Monthly Archives: December 2010

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http://www.hansstrand.com/Hans_Strand/News.html Hans Strand, Aerial of River Delta, Iceland, July 2009. Strand has been this year’s winner in the European Wildlife Photography competition. Advertisements

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Takesada Matsutani | ARTIST | COHJU contemporary art

http://www.cohju.co.jp/en/artist/matsutani.html Takesada Matsutani (Osaka 1937, lives in Paris) creates 3D works on canvas, using pencil, very dark watercolour pigments, japanese paper and vinyl glue. A mysterious sensuality emerges from that deep black . ‘Germination’, 1990.

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http://www.galerierodolphejanssen.com/NEW2008/artists_works_highdef.php?pageNum_Recordset1=5&totalRows_Recordset1=20&image=dr_WestwardExpansion.jpg&iso=ratcliff_david&id=1166 David Ratcliff (Los Angeles 1970), ‘Untitled Ghost Painting (I’m the god of hell fire)’, 2010. This painter uses street art techniques on canvas. He seems a virtuoso of superpositions and transparencies.

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Galerie Fred Lanzenberg – Anne Delfieu

http://galeriefredlanzenberg.be/galeriev1/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&Itemid=27 From simple materials (cardboard, mixed media), Anne Delfieu (Paris 1947) builds these three ‘Heads’ that rythm the panel with serene simplicity (2002).

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Clare Belfrage artwork presented by Foster White Gallery, Seattle

http://www.fosterwhite.com/dynamic/artist.asp?ArtistID=199 Clare Belfrage (Melbourne 1966) , handblown glass, 2003. ‘Ridge Lines 11’. ‘Streaming 22’.

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Jan Van Mechelen

http://www.janvanmechelen.com/faces.cfm Jan Van Mechelen (lives in Heverlee (Leuven),Belgium. Difficult to define. Half drawings, half paintings, these works grow on you and become fascinating; you feel you are entering a mysteriously silent world where enigmatic faces and bodies seem to be … Continue reading

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Still | Crown Point Press

http://www.crownpoint.com/prints/211/still Kiki Smith (born 1954, lives in New York) is a sculptor and printmaker. These legs seem to fly out of their frame! I love that diagonal construction and the colours’ contrast, it almost looks like 3D. ‘Still’, 2006. Color … Continue reading

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Heike Weber Paperworks

http://www.heikeweber.net/paperworks_en_work.html?group=13&member=0 Heike Weber (born in Germany, 1962).’Utopia’, 2007, lacquer-pen on paper. She is a versatile artist,a photographer making also installations and sculptures.

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Julie Levesque – sculpture home page

http://www.julielevesque.com/ Arresting drawings by Julie Levesque, a graduate from New York State University; she lives in Massachusetts and is mostly a sculptor, but this serie of drawings (2009) attracts me more. You can see them on the page (click on … Continue reading

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Artiste – David Allemand

http://www.artisho.com/David-Allemand David Allemand (France,1970)’Cincle Plongeur’ (cinclus-cinclus (lat), dipper(en), also called merle d’eau in french). This smallish bird hunts insects by walking upstream on pebbly rivers; it can be spectacular, I saw some taking unwanted showers! “I search for graphism and … Continue reading

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Ethereal : Galleries : Art in Nature Photography

http://www.artinnaturephotography.com/photo.php?id=184&gallery=galleries Floris van Breugel (PhD student at CalTech, USA), ‘Ethereal’, 2009, Aspens, Eastern Sierra , California. From the page: “a combination of the high key (bright) exposure and my moving the lens halfway through the exposure created the ghostly ethereal … Continue reading

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