Weekend Art Digest: Vol. 9

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

Art + Design -

All of us have come across Rene Magritte’s surreal, dreamlike paintings somewhere or the other. But what’s actually going on in there? Five curators offer their analysis in ARTnews


Aditi Deo, ethnomusicologist and Assistant Professor at Ahmedabad University, provides a sociocultural history of Hindustani Khayal Music in Sahapedia.  


Photographer Ciaran McCrickard began taking pictures of England’s abandoned playgrounds at the start of the lockdown. Check out the full series of post-apocalyptic yet eerily beautiful shots on The Guardian


In Aeon, musicologist and music critic Alexander Carpenter looks at the music and culture scene of Vienna - that city of contradictions and paradoxes - during the early 20th century


Legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog is back with Family Romance, LLC, a movie about a Japanese rental family service that blurs the line between reality and fiction. Dan Schnadel reviews the same in Hyperallergic


Image: Family Values by Rene Magritte. 1952. 


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