on her neck.
The collage has played a unique and distinctive role in modern art. By implementing mixed media, textures and text, the collage artist is free to create vibrant compositions that land somewhere between the fantastical and allegorical. We spoke to Andreia Azevedo, an artist who captures this meeting point between contemporary and classical art.
In collaboration with member of King Dude and agender model Marlow Rae, photographer Colette Pomerleau has created a photo editorial that contrasts fluidity and motion with brutalist architecture and rigid structures.
Words projected, ejected
As though you were unable to contain
The taste of fury, salty sour on your tongue —
good riddance, yes
get rid of your demons —
was it worth putting your
money where your mouth is
only to choke on the bitterness?
I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.Georgia O’Keeffe
The works of Japan-born Polish painter and fashion designer Lia Kimura are intense and emotive. We met the artist at the opening of the Fresh Legs Berlin 2019 exhibition to find out more about her creative inspiration.
American-born Melissa Steckbauer explores the depths of human connection in her work as both a visual artist and reiki teacher. WOM speaks with the artist about why it is so important to nurture intimacy and promote sex positivity in art and beyond.
Don’t make us cheerleaders
Don’t demand we look a certain way
Don’t have us wear a suit of patriarchy
Designed for ogling and locker room culture
Don’t demand from us
How we should dress
How we should behave
How we should talk
How we should pleasure
the artist turns softly in his sleep blonde hair resting againstthe lillies on my pillowcase & I wish I couldlet my body fall from its defensive pose & love him… Read more “Keeper of empires”