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Lisa Congdon You Won’t Believe her  Amazing Art 2021

Lisa Congdon You Won’t Believe her Amazing Art 2021

Stumbling, eclectic and intense; three words that San Francisco based artist Lisa Congdon uses to describe her work. She began in the education and non-profit world and worked her way onto the art scene later in life. When she began producing art at the age of 33, she had no formal training – save a painting class […]

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Amazing Living Images Etsuko Ichikawa’s Ephemeral Eternal 2021

Amazing Living Images Etsuko Ichikawa’s Ephemeral Eternal 2021

Smoke unfurling from an unseen source. A jellyfish-like sea creature bending itself under the waves. A restless spirit caught in a photograph. These are all images that come to mind when looking at the works of Etsuko Ichikawa and images that convinced me there is a definite energy and life in her work. In perusing the pieces […]

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Alex Gross ‘Discrepancies’ 2021

Alex Gross ‘Discrepancies’ 2021

The Artist:  Alex Gross The Show: Discrepancies Solo Exhibition at Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York. A major showing of new work by the Los Angeles-based artist in conjunction with the release of a new monograph (also titled Discrepancies) from Gingko Press. Gross’s elaborate, dreamlike scenes combine vintage and contemporary imagery to investigate the staging of daily life […]

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India Art Summit 2009 in New Delhi Very Impressive

India Art Summit 2009 in New Delhi Very Impressive

Anish Kapoor, C Curve 2007 The second annual India Art Summit takes place in New Delhi between the 19th and 22nd of August. If you are not planning to visit India but are interested in Indian contemporary art, you can still join in the fun through the India Art Summit 2009 website. The 2009 summit builds on the landmark […]

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Culture

Richard Russo: Seriously Funny 2021

Richard Russo: Seriously Funny 2021

On Wednesday September 17th Seattle Arts and Lectures kicked off its 2008-2009 season with a lecture on humor by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo. Humor- it seemed an odd topic to me mainly because most of the aspects I remembered about Russo’s novel Empire Falls were dark in nature. The book explored characters dealing with […]

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Crazy 4 Cult: Art and Cult Films in Perfect Harmony.

Crazy 4 Cult: Art and Cult Films in Perfect Harmony.

Gallery1988 art in LA is currently showing some of the hippest and cutting-edge interpretations of cult films in their latest exhibition: “Crazy 4 Cult: This time its personal”. Over 100 up and coming artists have produced works for the show that has been a massive success and continues until September 12th. At the Opening Party on […]

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Oddly Elegant: An Odd But Elegant Process become so Amazing 2021

Oddly Elegant: An Odd But Elegant Process become so Amazing 2021

Oddly Elegant: After brewing a cup of tea, we hardly even consider the possibilities of a used tea bag before we toss it in the trash. In general, little thought is given to what we discard and any alternate uses it may posses. Although a majority of us don’t ponder prior to tossing, one exemplary […]

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Aliza Shvarts: Ms. Carry Art From a new  amazing  Perspective view  2021

Aliza Shvarts: Ms. Carry Art From a new amazing Perspective view 2021

How would you feel about viewing Aliza Shvarts’ newest artistic creation? It’s a mixture of performance art, language arts and visual art; in this work she artificially inseminated herself and forced miscarriages upon herself, with abortifacient medication, not once –not twice; how about as many times in nine-months as she could following the following procedure. […]

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Photography

Amazing Harold Golen Gallery Set Ablaze

Amazing Harold Golen Gallery Set Ablaze

The Harold Golen Gallery in Miami isn’t feeling to cool right now. If you’re in the Miami area, check out their exhibition “A journey into the Neo-Psychedelic Art Movement” featuring Skot Olsen. It’s running until January 5th, and I’m sure they could use some support. Hundreds of amazing and beautiful lowbrow paintings and artwork were destroyed […]

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Memorable Colbert at the Smithsonian? Close enough 2021

Memorable Colbert at the Smithsonian? Close enough 2021

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History turned down Stephen Colbert’s efforts to have his image displayed. But the National Portrait Gallery, famous for its portraits of the presidents but also home to unique portrayals of athletes, hip-hop artists and Hollywood stars, welcomed the idea. The line outside the bathroom at the National Portrait Gallery […]

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Guggenheim Amazing Photo Exhibition Outrage 2021

Guggenheim Amazing Photo Exhibition Outrage 2021

Guggenheim: In today’s post-9/11 media environment, it’s difficult to escape images of human suffering as a result of acts of terrorism and their aftermath. Such images are often challenging to view, evoking powerfully emotional responses from many people – especially the survivors, and the families of the victims. Sadly, though, we are all-too familiar with […]

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Photography: The Memorable Annie Leibovitz an American Icon  2021

Photography: The Memorable Annie Leibovitz an American Icon 2021

Photography judging by the crowd outside of Benaroya Hall waiting to see Annie Leibovitz speak on November 19th, it was obvious that Seattle Arts and Lectures was hosting someone big. People stood outside with handmade signs asking for tickets—the scene was more akin to a sporting event or rock concert than what was, essentially, a book reading. Inside, there […]

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Design

Amazing Stockholm Furniture Fair 2021

Amazing Stockholm Furniture Fair 2021

Stockholm Furniture Fair: In a city known for its chic and sleek Scandinavian design, it is no surprise that Stockholm hosts a cutting edge furniture fair full of new and creative designs. The Stockholm Furniture Fair kicks off tomorrow, and if you are in the area, there is no excuse for not stopping by. Even […]

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Fab Prefab – Amazing Designer Housing 2021

Fab Prefab – Amazing Designer Housing 2021

Fab Prefab, or pre-fabricated, homes are the current rage with everyone from modernists to environmentalists. The basic idea behind prefab houses are that they are built in a factory or manufacturing site and then assembled wherever the structure is to be located. Although embraced by modernists, prefab is nothing new and has existed as a […]

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Si Scott Illustrations

Si Scott Illustrations

British designer / illustrator Si Scott has created an amazing series of lyrically hand drawn, bespoke posters and CD packaging for Silent Studios in London. The work will roll out early in 2008 as branding for Resonate, a dynamic collective of passionate, talented, noisy, creative, ambitious musicians and producers.

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Nobody & Co. 2021

Nobody & Co. 2021

Nobody & Co. the Italian design studio, will be showcasing their ‘Bibliochaise’ and other designs such as the ‘Piola shelf’ during Maison & Objet from January 25- 29 in Paris. If you’re over in France, you have a few days left to check it out.

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Amazing Stockholm Furniture Fair 2021

Amazing Stockholm Furniture Fair 2021

| September 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Stockholm Furniture Fair: In a city known for its chic and sleek Scandinavian design, it is no surprise that Stockholm hosts a cutting edge furniture fair full of new and creative designs. The Stockholm Furniture Fair kicks off tomorrow, and if you are in the area, there is no excuse for not stopping by. Even […]

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Fab Prefab – Amazing Designer Housing 2021

Fab Prefab – Amazing Designer Housing 2021

| September 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Fab Prefab, or pre-fabricated, homes are the current rage with everyone from modernists to environmentalists. The basic idea behind prefab houses are that they are built in a factory or manufacturing site and then assembled wherever the structure is to be located. Although embraced by modernists, prefab is nothing new and has existed as a […]

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Si Scott Illustrations

Si Scott Illustrations

| September 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

British designer / illustrator Si Scott has created an amazing series of lyrically hand drawn, bespoke posters and CD packaging for Silent Studios in London. The work will roll out early in 2008 as branding for Resonate, a dynamic collective of passionate, talented, noisy, creative, ambitious musicians and producers.

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