FLOWERS OF INNOCENCE Why is it that so important, it is at the same time so trivial? Why to paint flowers, then we condemn ourselves to be called tandeto artists, decorative and superficial "the transformers' reality? Why do not we have another, as a universal symbol of beauty? Why, then, when we look at growing flowers in macro-scale, eg. The whole top of tulips and gardenia, feel the emotion and joy? Why, then, when we grow flowers in a pot, on a piece of cotton wool, experiencing betrayal, a... [more]
Macri’s Pink Narrative. An essay by Kenneth Radu on the art of Adamo Macri. Downloadable document via Scribd
“In the film Funny Face starring the exquisite Audrey Hepburn and the light-as-air Fred Astaire, the dynamic Kay Thompson in her role of fashion editor proclaims that it’s time to “Think Pink!” We are then treated to a frenzy of pink haute couture. Of all colours in western society …” [more]
Facing the Faces: the Facebook Self-portraits of Adamo Macri. An essay by Kenneth Radu on the art of Adamo Macri. Downloadable document via Scribd
“Self-portraiture and painting are almost synonymous. Albrecht Durer, Hans Holbein the Younger, Titian, Artemisia Gentileschi, Rembrandt, Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun, Francisco Goya, Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Edvard Munch, Emily Carr, Frida Kahlo, a legion of others: the walls of art galleries are heavy with images of artists w... [more]
Art of the Orifice: Adamo Macri’s Verboten. An essay by Kenneth Radu on the art of Adamo Macri. Downloadable document via Scribd
“The human body has always been the source of pleasure and revulsion, at once the embodiment of ecstasy and excrement, delight and disgust, beauty and brutality, dream and nightmare. In his great satire Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift depends upon such antithesis in his portrayal of the admirable Houyhnhnms and Gulliver’s ensuing misanthropy. A... [more]
Cellular Excitement: An Appreciation of the Art of Adamo Macri. An essay by Kenneth Radu on the art of Adamo Macri. Downloadable document via Scribd
"In many of his drawings, photos, constructions and other pieces of art, Adamo Macri depicts various forms existing beneath the visible surfaces of the world, and the reality of secret miniscule life teeming in obscure places. He explores, or imagines, acts of creation from the fundamental cellular level of existence to the intangible world of states... [more]
Con el lema: “Museos para una sociedad sostenible”, se presenta el Día Internacional de los Museos de 2015.
El objetivo del Día Internacional de los Museos es sensibilizar al público sobre el hecho de que “Los museos son un medio importante para los intercambios culturales, el enriquecimiento de culturas, el avance del entendimiento mutuo, la cooperación y la paz entre los pueblos (ICOM)”.
Se celebra cada año el 18 de mayo o al... [more]
Flamboyant dans l’espace, le Phoenix renaissait de ses cendres une dernière fois, survolant la terre étincelante d’or où, parsemés sur l’étendue, les affres du néant posaient leurs pièges, leur ultime guet-apens, afin d’avoir raison de l’être. Une croix noire se dressait menaçante à l’horizon sur laquelle crépitait des foudres maintenues; quelques plumes affolées vibraient... [more]
AMAZING! by Andrea Marie Breiling Andrea Marie Breiling at Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University
May 16th, 2014 - May 16th, 2014
What a great and exciting show. The work was amaizng. A++ would reccommend to a friend. Andrea Marie Breiling really put together amazing painting show. She is an awesome painter and artist and is now showing with Sonce Aexander Gallery in Los ANgeles, and Galleri Urbane in Dallas Texas! Her work incorporates elemenrs of all geners and each show brings different dimensions to her trajectory and overall art conversation. Her recent solo show at Sonce Alexander Gallery was a huge success. And her Up... [more]
The record-breaking Picasso entitled ‘Les Femmes d’Alger’ on display after the auction. Photograph: UPI /Landov / Barcroft Media/UPI /Landov / Barcroft Media via The Guardian
A work by Pablo Picasso, the artist played by Anthony Hopkins in the 1996 film Surviving Picasso, has set a new world record as the most expensive artwork to be sold at auction in New York.
Women Of Algiers (Version 0) is part of a range of works the painter created to look great in the foyers of big b... [more]
To space to place
Presented by AKA artist-run and Schleifmühlgasse 12-14
Amalie Atkins (Saskatchewan, CA), Jason de Haan (Alberta, CA), Melanie Ender (Vienna, AT), Agnes Hamvas (Vienna, AT), Divya Mehra (Manitoba, CA), Mindy Yan Miller (Saskatchewan, CA), Stephanie Patsula (British Columbia, CA), Eva Maria Schartmüller (Vienna, AT), Astrid Sodomka (Vienna, AT)
Text and curated by Tarin Hughes
In a geographically unlikely partnership, initiated by Regina-based artist Zachari Logan, AKA... [more]