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Proven Art Decorative Light Sculptures 2020

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Proven Art Decorative Light Sculptures 2020

The Chinese Garden Park in Singapore, Southeast Asia, was decorated with multitudes of lanterns in different shapes and forms. The festive occasion was the Mid-Autumn Festival. A lantern’s basic components were it’s metal frame, thin transparent / translucent fabric and light bulbs. Biological, fantasy and mythical animals were constructed and displayed in themes around the […]

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The Museum of Broken Relationships Amazing Design 2020

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Museum of Broken Relationships Amazing Design 2020

A large, imposing ax. Furniture smashed to pieces by said ax. A wooden leg. Gall stones. A wedding dress, and a Vespa scooter. This seemingly random collection of objects share one thing in common; they’re all exhibits in the recently-opened Museum of Broken Relationships in Berlin. All the items on display have been kindly donated by members […]

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Memorable Restoration in Public Art 2020

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Memorable Restoration in Public Art 2020

We are slowly becoming more aware of our impact on the environment and how destructive we can be. Not only are we reading about it in books and newspapers and seeing it on the news, but more and more public art is making a statement to create awareness. Thus is so in New York based […]

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The BIG Art Project 2020

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
The BIG Art Project 2020

The Big Art Project was started in 2006, by Channel 4 of England, as an ambitious endeavor to allow the public to influence the commissioning of immense public works of art. It also was a movement, backed by the Arts Council England, to generate new art in England (with public involvement). So, courtesy of an invitation […]

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The Streets Have Eyes Memorable Art – Los Ojos de Barcelona 2020

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Streets Have Eyes Memorable Art  – Los Ojos de Barcelona 2020

Beware the eyes…an intriguing and deftly executed new street art project from Barcelona.Chronicled on tumblr at Ojo Senor Via Fecal Face The Streets Have Eyes Memorable Art – Los Ojos de Barcelona

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Powerful Street Art on the Reservation 2020

| October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
Powerful Street Art on the Reservation  2020

Chip Thomas is a man with multiple identities. He’s a longtime Indian Health Service physician working on the Navajo Reservation. He’s also a great photographer. He’s also the wheatpaste artist known as Jetsorama, and his large, street art-style images of the people in his community resonate with striking power against the stark Arizona landscape. Check his blog to follow his latest […]

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African Artists Overcome Address Environmental Struggles 2020

| October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
African Artists Overcome Address Environmental Struggles 2020

Africa’s multi-dimensional environmental struggles are the focus of a well-received exhibition at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs. Environment and Object: Recent African Art includes works by a number of preeminent and emerging  African artists, including El Anatsui, Viyé Diba, Yinka Shonibare,  Zwelethu Mthethwa and Barthélémy Toguo. New York Times reviewer Holland Cotter recently praised the show for […]

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At the Memorable Venice Biennale, Egypt Honors Fallen Artist Ahmed Basiony 2020

| October 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
At the Memorable Venice Biennale, Egypt Honors Fallen Artist Ahmed Basiony 2020

Echoes of Tahrir Square will be loud in the Egyptian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2011. For its representative to the international art exhibition Egypt will honor Ahmed Basiony (1978 – 2011), a prominent young multimedia artist and musician who was shot dead by security forces on January 28, the third day of the protests that would become the […]

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Mud and Magic Art: Richard Long at Sperone Westwater 2020

| October 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Mud and Magic Art: Richard Long at Sperone Westwater 2020

Flow and Ebb, Richard Long’s fourteenth show at Sperone Westwater in New York  and his first in the Norman Foster-designed building, uses all four floors to display a collection of sculptures, photographs, and text works that fit well within his forty year oeuvre. While none of the works seem demonstrably new, all posses the beguiling magic of […]

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Greater LA Art Sadly Fails to Convince in NY Heart 2020

| October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
Greater LA Art Sadly Fails to Convince in NY Heart 2020

I wasn’t planning to write about Greater LA, a show that presents work by over 50 current Los Angeles-based artists at a pop-up gallery on Broadway in SoHo. I think I was swayed by the eye-catching portrait of Brian Wilson by Johanna Goodman on the cover of this week’s Village Voice, which pushed some buttons on my […]

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