Diversity Art and Tolerance Art

Le marché aux poissons, Serge Kalinowski

Le marché aux poissons

Serge Kalinowski

Painting - 130 x 97 x 5 cm


All you need is love, Eklektik

All you need is love


Painting - 60 x 80 x 2.3 cm


Liberté pour les libres, Egalité pour les égaux, Fraternité pour les frères, Maja Bajevic

Liberté pour les libres, Egalité pour les égaux, Fraternité pour les frères

Maja Bajevic

Design - 97 x 280 cm


Chocolate, Eduardo Mena


Eduardo Mena

Painting - 66 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm


Une Robe Rouge, Bertrand Bataille

Une Robe Rouge

Bertrand Bataille

Painting - 73 x 92 x 4 cm


Trump Slap, Maria Qamar

Trump Slap

Maria Qamar

Fine Art Drawings - 76.2 x 101.6 cm


Shades of Love, Tunde Bakare

Shades of Love

Tunde Bakare

Painting - 121.9 x 111.8 x 2.5 cm


The Girlfriends, Nataliya Bagatskaya

The Girlfriends

Nataliya Bagatskaya

Painting - 120 x 85 x 2.2 cm


Women in black against the war #02, Ekaterina Muromtseva

Women in black against the war #02

Ekaterina Muromtseva

Fine Art Drawings - 101 x 66 x 0.1 cm


I'm not a Joke #50, Daniel Arzola

I'm not a Joke #50

Daniel Arzola

Print - 48 x 33 x 0.2 cm


Wesley, Françoise Nielly


Françoise Nielly

Print - 165 x 110 cm


Bliss Queen, Poonam Choudhary

Bliss Queen

Poonam Choudhary

Painting - 91.4 x 61 x 5.1 cm


Sisters, Poonam Choudhary


Poonam Choudhary

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 5.1 cm


J'ai mal à ma liberté #2, RNST

J'ai mal à ma liberté #2


Print - 70 x 50 x 0.1 cm


N°38, Georges Saulterre


Georges Saulterre

Sculpture - 27 x 19 x 1.5 cm


Los Vientos, James Sparshatt

Los Vientos

James Sparshatt

Photography - 150 x 180 x 3 cm


Venen, Léa Bon


Léa Bon

Photography - 89.5 x 60 x 0.3 cm


Diversité, Claudia Coccina


Claudia Coccina

Painting - 72 x 54 x 2 cm


Beauty From Within, Segun Phillips

Beauty From Within

Segun Phillips

Painting - 76.2 x 55.9 x 2.5 cm

$1,800 $1,620

Black lives matter, Sax Berlin

Black lives matter

Sax Berlin

Painting - 76.2 x 61 x 5.1 cm


the uprooted, Catherine Clare

the uprooted

Catherine Clare

Painting - 92 x 73 x 2 cm


Equality, Sax Berlin


Sax Berlin

Painting - 198.1 x 149.9 x 5.1 cm


Little Alan, Karine Giboulo

Little Alan

Karine Giboulo

Sculpture - 14 x 14 x 7 cm


Osubare, Segun Phillips


Segun Phillips

Painting - 99.1 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm

$3,000 $2,700

Ass bleu sur bleu. Exit série, Baptiste Laurent

Ass bleu sur bleu. Exit série

Baptiste Laurent

Sculpture - 20 x 15 x 10 cm


Occult Games, Léa Bon

Occult Games

Léa Bon

Photography - 120 x 80 x 0.3 cm


Aziz, vert sur jaune, Exit série, Baptiste Laurent

Aziz, vert sur jaune, Exit série

Baptiste Laurent

Sculpture - 25 x 15 x 15 cm


Différence, Claudine Kissinger


Claudine Kissinger

Painting - 133 x 192 x 4 cm


Silence, David Djian


David Djian

Photography - 100 x 66.66 x 0.2 cm


Her Silence, Tsholo Motong

Her Silence

Tsholo Motong

Painting - 119.4 x 78.7 cm


N°1495 La cour des miracles, Georges Saulterre

N°1495 La cour des miracles

Georges Saulterre

Fine Art Drawings - 56 x 76 x 0.2 cm


L'amour engagé, Jacques Chauchat

L'amour engagé

Jacques Chauchat

Print - 62 x 45 cm


Peace process, Frantz Jardel

Peace process

Frantz Jardel

Painting - 170 x 140 x 2 cm


Climate change, Josep Garcia Marsal

Climate change

Josep Garcia Marsal

Painting - 46 x 61 x 4 cm


Soweto Election Time, Tsholo Motong

Soweto Election Time

Tsholo Motong

Painting - 78.7 x 119.4 cm


Recordings Portfolio, Javier Rey

Recordings Portfolio

Javier Rey

Photography - 105 x 82.5 x 0.1 cm


Woman's Right, Natalia Rak

Woman's Right

Natalia Rak

Print - 50 x 35 cm


Hope, David Djian


David Djian

Photography - 80 x 53.33 x 0.2 cm


Strength in Diversity, Damola Ayegbayo

Strength in Diversity

Damola Ayegbayo

Painting - 106.7 x 213.4 x 5.1 cm


Life is a Drag . ( Anti Homophobia Art ), Thomas Dellert

Life is a Drag . ( Anti Homophobia Art )

Thomas Dellert

Print - 50 x 50 x 3 cm


L'Ours, Teddy Gardez


Teddy Gardez

Print - 110 x 80 x 0.1 cm


The allegory of power, Stefanoiu Vasile

The allegory of power

Stefanoiu Vasile

Sculpture - 125 x 33 x 50 cm


Apart Head, Alice Laverty

Apart Head

Alice Laverty

Painting - 73 x 60 x 2 cm


Saint Sébastien III, Iconographia

Saint Sébastien III


Photography - 59.4 x 42 cm


N°Portrait végétal, Bleu platine

N°Portrait végétal

Bleu platine

Painting - 90 x 70 x 2 cm


Mujer 01, Eulogia Merle

Mujer 01

Eulogia Merle

Painting - 122 x 122 x 4 cm


My love grow up with you, Dasha Pogodina

My love grow up with you

Dasha Pogodina

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm


La pride, Muriel Deumie

La pride

Muriel Deumie

Painting - 81 x 100 x 2 cm

$1,969 $1,378

Women in chains, Frantz Jardel

Women in chains

Frantz Jardel

Painting - 74 x 155 x 4 cm


Ready made for guides, Roxane Petitier

Ready made for guides

Roxane Petitier

Photography - 75 x 75 x 0.5 cm


Lara, Seyhan Hanotte


Seyhan Hanotte

Sculpture - 38 x 27 x 24 cm


Ladies-in-waiting, Dominic Rouse


Dominic Rouse

Photography - 106.7 x 190.5 cm


Les gens de passage, Gabrielle Rul

Les gens de passage

Gabrielle Rul

Fine Art Drawings - 23 x 31 cm


Balanced Love, Daniela Pasqualini

Balanced Love

Daniela Pasqualini

Painting - 30.5 x 30.5 x 3.8 cm


Hope #6, Raf Urban

Hope #6

Raf Urban

Painting - 40 x 30 x 1 cm


Nine No. 2, Tal Nehoray

Nine No. 2

Tal Nehoray

Sculpture - 50 x 50 x 4 cm


Strength in Diversity 3, Damola Ayegbayo

Strength in Diversity 3

Damola Ayegbayo

Painting - 121.9 x 121.9 x 5.1 cm


Diversity Art and Tolerance Art

Some may remember the fresco that Diego Rivera painted on commission for the Rockefeller family in 1933, which was completely destroyed in 1934 as it depicted Trotsky, Marx, Lenin and other communist figures right in the very heart of the temple of capitalism: the Rockefeller Center. This incident remains a significant example of intolerance in the history of art, but also one of bold artistic commitment. 

Art is unfortunately not exempt from the discrimination that is prevalent in Western society. The scarcity of female artists presented at FIAC was disguised by the presentation of a few female 'stars', almost, but not quite, enough to make us forget their under-representation in the exhibitions. This issue is also highly prevalent at other artistic events, such as the Avignon Festival, which in 2018 was criticized for its poor representation of female directors.

Beyond this, a real cultural barrier exists in the understanding, acceptance and promotion of certain artists, particularly artists of African descent, and all the more so when they find themselves at the intersection of several minority groups: of race, gender or sexual orientation. The artists concerned are at the heart of issues surrounding cultural diversity and diverging creative perspectives. This is the case, for example, for Estelle Prudent, whose work, too often invisible, led to an exhibition being vandalized in Paris in 2018. Similarly, this is an issue faced by Samuel Cueto, whose photographs highlight queer, transgender and tattooed subjects in disreputable, underground environments in the suburbs of major Thai cities.

The militant commitment of these artists, combined with their obvious passion for their work, means these types of artistic projects are now increasingly being brought to the forefront of the contemporary art scene.

This is where art bears a responsibility. More than any other medium, visual art is a force for representation and the proposal of new aesthetic values and cultural references.

The power of contemporary art, and particularly photography, is to take into account both the artist and the subject. The mutual creation that emerges in an image is the result of a collaboration, or even a clash, between the artist's vision and that of the model. This is particularly striking in the photos of Marco Antonio Calvacanti, Lee Jeffries or James Sparshatt

Finally, art is a way of normalizing unorthodox images that tackle society's prejudices. A veiled woman smoking a cigarette, a shirtless nun, a couple of octogenarian lovers or an old lady casually smoking a cigar: all images that break taboos in a society still restricted by outdated conventions. Secularism, the abolition of stereotypes and the promotion of living together in harmony are subjects that artists can and must legitimately address. Their freedom of expression and experience of shared otherness are sources of inspiration for building a more just, tolerant and enlightened society.

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