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20120326150521-1stwall3 The Day  
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Lisa Zilker at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek January 26th, 2012 - April 25th, 2012
Posted 3/26/12

Press release from Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek Menorahs, often associated with the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, are iconic to the Jewish religion and culture. Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (CBSRZ), 55 East Kings Highway, Chester, will feature a fanciful collection of menorah paintings by New York artist Lisa Zilker. The show opens on Friday, Feb. 3 and will run through the third week of April. The works may be viewed Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the synagogue's Ma... [more]

20120208170306-emanuela_ascari_habitat_2011 The Art of Creation: Development of The Floor Show Exhibit  
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Emanuela Ascari, Kinkaleri, Michele Lancuba, Lorenzo Pezzatini, Alessandra Ragionieri at F_AIR - Florence Artist in Residence February 28th, 2012 - April 13th, 2012
Posted 3/19/12

The Art of Creation: Development of The Floor Show Exhibit Photo by Arthur Kozlovski Most people view an art show as a complete entity, with walls perfectly aligned with paintings, floors decorated with sculptures, tables loaded with fancy champagne and cheese. These facets are all part of the final presentation of an exhibition, but the process for this production is one that takes a lot of time, patience, and creativity in its own respect. Last week, I was lucky enough to be involved wi... [more]

20111209084740-img_1635 Occupy Art  
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Michael Allan Katz at Ursa Major Gallery December 16th, 2011 - January 31st, 2012
Posted 2/4/12

          Occupy Wall Street painting inspired by the artists visit to Zuccotti Park Reprint     from: Greenfield Recorder 01/26/2012, Page D01 Occupy Art; Abstract paintings reflect psychologist’s interests, profession Story by Trish Crapo Within a week of visiting Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, where the Occupy Wall Street movement began on Sept. 17, 2011, psychologist Michael Katz began to work on a painting. Katz had gone to the park partly to donate copies of his books to the prot... [more]

20120129233700-screen_shot_2012-01-29_at_6 Amerikana Diary  
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Sebastian Piras at Sebastian Piras / Hiromart Gallery Tokyo January 7th, 2012 - March 7th, 2012
Posted 1/29/12

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20120123191707-smk_10 Suspend Your Ninja Logic  
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Jonathan Monaghan at Curator's Office January 14th, 2012 - February 18th, 2012
Posted 1/23/12

By John Anderson • January 20, 2012 A piece of advice before you step into Curator’s Office to watch Jonathan Monaghan’s new work of digitally animated video art: Suspend your ninja logic. Fans of Mortal Kombat will remember Sub-Zero as a silent masked combatant who fires ice projectiles from his hands, but in Monaghan’s video, “Sacrifice of the Mushroom Kings,” the ninja assassin has all the gusto of a bored kid at scout camp, seated in the gun turret of a Sherman tank, scrolling through his sm... [more]

20111004214439-01420111005 Arts of Mirolli  
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Albrecht Schnider at Galerie Bob van Orsouw November 19th, 2011 - February 4th, 2012
Posted 11/17/11

 My name is Miroslav Olickov with art name Mirolli. I am an Academic painter from city of Nis,Serbia. I was born on Sep 02.1951. in Nis where I finished High school of Art and after that I attended Art Academy in Skopje, Macedonia. I work in all art techniques but I prefer oil on canvas. I was a part of many mutual exhibitions and sold my artworks in many European countries, USA, Canada and Australia. I got a lot of prizes but the biggest prize of all is that people like my paintings. I have been painting for... [more]

First Fridays and Third Fridays on Santa Fe Denver  
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at Buxiejo Gallery Santa Fe Arts District Denver May 20th, 2011
Posted 5/20/11

The Art District on Santa Fe has a festive First Friday Open Galleries event at the beginning of every month. It is a fun street party with an eclectic mix of art lovers from newbies to collectors. All and all it is easy going without pretention. Check out the Santa Fe Arts District website for more information on the free shuttle as the traffic and parking can be heavy. The Third Friday is also a little less crowded Open Galleries Night that typically attracts more of the art collector crowd. [more]

20110501104557-grad_107 Above the clouds  
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Iskra Beličanska, Iskra Belicanska at Pentagonal Tower of the Ljubljana Castle April 19th, 2011 - June 5th, 2011
Posted 5/1/11

"Above the clouds", an exhibition of paintings by Iskra Beličanska at the Pentagonal Tower of the Ljubljana Castle on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 at 19h - 05 Jun 2011In co-operation with the Ljubljana Fine Artists SocietyThe curator: Jadranka Ljubičić • animacija iz slik Iskre Beličanske/ animation of the paintings by Iskra Beličanska:: Tina Avšič• skladatelj / composer: Koko Harsoe (Indonesia)Organizator:  DLUL in Ljubljanski grad Več o informacij / More info: http://www.dlul-drustvo.si/ra... [more]

20110212170519-p1010003 RE: THE NEED FOR PATRONS.....  
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THOMAS JOHN TAYLOR at REEDSBAY RESORT HOTEL, HILO, HAWAII February 12th, 2011 - February 12th, 2012
Posted 2/14/11

I am throughly satisfied to announce that this representation of New and Original Images by Mr. Taylor shows exactly that there exists talent Undiscovered, and Beauty in simplicity and harmonic color application. The Ignorance on The Planet with Humanities Focus on War, and Misery is non-existant in this Gallery's approach toward Sanity. Feel The Love, and Comfort brought on by the application of pigment unto canvas in a symbolic representation of using Images To Form Communication That Stimulates Th... [more]

The Virtues of Working around the 'Limitations' of a Small Studio  
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BARBARA GRAD at Kemper at the Crossroads February 4th, 2011 - May 28th, 2011
Posted 2/11/11

Abstract landscapes imbued with the presence of video gaming and cartography is seen throughout new and recent paintings from Barbara Grad. The layers and clues found in these works have a kinetic energy that strongly invokes a line from the “The Have Nots” by the great American punk band X: “This is the game that moves as you play.” One example of this well-conceived idea is prominently found in Erosion (2008, oil on canvas). Mostly blue in color, a small shock of bright pink asks us to p... [more]

20110204005448-tot-koko3 Jazz Multimedia Project  
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HELMI AGUSTRIAN, Iskra Beličanska, Iskra Belicanska, KOKO HARSOE, KADEK DIAH KRISTIN, AFFAN LATANETE, JASMINE OKUBO, TEGEAH OKTA OWM, SEFI INDAH P, MIA WATSON at Art center, Dempasar December 4th, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 5/1/11

  Location: ART CENTER, DENPASAR, BALI Time: Saturday, 04 December 2010 20:00 INTERCULTURAL ART GATHERING PERFOMANCE BETWEEN KOKO HARSOE (GUITARIST & COMPOSSER) AND ISKRA BELICANSKA (SLOVENIA, PAINTING), MIA WATSON (LONDON CELIST), AFFAN LATANETE (PERCUSSIONIST & STEELDRUM) HELMI AGUSTRIAN (CONTRA BASS), SEFI INDAH P (DANCER&COREOGRAFER), TEGEH OKTA OWM (DANCER AND COREOGRAFER), KADEK DIAH KRISTIN (DANCER), JASMINE OKUBO (JAPAN DANCER)   Jazz multimedia project A fusion... [more]

A Paean to Family History and a Serious Exercise in Ancestor Worship  
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Misha Kligman at Kansas City Artists Coalition December 10th, 2010 - January 15th, 2011
Posted 12/23/10

Originally published in Art Tattler (www.arttattler.com) By Blair Schulman New work by Misha Kligman at Kansas City Artists Coalition shows us the weariness of a world where the past is always following you. Paintings and drawings of muted or obscured figures take us into a negative space allowing viewers to avoid confrontation with the subject matter. It seems easier to absorb Kligman’s take on displacement and genocide when you cannot meet the terror in their eyes. His use of exhausting colors... [more]

Mg_u3_2010_350x242_web U3 Opening Night  
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at U3 Slovenian Triennial June 15th, 2010 - September 5th, 2010
Posted 6/21/10

The opening night began before I even entered the Moderna Building, outside a large crowd of people from the students to the dressed to impress mingling on the lower platform and crowding on the stairs -  some venturing through the very imposing doors (Doors of education and knowledge, their stature indicating that something special is about to be revealed, double doors so heavy I nearly disjoint my arm to get through), and alongside the obvious audio system that is set out along the front of the bu... [more]

Logo_colours_2 The Barjeel Art Foundation: A unique space dedicated solely for art appreciation and cultural exchange of ideas  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/11/10

The Barjeel Art Foundation: A unique space dedicated solely for art appreciation and cultural exchange of ideas theartskitchenBy Mamtu ManghnaniPosted On: Saturday May 1, 2010   The evening of April 9 saw the unveiling of one of the most extraordinary art collections in the UAE at the opening reception of The Barjeel Art Foundation’s debut exhibition – Peripheral Vision.The Barjeel Art Foundation is the brain child of Sheikh Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, who other than being a professional in v... [more]

Logo_colours_2 Time Out Dubai  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/10/10

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has one of the most impressive private art collections in the UAE   Over the past few years, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, chairman of the Young Arab Leaders and a UAE media personality, has been passionately building a private collection of Arab art that he has now opened up to the public. Titled The Barjeel Art Foundation, this smorgasbord of art, covering 475 square metres, will feature in exhibitions across the region, and artworks will be loaned to schools and cultural in... [more]

Logo_colours_2 Time Out Dubai - Feature Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/10/10

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has one of the most impressive private art collections in the UAE   Over the past few years, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, chairman of the Young Arab Leaders and a UAE media personality, has been passionately building a private collection of Arab art that he has now opened up to the public. Titled The Barjeel Art Foundation, this smorgasbord of art, covering 475 square metres, will feature in exhibitions across the region, and artworks will be loaned to schools and cultural in... [more]


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