Amedeo Modigliani is the very artist for our fiercely frank, candid camera age

by Rashmee

Posted on November 11, 2015


Who was Amedeo Modigliani that his paintings sell so startlingly well in the 21st century? During his lifetime, the Italian painter and sculptor was not particularly well known (or well thought of). He lived in Paris for a long time, where he met Picasso. He lived a Bohemian life – self-destructive in its debauchery and drugs … Continue reading “Amedeo Modigliani is the very artist for our fiercely frank, candid camera age”

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Should Germany be Hoovering up all of Adolf Hitler’s art…for the state?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 11, 2015


Yes, there’s a market in them anyway. Supply and demand is driven by the curious, the prurient, people who like notorious talking points on their walls. Fourteen of Hitler’s paintings were auctioned in Nuremberg last month for $446,000. They were bought by people as far away as China and Brazil. Leonid Bershidsky, a Berlin-based writer whose … Continue reading “Should Germany be Hoovering up all of Adolf Hitler’s art…for the state?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK