Weekend Art Digest: Vol. 17

Hand-picked content from the world of art for your weekend reading and viewing.

Art + Design -

Ambar Sahil Chatterjee in Scroll.in sheds light on the world of translators against the backdrop of this pandemic and emerges with hope and optimism for the future. 


Iranian artist Siah Armajani was not just a lesser known giant of the contemporary art world but also someone who believed in the power of public art. A profile in ARTnews on his passing away at the age of 81. 


Australian aerial photographer Brad Walls has been documenting the minimalist shape and textures of swimming pools with a drone for a while now. Check out this beautiful selection of his works by The Guardian.  


Apparently you can’t just punch a hole in a Picasso painting and get away by calling it performance art. ARTFORUM provides details about the individual who discovered it the hard way.   


After garnering universal acclaim for his Broadway show ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’, Spike Lee is now bringing it to the small screen in collaboration with HBO. Check out the trailer on Juxtapoz


Image: ‘The Old Guitarist’ by Pablo Picasso (via Wikimedia Commons) 




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