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ANCESTRAL FLOW


 by Miles Van Rensselaer Miles Van Rensselaer has exhibited professionally for over 15 years; his first solo show was at Heller Gallery in 2005 in NYC. His works are well-conceived juxtapositions of material and concept that lock the two together into unique sculptural form. Miles received his Bachelor’s (double-majoring in Sculpture and English) from Kenyon College while studying the Indonesian language,…

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MIRROR HOUSE


The sculptor Ekkehard Altenburger grew up on a farm at the Swiss / German border, and is based in the UK since 1995. He studied sculpture – first at Bremen’s Hochschule fuer Kuenste and later at Edinburgh College of art. He finished his studies in 1999 with an MA from Chelsea College of art in London. Prior to his academic…

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VIGEE LE BRUN


  Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755–1842) is one of the finest 18th-century French painters and among the most important of all women artists. An autodidact with exceptional skills as a portraitist, she achieved success in France and Europe during one of the most eventful, turbulent periods in European history. In 1776, she married the leading art dealer in…

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CLAUDIA FONTES ‘FUNGUS’ CERAMIC SCULPTURES


Argentinean born Claudia Fontes is a visual artist who explores through her actions, objects, and research the poetic space and alternative modes of perception of culture, nature, history and society that emerge from processes of decolonisation, be they personal, interpersonal, or social.

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ANISH KAPOOR’S ‘DESCENSION’


Churning and frothing just below the old wooden floor of a former movie theater in San Gimignano, Italy, a mysterious vortex of ominous black water seems to perpetually drain into nothingness. The artwork is a new iteration of artist Anish Kapoor‘s Decension installation that appeared earlier this year in India. The former cinema and theatre space is now the home of Galleria Continua that hosted the…

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WHAT DID HE SAY TO YOU?


  As we ate, a man in a suit came to our table and spoke to her in a foreign language.  His voice was soft and he spoke briefly, but what he said enraged her.  She did not act enraged, but I coud see it, first in the muscles of her jaw and neck, then in her eyes.  Rage was leaping from her…

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I DIED FOR BEAUTY


   I died for beauty, but was scarce Adjusted in the tomb When one who died for truth, was lain In an adjoining room- He questioned softly “Why I failed?” “For beauty”, I replied “And I for truth themself are one We brethren, are”, he said And so, as kinsmen, met a night We talked between the rooms Until the…

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ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI


(Born July 8th 1593, Died 1653) Artemisia Gentileschi was the most important woman painter of Early Modern Europe by virtue of the excellence of her work, the originality of her treatment of traditional subjects, and the number of her paintings that have survived (though only thirty-four of a much larger corpus remain, many of them only recently attributed to her…

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Gloves


Fashion Finishing School predicts women wearing gloves will be trending next year! 

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JOHN BALDESSARI’S GIACOMETTI VARIATIONS


John Baldessari’s Giacometti Variations installation were featured at the Prada Foundation in Milan, Italy. This series of sculptures depict “variations” of the work of Alberto Giacometti. The figures stand fifteen feet tall made of steel and resin sprayed with bronze adorned in garments designed by Baldessari.   Above photos by Roberto Marossi  

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