So-called "white paintings" are in museums all across the world and Robert Ryman's all-white painting "Bridge" sold for a record $20.6 million at a Christie's auction in 2015. How are these seemingly plain white paintings considered art and why is it that not anyone can pick up a tube of white paint and make one?
Category - Artpunk
How art transcends in a crazy world.
The biggest factor in the price of art often isn't quality, or effort – it's branding. But when a new artist steps into the art market, he or she has no reputation – no branding. That's where art dealers come in. They promote, educate, and help artists to gain fame and success.
Tomas, also known as “The Gender Photographer", travels for a photoshoot with Johan Adolfsson, Head of Communications in Gävle county, Sweden. During the assignment he takes us back in time, explaining how he started noticing that we portray men and women differently in media - poses, angles and lighting etc. - and how he decided to do something about it.