Three Studies of Lucian Freud

The 99 Percent and the Value of Art

Francis Bacon triptych at Christie’s auction, New York, 2013 Sold yesterday at Christie’s in New York for a staggering $142m, a Francis Bacon triptych has become, for now, the most expensive artwork ever to be sold at auction. This record-breaking sale is part of a far-reaching shift that is currently taking place in our globalized…

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The Woman in the Red Dress

Taken from Occupy Gezi Facebook page. Also used by Reuters A woman in a red dress sprayed with what appears to be pepper spray in Istanbul’s Gezi Park. The image vividly illustrates the popular uprising in Turkey: a young and vibrant youth movement suppressed by the state. The power of the image partially relates to…