Monthly Archives: February 2010

Rafael Wardi

http://www.anhava.com/exhibitions/wardi/aw6.html The dark old figure with an expressive although blurred face almost fills the half of this pastel scene; a larger volume is entirely occupied by the bed surrounded by flickering luminous colours: the lady’s only future. I like to … Continue reading

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http://www.forumgallery.com/current_off1.php?id=184&imagenum=3 Anthony Mitri ‘Space in the Lower East Side, Manhattan’,2007. This artist has a velvety touch; look at the ground and the fluffy foliage! (March 2011.Click on the image for link to the artist’s new site and enlarging; this post’s … Continue reading

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http://www.forumgallery.com/2005/e_bauer.html Here is an artist who does use erasure in his drawing. The result is a very delicate landscape, soft and luminous. Robert Bauer (Iowa 1942-),’Gardens’,2003. From the site:”Bauer reminds us that the world is always changing. Landscape elements, seen … Continue reading

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David Leleus drawings

http://davidleleusdrawings.blogspot.com/ David Leleu (France, 1973), ‘Klaxon’, 2009, from the serie ‘Cabinet de Curiosites’ (curiosities’cabinet). I like these impressions of transparencies. Does he play with an eraser? From the site: (Its source beeing the internet…the) ” drawing will be realized using … Continue reading

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Museum of Contemporary Photography

http://www.mocp.org/collections/mpp/glaser_karen.php Karen Glaser (American,1954), ‘Spider Sharks’, 2007 and ‘Ray School’, 2008. We see only shapes, no details, with very stylised graphic qualities. The site is speaking of “timelessness” about these pictures. The poor light makes it all unreal, forever motionless … Continue reading

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Birgit Jürgenssen – Ohne Titel (Naturgeschichte) – Werke

http://birgitjuergenssen.com/werke/ph452.php To make these photograms, one needs no camera, only photographic paper plus object plus light source ( in that order). The result is a somewhat mysterious, surreal image ( and I suppose, a non-predictable one; it must have been … Continue reading

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# Brand Concept ::.. BMW sur toile grâce à l’artise Robin Rhode

http://horsducommun.net/2009/01/09/bmw-sur-toile-grace-a-lartise-robin-rhode/ Robin Rhode, Cape Town 1976, lives in Berlin. This is graffiti art playing on illusion. Rather fun! See also his “piano” on this blog (in french but with many illustrated art links).

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“Date Night” Archives – Seattle Restaurants and Dining – Voracious

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/voracious/date_night/ At school in Canada thirty years ago, our seven year old son was asked to draw a Valentine heart for his parents. He chose to draw Cupid with a bow, and a heart pierced by a very large,long arrow. … Continue reading

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Adrienne Adam, Fine Art Photographer

https://www.adamphoto.com/ Adrienne Adam, ‘North Canyon Reflection – Grand Canyon, Arizona’. The geometrical composition of this photo rang a bell when I saw it, it reminded me of Georgia O’Keefe ‘s style of painting (verging on the abstract). I finally found … Continue reading

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Le corps-nature de Minkkinen

http://blog.info-finlande.fr/index.php?id=206&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Byear%5D=2009&tx_ttnews%5Bmonth%5D=02&tx_ttnews%5Bday%5D=22&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=409&cHash=88a392ef81 Arno Rafael Minkkinen (Helsinki 1945, lives in Massachusetts). The naked body (or body parts) of the photographer himself becomes an object in the landscape; it is completely deshumanised. There is no person there, only ambiguous, improbable nature’s signs.

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David Maisel :: Photography :: History&s Shadow: Group II

http://davidmaisel.com/works/picture_2009.asp?cat=his_gr2&tl=History_s%20Shadow:%20Group%20II David Maisel, from the serie ‘History’s Shadow’. By photographying museums’x-rays of antique objects, the artist builds “ghostly images (that)seem to surpass the power of the original objects of art. These spectral renderings (seem) like transmissions from the distant past, … Continue reading

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Installation Work

http://www.anneardenmcdonald.com/noflash/installations/index.html There is a rare quality in these installations: a poetic imagination. Anne Arden McDonald (US I think) plays with shadows and light (she is also a photographer; this might explain that). She uses photographic paper,chemicals (bleach, glue…), all kinds … Continue reading

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Jost Kirsten

  source: Jost Kirsten.       The artist, Jost Kirsten (1977-) lives in Namibia. He is a minimalist sculptor who  also draws and paints. This piece is called ‘Black Coral’ and was made from a burnt and drilled cable … Continue reading

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Jane Fulton Alt Fine Art Photography

http://www.janefultonalt.com/Portfolio.cfm?nK=6654&nL=0&nS=0&s=1&e=8 Of beauty and death: ‘The Burn’, new work of Jane Fulton Alt, 2010. See her also here.

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Crystaldishs reviews – StumbleUpon

http://crystaldish.stumbleupon.com/review/39529534/ Expressive picture I snaffled from Crystaldish, many thanks! ‘Snow Falling in Edinburgh’

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Koen van den Broek – Fantasy

http://users.telenet.be/koenvandenbroek/index006.html Wim Catrysse, ‘Backdrop’, 2007. I found this photograph on the painter K.van den Broeck’s pages (see below -he takes photos himself before painting). It was part of a presentation by the same painter in 2008, at the museum of … Continue reading

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Koen van den Broek – selected works

http://users.telenet.be/koenvandenbroek/index001.html The painter Koen van den Broeck (1973-, lives near Antwerp) is Belgian, young and seems to have found a style. He works from photographs, his nose on the ground apparently! Shadows on streets, fragments of sidewalks, cracks on the … Continue reading

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http://denise.nichel.org/calvinhobbes/snowart/blackandwhite/abstract.gif Hahaha! Calvin and Hobbes strike again! Thank you, aestheticart. ( If you don’t know this stumbler yet, go and discover rich pages about art, with pertinent comments and personal opinions. It is always a delight!)

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