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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 plasticit... [more]

David Bowie Is: Star Power – An Interview with Michael Darling   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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at Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) September 23rd - January 4th, 2015
Posted 8/29/14

David Bowie Is, coming to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in just a few weeks, is unprecedented to the extent that it is the first massive solo show the MCA has ever given to a musician. But as James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator Michael Darling discusses below, he was drawn to the exhibition because Bowie emulates the blending of media, the crossing over of disciplines he finds so relevant to contemporary artists’ practices. Darling was kind enough to sit down with me this month and ex... [more]

On Art-Athina Art Fair  
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8/28/14 Posted 8/28/14

Art-Athina (International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens) took place on 15-18 May at Faliro Pavilion (TaeKwonDo Stadium) for the 19th time in Athens. Collecting the Images of the Sensible: Artworks from Turkey’s Collectors curated by Beral Madra and me besides the collection titled Pistoletto Rist by Daskalopoulos were two of the parallel events of the fair. Being one of the cities experiencing the impact of the economic crisis most dramatically in Greece, Athens had the depressing atmosp... [more]

Excerpts from Verso  
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8/27/14 Posted 8/27/14

Exhibeted at Pure Surface, a performance series in Portland, Ore. where movement, text, and film happen together in the spirit of improvised collaboration. for Corrine, my sisterMay 5, 1975 - October 13, 1984 Two children die as I-84 rock slide hits car Yesterday on interstate 84 about 10 miles east of Cascade Locks when the car in which they were riding was struck by falling rocks. Hospital officials identified the dead as Jacob Peterson, 8, of Troutdale, and his cousin, Corrine Herrera, 9, of Gresham. Randy Herrera, 7, of Gresham, was not injur... [more]

Art and the Environment in East-Central Europe Introduction - from a special issue of ARTMargins  
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8/27/14 Posted 8/27/14

Art and the Environment in East-Central Europe is an editorial project born from interviews and other forms of interaction with artists and cultural producers concerned, in one way or another, with the idea and the material reality of what goes by the name of the "natural environment." In the different pieces collected within this project, the term "environment" unfolds into a broad variety of concepts and artistic practices that do not, and should not, become homogenized. A survey rather than... [more]

Try Not to Let the Man Get You Down: Emily Mast at Night  
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8/27/14 Posted 8/27/14

By Lindsay Preston Zappas Emilyi Mast, ENDE, at Night Gallery The large garage door swung open, and crowds of hiply dressed people, Tecates in hand, swarmed into Los Angeles’ Night Gallery to witness Emily Mast’s performance ENDE, last Saturday. The crowds were met by an array of props, hanging lights, tape on the floor demarcating the performance space, and Emily holding a microphone; dressed in beige corduroys and a brown t-shirt. The crowd settled into place around the... [more]

RELIGION . P$YCHEDELIC$ . HIP HOP   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Chen Tianzhuo(陈天灼) at BANK @ MABSOCIETY July 19th - August 31st
Posted 8/23/14

Beijing based artist Chen Tianzhuo’s new solo show, “PICNIC PARADI$E BITCH,” at the Bank Gallery in Shanghai is not to be missed. On the second floor of what appears to be an old worn down British style building is an exhibition that will send your mind tripping on Cantonese dwarf rappers, transsexual gangsters, marijuana induced hallucinations, and live carnal performances involving My Little Pony tail butt plugs. The young artist received his undergraduate degree in graphic design at... [more]

Theory of the Selfie - Hyperallergic  
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8/20/14 Posted 8/20/14

CHICAGO — OxfordDictionaries.com recently announced that ‘selfie’ is their new Word of the Year, moving it beyond sanctified slang in the Urban Dictionary. Defining it as a “photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website,” Oxford Dictionaries notes that usage of the term ‘selfie’ increased by 17,000 percent in the last year. The Selfie Theory posits that as we increasingly live in public... [more]

Ancient Statues Pose for Selfies - Hyperallergic  
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8/20/14 Posted 8/20/14

Selfie-ification of Agesandros and Poloydoros Athendoros, “Laocoon and his Sons” (c.1816), plaster, 240 x 141 x 83cm (image via Imgur) It’s one thing to take a #museumselfie with a work of art, as if to say, “yes, I was here with this artwork” or “yes, here is my reflection in the surface of this piece.” It’s another thing to make Greco-Roman statues look like they were chiseled specifically for selfie-shooting moments. That’s what Redd... [more]

When Depression Strikes - HYPERALLERGIC  
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8/20/14 Posted 8/20/14

Installation view of “Depression” at Francois Ghebaly Gallery. All images by the author for Hyperallergic. LOS ANGELES — It was 4:20pm when I walked into Depression and encountered Andrea Ursuta’s piece “Stoner” (2013). A batting-cage ball-throwing machine creaked on, spun once, and died before it could eject anything from its quarantined-off belly. It is located inside a larger batting cage. There is no entrance. There is no bat to play with. Stones are... [more]

You're Invited! You're Invited! Shalla is drawing caricatures at Tivoli Art Walk  
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8/18/14 Posted 8/18/14

Come see me (Shalla) on September 27, 2014 ....12 to 6 pm... at the first ever Tivoli Art Walk... I will be drawing caricatures, maybe you'd like one of you :) What? Shalla is drawing caricatures Where? at Tivoli Village in Las Vegas When? September 27 from 12-6pm How? For more info: http://www.tivolivillagelv.com/ And here's my latest painting of Marilyn Monroe in acrylic 18'x24' sold at Annie Cream Cheese (a high class vintage store at Market LV in Summerlin)... http://www.anniec... [more]

Under Construction  
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8/13/14 Posted 8/13/14

This new page is under construction for a while as I add very old works scanned from slides. I'm also choosing a few for sale and print here at this site, and am minded for catalogues and a new book page deadlines. I'm Trying to get the photography done without too much slowing down. Two peices are going to show early next year in the Bienale Di Palermo in Palermo, Sicily and Florence Italy. I think artists who've been admitted all get an award and there's a competition for a prize. ... [more]

Stories in Song and Shadow: An Interview with Sahra Motalebi  
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8/10/14 Posted 8/10/14

New York, Aug. 2014: Sahra Motalebi’s multimedia performance operetta, Intangible Heritages, Belief's Demise, staged at New York’s Sculpture Center in February, told the stories of neglected archetypical characters. Among the characters that Motalebi conjured from an ancient Eastern literary heritage were a prostitute, a warrior-prisoner, and an elderly recluse. She lyrically presented their interlaced narratives while they moved through a projected shadow play praised by curator Ka... [more]

Art breaks the Ice in Sugar Hill  
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8/2/14 Posted 8/2/14

Posted by Omo Misha on 8/2 | View the full blog list HERE No Longer Empty's "If You Build It" has been, hands-down, the most exciting visual art event Harlem has experienced in modern history. Taking place at the future home of Broadway Housing Communities' Sugar Hill Apartments, the long-anticipated architectural project has attracted as many admirers as the spectacular art currently nestled inside. Designed by world-class architect, David Adjaye, the building is Broadway Housing's seventh U... [more]

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show.  
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8/2/14 Posted 8/2/14

We are thrilled to announce that Aedicule will be returning as an exhibitor to the 2014 Show! Peter Werkhoven is the only European master gilder and frame maker on the West Coast and trained at the historic Dutch firm, Gehring & Heijdenrijk..., in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, under Paul Gehring, a third generation frame maker, mastering the craft of gilding and antique restoration/conservation before relocating to San Francisco. Frame. Aedicule. Peter Werkhoven. Girl With Flower. Artist Sergey K... [more]

Frame. Aedicule. Peter Werkhoven. Girl With Flower. Artist Sergey Konstantinov.  
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8/2/14 Posted 8/2/14

Frame. Aedicule. Peter Werkhoven. Girl With Flower. Artist Sergey Konstantinov. [more]


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