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ArtSlant Prize: Round 6 - THE FINAL ROUND - is Now Open  
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9/1/14 Posted 9/1/14

Round 6, the final round of the ArtSlant Prize showcase, opens today! Now is the time to enter your work to be considered for our exhibition at Aqua Art Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach in December. To apply, sign in to your ArtSlant account and go to your profile. Click ##mm_mypage_link(:contests, 'enter showcase')## and pick your best work to share with our juried panel. Or just click the link below if you're already signed in. ##mm_mypage_link(:contests, '')## We've made some changes this year so here are a few t... [more]

Looking Forward: the Best Fall Exhibitions Opening from LA to London  
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9/1/14 Posted 9/1/14

Fall openings are just around the corner and we can’t wait! Before the galleries open this September ArtSlant will be on the scene letting readers know where to go, what to talk about, and who to collect. Our Fall Previews Special Edition comes out this week, with the ArtSlant Editors picking out trends, artists, and galleries from LA to London. *ArtSlant's Special Editions cover worldwide art fairs, biennials and the art world. Make sure you're si... [more]

Deadline for the Winter 2015 Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency is Today August 31  
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8/31/14 Posted 8/31/14

The deadline for the Winter term of the Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency is quickly approaching. All applications must by submitted by Sunday, August 31st at midnight Pacific Time. The Winter 2015 residency will take place January - February, 2015. It includes a monthly stipend of $1000 USD and airfare to and from the residency site. The residency takes place in the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris in a Haussmann-style apartment. Studio space is not provided. Thanks... [more]

20140428021146-jlb_nude_w_snakeskin_520 The Art of Perfection: James Lee Byars at MoMA PS1  
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James Lee Byars at MoMA PS1 > New York
June 15th - September 7th
Posted 8/31/14

On August 11, 1977, the California Museum of Science and Industry in Los Angeles hosted Space Day, a carefully planned and tightly orchestrated media event organized by Whole Earth Catalog editor and environmental activist Stewart Brand. The symposium was an odd pairing, merging the utopian messaging of the back-to-the-land movement with a campaign to establish space colonies put forth by the military-aeronautics industry. In an opening speech, honored guest, astronaut Russell Schweickart spoke to... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Anca E. Jitariu  
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8/28/14 Posted 8/28/14

(Image: Anca E. Jitariu, "Reflections of Spring", 2012, acrylics on stretched canvas, 27.6 x 27.6 inches - 1 inch deep; © Anca E. Jitariu) Anca E. Jitariu (b. 1986, Gura Humorului) Anca Elena Jitariu is native to Gura Humorului, a small mountain resort in Bucovina, Romania. In 2005 she graduated from Ciprian Porumbescu Art School, Suceava with a license in easel painting and after that she completed her studies from the National University of Art, Bucharest with an M.A in mural arts.... [more]

Round 5 Juried Winners Announced  
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8/26/14 Posted 8/26/14

Didn't make it this round? Round 6, the FINAL round, opens Friday, August 29th! Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 5 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: ROSE MASTERPOL Title: TRIBAL THRONE, 2014 Medium: Acrylic, 60" x 60" DRAWING Artist: Zachary Mory Title: The Inbetween, 2011 Medium: Graphite on paper, 105" x 50" PHOTOGRAPHY Artist: Roman Deingruber Title: Untitled (studio depicts/squar... [more]

Round 5 Juried Winners Announced  
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8/26/14 Posted 8/26/14

Didn't make it this round? Round 6, the FINAL round, opens Friday, August 29th! Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 5 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: ROSE MASTERPOL Title: TRIBAL THRONE, 2014 Medium: Acrylic, 60" x 60" DRAWING Artist: Zachary Mory Title: The Inbetween, 2011 Medium: Graphite on paper, 105" x 50" PHOTOGRAPHY Artist: Roman Deingruber Title: Untitled (studio depicts/square), 2014 PAINTING Artist: Wei Xiaoguang Title: I Think It's Gonna be Important No.2 Medium: Oil on Canvas, 52 x 68 x 2 inches... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Evie Zimmer  
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8/24/14 Posted 8/24/14

(Image: Evie Zimmer, Energy Series (2): Wind and Water, October 2013, Oil on Canvas, 36 X 48 X 1.5 Inches; © Evie Zimmer) Evie Zimmer (b. Jersey City, NJ, USA) I have always been an artist. When I paint I feel connected with the painting. My energy becomes the painting’s energy. As the image develops, the painting’s energy becomes mine. Creating my art is a somewhat spiritual process. Color inspires me. It can say things that words cannot even begin to say. Color can ex... [more]

20140812060440-img_7436 Amazing Thailand! Abstract Paintings from a Contemporary Thai Artist  
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Pichai Pongsasaovapark at Misho Gallery > San Francisco
August 21st - September 20th
Posted 8/23/14

Attending the opening this evening of Remains to be Seen, the first solo exhibition of Thai abstract artist, Pichai Pongsasaovapark, in the United States at the Misho Gallery in San Francisco through September 20, 2014, was an amazing experience since it was Thai art as you have never seen before. Presenting a series of 18 acrylic on linen paintings, Pongsasaovapark uncovered mysterious remnants floating around in one's dreams, exposing strange and challenging images that engaged viewers to inte... [more]

20140807233628-img_7436sm Amazing Thailand! Abstract Paintings from a Contemporary Thai Artist  
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Pichai Pongsasaovapark at Misho Gallery > San Francisco
August 22nd - September 20th
Posted 8/23/14

Attending the opening this evening of Remains to be Seen, the first solo exhibition of Thai abstract artist, Pichai Pongsasaovapark, in the United States at the Misho Gallery in San Francisco through September 20, 2014, was an amazing experience since it was Thai art as you have never seen before. Presenting a series of 18 acrylic on linen paintings, Pongsasaovapark uncovered mysterious remnants floating around in one's dreams, exposing strange and challenging images that engaged viewers to int... [more]

ArtSlant Exhibitions Presents Adam Douglas Thompson, Loose Ends  
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8/22/14 Posted 8/22/14

Adam Douglas Thompson, White Woods, 2014 ArtSlant Prize Exhibitions presents Adam Douglas Thompson, Loose Ends. Thompson is a visual artist and critic living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He received a BA in Art History from Yale and an MFA from CUNY. He has exhibited with Auxillary Projects and was their featured solo artist at UNTITLED. Art Fair in Miami in 2013. He has also exhibited with Regina Rex, The Drawing Center, Sara Meltzer Gallery, and others. Loose Ends cons... [more]

20140806221608-rainbow_lake__rainbow_lotuses__24x24_ FOLDED AND BEAUTIFUL  
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Ankon Mitra at VISUAL ARTS GALLERY HABITAT CENTRE DELHI > India
August 16th - August 20th
Posted 8/22/14

http://wwv.asianage.com/arts/fold-and-beautiful-291 ‘Rainbow Lake, Rainbow Lotuses ‘The Folded Garden’ combines the Japanese art of origami with oil-on-canvas and enamel-paint-on-board creations to make for installations that move beyond paper, using materials like polypropylene, brass and silk Origami is an unusual choice for creating a series of art installations, one might think. Not simply because the Japanese art is entirely based on folding sheets of p... [more]

20140507103144-002 Surface Tension  
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Ayesha Sultana at EXPERIMENTER > India
May 9th - June 26th
Posted 8/21/14

Published in http://www.artindiamag.com/quarter_04_03_14/index.html Acts of drawing are sometimes summed up as dirtying the paper delicately,1 but Ayesha Sultana’s drawings in Outside the field of view, her first solo at Experimenter, Kolkata, mounted from the 9th of May to the 26th of June, are anything but delicate. Sultana ‘dirties’ the paper vigorously and obsessively, while reining in her mark-marking within perfectly geometric shapes. Nine graphite drawings of various si... [more]

20140722174809-the_balance__5 Sketches in Silver – The Graceful Jewelry of Jiwon Han  
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Jiwon Han at Able Fine Art NY Gallery > New York
July 30th - August 12th
Posted 8/21/14

Jiwon Han: New Horizon at Able Fine Art NY Gallery Jiwon Han, Balalnce 13 The line between art and fashion is thin, and in the very best cases, gorgeous. Fashion that crosses that divide is not for everyday wear. Outstanding examples of wearable art are collected and preserved and great pieces grace museum cases around the world. Artist Jiwon Han creates extraordinary sculptures that can be worn. Her medium is metal, and her message is one of simplicity and duality, harmony and tension, mo... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Iliana Tosheva  
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8/21/14 Posted 8/21/14

(Image: Iliana Tosheva, Close to Nowhere (Field 101), 13/07/2013, Oil on Paper, 12 X 12 X 0.1 Inches; ©  Iliana Tosheva)   Iliana Tosheva (lives in London) As a person and creator I dislike staying the same size. What has permanently inspired me over the years has always been a fleeting image of a less traditional shape, texture or colour or a blend of the three put together that will take my breath away on a sentimental journey ‘back to nature’ and, most importantly to me, on a journey ba... [more]

Ebru Varol: Catalogue Edition  
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Posted 8/19/14

Ebru VarolPhotography Lives/works in: New YorkWebsite: www.ebruvarol.comTo purchase contact: Ebru Varol Ebru Varol was born at the crossroads of East and West, in the City of Istanbul. All her life she has been seeking to illustrate central human questions within her art: meaning in life, the reality of black and white, pain and pleasure, light and dark. Her passion around these themes led to an intense focus on what is pure and essential, a term she calls “the Light”. Her ca... [more]


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