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ROMANOVA SVETLANA-ART  
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3/31/20 Posted 3/5/09

         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]

STAINED-GLASS WINDOWS  
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3/5/19 Posted 3/5/09

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Artist’s gloves  
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4/24/16 Posted 4/24/16

Work represents taking prints from the hand of the artist, creating a unique usable object (gloves, made of latex). The subject indicates the question of mass production in the world in general, and the mass production of art, and therefore raises another issue of authenticity of the product itself. Taking direct prints from artists skin, leads us to giving and taking personal identity, which is also used in translating to massive identity, and therefore it raises another question of consuming pe... [more]

Current state // Artist's collection  
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4/24/16 Posted 4/24/16

Project "Current state" represents an archive of personal belongings of the artist through photographs. Taking object created in the process of mass production, is a general act which is characteristic of the process of creating personal collection. Personal things in this case are referred to as "objects" are listed by numbers, stored in a particular category. Through this process it becomes depersonalized, transformed into photographic documents that resemble examples from the catalog of consumer... [more]

Artist’s portrait  
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4/24/16 Posted 4/23/16

The work was performed in the service of the archive process, in the form of collection of bacteria from my own body. The samples were transferred to an environment conducive to growth and development. The sum of the collected bacteria showing the presence of invisible organisms on the body of the host. More here [more]

Portrait of MCAB  
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4/23/16 Posted 4/23/16

Portrait of MCAB The work "Portrait of MCAB" is not only about the issue of Museum as a space, which has been closed for some time; it is also about Museum s existence in time, as well as the biological aspect. Given that I have not had a chance to visit the interior of the Museum, neither when it was open for public nor now, I can infer that I do not have a relationship with it, and see it merely as one building in line building rotting away in Belgrade. The issue of time imposes itself... [more]

THE FUTURE OF ART: Fabiola Jean-Louis Rewrites History  
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4/9/16 Posted 4/9/16

Recently exhibited at Harlem School of the Arts' freshly renovated Gallery Space, Fabiola Jean-Louis' Rewriting History is an interdisciplinary series that serves up a ride through antiquity and imagination. Modern period dresses, fashioned almost entirely from paper, become actors in a photographic essay that challenges notions of reality, time and space. Visual, sculptural and performative at once, the artist creates a world that embodies an alternate past where people of color might have live... [more]

What Does an Interesting Theory Look Like?   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Adriana Lara at Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler February 27th - April 9th
Posted 4/7/16

Interesting. The word says a lot and nothing at all. We often leverage it to describe people, projects, and ideas that we don’t quite know what to make of yet—or notions too complicated to be quickly defined. Used and abused, the word teeters on the brink of vacuity. Defining something as interesting insists on a radical subjectivity, the spark of a personal constellation of references and affinities. Yet it equally connotes the superficial bundle of affects often tendered in digital exc... [more]

Annette Weisser Traverses the Unsettled Moral Territories of Contemporary German Identity   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Annette Weisser at MiM Gallery March 26th - April 23rd
Posted 4/4/16

Annette Weisser is interested in the remnants of history on the human psyche. The Berlin-based artist came of age in rural Germany in the 1980s, grappling with the specter of National Socialism and her own political socialization in West Germany. As part of the Kriegsenkel generation (the “grandchildren of the war”), Weisser and her contemporaries are caught in a moral crisis, horrified by the fascism of the past and unsettled by their nation’s ethos of repentance since the 1960s. H... [more]

GRAFT, ArtSlant Prize winner Edra Soto's exhibit opens today at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, NYC  
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4/1/16 Posted 4/1/16

Curated by Albert Stabler, GRAFT is an installation work by ArtSlant Prize 2014 winner, Edra Soto, opening this Friday, April 1st from 6 - 8 pm at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space. The exhibition will be on view until May 1st, 2016. Galley Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 12-6 pm. Located inside Essex Street Market, New York. Image: Edra Soto, Photo Documentation (Cement Bus Stop, San Juan, Puerto Rico), 2016. Photo courtesy of the artist. Born in Puerto Rico and residing for decades in Chicago,... [more]

VISUAL ART AND FABRICS (R)EVOLUTION  
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3/31/16 Posted 3/31/16

© Roberto Alborghetti-Mitrani Yarden The printing fabrics you see in this post don’t come or proceed from drawings, paintings or digitally made works. They come from realistic and abstract photos of torn and decomposed publicity posters, natural cracks and scratches, urban and industrial matters… They are part of a special series created and developed by me, Roberto Alborghetti (I’ve collected so far more than 90.000 pictures for my “Lacer/actions” proje... [more]

Pointlessness Is the Point: Tony Tasset and His Arrow at Kavi Gupta   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Tony Tasset at Kavi Gupta Chicago - Elizabeth Street March 18th - May 14th
Posted 3/28/16

I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to points. I thought, ‘Oh! Everything has a point, and if it doesn’t, then there’s a point to it.’ —Harry Nilsson At Kavi Gupta’s Elizabeth Street location, Tony Tasset has wallpapered the large warehouse space with 66 arrow paintings. The paintings, which feature pairs of arrows (one pointing up, the other pointing do... [more]

BigCi Open Day.  
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3/27/16 Posted 3/4/16

Magda Wegrzyn Sunim KohMarie CraigProgram * Exhibition Open 11.00am - 4.00pm* Welcome by Rae Bolotin 11.30am – 11.45pm * Sabrina Roesner talks about the World Heritage artist in residence program 11.45am – 12.15pm * Magda Wegrzyn - artist talk 12.15pm – 12.30pm* Lunch - bring your own picnic; Bilpin Cider will be served. 12.30pm – 1.30pm*Cyanotype Workshop - Part 1 1.30pm – 2.00pm * Marie C... [more]

Sticks and Stones: The Amanda Knox trial of Sienna Reid  
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3/25/16 Posted 3/25/16

by Annie Shepard on July 26, 2015 Sticks and Stones The Amanda Knox Trial of Sienna Reid On November 2nd, 2007 Meredith Kercher was found dead in her apartment in Perugia, Italy. What followed was part murder investigation, part tabloid fodder, and part witch hunt. Amanda Knox, Meredith's roommate, was arrested for the crime. Despite having no physical evidence linking her with the scene of the crime, Knox was... [more]

September 16, 2013 'Sex monster,' 'man-eater,' 'succubus': How one artist explores Amanda Knox and the power of words  
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3/24/16 Posted 3/24/16

By ERIC REGULY Through paintings, photographs, film and 'curse tablets,' artist Sienna Reid explores the Italian murder case that transfixed the world Sienna Reid's whimsical apartment in Rome's ancient Monti neighbourhood has morphed into a tantalizing cultural testament to Amanda Knox, the American student who was convicted, and later acquitted, of the murder of her British roommate in Perugia, Italy. Enormous strips of white paper hang from the walls of Reid's studio. They bear the grisly or outrageous... [more]

My Friends: The Naked and The Drunk The Portraits of Sienna Reid  
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3/24/16 Posted 3/24/16

by Alison Gates All in all, I found this show, dare I say? Fun. The last time Sienna Reid showed at Collusion Gallery, in August 1997 for her show "My Friends, Naked," I approached the show with fear. The fear turned to respect when I realized that Reid had pulled off a feat of postmodernist dexterity by using one of the oldest painting formats, the nude portrait, to convey a new late-twentieth century kind of honesty and honor. Still, despite the fact that "My Friends, Naked" made... [more]


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