Monthly Archives: May 2011

Scientific Illustration | The lichens by Ernst Haekel.

          ‘Scientific Illustration‘ via MisterGoofy, with my thanks . Go on, be curious!         When scientific illustrations were a work of art…       Illustration of lichens from Ernst Haekel’s ‘Artforms of … Continue reading

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Stéphane Thidet — Installations.

          Stephane Thidet, Paris, 1974.           Fragments from a lost past…A re-creation.                   No title, 2010 ‘( Je crois qu’il y avait une maison, … Continue reading

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Vincent MAUGER – Installations, dessins.

        Vincent Mauger, France 1976. Click on “Dossier presse-Press Release” on the site, you will find much more of the artist’s work in pdf.               No title, digital drawing in a … Continue reading

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ARIAN CAMILLERI – FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

            Arian Camilleri (Bangor, Maine 1977, lives and works in New York),  ‘Atmospheres’.     “What if…you were floating off, going into the atmosphere…” (A. Camilleri, statement, freely interpreted.)             … Continue reading

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Tara Donovan Stunners at Two Chelsea Pace Galleries in NYC.

          Tara Donovan, New York, 1969.           You certainly remember her styrofoam papercups:     Untitled, 2003.               In this new , huge installation, she also … Continue reading

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mark davies sculpture

          Mark Davies.  Many thanks, Frannyy!           Title: ‘Kudu to you’ (!) Urethane, cadmium.                

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Sergey Maximishin, un photographe sous pression

          Sergey Maximishin (Crimea 1964).           “Send In The Clowns” ( Judy Dench)               In St Petersburg,dec 2001. I discovered this remarkably expressive photographer in Johnshaven‘s … Continue reading

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Nelly Agassi, installation.

        Nelly Agassi (Israel 1973).  She studied in London and lives in Tell Aviv.  ‘I am the one’ she claims on her site’s front page…             A Hemispher in her Hair (Baudelaire, … Continue reading

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Gerald Dederen – Sculptor

            Gerald Dederen, Belgium 1957, lives in Brussels.           Original needlework, do not touch!       ‘Sculpture epingles soudees’2005 (welded needles).                

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LISA JONES, laser-cut organic shapes.

            Lisa Jones (GB, lives in Australia). She creates objects in organic shapes by laser cutting.           ‘Sigmoids Wings’, 2007. Laser cutting, wood.         Laser cutting , acrylic. … Continue reading

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25 Stunning Photographs of Birds Nests

          Sharon Beals, USA, photographer.           ‘Golden Masqued Tanager’s Nest Inside Wild Honey Comb’     Thank you, Mordmardok !                  

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Please Remove Ski Masks Before Entering the Bank –

          Found on the site ‘Loss of Privacy’:     Starting the week with a smile…                        

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African Mask.

      Found on the site: African Art Gallery L’oeil et la main, Paris.             Fang mask, Gabon, 19th century. The Ngil Society used to wear this type of mask when going to the … Continue reading

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Kimiko Yoshida – Photography, self-portraits.

          Kimiko Yoshida, born in Japan 1963, lives in France since 1995. Painted face, mask , veil, and quasi monochrome: the self is almost totally diluted in these photographic self-portraits impersonating a bride!       … Continue reading

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The Mask, La Mascara, Frida Kahlo.

          Frida Kahlo, Mexico, 1907-1954.     From the page: “Many of Frida’s self-portraits suggest that the face shown in the painting is in fact just a mask behind which her true feelings are hidden. In … Continue reading

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Masks, James Ensor.

    Image source: The Art Tribune.         James Ensor,  Oostende (Ostend, Belgium), 1860-1949. The painter denounces in his society what the victorians called “cant” (sham, pretense, humbug). The masks reveal the real face of the crowd. … Continue reading

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Mask by the painters: Klee.

    image source.       Paul Klee, ‘Actor’s Mask’, 1924.                        

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Desiree Holman: Masks, Avatars and Self.

          Desiree Holman (1974,California) is an interdisciplinary artist and video specialist.           From her Statement of Purpose (2009): “The driving question is this: what do games of make-believe, like the ones I … Continue reading

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Gilberte Dumont. Self As An Iconic Mask .

          Gilberte Dumont 1910-89,Belgium.       The shock of modernity (the sweater, hairstyle, make-up) and her classical, meticulous style fascinates me. The artist used the Flemish masters’ presentation and technique. The background landscape depicts her … Continue reading

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Venetian Masquerade.

          Our last week-end excursion brought us a surprise: superb Venetian masqueraders were promenading in the gardens of Annevoie Castle (mid-XVIIIth century for both gardens and castle, Namur Province, Belgium). I couldn’t stop taking pictures!   … Continue reading

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