Himali Singh Soin: City of Learning & Burning

    Benaras, Kashi, or Varanasi, the oldest city of the world, is created by the crescent-shaped Ganges river that meanders through it, providing relief, space, redemption from the twisted alleyways that press down from above the ghats. Stepping into Benaras feels as though you have traveled in a time machine into the past: no glass buildings, no Nike shoes, no laptops disturb this vision. The people of this ancient city spend their lives in Hindu devotion, believing that dying in Benaras... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/25/10

Gustav Hellberg

Gustav Hellberg was an ArtSlant 2009 Juried Showcase Winner.  Hellberg was born in Stockholm, Sweden, but currently lives and works in Berlin. Learn more about Gustav by visiting his website (here) [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/18/10

Charlie Schultz: A Book About Dreams in the City that Never Sleeps

    Imagine: one of the modern world’s most significant thinkers, C.G. Jung, kept a secret from the all but his family and close friends. It was a secret that he considered to be the nucleus of his massively influential career in psychology. The gemstone, the heart, what some have come to call the Holy Grail, and when he died he willed that secret into obscurity, never to be released. Nearly half a century later the secret has been published; and the Rubin Museum has the honor of hosting... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/11/10

Caitlin Denny: JstChillin from everywhere

    The emergence of internet galleries has not only cultivated and enriched a new generation of artists working primarily with new technologies, but has created a viral platform to present internet art in a legitimate and competent manner. The post-medium and post-studio conditions of artists involved in online curatorial projects speak of their positive non-committal nature. That is, not one that i have spoken to is focused on one task (i.e. to be "a painter"). Instead, they view their... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/3/10