Contemporary art for dummies: Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon’s paintings are not only innovative and unique, but also cruel and disturbing, through his art he tried to represent the twentieth century human condition. His paintings are famous because, through the deformation and destruction, he creates a new, brutal and hopeless reality: “People like abstraction, because abstraction is never cruel,” he said. Especially […]

Contemporary art for dummies: Marcel Duchamp

Contemporary art has always been considered as transgressive and difficult to interpret; taking as reference the art works done in the past. Indeed the art of the XII century or the Renaissance for instance is a form of tangible art, that we can judge through our senses. Contemporary artists, such as Duchamp, Piero Manzoni or Lucio Fontana instead […]