Written by Justin Biggi. The Dionysian frescoes housed in Pompeii’s Villa of the Mysteries have confused scholars since their discovery. Yet, work by artists involved in the Visual AIDS collective may offer one route to interpreting these Ancient frescoes.
Written by Jack Bennett. Founded in 1915 by avant-garde artist Kazimir Malevich, Suprematism as an art movement concerned itself with “the supremacy of pure artistic feeling.” Although it would eventually fall victim to Stalinism and creative oppression, its legacy remains as a key movement during the Russian Revolution.