In a Gallery of their Own: Isolation and Separation - Who did what and why? (Art and Music)
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Office in a Small City
Painted by Edward Hopper 1953; suggests the alienation associated with white-collar work and the corporate atmosphere of the 1950s
Hiding in the City - Vegetables
Painted by Liu Bolin in 2011; part of his most popular works,"Hiding in the City" series; photographic works that began as performance art in 2005 (where he stands still for hours until he vanishes into the background of his pictures), when China emerged from the rubble of the Cultural Revolution and was beginning to enjoy rapid economic growth and relative political stability
Painted in 1958 by Remedios Varo Uranga, she was one of the few acknowledged female surrealist painters of the first half of the 20th century. She defied the male dominated artistic world of that era through her unique and peculiar approach to Surrealism because of her multicultural background and upbringing.
Here We Are
Painted in 2016 by , New Zealand artist Kushana Bush explores Mughal miniatures to medieval books of hours and Italian Renaissance painting -- to infuse historical references with symbols of the contemporary world, blurring temporal, cultural and geographical boundaries so that, contrary to the assertion of the title, exactly where we are is anything but clear-cut
Created in 2013 in Mumbai by Reena Saini Kallat, this piece was an oversized web made with hundreds of replica rubber stamps that wove a history of the city onto the façade of the Museum, with each stamp bearing a colonial street name that has been replaced by an indigenous one. By recovering the memory of one aspect of the process of decolonization - the renaming of anglicized British street names with Indian or regional ones - the work forms a palimpest on to which generations may re-inscribe stories.
Installed by Atelier ARI in 2017, is a porous border through which people can easily cross, surfacing at the same time when Trump has confirmed his plans to construct a wall along the Mexican border and ban the entry of visitors coming from several muslim countries
Self-Portrait with Jewish Identity Card
Painted by Felix Nussbaum in 1943, the artwork gives a rare glimpse into the essence of one individual among the victims of the Holocaust
Reena Saini Kallat
created Untitled (Cobweb/Crossings) in 2013 in the city of Mumbai, India
Songs of a Wayfarer no. 2
part of the song cycle composed by Gustav Mahler on his own texts. The cycle of called for medium voice (often performed by women as well as men) and was written around 1884-85 in the wake of Mahler's unhappy love for soprano Johanna Richter, whom he met conducting the opera house in Kassel, Germany; it was orchestrated and revised in the 1890s
Viva la Vida
also called Death and All His Friends, released by Coldplay in 2008, Frontman Chris Martin told Rolling Stone that he christened this song and the album - meaning "long live life" or more literally, "the life lives" - after he saw the phrase on a painting by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo
Released in 2006 by Aoi Teshima, this was a soundtrack from the Japanese movie Tales from Earthsea, in which a powerful wizard named Sparrowhawk seeks the source of his world's imbalance, and along the way rescues a runaway prince named Arren
Best known international single released in 1970 by Five Man Electrical Band, a Canadian rock group from Ottawa, Ontario; centered on societal oppression, going against the rules, law, and government
Other People's Stories and An Ordinary Guy
songs from the 1997 musical fantasy Amour, which centers on a shy, unassuming clerk who develops the ability to walk through walls, and who challenges himself to stick to his moral center and change others' lives, and his own, as a result.
Get Some Sleep
recorded by Bic Runga in June 2002, a New Zealand singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist pop artist, this song was inspired by her recent 2-year touring of the US, in which the refrain of the uptempo continuously repeats "I believe I might be having fun" - which she clearly is
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