Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]
T'HO fest Yucatan Art Code:
Is a visual dialogue among civilizations, an international collective of contemporary art in painting, sculpture, photography, Installation, mix media, digital art, and video. Jose Luis Rodriguez de Armas, General Coordinator, is a critic member of AICA Cuba-Mexico, an experienced museologist, and curator at this festival on contemporary art in Yucatan.
What does a dialogue among civilizations mean? One could argue that there are two groups of civilizations in the wo... [more]
As we flock around her right after our final MA Visual Arts First Year Juries and I request some time for an interview as directed by my professor Sir Quddus Mirza (Editor of ArtNow), there is a yes and a no in the answer that I get. The word enigmatic is a constant in all the published material that I’ve read about Sumaya Durrani in my humble quest to know a bit about her and we, the visual arts Master's students frozen in the space of her eloquence, are proof that it’s true.
A photograph is rarely seen as an act of rebellion these days. Hundreds of billions of images are taken and circulated around the world each year. But under China’s censorship laws, Ren Hang’s outdoor nudes are radicalized. What We Do is Secret, Hang’s new exhibition now on view at MAMA, features striking photos the artist had to risk his reputation to take.
Hang sometimes has to run from police when shooting. The Beijing-born artist, who usually photographs his friends naked has bee... [more]
Yuan Chu Chen
Social problems of the art world of the network age
We have from the "big time" into the "small time", in the art world of the network age, does not need to deliberately create the star. Contemporary art has become a personal way of thinking about social problems, even for the public topic, also reveal to the uniqueness of individual thinking. From "personal", create a collective worship "star" is a breach of the current era. For a long time, the world of art no longer prod... [more]
Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “ALL Animals” Online Art Competition for the month of July 2016. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of August 2016. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Paintings, Photography/Digital... [more]
About Bareback: Symmetry in Motion
Studio C Gallery is looking for women artists, whose work is inspired by the horse. Horses fill our dreams. They are our inspiration. A horse’s spirit is akin to women, so naturally, women are akin likewise. Humankind owes an enormous amount of gratitude to the horse. Domestication of the horse provided humans with mobility, survival and pleasure. Yet today, horses are facing a daunting challenge. Yearly round ups by the Bureau of Land Management, kill b... [more]
The Academy of Fine Arts of the University of the Arts Helsinki will fill the post of Professor of Photography for a five-year term by an application procedure, based on artistic merits. The reason for the fixed-term nature of the post is the need for flexibility deriving from the constant development of the training, artistic renewal and changes in the needs of tuition. The closing date for applications is 19 August 2016 at 15.00 local Helsinki time (UTC+2). The position of Professor of Photogra... [more]
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Yuan Chu Chen
Capital with the changes in the exhibition mechanism
Chinese scholars for academic exploration of contemporary art artistic genes determine its necessarily positive, positive means to get rid of the academic theory of stereotypes, with radical on concept, that is to say, art direction of narrow sense and academic theory must be go, must be clear and pointed, refused to confusion and no quarter degree "climb relatives", only then could produce high quality academic function i... [more]
The Necessity of French Cafes is the blog of ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist-in-Residence, Lisa Diane Wedgeworth, who is undertaking her residency in Paris during June and July 2016. Lisa will build this blog as a digital archive of essays, photographs, excerpts of narratives, and other relevant manifestations of the project. You can find more information about ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency here.
It is 2:34am. I write from my home on Rue de Charenton, a lovely neighborhood in th... [more]
Lope de Vega by Alejandro Cabeza. permanent collection of the National Theatre Museum (Ground Floor: The Golden Age comedy theaters and http://museoteatro.mcu.es/exposicion-permanente/planta-baja/) [more]
The temperature in New York had reached the low 80s when I schlepped downtown for Sam Lewitt's Less Lights Warm Words at the Swiss Institute. Entering the gallery, which is nestled between the frenzy of Canal street and SoHo, in a rush, it immediately became clear that the title of Lewitt’s intervention was a massive understatement.
Dispersed throughout the otherwise serene gallery space are large-scale copper heating circuits connected to the tall ceiling with loosely hung black wires.... [more]