In art, as in politics, it’s always the cover-up that gets you into trouble. A sequence of photos chronicling the evolution of a piece of graffiti in Melbourne, Australia caused a stir on social media this week.
In 1916, a young Romanian artist called Marcel Janco produced a painting depicting an evening in a Zurich nightclub. Now lost, but known through a photographic reproduction on a postcard, the picture presents a riotous scene in the fractured style of early Cubism.
A recent exhibition of the young artist Lyube, as the 32-year old Bulgarian Lyuben Petrov likes to call himself, attracted considerable attention in the UK capital. The event is hosted by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute London, 188 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 5HL.