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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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http://www.ingenious.org.uk/site.asp?s=S2&DCID=10306374 Don’t you like old scientific books’illustrations? It has the charm of precise works made with care and patience ; it brings us back to a time when there was time (not for everyone); when I open such books, I … Continue reading

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M.C. Escher Mindscape

http://cybermuse.gallery.ca/cybermuse/youth/escher/gallery/slideshow/gallery0308_e.jsp I started stumbling, and here it is, an original Escher print whose copy is hanging in front of my desk! It makes me think of S.Lagerlöf and H.Chr.Andersen, with their tales of children flying on birds…It is called Day … Continue reading

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Nature in Winter II by Shigeki Tomura presented by Gallery 71

http://www.gallery71.com/dynamic/artwork_display.asp?ArtworkID=577 Trees are omnipresent in these etchings by Shigeki Tomura; also looking a little lost and lifeless ; this group seems to fall into nothingness ,there is nothing awaiting beyond the hill . Haunting! Thanks to libero for the reference … Continue reading

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