Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Centuries before Harry Potter fans heard of the Philosopher’s Stone or Pantone created its Pantone Matching System, medieval alchemists tried to transform matter into gold … and other colors. Three exhibits that opened this week at the Getty Center in Los Angeles shine a light on alchemy and the role it played in art and […]

Spain in Fluxus: A Visit to the Vostell Malpartida Museum [Video]

Spain in Fluxus: A Visit to the Vostell Malpartida Museum [Video]

Anyone seeking something unusual in the way of an art experience should visit the Vostell Malpartida Museum, close to Cáceres in the Extremadura region of Spain. Incorporating the Fluxus technique, using video and instrumentation art in a natural setting, German artist Wolf Vostell (1932-1998), has created a marvel. A brief explanation of the “Fluxus” movement […]

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