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]
Here's a taste of what's in Carpazine November/December. Carpazine Underground Art Magazine Featuring: Ginger Coyote, Magosh, Chris Oleary, Jimmy Woods, Juventude Maldita (punk rock band strongly related to anarchism and antifascism), Piss in the Face of Convention!(a life of paint sex and rock `n` roll), Manoush (apnea), Zombies Attacks Again! (Why do these undead fiends continue to plague MF Gallery with their vile stench?) and much more!! www.carpazine.com [more]
Planning for a yoga retreat is a great idea for you to get re-energized with positive energy. Obviously, you have to make a plan before joining the retreat program since so many yoga training institutions are offering a variety of them. Other than that, these institutions also offer courses like 100-hour trainings and teacher’s training and so on. The following points may help you on making a decision. 1. Location – The institutions are spread worldwide, that’s why yo... [more]
One of my favorite tracks I listen to almost on the daily is "The Pessimist (feat. J. Cole)" on Wale's third studio album titled"The Album About Nothing". In the intro, Jerry tells George "Oh so there is still hope?", and George responds saying "I don't want hope, hope is killing me. My dream is to become hopeless. When you're hopeless, you don't care, and when you don't care, that indifference,it makes you attractive."
I find this conversation intriguing. To dream is to wish somet... [more]
How do objects "end" their "lives"? Where do they go to die? How does an object have this presence beyond the monumental, a soul that is passing through time and place? Can both history and the ahistorical be dialectics in the same image? What is the afterlife of a technological process?
Shumon Ahmed's When dead ships travel, a show of photographic prints at Project 88, captures in its title a multitude of interpretations. These are images that speak for themselves over and over again. The “wh... [more]
On October 1, 2015 at midnight the first Online-exhibition of BIENNALE AUSTRIA association started. Sixteen artists present "small format" artworks up to a maximum size of 30 x 21 cm. The artworks can be purchased directly via the individual artist.
Exhibition end December 31, 2015 midnight.
Exhibiting artists: Herbert Bauer, Bikkel, Jürgen Bley, Liesbeth van Ginneken, Gerlinde Kosina, Regina Merta, Christoph Walter Pirker, Mark Pol, Nicola Quici, Rass Elisabeth, Robert Richardson, Hanna Scheriau, Bernhard Sch... [more]
Here is the art and culture magazine based in York, UK, "Aesthetica Magazine - Issue.67 October/November 2015" including my directory (P.158, Osamu Jinguji in the newest "Directory" on Aesthetica's website on Oct-1st) in one of their regular sections - "The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory" of this printed/online magazine.
Appearing in this Artists’ Directory is a good way to expose and promote my work. The reasons are as follows:
The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory is a... [more]
"Believers" acrylic painting by Fernando Carpaneda
"I don't like to be treated special just because I'm an artist. I prefer still drinking "Pabst Blue Ribbon" than drink "Champagne". Money and fame doesn't mean anything to me."
Check the interview with Fernando Carpaneda on this link: http://punkglobe.com/fernandocarpanedainterview1015.php [more]
While price and good reviews are still extremely important, more travelers are saying that what amenities available for them to enjoy are a big influencer in where they will spend their vacations. In a recent survey*, 77% stated that having the right amenities have an influence on where they will stay and the highest request is Free WIFI.
While every traveler’s needs are different, having the convenience of a home is usually an added benefit. Home exchanging while on vacation can give you... [more]
Paris Tear Sheets is the blog of ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist-in-Residence, Lara Atallah, who will be undertaking her residency in Paris during July and August 2015. “Paris tear sheets” refers to daily snapshots taken during the artist’s peregrinations in the city. She will use the blog to chronicle her encounters in Paris as well as her observations of the city.
You can find more information about ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency here.
I met Georges one August afternoon i... [more]
Photograph Magazine by klompching at KLOMPCHING GALLERY
September 12th - October 31st
ABOUT THE COVER – LYLE REXER
Photograph Mag, Sept/Oct Issue
Like a fault line in the surface of appearances, photo collage opens up in periods of social stress and political obfuscation. In the 1880s, the playful cut and paste of Victorian albums betrayed a skepticism about photography’s ability to sustain memory and maintain the connection to a tradition that technology was rapidly effacing.
In the 1920s and ‘30s, collage mobilized images against themselves, recombining th... [more]
Taboo is an open call for artwork which sparks thoughtful investigation on taboos.
Works submitted can take into account prevailing taboos, wherever and however they are experienced, geographically or culturally, or give a sense of how and why transitions to new forms of consideration and acceptance are given with taboos.
Enter your work or project in any medium on the theme by 5 December 2015.
5,000 € cash prizes and a top quality gallery catalogue.
Full details on the theme and how to enter: h... [more]
The International Center of Photography (ICP) announced yesterday that the founder of Documentary Arts, Alan Govenar, has donated an archive of more than 100,000 works including photographs, films, audio recordings, and new media, with 60,000 works of African American vernacular photography from the Texas African American Photography Archive (TAAP).
The photographs in the TAAP Archive are images of African American life in both urban and rural 20th century Texas. Candid and formal portraits de... [more]