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Salesroom Artist: Lauretta Lowell  
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1/7/13 Posted 1/7/13

(Image: Lauretta Lowell, “Miss Chevious”,  Mixed Media Assemblage articulated doll, 74”H x 20”W x 6”D, wood and metal; © Lauretta Lowell)   Lauretta Lowell (b. 1951, Jacksonville, FL) After experiencing head trauma in 2002, I have had to "repurpose" my life as a business woman, reassembling it into an artist. Choosing the puzzle of mixed media assemblage art has helped my brain heal and wake up my undiscovered passion. I am content...I am happy....LIFE IS GOOD!I've chosen to substitute the co... [more]

Participants  
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at RAW ART FAIR February 6th, 2013 - February 10th, 2013
Posted 12/22/12

Last week the list of participants of RAW was published. Looks like a fresh mix of galleries, even more divers than last year. Looking forward to the fair. Absolut Gallery(B),Aicart & Ajtink, Susanne Biederberg, Ton de Boer, Borzo, Brandt, Buro R'dam, Canvas, Cityscape, Marian Cramer Projects, Contempo, Cultural Speech, Galerie Dom Arte, Galerie Hein Elferink, Elephant (mag.), Gallery 9, Go Gallery, Hommes, Jaski, Galerie Willem Kerseboom, Galerie Carla Koch, KochxBos, Galerie van Kranendonk, Kunst=Kunst, Lisplein 5, Galerie Lutz, Rob M... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Gyeong Yoon An  
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10/31/12 Posted 10/31/12

(Image: Gyeong Yoon An,Time is on my side, 2010, carbon pencil on paper, 29.7 X 42 cm; © Gyeong Yoon An)   Gyeong Yoon An (b. Korea) In my recent work I have focused on three projects: First is a sculpture series about icons, second a drawing series as a more narrative form of my practice, and third an installation series in which I try to combine the idea of abstract and figurative image through a mixed form of sculpture, installation and painting. In my sculpture series ‘Icon _ Goddess’... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Michael West  
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10/1/12 Posted 10/1/12

(Image: Michael West, Self portrait,  2012, wood logs and stinging nettles, Length-1740mm / Height-1010mm / Width-600mm; © Michael West)   Michael West (b. 1962, United Kingdom) Born and raised in the United Kingdom I started my career specializing in classical sculpture, honing my skills in the film industry at Pinewood, and Shepperton studios, in London and gaining a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art at the University of Plymouth, my work being displayed and in private collections and galle... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Timothy Gaewsky  
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9/22/12 Posted 9/22/12

(Image: Timothy Gaewsky, Wait for the Signal to Approach, 2012, sintra, latex paint, unscratched lottery tickets, wood, 42" x 48" x 3.5"; ©Timothy Gaewsky)   Timothy Gaewsky (b. 1978, Cleveland, OH) My work explores the relationship between desire and materialism, or more directly the ways in which desire for commodities, fortune, and instant gratification are facilitated through visual stimulation. My installations and mixed media assemblages draw aesthetic influences from diverse sources such... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
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8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on http://www.whjohnsongrant.org/application.html) Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Miika Nyyssönen  
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8/20/12 Posted 8/20/12

(Image: Miika Nyyssönen, Breda 16, 2011, Epson Pro print on smooth pearl photo paper.Limited edition 1-100/100, 33 x 45 centimeters; © Miika Nyyssönen)   Miika Nyyssönen (lives in Helsinki, Finland) My artistic production consists of paintings, sculptures, installations and computer-based works. During recent two  years I've worked mostly with my series "About collage"  and "Breda 1-100".  In my collage series I develop different systems how to make a collage, "Breda 1-100" shows paintings... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Chantal Powell  
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8/17/12 Posted 8/17/12

(Image:  Chantal Powell, Encounter, 2011, Peacock feathers, thread, 40 x 140 x 1 centimeterss; © Chantal Powell)   Chantal Powell (b. 1977, West Midlands, UK) Chantal Powell creates seductive sculptural objects that cross the boundary between reality and imagination. Responding to objects and materials as her starting point, she seeks to understand and manipulate the inherent vocabulary of these chosen materials. Using this visual language she plays with the notion that we are capable of be... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Sal Villano  
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8/5/12 Posted 8/5/12

(Image: Sal Villano, BIRD NEST No.8 - Wire Sculpture,  2011, Assorted Steel Wire, Wire Nest with Pearl Egg , 4 x 5 x 2 inches;  © Sal Villano)   Sal Villano (b. 1944, New York, NY) The inspiration for creating my sculpture grew from a lifetime love of trees. I am in awe of the stately presence and silent majesty they posses. I find the structure of trees to be one of the perfections in nature. With their roots embracing the earth; in winter they show their bones, in spring gentle buds, in... [more]

Showcase Winner: Ben Rosecrans  
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8/1/12 Posted 8/1/12

(Image: Ben Rosecrans, prouned.4, 2012, mixed media, 30 X 35"; © Ben Rosecrans)   Ben Rosecrans (b. 1975, Vancouver, WA) I am currently employed as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Doane College in Crete Nebraska.I am at present creating work that can be interpreted as a non-representational investigation into the process of mapping through sketches and my intuitive reactions to space, geometric and organic shapes and the power of a simple line to represent movement.  They take the form of... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Elisaveta Sivas  
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7/21/12 Posted 7/21/12

(Image: Elisaveta Sivas, DAPPLE GRAY HORSE, 2011, oil on canvas, wool, mixed media, 100 x 120 x 1,5 cms; © Elisaveta Sivas)   Elisaveta Sivas (b. 1979, Saint-Petersburg, Russia) Born in St. Petersburg in 1979 a designer of Russian-Estonian origin, Elisaveta Sivas started visiting a ceramic studio at the age of three and later she continued to study painting and sculpture in the Art School. After working for several years as a researcher at the State University of Cyprus, she followed her d... [more]

20120720103956-img_0637korr_mail Callum Innes, Ingo Meller, Wilhelm Mundt, Robert Zandvliet, Rémy Zaugg  
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Callum Innes, Ingo Meller, Wilhelm Mundt, Robert Zandvliet, Rémy Zaugg at Bernhard Knaus Fine Art May 4th, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
Posted 7/20/12

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Showcase Watchlist: Gabriel Dawe  
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5/17/12 Posted 5/17/12

(Image: Gabriel Dawe, Plexus No. 9, 2011, Thread, wood, hooks, 25' x 4' x 14'; ©  Slyworks photography) Gabriel Dawe (b. Mexico City) The Plexus series is an ongoing series of installations that explore the implications of thread and fibers as loaded materials that relate to the complicated construction of gender and identity not only in my native Mexico, but throughout the western world. These installations are related as well to the human need for shelter and man’s ultimate vulnerability... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Simone Kestelman  
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4/26/12 Posted 4/26/12

Simone Kestelman, Labyrinths of Life, 2011, Cast Glass,  24" x 24"; © Simone Kestelman Simone Kestelman (b. 1967, Rio de janeiro) Even though I have a degree in Economics, art has always been the love of my life. I started working with ceramics at the tender age of seven. I was a very active child and ceramics was the way that my parents found to keep me focused. Five years ago I discovered the wonders of glass. I have combined my 30 years’ experience ceramics and the challenges of glass a... [more]

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]

Jone Kvie: On Our Worldwide Watchlist  
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3/1/12 Posted 3/1/12

(Image: Jone Kvie, Stellar Core, Patinated Bronze, 270 X 210 X 280 cm, 2011; © Jone Kvie) Jone Kvie (b. 1971, Stavanger, Norway) When large celestial bodies are moved into the gallery space for beholding and scrutiny, human desire to make nature subject to measurements and empirical findings are brought into focus. In Kvies works this scientific approach is given equal status to the romantic idea of the sublime, in which man is overwhelmed by a feeling of impotence in the meeting with nature... [more]


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