A short history of the selfie

No, the selfie wasn’t invented by millennials! Before the smartphone era, selfies were called self-portraits. And, just like selfies, self-portraits exasperated more than a few people (they even got on Baudelaire’s nerves). Travel back in time with Artsper, escape the modern-day selfie and discover it’s long history. Who took the first selfie ? The story of the first selfie is the object of much contention. In … Continue reading A short history of the selfie

6 artist performances worthy of horror films

As everyone knows, Dadism, Futurism and Surrealism transformed the rules and codes of artistic creation at the beginning of the 20th century. But things didn’t stay the same for long, the second half of the 20th century ushered in new changes as well, especially when the practice of artistic performance entered the picture. Certain artists pushed this art form to its limits, to the extent … Continue reading 6 artist performances worthy of horror films

Fashion week: When Fashion Meets Art

This week the Fashion Week is in full swing! This is the opportunity for Artsper to talk again about the connection between the world of contemporary art and that of great fashion designers. Connections that encourage innovation, but can sometimes lead to confusion and debate…… A History of Collaborations On the left, the pop-up store and the products from the Vuitton x Yayoi Kusama collaboration. … Continue reading Fashion week: When Fashion Meets Art