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ArtSlant Exhibitions Presents Adam Douglas Thompson, Loose Ends  
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8/22/14 Posted 8/22/14

Adam Douglas Thompson, White Woods, 2014 ArtSlant Prize Exhibitions presents Adam Douglas Thompson, Loose Ends. Thompson is a visual artist and critic living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He received a BA in Art History from Yale and an MFA from CUNY. He has exhibited with Auxillary Projects and was their featured solo artist at UNTITLED. Art Fair in Miami in 2013. He has also exhibited with Regina Rex, The Drawing Center, Sara Meltzer Gallery, and others. Loose Ends cons... [more]

20140806221608-rainbow_lake__rainbow_lotuses__24x24_ FOLDED AND BEAUTIFUL  
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Ankon Mitra at VISUAL ARTS GALLERY HABITAT CENTRE DELHI > India
August 16th - August 20th
Posted 8/22/14

http://wwv.asianage.com/arts/fold-and-beautiful-291 ‘Rainbow Lake, Rainbow Lotuses ‘The Folded Garden’ combines the Japanese art of origami with oil-on-canvas and enamel-paint-on-board creations to make for installations that move beyond paper, using materials like polypropylene, brass and silk Origami is an unusual choice for creating a series of art installations, one might think. Not simply because the Japanese art is entirely based on folding sheets of p... [more]

20140507103144-002 Surface Tension  
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Ayesha Sultana at EXPERIMENTER > India
May 9th - June 26th
Posted 8/21/14

Published in http://www.artindiamag.com/quarter_04_03_14/index.html Acts of drawing are sometimes summed up as dirtying the paper delicately,1 but Ayesha Sultana’s drawings in Outside the field of view, her first solo at Experimenter, Kolkata, mounted from the 9th of May to the 26th of June, are anything but delicate. Sultana ‘dirties’ the paper vigorously and obsessively, while reining in her mark-marking within perfectly geometric shapes. Nine graphite drawings of various si... [more]

20140722174809-the_balance__5 Sketches in Silver – The Graceful Jewelry of Jiwon Han  
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Jiwon Han at Able Fine Art NY Gallery > New York
July 30th - August 12th
Posted 8/21/14

Jiwon Han: New Horizon at Able Fine Art NY Gallery Jiwon Han, Balalnce 13 The line between art and fashion is thin, and in the very best cases, gorgeous. Fashion that crosses that divide is not for everyday wear. Outstanding examples of wearable art are collected and preserved and great pieces grace museum cases around the world. Artist Jiwon Han creates extraordinary sculptures that can be worn. Her medium is metal, and her message is one of simplicity and duality, harmony and tension, mo... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Iliana Tosheva  
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8/21/14 Posted 8/21/14

(Image: Iliana Tosheva, Close to Nowhere (Field 101), 13/07/2013, Oil on Paper, 12 X 12 X 0.1 Inches; ©  Iliana Tosheva)   Iliana Tosheva (lives in London) As a person and creator I dislike staying the same size. What has permanently inspired me over the years has always been a fleeting image of a less traditional shape, texture or colour or a blend of the three put together that will take my breath away on a sentimental journey ‘back to nature’ and, most importantly to me, on a journey ba... [more]

Ebru Varol: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

Ebru VarolPhotography Lives/works in: New YorkWebsite: www.ebruvarol.comTo purchase contact: Ebru Varol Ebru Varol was born at the crossroads of East and West, in the City of Istanbul. All her life she has been seeking to illustrate central human questions within her art: meaning in life, the reality of black and white, pain and pleasure, light and dark. Her passion around these themes led to an intense focus on what is pure and essential, a term she calls “the Light”. Her ca... [more]

Ruby Vartan: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

Ruby VartanPainting Lives/works in: Glendale, CAWebsite: http://rubyvartan.wordpress.comTo purchase contact: Ruby Vartan Ruby Vartan was born to Armenian parents in 1979, in Beirut Lebanon. At the age of seven she discovered her passion for art and began her creative adventures. Surrounded by different cultures, she adopted painting as a universally understood language of expressing her inner thoughts and emotions. While living through the regional and civil wars of Lebanon between the... [more]

Agneta Eriksson Hildén: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

Agneta Eriksson HildénPainting Lives/works in: Stockholm, SwedenWebsite: http://filepublishing.blogspot.seTo purchase contact: Agneta Eriksson Hildén The artworks by Agneta Eriksson Hildén are more like studies in research, and have been awarded and merited attention internationally in different media several times over the years in galleries, online, in alternative exhibitions, commercial contexts, blogs, etc. Her works are produced mainly in the style the artist calls ODDREALISM, belying her deep interest in odd realities, but from the... [more]

Pat Goodman: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

Pat GoodmanMixed Media Lives/works in: New YorkWebsite: www.patgoodman.netTo purchase contact: Pat Goodman Art is a force that compels me to see it in nature, people, places and things. Mixed Media collage is much like the bits and pieces of life. It allows me to create a story that you can see. I am moved by the rhythm of touch, vision, places and textures. My art is a visual experience, you want to touch it, ask it questions, listen to it and wonder. It is an expression of my personal journey with the world.... [more]

BC Albury: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

BC AlburyDrawing Lives/works in: New YorkWebsite: http://www.bcalbury.comTo purchase contact: BC Albury Academically trained as an architect, BC Albury’s work references his extensive training and skill in technical drawing. His meticulous pen-and-ink works depict familiar sights to any New Yorker – water towers and high-rise buildings – but Albury’s attentive gaze imbues these everyday sights with elegant detail. Albury’s work, on his vast scale suits his... [more]

William T. Rohe: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

William T. RoheMixed Media Lives/works in: GreeceWebsite: http://wtrohe-art.euTo purchase contact: William T. Rohe William T. Rohe is an architect who now enjoys the pleasures of graphic arts on the island of Aegina, Greece. Mr. Rohe indulges himself in many forms of art, working in Abstraction, Landscape, People and Realism, Montages and Mixed Media. He uses oils, acrylics, pastels, graphite/ink and various other materials. Mr. Rohe especially enjoys using heavy paint using a palette... [more]

Round 5 Showcase Winners Announced  
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8/18/14 Posted 8/18/14

Round 5 Showcase Winners have been announced! Check out all the great work! Our jurors are currently going through the winning artworks to select our juried winners who will be announced next Monday. Round 5 jurors are: Carolina Jayaram CEO, United States Artists, Chicago Summer Guthery Independent Curator, NY/LA Raz Shapira-Fainburg Independent Curator, Tel Aviv The ArtSlant Prize exhibition will be taking place at the always-amazing aq... [more]

ArtSlant Announces the Winner of the Curator's Open  
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8/17/14 Posted 8/17/14

You design the booth. You select the artists. You choose the artworks. We mount the exhibition at one of the world's major art fairs. ArtSlant is very pleased to announce that Manus Groenen's exhibition, Cryptographics: a tribute to the Voynich Manuscript has been selected for ArtSlant's booth exhibition at EXPO Chicago. Mr. Groenen is a curator with Locatie Z, an arts critic and a member of the Fontys Art Collection project team in the Netherlands. Many th... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Sarah Gopher  
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8/17/14 Posted 8/17/14

(Image: Sarah Gopher, The Promised Land VII, 2014, Oil on Canvas, 24" by 30"; © Sarah Gopher) Sarah Gopher (b. Israel) As an undergraduate at Tel Aviv University, Israeli-born Sarah Gopher studied Political Science. She then continued to Stanford University for an MBA and followed it by working as a currency trader in NYC. By the time she returned to her first love, painting, she was a mother of four, knee deep in diapers, and living in Northern California. Her first art teacher, whi... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Micah Linton  
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8/15/14 Posted 8/15/14

(Image: Micah Linton, Lintonian Mechanical Butterfly, 2011, Ink & Digital; © Micah Linton) Micah Linton (b. 1972, California) As an artist and creativity coach, delving into the unconscious regions of the mind using active imagination techniques has been of vital importance. As such, unconscious elements of the psyche and their symbolic representations have long been the subject of my works. As many people often transfer their own darkness onto others, perceptions of evils tend to... [more]

20140708183839-front_final The Silent Music of Clara Leigh  
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Young Seok Gwon, Clara Leigh, ChaeHyun Oh, Young Ho Seock at Able Fine Art NY Gallery > New York
July 16th - July 29th
Posted 8/15/14

Finding resonances with earlier artists who worked in collage and ready-mades, artist Clara Leigh has developed a body of work that sings in a unique voice. In the early 1900s, artists like Picasso, Braque and Gris built complex works of art out of paint and canvas, but also newspaper, books, wood, and, occasionally, sheet music. As the vision evolved, so did the expression, and the materials used to accomplish it grew wider and more varied. For Picasso, the guitar was a magical object, as could... [more]


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