Monthly Archives: November 2008

Natalia Fabia – “Clown Re-Interpreted”

Clowns!  The Re-Interpretation of the Classic American Clown Painting, Corey Helford Gallery Natalia Fabia Advertisements

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Kim Joon “Displaced Desire.”

Kim Joon (1966) Born, and lives, in Seoul, South Korea. “tattoo … a kind of compulsion engraved into human consciousness…Tattoos can reflect individual and collective reality or displaced desire. ” “ Kim Joon’s website here

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Aakash Nihalani – “The Urban Art of Minimalism”

“We all need the opportunity to see the city more playfully, as a world dominated by the interplay of very basic color and shape. I try to create a new space within the existing space of our everyday world for … Continue reading

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Sol LeWitt – “A Wall Drawing Retrospective”

Historic Restrospective of Large-Scale Drawings by Sol LeWitt Opens at MASS MoCA Meeting Ground New York Time Slideshow

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Lucas Cranach the Elder – “Saints and Princesses”

Lucas Cranach the Elder Barbara in a Wooded Landscape $4,944,000 Christie’s New York Apr. 6, 2006 Lucas Cranach the Elder (Lucas Cranach der Ältere, 4 October 1472 – 16 October 1553) was a German painter and printmaker in woodcut and … Continue reading

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Marcel Duchamp – The Father of Contemporary Art

Étant donnés: 1. La chute d’eau, 2. Le gaz d’éclairage (Given: 1. The Waterfall, 2. The Illuminating Gas) 1946-66 Marcel Duchamp, American (born France), 1887 – 1968 Marcel secretly worked on this piece for 20 years while even his closest … Continue reading

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Guan Zeju – ‘Effort and Single-Minded Focus”

“As a teenager, people called (Guan Zeju) the “painting ox” for his single-minded focus, both in Western and in traditional Chinese modes of expression. Again and again, when he is asked about his experiences, his birth in 1941 in a … Continue reading

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Ad Reinhardt – “The eye is a menace to clear sight.”

“The more stuff in it, the busier the work of art, the worse it is. More is less. Less is more. The eye is a menace to clear sight. The laying bare of oneself is obscene. Art begins with getting … Continue reading

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude – “The Urgency of ‘Now'”

“The temporality of a work of art creates a feeling of fragility, vulnerability and an urgency to be seen, as well as a presence of the missing, because we know it will be gone tomorrow. The quality of love and … Continue reading

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude “Freedom, most of all”

Christo and Jeanne-Claude completely fund their multi-million dollar environmental installations themselves.  They do not accept volunteers and they pay everyone involved in the process appropriately. “They have never accepted sponsorship of any kind, they never will, because they value their … Continue reading

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Isamu Noguchi

Bamboo You | Noguchi for Sale Noguchi Website

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Isamu Noguchi

Isamu Noguchi’s Moerenuma Park

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Maya Lin – “Let it be what it’s going to be.”

“I’ve tended to create works on the edges and boundaries of places, so the work becomes less of a centerpiece. I’m very interested in exploring works that begin to own the environment.” “I always knew that I wanted to culminate … Continue reading

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Casulo – “My Bedroom in a Box”

Casulo – Unpacked Casulo An entire bedroom ensemble breaks down to fit in a box. A solution to the stress of the modern nomadic lifestyle and the wonderful minimalistic concept “Less is more”. Do you own your objects or do … Continue reading

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