May 22, 2022
  • May 22, 2022

From Kali to Venus, UK museum showcases sculptures of goddesses that define ultimate female power

by on May 20, 2022 0

LONDON: Seductive, warrior or nurturing, goddesses and other female spiritual beings from around the world are at the center of a new exhibition at the British Museum. Titled “Female Power: From Divine to Demonic,” it includes ancient carvings of the Roman goddesses Venus and Minerva and the Egyptian lion-headed goddess Sekhmet, as well as...

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The lazy painter? – FAD Magazine

by on May 18, 2022 0

Benjamin Deakin: ‘Emanator’, 2022 – oil on canvas125 x 150 cm Painting looks like easy and enjoyable work: roll around the studio when your hangover allows, mix a few colors until you see something you like, then celebrate with another drink. Goes beyond the project management required to make movies; or the supply of...

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Minnesota writer and ‘Kaplan Horse’ artist to speak at Nobles County Library on Thursday – Reuters

by on May 17, 2022 0

WORTHINGTON — Minnesota author and artist Arthur Norby, whose Kaplan Horse sculpture is on display at the Worthington Event Center and whose Tom Hall mysteries can be found locally, will speak at the Worthington branch of the Nobles County Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday . “We are really thrilled,” said Daniel Mick, adult service...

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Surrealist Renate Druks, visionary painter of cats and muse of Anaïs Nin, receives the spotlight at the Independent Art Fair

by on May 5, 2022 0

Wide-eyed, hypnotic cats stare at the canvases. Beside them, women lying languidly in a state of undress. These are the peculiar and haunting visions of Renate Druks, an obscure Viennese artist who lived and worked in Los Angeles in the middle of the last century. During her lifetime, Druks was a close friend of...

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Painter Jamul finds inspiration in daily life

by on April 30, 2022 0

Although Lisa Bryson has been drawing since college, she didn’t begin to seriously pursue a career in the visual arts until around 2007. Her mother, who is herself an award-winning visual artist, always encouraged Bryson, as a young girl and later as an adult. “Drawing was a way for me to make friends and...

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The Kibele Art Gallery exhibits Yalçın Gökçebağ, painter from Anatolia

by on April 27, 2022 0

The exhibition of painter Yalçın Gökçebağ titled “The Past Lasts Long” opened at Istanbul’s Kibele Art Gallery on April 26. The retrospective exhibition, which presents works by the artist from different periods, will continue until July 23. Gökçebağ had the opportunity to observe Anatolian life, people and nature while teaching in different places in...

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Keira Knightley’s first foray into animation tells the story of Jewish painter Charlotte Salomon

by on April 21, 2022 0

Keira Knightley attends the World Premiere of Misbehavior in London, England in March 2020.Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Until her agent sent her the script, Keira Knightley had never heard of Charlotte Salomon. Most people didn’t. The Jewish painter was born in Berlin in 1917, and was killed the day she arrived in Auschwitz, five months...

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The beginnings of the JDJ Tribeca gallery of the contemporary painter Bea Scaccia

by on April 19, 2022 0

JDJ is delighted to present With their striking characteristics, a solo exhibition by Italian multidisciplinary artist Bea Scaccia. This exhibition marks Scaccia’s first exhibition with the gallery and his first solo exhibition of paintings. At the heart of Scaccia’s practice is the need to create characters and visual archetypes – often genderless, faceless and...

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14 Weirdest Sculptures From Around The World

by on April 16, 2022 0

Art is subjective. Whether you are looking at a famous painting, an abstract sculpture or an old drawing, your interpretation will be different from others. This is especially true when it comes to sculptures. While many are human-shaped or resemble objects we know, this is not always the case. There are weird and wonderful...

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Caterina DeRousse’s sculptural clothing is deliciously rustic and excessive

by on April 12, 2022 0

For their senior collection at SAIC, Caterina was largely inspired “by the absurdity of stardom,” she says, “from A-List celebrities to influencers.” The stark detachment of the disposition of celebrities from the material conditions of reality is a “fascinating and infuriating” subject for Caterina, and informs much of her practice. “I wanted to create...

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Jeff Koons sends sculptures to the moon

by on April 11, 2022 0

This year, Jeff Koons will enter two arenas for the first time: the metaverse and the moon. The artist has announced that he will send 125 miniature lunar sculptures into space, each about an inch in diameter, which will remain on permanent display on the moon. The artwork aims to “explore the imagination and...

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Cassi Namoda changes what it means to be a painter

by on April 4, 2022 0

To burst Brief conversations with people who do things they are passionate about. Cassi Namoda. Photo: Alina Asmus “Some would say that your late twenties are a bit late these days to start a career as a painter, which is strange and unfortunate,” says Mozambican artist Cassi Namoda, 33. After studying cinematography at the...

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Artist Distorts Reality in Stunning Surreal Sculptures

by on April 4, 2022 0

Hong Kong-based artist Johnson Tsang creates porcelain artwork with a twist, often literally. He sculpts rubbery, lifelike human faces that are distorted in mind-blowing ways reminiscent of surrealist paintings. Looking at each is like looking into Tsang’s subconscious. In some of the busts, hands emerge from the head to manipulate the face, such as...

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‘Juntos’ to showcase sculptures by UNM art students

by on April 2, 2022 0

UNM sculpture students from Professor Randall Wilson’s Beginner and Advanced Sculpture Courses work on their projects. (Courtesy of Corrales Historical Society) These days, what could be better than a free event in a historic place? On Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10, the University of New Mexico Sculpture Program and the Corrales Historical...

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The African artist-writer who mapped new worlds

by on March 31, 2022 0

African art has had its place at the Museum of Modern Art since its inception – but not the African art you might think. In 1935, when the museum was nestled in a townhouse on West 53rd Street, curator James Johnson Sweeney organized “African Negro Art”, of which 600 specimens included painted Dogon masks,...

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Oh no, Jeff Koons sculptures go to the moon

by on March 29, 2022 0

Nowadays, outer space has become a destination of choice for people who hope to distinguish themselves as particularly rich and terrible. So the news that artist Jeff Koons will be sending lunar-journey sculptures for permanent installation on the moon almost makes too much sense. Maybe someone from Koons’ team read our 2018 report on...

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Companion Piece by Ali Smith – a writer for all seasons

by on March 25, 2022 0

Since 2016, Ali Smith’s fiction has documented a recent segment of the early 21st century fractured with humor and the slightly worn intellectual righteousness that characterizes all of his work. As an award-winning short story writer, novelist and essayist, she is known for her nimble and lively prose. Scottish-born Smith said of his approach,...

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A masterpiece by the first female history painter to be exhibited at a Paris salon is headed to the fine arts museums of San Francisco

by on March 23, 2022 0

the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco acquired Psyche bids farewell to her family (1791) by Marie-Guillemine Benoist-a rare work by a female old master and the first history painting presented at the Paris Salon by a female artist. “Marie-Guillemine Benoist is in some ways really an exceptional artist, but she also kind of...

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Crazy Rich Asians 2 sets Amy Wang as new writer

by on March 21, 2022 0

Warner Bros.’ The sequel to the hit romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” has a new writer in Amy Wang, who takes over after the first film’s screenwriters, Adele Lim and Peter Chiarelli, left over pay disparity issues. Wang, a Chinese-Australian writer, won a Cannes Lion award in 2018 for her short film ‘Unnatural’ and...

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Portland painter specializing in sea life art

by on March 19, 2022 0

PORTLAND – Crossing Corpus Christi at the South Padre Island Drive and Crosstown Expressway interchange, you might be used to seeing columns and walls full of sea life artwork. Local artist and business owner Dinah Bowman was responsible for the decorated concrete pieces. A lover of the ocean, she has used fish life, coastal...

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Life experiences led a San Diego writer to write a children’s book celebrating connection and diversity

by on March 12, 2022 0

Technically, Annette McKinney got her first paid writing job as a young child. Growing up, she and her family moved all over the world thanks to her father’s military career. Since they couldn’t visit their extended family very often, his mother started their “McKinney Family Journal”, chronicling their adventures around the world with the...

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How the silo, a new gallery run by a writer and a painter, sees defending artists as a “practice of art criticism by other means”

by on March 11, 2022 0

For some time, husband and wife duo Raphael Rubinstein and Heather Bause Rubinstein— an art critic and an artist, respectively — are planning to open an art gallery. The plan was to launch the silo: living with the art gallery next year, in 2023, at the 19th-century farmhouse that Raphael bought some 20 years...

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Pilot-turned-painter creates religious art

by on March 10, 2022 0

At the end of a tree-lined country lane, past the stream and at the end of a gravel driveway is the painter’s studio Henry Wingate. The foyer and hallway of the Madison home are crowded with faces gazing at framed portraits. The cavernous studio is filled with larger-than-life paintings, costumes, and easels. Busts are...

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Painter David Barber’s work on display at Bridport

by on March 8, 2022 0

A MAN’s artistic dream comes true after drawing inspiration from the West Dorset landscape to paint ‘beautiful’ pieces. Former teacher David Barber has launched his own exhibition on Bridport after spending his summer 2021 touring the West Dorset region and creating oil paintings. Mr Barber was invited to Dorset by Bryony Alsop, a storyteller...

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A look back at the 2022 Hoag Classic with longtime writer Randy Youngman – KCAL9 and CBS2 News, Sports, and Weather

by on March 7, 2022 0

Landlord and housekeeper caught by intruders in Studio CityThe two men allegedly stole the keys to the house from the owner’s wife, who had gone to a doctor’s appointment. reports Jeff Nguyen. 2 hours ago Amber Lee weather forecast (March 7)Temperatures will slowly warm up this week, but there is still a small chance...

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