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Christina Elia

Christina Elia
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Christina Elia is a contributing writer whose work focuses on the intersection between visual culture and language. She was born and raised in New York City, where she currently writes about topics ranging from creative nonfiction to street art, culture, and travel. Christina’s work has been published in online publications such as The Odyssey, Select City, CURA, and has appeared in print in The Tishman Review and UP.

What Is Minimalism? A Review Of The Visual Art Style

  Minimalism transformed modern art as we now recognize it. Largely focused on music and aesthetics since the 1960s, its sculptural forebears Donald Judd, Robert...

Jasper Johns: Becoming An All-American Artist

  American artist Jasper Johns has left no medium untouched throughout his pursuit of painterly perfection. From subverting Abstract Expressionism to pioneering a Neo-Dada resurgence...

Robert Rauschenberg: A Revolutionary Sculptor and Artist

  Robert Rauschenberg radicalized modernism as we know it today. From his bold monochromatic canvases to his later silk-screened combines, the self-proclaimed painter-sculptor spent six...

Richard Serra: The Steely-Eyed Sculptor

  Richard Serra commands time and space seamlessly through steel sculpture. From his native San Francisco cityscape to remote areas in New Zealand, the artist...

Cy Twombly: A Spontaneous Painterly Poet

Personal perils of love, lust, and loss permeate the poetic repertoire of Cy Twombly. An abstract painter dabbling in experimentation, he pertains to a...

Bruce Nauman: Anti-Art Apostate

  Bruce Nauman’s creative genius has graced every medium imaginable. Widely recognized for his irreverent light installations, the chameleon-like artist possesses no quintessential style, instead...

Dan Flavin: Flaming Forerunner Of Minimalism Art

  A subtle speck of fluorescence illuminates Dan Flavin’s lustrous legacy. Few artists can brag steadfast dedication to a single medium like this New York...

How The Leo Castelli Gallery Changed American Art Forever

The Leo Castelli Gallery is a venerated New York stalwart. Dedicated to displaying a wide breadth of post-war art, its founder Leo Castelli is...

Maurizio Cattelan: King of Conceptual Comedy

  Maurizio Cattelan is no stranger to a societal spectacle. The multimedia artist regularly receives public attention for his subversive hijinks, often presented in the...

Giorgio de Chirico: An Enduring Enigma

A modern pioneer, Greek-Italian artist Giorgio de Chirico seduced viewers with his dreamlike spectacles, a style now world-renowned as Metaphysical Painting.

Qajar Dynasty: Photography and Self-Orientalizing in 19th Century Iran

Orientalist photographs portraying exoticism proliferated throughout 19th-century Iran. Under leader Nasir Al Din Shah’s guidance, the country became first to adapt the term “self-orientalization.”