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How to Find the Best Photography Agency in London?  
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11/6/14 Posted 11/6/14

Photography is becoming more and more popular in these days. There are lots of occasions, where you need a photography session. It helps in capturing the best moments of the life which are never coming moments. In the corporate world, if there is any event going on, then also there is a need of photographic session as it helps in providing us very precious information in the form of photography. So, in any of the event, you cannot just neglect the photographic part. For the photography session, if... [more]

Past Time - The Morning News  
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11/4/14 Posted 11/4/14

Past Time Geoffry Smalley Read the artist Q&A Aiding a Comrade, Outside Candlestick Park (Frederic Remington), 2013 Interview by Rosecrans Baldwin In the hands of painter Geoffry Smalley, the business and madness of modern sports appear, through subtle augmentation, in classics of American art. Geoffry Smalley is an artist living and working in Chicago. Smalley has an MFA degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His work has been shown in solo and group presentations throughout Illinois and the Great Lakes region. &l... [more]

Daily Serving - Fan Mail, Geoffry Smalley  
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11/4/14 Posted 11/4/14

Fan Mail: Geoffry Smalley Geoffry Smalley’s work is rooted in early-19th-century American painting, deriving specific scenes and techniques from historical canvases and the Hudson River School. In 1836, painter Thomas Cole completed his five-part series The Course of Empire. The series documents Cole’s vision for the birth, life, and death of western civilization, from the pastoral to the desolate. Cole had a calculated optimism for life and renewal, but also a deep pessimism that civilized huma... [more]

Daily Serving - Fan Mail, Geoffry Smalley  
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11/4/14 Posted 11/4/14

Fan Mail: Geoffry Smalley Geoffry Smalley’s work is rooted in early-19th-century American painting, deriving specific scenes and techniques from historical canvases and the Hudson River School. In 1836, painter Thomas Cole completed his five-part series The Course of Empire. The series documents Cole’s vision for the birth, life, and death of western civilization, from the pastoral to the desolate. Cole had a calculated optimism for life and renewal, but also a deep pessimism that civilized huma... [more]

Other People's Pixels Interviews Geoffry Smalley  
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11/4/14 Posted 11/4/14

OtherPeoplesPixels Interviews Geoffry Smalley Paper Tiger 2013 Graphite on Paper, Cut Paper OverlayAccording to GEOFFRY SMALLEY, "to understand the history of American team sports is to understand our national development." To this end, he thoughtfully and humorously examines the "Big Three" (baseball, football and basketball) in painting, drawing, collage and sculpture. Painting on top of existing reproductions, he injects sports arenas into famous Hudson River School landscapes and mashes up team uniforms and mascots w... [more]

Other People's Pixels Interviews Geoffry Smalley  
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11/4/14 Posted 11/4/14

OtherPeoplesPixels Interviews Geoffry Smalley Paper Tiger 2013 Graphite on Paper, Cut Paper OverlayAccording to GEOFFRY SMALLEY, "to understand the history of American team sports is to understand our national development." To this end, he thoughtfully and humorously examines the "Big Three" (baseball, football and basketball) in painting, drawing, collage and sculpture. Painting on top of existing reproductions, he injects sports arenas into famous Hudson River School landscapes and mashes up team uniforms and mascots w... [more]

世界近代艺术史59 陈源初著  
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11/3/14 Posted 11/3/14

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Lucy and the Poacher  
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11/3/14 Posted 11/3/14

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Lucy and the Poacher  
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11/3/14 Posted 11/3/14

Lucy looks the worse for wear, she is non weirht bearing in her right back leg. The keeper tried to hide her bullwhip . Terrible after 35 years lucy is going to break out? Still no boots or winter coat appears to be ccoming. I think II'l knit some snow pants, Maybe someone could do the fronts and I;ll do the back. Lucy most likely was in PTSD when brought in, after the death of her parents.Most likely she has no knowledge or unferstanding that she is an elephant, but if you saw the circus elephan... [more]

The Wheel of Life Explained | Buddhist Art  
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11/3/14 Posted 11/3/14

The Wheel of Life or “Bhavacakra” is well known by Buddhist monks as a powerful meditation tool and also by students to learn and understand the teachings of the Buddha. If you want to read more please click the following link: full article [more]

Unsettling Blood  
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10/31/14 Posted 11/2/14

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/symbiartic/2014/10/31/blood-elaine-whittaker/ Fine artist Elaine Whittaker is challenging us to see ourselves through the eyes of one of humanity’s greatest killers. Take a close look. The Swarm, a work made up of encaustic and over 1500 mosquitoes shipped from bug zappers in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, is meant to unsettle. Whittaker says, “If you stand long enough and contemplate the work, do not be surprised if you start to feel a sting o... [more]

ISO 216  
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10/31/14 Posted 10/31/14

Con Artist presents ISO 216, a collaboration between artists from New York and London. Named in honor of the world’s most common paper size ratio which, like so many of global standards of weights and measure, is notably rare in the US, ISO 216 celebrates the cultural parallels and unique individuality of the United Kingdom and United States. The two nations are ethnically diverse, share a common language, and are each massive exporters of art and culture, but as their slightly different pa... [more]

From "Red Silk Road" Film-Poetry  
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10/31/14 Posted 10/31/14

I can see people Still walking the road of ancients Their shirts are like sieves Dresses are mending With the sand I can see silk threads Holding people together Red and blue Just like blood of a lam Or a sky In the time of spring rites Silk Road was a road of changes Skin of ancient tree is a silk Words are leafs Melting off the paper Melting off the branches And dripping in the waves of salt Dancing Gods are Looking at translations Years are passing by Or maybe millenniu... [more]

Ivy Betty Interview  
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10/31/14 Posted 10/31/14

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南京大屠杀 陈源初在胡溧教授旅美24年作品回顾展上的讲话  
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10/31/14 Posted 10/31/14

南京大屠杀 陈源初在胡溧教授旅美24年作品回顾展上的讲话 2014-10-31 18:12 标签: border style 南京 复制网址 分享到 南京大屠杀(油画) 130×1025厘米 胡溧 陈源初在胡溧教授旅美24年作品回顾展上的讲话: 站在胡先生的的一幅幅巨大的作品前,我们经常关心的技法,风格,美感,都变得不重要了。而历史的沉重感,严肃感,却压在我们的心头挥之不去。战争给中国人民带来过深重的苦难,中国人必须铭记历史,缅怀先烈,珍视和平、警示未来。日本军国主义对中国及其他国家的野蛮侵略,使我们刻骨铭心地认识到世界反法西斯战争的重要性。我们一定要永远坚持万众一心、同仇敌忾,前赴后继、英勇抗争,用鲜血和生命去争取反法西斯战争的胜利。 胡先生启示唤发了我们更深层次的思索,给我们提出了拷问时代的严峻命题: 为什么有大屠杀?侵略和大屠杀是偶然的还必然的? 除了南京大屠杀外,纳粹对犹太人的大屠杀,波兰军队遭到的大屠杀,中国历史上蒙古人和满洲人对汉人的大屠杀,我们... [more]

The Dishonesty of Outsider Art  
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10/30/14 Posted 10/30/14

HYPNOTIST COLLECTORS AND WALKING ANTIQUES: NYLA THOMPSON AND THE DISHONESTY OF OUTSIDER ART By Jim Linderman Pioneer folk art collector Herbert Hemphill, Jr. was on a mission in the early 1970s. The first director of the nascent Museum of American Folk Art and compulsive collector of same intended to disprove the commonly understood belief that folk art had died with the emergence of 20th century popular culture. Certainly there were artists working at the time using the same traditiona... [more]


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