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4/14/14 Posted 4/14/14

BESTETTI THE IPERMETAPHISICS PAINTER Luca Bestetti was born in Milan on October 10th 1964. He went to the '' cartoons &image school of Milan '' in the picturesque Via Savona 10 in old town Milan right across the old Naviglio river. During his school years, inspired by the master Giorgio de Chirico, he studied different art techniques starting with pencil & charcoal drawing, oil painting and sculpting. His art is strongly influenced by the long and daily conversations with numerous pa... [more]

Invitation to the Blues by Virgilio Patarini  
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4/13/14 Posted 4/13/14

Invitation to the Blues for Michelle's soloexhibition "Blue Mood" «Out to the blue and into the black» was a song by Neil Young in 1979, in the album «Rust never sleeps». In this game ofwords and layers of images, many things are hidden like Elvis Presley’s death, the war in Vietnam, the blinding fire of Napalm and the sudden fall into the darkness. Yet all the evocative power lies in these two colors (the blue and the black) filled with the symbolic character of... [more]

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4/12/14 Posted 4/12/14

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 In the Shadow of the Anti-Nimbus- Ranjit Hoskote (Rahul Vajale recent working in camp: 2013 ) At a time when many young painters are tempted to adopt one or another of the prevailing house styles of contemporary Indian art, Rahul Vajale pursues a refreshingly idiosyncratic agenda. His imagery is not influenced by the media. His work does not suffer from the semiotic clutter that afflicts any number of young artists, testimony to their misguided attempts at scanning and grabbing t... [more]

Unfortunately, Most People are Blind  
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4/11/14 Posted 4/11/14

Rarely do I willingly speak of my paintings. What I see is not necessarily ....... http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/?p=16684 [more]

BUY PLEXUS SLIM AND BID GOODBYE TO WEIGHT ISSUES  
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4/9/14 Posted 4/9/14

Who would not loved to be looked with those “oh my god! He has such an amazing body” look? We all have desired to look extremely fit and healthy. In fact, in our minds, we all have that fit body image. But as soon as we stand in front of the mirror, we realise that it was nothing but just our imagination. But wait, it is very wrong to call it an imagination. It is possible to reduce all the extra pounds from your body. Buy plexus slim today and bid farewell to all the extra weight. ... [more]

All images are wrong  
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4/8/14 Posted 4/8/14

ALL IMAGES ARE WRONG. VIDEO TALKS #1. KEYSTONE. 13 QUESTIONS FOR CONSTANTIN HARTENSTEIN. 29.03.2014 / by Clemens Wilhelm / Video Talks Constantin Hartenstein: KEYSTONE. Videostill, 2013 13 questions for Constantin Hartenstein by Clemens Wilhelm What are the tourists doing in your video KEYSTONE? What do their pictures mean? How do you read their pictures? Are tourists and artists related?Tourism is migration. As a tourist, you leave your familiar environment to e... [more]

process notes # april 2014: Narrations of indeterminacy  
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4/8/14 Posted 4/8/14

Narrations of indeterminacy ”What chaos and rhythm have in common is the in-between- between two milieus, rhythm-chaos or the chaosmos. ” (Deleuze and Guattari, 1987:313) The awareness of the ephemeral and fleetingness of nature can be perceived underneath the visible surface of an artwork. As I view a drawing, the nature of it can be viewed through both an outer and inner openness to its mysterious depths. Just as one creates an artwork, it evolves through an intertwined st... [more]

SALTZY SELFIES - AROUND 100 IMAGE-MAKERS  
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4/7/14 Posted 4/7/14

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Autoscatti con l’opera nel giorno del #MuseumSelfie  
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4/7/14 Posted 4/7/14

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'COME WITH ME'  
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4/7/14 Posted 4/7/14

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George W. Bush, the Artist and the Apocalypse  
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4/6/14 Posted 4/6/14

Former US president George W. Bush (2001-2009) is immersing himself in the art world and has created some rather surprisingly interesting portraits of world leaders, most of them he encountered during his presidency, arguably the worst one ever in the US history. Image source: George W. Bush Center During his horrible and incompetent presidency, George W. Bush (GWB) was often criticized as an imbecile ninny occupying a high office due to his fabulous family connection - his father Georg Bu... [more]

ISO 216 - Conartist collective / The test space gallery  
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4/6/14 Posted 4/6/14

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 paper size ratios indicate, they don&rs... [more]

The Hush of Stars: Pianist Giuseppina Torre at Arena 1 Gallery in Santa Monica  
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4/6/14 Posted 4/6/14

Gregg Chadwick Sea and Shadow (Mare e Ombra) 30"x20" oil on linen 2014 Courtesy Sandra Lee Gallery, San Francisco Last night Italian pianist Giuseppina Torre gazed attentively at my painting Sea and Shadow (Mare e Ombra) and said to me,"La luce a Venezia è magica." I agreed, the light in Venice is magic. And there is light in Giuseppina Torre's music as well. Earlier that evening in the Arena 1 Gallery at the Santa Monica Art Studios she gave us a taste of her haunting piano compositions at t... [more]

Black and White Show at McEvoy Fine Art  
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4/5/14 Posted 4/5/14

There is something about black and white that will never go out of style, similarly, works showcased at The Black and White Show at McEvoy Fine Art for the opening reception on February, 20th, 2014. The gallery’s white walls were lined with mono-chromatic black and white pieces including work by San Francisco artists Michelle Tholen, Peter Samuels, Katja Leibenath and Paule Dubois Dubois. McEvoy Fine Art opening reception was filled with admiring San Francisco art lovers and patrons to wh... [more]

Painting process  
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4/5/14 Posted 4/5/14

(1) I try to find a suitable subject either from life or reference photograph that has a suitable light source that will give enough of a tonal range so that the subject can be given a 3 dimensional look and a good variety of colur combinations to explore. (2) the light source needs to be recognised as to whether it is direct or in-direct and also its colour temperature. (3) a thumbnail sketch gives a quick and easy view of the balance of the composition. (4) a sketch is carried out on canvas u... [more]

Alan Bamberger ArtBusiness.com. Art Festival at Arttitud San Francisco.  
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4/5/14 Posted 4/5/14

In conjunction with the artMRKT San Francisco international art fair, Arttitud presents Russian Art Festival, an exhibition featuring fine art in traditional and contemporary styles by a select group of Russian and Eastern European-born and trained artists. Curated by Tatiana Takaeva, these critically acclaimed artists have shown their work internationally and include among their accomplishments considerable museum exposure, significant commissions, and placements in numerous collections both domestica... [more]


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