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ArtSlant Presents Philippa's Page 3 Pin-Ups  
12/22/14 Posted 12/22/14

This week, Artslant Pin-Ups observes the fact that the birthday of our Lord and Savior the infant Christ is fast approaching, and chooses to share with our readers a totally innocuous artwork, instead of some smut: the lovely and less-than-PG-rated Slightly Open Clam-Shell, by Georgia O'Keeffe. Definitely 100 percent a painting of a clamshell, and nothing else (what's wrong with you, man?), this beautiful, totally non-sexualized and wholesome work from 1926 is a perfect expression of just how... [more]

20140918141118-07__91714 A colorful and chaotic pastel collection  
at Matrix Fine Art > Santa Fe
October 3rd, 2014 - October 31st, 2014
Posted 11/13/14

Think of the most stunning landscape photo you have seen. Now imagine that the scene you believed was a photograph was actually a concisely accurate pastel piece, painstakingly precise in every way. This pleasant illusion is what I experienced at the “2014 Pastel Society of New Mexico Signature Membership Show.” This show is a display of shockingly beautiful and realistic renderings of various subject matter, with a topic of interest to any viewer. Overall, it’s an impressive ar... [more]

Lam Tung Pang: On Our China Watchlist  
4/26/11 Posted 4/26/11

(Image: Lam Tung Pang, Sun, Charcoal, pastel and acrylics on plywood, 43.5x61cm, 2011; © Lam Tung Pang) Lam Tung Pang (b. 1978, Hong Kong, China) Lam Tung-pang uses both traditional (oil, acrylic, charcoal, pencil) and non-traditional (nails, sand, plywood) materials to produce thought-provoking pieces engage with the ideas of memory, history or reflecting the specific situation of individuals or groups. They are mostly related to specific situations or social contents and some of them a... [more]

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