Atelier Grandi x Miró
PostApril 19, 2017April 19, 2017

Atelier Grandi x Miró

One of Spain’s most famous artists, Joan Miró, left a career in the business world after suffering a nervous breakdown. His work demonstrated a contempt for conventional painting methods, which reflected his attitude against the social reeling towards conformity. After all, isn’t that what being iconic is all about? To be a rebel and to...

Atelier Grandi x Lichtenstein
PostApril 11, 2017April 11, 2017

Atelier Grandi x Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein brought what was then a great taboo – commercial art – into the gallery, characterized by his hard-edged lines and Ben-Day dots which imitate the mechanical printing process for comic books and advertising. While his method of adapting borrowed imagery from external sources for his work has been described as impersonal, it’s no...

Atelier Grandi x Yayoi Kusama
PostApril 4, 2017April 8, 2017

Atelier Grandi x Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is best known for her infinity dots motif, which light our eyes on fire with it’s pulsating, kaleidoscopic colours and hallucinatory effects. She was once told by a psychiatric doctor that her obsession with painting was the cause of her mental illnesses. Despite such a diagnosis, she persisted in her role as a...