Sport as a religion: Darío Escobar shows sporting equipment in a non-traditional context

Guatemalan artist Darío Escobar presents sporting equipment like footballs, skateboards or baseball bats in an entirely new context. He sees sport as a global religion of the present era, so even everyday objects we take with us to the playground gain an aura of relics in his installations. A…
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Sport as a religion: Darío Escobar shows sporting equipment in a non-traditional context

Cat Olympics uses animal cuteness to criticise big sporting events

What would it look like if only cats competed in the Olympics? That's the question contemporary Japanese artist Nobuaki Takekawa has asked himself in the wake of the commotion surrounding the 2020 Tokyo Games. Through an unusual feline point of view, he reflects on the concept of national rivalry,…
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Cat Olympics uses animal cuteness to criticise big sporting events
Cat Olympics uses animal cuteness to criticise big sporting events

Cigarettes during halftime and asado after the match: Football rituals in Martin Kazanietz’s pa...

Under the fresh impressions of the recent World Cup, it may seem quite natural that an artist from Argentina, a country with a long and glorious football history, chose this sport as the subject of his paintings. But Messi's countryman is far from depicting iconic footballers. His works celebrate…
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Cigarettes during halftime and asado after the match: Football rituals in Martin Kazanietz’s paintings
Cigarettes during halftime and asado after the match: Football rituals in Martin Kazanietz’s paintings

From the History of Sport and Art II: Artists Competing For Olympic Medals

Did you know that in the past one could win an Olympic medal for a painting or statue? And that if it was up to Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games, it would probably still be so today?
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From the History of Sport and Art II: Artists Competing For Olympic Medals
From the History of Sport and Art II: Artists Competing For Olympic Medals

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