Hello, again! Wow, the time passes fast!
This week I’ve been drawing, cutting out and arranging text, and in general playing around with themes and visual elements. I’ve been thinking about how cultures absorb each other, whether uneasily or wholeheartedly. If I were to imagine a Venn diagram of French-American cultural absorption, the shape would be awkward and squiggly, with dramatically incomplete or partial overlaps. The phenomena that I’ve been tracking, the media onslaught... [more]
The Secession Building in Vienna is so iconic, that though it doesn't have permanent collections, except for Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Klimt, I feel that I am compelled to include it in the series of My Favorite Museum Collections. Secession Building is an exhibition hall built in 1897 by Joseph Maria Olbrich as an architectural manifesto for the Vienna Secession and the Beethoven Frieze is a painting by Gustav Klimt created in 1902 for the 14th Vienna Secessionist exhibition and is now on display in t... [more]
The Happenstance 12
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers and sisters
This day is call’d the feast of the Salon des Refusés.He/She that outlives this day, and comes safe home,Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam’d,And rouse him/her at the name of the Salon.She/He that shall live this day, and see old age,Will yearly on the vigil feast his/her neighbours,And say “To-morrow is Salon des Refusés Day.”Then will she/he open an album and show his/... [more]
Last weekend, I visited Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, to see a special exhibition - Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art from Washington D.C. (March 29, 2014 – August 3, 2014). The exhibition included many paintings from the period of the emergence of the Impressionism, most of them were of modest dimensions, with subjects ranging from intimate portraits, still life to familiar outdoor landscapes. The exhibition was organized and displayed by artists, a choice group including many big names and a few less fa... [more]
I would like to raise funds to pay for a new Samsung note pro and a desk top computer. Currently my budget for my artistic career is tied up in advertising, rent and competitions.
As of now, I have a fashion company in the UK basing their designs on one of my digital drawings, I have two winning works of art in Artslant's international competition 2014 and next month I will be having a drawing featured in GQ B... [more]
Elizabeth Hoeveler (ASC) commenting Immo Jalass's artworks
How many dimensions can we see? Three, on a 'normal day. On a 'normal' day, however, I might be fooled into thinking I'm somewhere else - or many other places at the same time, while looking at Immo Jalass's digital offerings. I can cross dimensions and have a foot in several. I can extend the one dimension I'm in and reshape it to my wish. I can focus on a fruit color and have that color move back or forward out of the fruit bowl. Immo Jala... [more]
The Sammer Gallery just opened its doors in the Lower East Side with a particularly impressive solo show “Wheels and Cylinders” by Uruguayan artist Ricardo Pascale, born in 1942.
Upon entering the gallery, the visitor is greeted by a massive sun sculpture made out of a richly saturated wood that stands as a warning: one is entering the artist’s dimension. A forest of sculptures of different sizes and shapes, from circles to rectangles to columns, awaits the viewer. Once among the... [more]
Wow! I just got word today that my Lonely Girls have been included in Ceramics Now! Thanks to the editor/publisher Vasi Hirdo, they will now reside prominently on the home page of the site for a time. I am glad this project is getting some attention. Alzheimer's disease is horrendous and especially when the majority of those afflicted with it are our elderly. My mother just turned 90 this past May and her day to day experience with it continues to be more difficult as time goes on. Bas... [more]
W dzisiejszych latach wiele ludzi prowadzi własne przedsiębiorstwa. Trudno jednakże odnaleźć obecnie firmę, jaka nie będzie reklamowana w jakiś sposób w sieci, na zasadzie witryny internetowej. Oczywiście bez domeny się nie obędzie, a dokładniej, w ogóle nie będzie jej widać w sieci. Wszystkim zapewne chodzi o tanie domeny. Domena to indywidualny adres strony internetowej. Niestety współcześnie nie ma już domen bezpłatnych, czyli innymi słowy, by mieć taką stronę, a także swoją... [more]