Documentary exhibition on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the death of the great Florentine artist. The exhibition Michelangelo. Incontrare un artista universale, covering the life and work of this colossus for all times, is to be held at the Musei Capitolini on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the death of Michelangelo Buonarroti in Rome on 18 February 1564. In the heart of the city, in that very Piazza del Campidoglio which the genius of Michelangelo made unique in the world, over one hundred and fifty works ... read more »
Apparently, Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate Modern, was not prepared to let the name of Donald Judd (1928-1994) silently fade from our memories - did he not do his utmost to make the man famous in the first place? Ten years after his death - sixteen years after the last substantial exhibition - he presents a big retrospective of the work of the artist who has 'changed the course of modern sculpture''. The exhibition travels to Düsseldorf (19/06 to 05/09/04) and Basel (02/10 to 09/01/05). Heavy artillery ... read more »
Digital art is an extraordinarily exciting new medium that closely resembles the digital revolution in music and the way music is created, recorded and archived-so much so in fact that I could not resist applying some of the techniques that I use in composing electronic music to my digital paintings. Instant gratification is nice, and I experienced much of it at first, but as anyone will tell you who has used professional graphics programs like Illustrator or Photoshop and tried to create faithful and ... read more »
Founded in 1984 by a fine artist, Agora Gallery is a contemporary art gallery dedicated to the promotion of national and international artists seeking exposure to the New York art market. Agora Gallery connects artists with professionals, art collectors, and other artists to create an ever growing family dedicated to the world of fine art. Collectors are provided with a broad range of original artworks through our fine art sales website www.ARTmine.com our biannual art magazine ARTisSpectrum.com, and the ... read more »
From 10 October to 15 November 2018, the Complesso Monumentale di San Domenico Maggiore in Naples is the location for the exhibition promoted by "Annali dell'Architettura e delle Città" Foundation
Naples – Metropoli Novissima is an exhibition dedicated to urban suburbs, whose history unfolds through architectural and urban projects of international relevance. Curated by Prof. Cherubino Gambardella and promoted by the Annali dell'Architettura e delle Città Foundation, the exhibition is held from October 10th to November 15th 2018 inside the Complesso Monumentale di San Domenico Maggiore in Naples. Structured as a single urban route and thought as a ‘carnet de voyage’, the exhibition drives the viewer through suggestions and ideas of some of the greatest protagonists of urbanism and international architecture, a magnifying glass on processes and scenarios that unite cities of different latitudes and longitudes. Among the designers invited to share some of the most significant works on urban renewal there are works by: Alejandro Aravena, Archea Associati, Stefano Boeri, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Andreas Kipar of LAND, Francisco Mangado, Piuarch, Sauerbruch Hutton and Cino Zucchi, with locations that go from Paris to Moscow, from Johannesburg to Sichuan, from San Paolo to Milan. Architects and planners’ task is to develop the great potential of marginal places, redefining their suburban status in favour of antifragility conditions that are confronted with the new frontiers of rights, acceptance and coexistence. Thinking about a renewed conception of these spaces - in the visual history of the exhibition - unprecedented collective spaces, places of resistance and invention emerge, as a representation of a city capable of renewing itself. Metropoli Novissima shows a concept of "periphery" not intended as a marginal part of urban fabric, but rather as an unexplored resource to be shaped: more than forty designers have been called to present new scenarios and assets for the so-called "difficult places". Anti-fragile, sustainable and prolific, the suburbs represent a challenge for contemporary architecture and engineering. The exhibition is the final moment of the debate promoted, during the year 2018, by Fondazione Annali dell'Architettura e delle Città which, under the curatorship of Prof. Cherubino Gambardella, has chosen to investigate the theme of the suburbs and their environmentally sustainable development, starting from Naples and Campania, nowthe center of the political and planning debate, and then spread worldwide. The professionals were called to provide an analytical insight into urban contexts, to offer an exhaustive overview of the evolution of marginal spaces and the underlying social dynamics.
“The goal is to bet on a big city which is no longer divided by social and aesthetic hierarchies, but united in a kaleidoscope of figures” states Cherubino Gambardella “We like to investigate the overcoming of the peripheral dimension as a marginal crown thinking it, rather, as unexplored resource to be shaped, new mirror of another metropolis that we do not want to stop looking and dreaming”.
The connotation of suburbs doesn’t come from a geometric formula that measures its position in the urban perimeter, nor from a question of historicity: it is due to the ancient fabrics that it has acquired the unhappy connotation, as in the case of Naples, Genoa, Palermo, or as it was in times very remote, as for Ortigia. Therefore, the connotation of the periphery is not irreversible: plans and projects are essential remedies to the loss of meaning, degradation, caused by issues that mostly come from the outside as market logic, wrong social policies, marginalization. The periphery has an interesting, alive and enormous potential, it is up to the architects to develop it.
The city is therefore redefined and transformed through its dimensional explosion, a liquid metropolis in which the centre and the borders are in continuous evolution, fluid and vital spaces, mirrors of multitudes.
The installation, curated by Simona Ottieri for gambardellarchitetti with the scientific advice of Cherubino Gambardella, is very powerful: a red structure talks to the viewer simulating a metropolis inside an amazing baroque refectory. It is made by osb (oriented strand board) panels attached to a wooden frame that emphasizes the eco-sustainable nature of the design choice - materials were obtained from processing waste. Each of the projects is shown through illustrations of different nature, like a choral collection of fragments and traces that merge into a single rhapsodic vision. The chameleonic body of this compromising organism pushes the visitor to enter and fall into the intimate soul of different cities. Through the viewfinders, imagined as real windows on the world, it is possible to look beyond, pushing into the red perimeter, a place where are collected the testimonies and signs of life of those that we could define symbols of a collective domestic imaginary. read more »
submission date: 10/17/2018
Tony Nicotra is an Italian Artist that was born in Caracas Venezuela on 17 August 1971.
I have always exhibited an insatiable curiosity for the world that surrounds me, and have passionately tried to express my inquisitiveness through drawing and painting. As a young man after finishing my Fine Arts studies, (where by my talents were developed and refined), and with increasing recognition of my artistic skills, I was appropriated into the discipline of restorative art where I worked prodigiously for many years. During this period I won critical acclaim amongst my peers, for successfully restoring numerous important and prestigious Italian works of art and monuments including, The Arena of Verona, The Cathedral of Catania, The Royal Palace of Venaria in Turin as well as the Italian Embassy in Berlin, to name but a few.
Yet despite all these accomplishments, and still driven by my insatiable and ardent desire to fathom the truth and raison d’être of the existence of life, of humanity, and its relationship with its delicate environs, I elected to temporarily suspend my career, to commence a long period of introspective soul searching. I devoted myself exclusively to the search of inner wisdom through the pursuit of knowledge, with a view of liberating the soul within. During this endeavour, I became an avid scholar of various metaphysical and spiritual disciplines, and, despite severe financial constraints and hardships, found myself compelled to pursue a personal and arduous pilgrimage, by walking The Route of Santiago di Compostela, better known as the pilgrimage of St James Path, ending in Santiago Spain.
During this journey I became inspired to study the field of Quantum Physics, and coupled with the knowledge previously gained, I finally found the answers to my deepest questions. Renewed by this personal experience, my quest is to now share my new found understanding and wisdom, through the communicative medium of artistic works, literary prose, and poetry. To this end, I have currently devoted my artistic ability, to the pursuit of rendering tangible and visible, the enigmatic invisible energy fields that constitute the universe and life within it. My aim is to awaken in all humanity, the awareness and wonder, of the interrelatedness of all that exists, through the interactive dance of fundamental energy forms that constitute both living and non living things. This knowledge is rarely acknowledged, nor experienced by the uninitiated majority. Thus, my mission as an artist, is to utilize my personal wisdom, my faith and my new found perception of self as a singular, liberated and enlightened being, to demonstrate the existence of life as a divine source of permeating energy, constantly pulsating through dynamic and cyclic interactions. read more »
submission date: 9/28/2018
The Italian studio Vudafieri-Saverino Partners has transformed a historic nineteenth-century Mansion
into a space halfway between a concept store and an art gallery, marked by eclecticism and contamination: a revolution in the language of luxury retail.
Delvaux, the oldest luxury leather goods house in the world, founded in Belgium in 1829, has inaugurated a new store in the heart of Brussels: "Le 27". Housed in a majestic Mansion on Boulevard de Waterloo, a high-end luxury shopping area, "Le 27" is much more than a boutique: it is a unique environment, combining the savoir-faire of the Delvaux collections with the beauty of the greatest pieces of Belgian design, paintings and ceramics, giving life to an art gallery in continuous evolution. The interior design project is by the Milan based Studio Vudafieri-Saverino Partners, which since 2012 has been responsible for the creation of Delvaux stores worldwide.
"Le 27" is based on a completely new, made-to-measure concept: the architects assign a key role to Belgian historical memory, creating a boutique where Delvaux's philosophy and heritage find their ultimate expression. The rooms are a contemporary interpretation and celebration of the early period of modern design, that was so important in Belgian 20th century culture. An example are the wall displays, conceived as abstract paintings whose design is a homage to Mondrian's De Stijl artistic movement. The combination of the the richly baroque finish of the wardrobes, the apparently “poor” material and finishes of the wall displays and the out-centred coloured stripes, disrespectful of the classical spaces, creates a balanced cohabitation between classic and modern, order and disorder, rule and exception The furnishings are enriched by emblematic Belgian design pieces created by the greatest designers of the 20th century as Jules Wabbes, Pieter de Bruyne, Renaat Braem, Emiel Verannema: all works are signed and in limited editions, unique and rare, worthy of a museum collection. Inside the boutique are also hosted pieces of contemporary Belgian designers (Nathalie Dewez, Alain Berteau and Ben Storms) and international designers, such as the Italian Gino Sarfatti. Between the ground and the first floor what appears to be a collection old masters paintings turns out to be a series of photographs, archival pigment prints by the Argentine artist Romina Ressia, in which her post-neo-Flemish portraits are combined with daily and kitsch artifacts. "Le 27" also hosts a collection of 20th century Belgian ceramics: their striking form and deep pigments embodies the fantastic and endless creativity of Belgian artists. In "Le 27" the Maison’s bags and accessories meet the works of art and design, turning the boutique into a museum in constant evolution, a genuine place of encounter, dialogue and discovery. Open to visitors, ideal for wandering around with its historical, contemporary and eclectic furnishings destined to change as new pieces are acquired, "Le 27" is a deliberately original and decidedly unique environment. So unique that it will not be reproduced, ever, anywhere in the world. read more »
submission date: 7/5/2018
The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition is an ideal way for Latin American artists to gain valuable exposure for their artwork and to exhibit their talent to a wider international audience. It is also an excellent opportunity to foster their talent and develop the résumé of a successful professional artist. With a distinguished panel of jurors and more than $55,000 in valuable prizes. The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition is an event not to be missed.
The competition is open for Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Latin American diaspora at any stage of their careers. Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print. Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced selection process.
El Concurso de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de América Latina es la manera ideal para que artistas Latinoamericanos puedan obtener una valiosa exposición de su obra, aumentar su confianza, y exponer su arte frente a un público más amplio. También es una excelente oportunidad para fomentar su talento y desarrollar el currículum de un artista profesional exitoso. Con un distinguido panel de jurados y más de US$ 55,000 dolares en valiosos premios; el Concurso de Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de América Latina 2018 es una oportunidad que no querrá perderse.
El concurso está abierto a artistas visuales de Latino America, el Caribe y la dispora Latinoamericana que habiten en cualquier parte del mundo, y en cualquier etapa de su carrera. Se invita a los artistas a presentar sus obras en los siguientes medios: pintura, escultura, fotografía, dibujo, técnicas mixtas, y grabado. Las obras serán evaluadas por un panel de jurados expertos, que rota cada año. Cada uno representando diferentes campos en el mundo del arte, lo que garantiza un proceso de evaluación justo y equilibrado. read more »
submission date: 6/25/2018
Realized in concurrence with the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, "(in)complete" is an interactive,
participative installation to understand and design our future.
(in)complete is the new project realized by the Italian designer Aldo Cibic for the historic Caffè Florian, in concurrence with the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. The installation is housed, until September 8, in the evocative Chinese Room, turned for the occasion in a meeting point in between real and virtual. Invited by Florian’s art director Stefano Stipitivich, Aldo Cibic has designed a modern reinterpretation of a Venetian alcove: the art work integrates with perfect sensitivity and harmony with the place, an example of how a distinctly modern piece of art may coexist beautifully with a piece of Venetian history. read more »
submission date: 6/21/2018
An unprecedented and private look on some little-known works by the three giants of Italian Symbolism: Giulio Aristide Sartorio, Gaetano Previati and Pelizza da Volpedo.
'Intimate Symbolism' is an unprecedented and private look on some little-known works by Giulio Aristide Sartorio, Gaetano Previati and Pelizza da Volpedo. Faces and interior landscapes as a state of mind disclose a hidden and intimate aspect of the three greatest interpreters of Italian Symbolism. All artworks but one come from the same private Collection, where they've been kept for half a century.
11 [HellHeaven] - Ars Perpetua 111
Via dei Coronari 111, Roma IT
Opening Time: Tue to Sat 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Vernissage: 23 June h.7:00 p.m.
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submission date: 6/14/2018
"There is the sense of theatre that artists such as Sufjan Stevens achieve, and Gruen's music certainly stands alongside such artists comfortably...truly a thing of beauty." Americana UK Kris Gruen writes songs about grownup life infused with a mystic wonder, softening the world's sharp edges like a glass of exceptionally fine bourbon. Kris grew up steeped in classic records. His Americana influenced new folk is grounded in the tradition of great narrative songwriters like Cat Stevens and Paul Simon and yet Kris's voice is strikingly current. A New York City native who's put down roots in Vermont, Kris effortlessly blends sagacious wit and emotional depth. Americana UK writes "There is the sense of theatre that artists such as Sufjan Stevens achieve, and Gruen's music certainly stands alongside such artists comfortably...truly a thing of beauty." While often garnering comparisons to contemporaries like The Avett Brothers, Ryan Adams, and Andrew Bird, Exclaim! Canada's Music Authority aptly notes, "Kris Gruen is no mere imitator. He possesses a sound all his own."
Open heartedness is featured prominently on Kris Gruen's forthcoming album 'Coast and Refuge" (out June 22, 2018).This is true in both the themes and the making of the album-- whether in writing about what it takes to keep a relationship or a friendship going-- or in the process of making art in a series of collaborations that included LA producer Dan Wilson (Adele, Semisonic,) Justin Gray (Dirty Heads, James Bay & John Legend,) Finnish singer-songwriter Peppina and AM, a singer-songwriter who's toured with Beck and Air. And after a seven country European tour supporting Jesse Malin, another coast led him to work with Peter Morén, of Peter Bjorn & John. Gruen also collaborated with filmmaker Melissa Miller Costanzo for her feature film "All These Small Moments" starring Molly Ringwald and Jemima Kirke which appeared at The Tribeca Film Festival this past April . Coast & Refuge is an album both about and created by partnerships where the sonic and thematic threads feel constant, equally at home in the old townships of Vermont where the new folk-artist lives, as it is in the new frontiers of Scandinavia, and the California coastline where much of it was written. The songs retain folk roots, but bring a contemporary urgency and a huge sound. The result draws comparisons to Matthew Perryman Jones, Pete Yorn, Elbow, Griffin House, Ryan Adams, and Peter Bjorn and John; in fact, the latter's Peter Morén appears on the album as vocalist and co-writer of "Every Day and Night Now." Kris Gruen's voice is seasoned, soaring, and at the height of his craft. Coast &Refuge is a must listen and Kris live is a must-see Gruen has also released acclaimed albums Lullaby School and Part Of It All, and his third studio album, New Comics From The Wooded World came out in the summer of 2013. In 2015 amidst an 8 country European tour supporting Jesse Malin, Kris did a short run release of the Duos and Trios EP which included some and collaborations from 4 friends including Jim and Sam, The Bones of J.R. Jones, Rachel Ries and Peppina. This laid the groundwork and spawned the idea for the upcoming Coast & Refuge. He has shared the stage with the likes of The Avett Brothers, Nicole Atkins and Sean Lennon and is currently touring as support for Alejandro Escovedo on the east coast. read more »
submission date: 6/7/2018
Patxi Xabier Lezama Perier is part of that generation of Basque sculptors who were born and raised with the magic of mythology. The gift of the artist serves to help penetrate the domains of the fables, stories and myths so essential for human beings. Their relational dialectic operates as an urgent need for recovery through the mediation of ancestral transcendental sublimation. Sculptor vitally representative of the symbolic and the mythological in terms of the faces, effects and definitions of such a scenario for the ghosts of the gods, here is the most varied framework for us to dream with his own reality, which he treats and completes as a magical realism. Open and alive artistic experience in the channels of the experimental dimension, with autochthonous figures, myths and legends of the Basque country. His sculpture, as the language of memory, is a luminous communication that contributes to giving a characteristic, personal stamp, which makes it the search for his ancestors.
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submission date: 5/1/2018
The exhibition, hosted in the Vudafieri-Saverino Partners Studio during the Milan Design Week, displays a selection of ceramics by the British young designer. Works that reinterpret history and architecture through shapes, colours and pop atmospheres.
Milano Design Week 2018 - “Historical Promiscuities - Works by Adam Nathaniel Furman” is a solo exhibition by Adam Nathaniel Furman, bringing a selection of the young English designer/artist’s works to Milan.
Under the curatorship of Luca Molinari, the exhibition displays – from the 16th to the 22nd April - ceramic pieces developed with Bitossi in an exclusive, limited series, and pieces from the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London; as well as drawings, prints and videos made by Adam Nathaniel Furman.
The exhibition venue is the studio of Vudafieri-Saverino Partners, where Tiziano Vudafieri and Claudio Saverino have constructed a narrative work space, inhabited by eclectic artistic references, and which - together with Luca Molinari – has been re-invented for this occasion with a new and intriguing storyline. It is a context based on contaminations between different styles, markings, and references, and which provides the perfect framework to Adam Nathaniel Furman’s works, evoking the peculiar pop style which has rapidly brought him to the centre of public and critical acclaim.
Exhibition abstract Free and unexpected experimentation is one of the greatest ways in which we can revive design and architecture from a period of dullness; different solutions are called for, and courageous choices are needed. Young English designer Adam Nathaniel Furman’s work in both theory and design is one of the most surprising and stimulating counterpoints to the contemporary scene, and it is exhibited here, at the studio of Vudafieri-Saverino Partners, for the first time in Italy.
“Two families of ceramic micro-architecture occupy the atelier, creating a dialogue with the contemporary works of art which normally occupy the same spaces. Adam Nathaniel Furman, has been highlighted by design media as one of the emerging creative talents on the British scene, and his works here are composed of two distinct groups, with both sharing a surprising capacity to reinterpret the Italian tradition in a Popular and irreverent manner: "Roman Singularity" a series of classically-inspired, brightly coloured ceramics, recently exhibited at the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, and a series of ceramics made by Bitossi, one of the most historically brands defining a creative relationship between avant-garde design and Italian tradition. The pieces have in common a vivid use of colour deployed in vital combinations, along with the capacity to master traditional shapes, creating absolutely unique objects”
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submission date: 4/5/2018
Billboard today premieres "Coldplay", the new music video by Mr Hudson feat. Vic Mensa. The latest single by the acclaimed singer, songwriter, DJ and producer Ben Hudson (a.k.a. Mr Hudson) was first heard on Beats 1 as Zane Lowe’s #WorldRecord. The track's release follows Mr Hudson's acclaimed, "Can't Forget You" which premiered via Pitchfork in September.
Mr Hudson on the “Coldplay” music video - "Here it is at last! I'm really proud of this. We managed to squeeze a whole movie into four minutes. Videos are often throwaway or a distraction from the song, but i believe this adds another layer of story to the song. I hope you feel the same way too. Jade Lorna Sullivan and Vic Mensa are rockstars as always. PS Let me know if you can spot any of the references to some classic films.” First meeting in London in 2013, Hudson and Mensa's admiration of one another developed finally into collaboration in early 2017. After performing in L.A. for the Celebrating David Bowie show, Mr. Hudson skipped the curtain call and headed straight to the Record Plant to work with Mensa on the latter's track "Almost There," released in June 2017.
Fast forward a few months to October and Mensa returns the favor, cutting a verse for Mr Hudson’s new single "Coldplay." "For me "Coldplay" is about that moment when you're about to give up on someone, but you don't," explains Hudson. "You dig deep. You keep working. Even though it might be easier to walk away." He continues, "Vic's verse is powerful. It's more than a feature. He wears his heart on his sleeve. We've been friends for four years and we only just worked together! You can hear in our collaborations that we really wanted to add a lot to the records. Not all features are like that. Sonically, I love the jazz quartet on a space-station aesthetic. Sad-robot music. That's my happy place."
As a sought-after writer and producer Mr Hudson has been working writing for some of the biggest names in music including, Future, DJ Snake and others this year. Most recently, Hudson co-wrote two tracks with English singer JP Cooper including, "September Song" which went platinum in the UK and hit #6 on the UK singles chart resulting in over 260 million plays on Spotify. Mr. Hudson also scored the soundtrack for the 2017 anime short, Children of Ether.
About Mr Hudson
In 2008 after the release of Mr Hudson’s critically acclaimed album, A Tale Of Two Cities, he made a list of producers he’d like to work with for his follow-up album. Unexpectedly, Kanye West offered to sign Mr Hudson to West's G.O.O.D. music and exec produce the album. Next thing Mr Hudson knew he was on a plane to Hawaii. "Before I got to America I was a reluctant collaborator but on the first day in Hawaii, Kanye said 'I want you to help' and I took that to heart and it stuck with me ever since. I just try to help in whatever context I'm in. It's a good headspace." In addition to Kanye, Mr Hudson soon began collaborating on a string of hits and #1 albums with Jay Z, Kid Cudi and Big Sean. read more »
submission date: 2/1/2018
Las Vegas, NV (January 25, 2018) – In its inaugural year, Scott Living’s home-focused consumer goods line with Coaster Company of America quickly became a best-seller. With over 400 SKUS, the collection reflected the Scott brothers’ personal style inspired by what they hold dear – home, family and a commitment to quality. Now, the wildly-popular twin brothers, who catapulted to fame on HGTV’s Property Brothers, are back at it again presenting over 250 new SKUS in all major categories and accents at Las Vegas Market January 28 – February 1. With Scott Living, Jonathan and Drew have collaborated to create a perfect blend of ideas, making their dream homes within reach.
Jonathan says, “Comfort, clever details and quality focused design direct from Drew and I is within reach through Scott Living.” Drew adds, “We are thrilled our collection with Coaster has continued to grow and remains one of the most popular home furnishing collections available.”
The additions featured in the 2018-2019 Scott Living collection offer a mix of materials, textures and finishes focusing on natural and organic roots as well as mixed media with an industrial flare and a clean and sleek contemporary look. The collection includes a variety of pieces that allow buyers an opportunity to create finished rooms or find a unique piece to add to their existing décor.
ABOUT SCOTT LIVING:
Entrepreneurs, TV personalities, and best-selling authors, Jonathan and Drew Scott are co-founders of Scott Brothers Global, which includes Scott Living, among others. Scott Living is a highly-successful collection of home goods including indoor furniture, décor, textiles and bedding, available at a variety of North American retailers including Amazon, QVC and Lowe’s. The Scott brothers are hosts of multiple top-rated HGTV series including the Emmy-nominated Property Brothers, Brother vs. Brother and Property Brothers at Home. Their shows are enjoyed by millions of viewers in over 150 countries. Their books, Dream Home and It Takes Two: Our Story were New York Times and Wall Street Journal best sellers. For more information about Scott Living, please visit scottlivinghome.com.
Coaster Company of America has been an importer and distributor of fine furniture in the United States since 1982. We offer a diverse selection of quality, stylish, and valuable casual and formal dining furniture, entertainment centers, home theater chairs, sofas, futons, bedroom sets, bunk beds, daybeds, occasional/accent tables, curios, rugs and much more for your home.
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submission date: 1/25/2018
Aliantedizioni is pleased to inform you that Le Elidi - the fruit bowls designed by Alessandro Loschiavo and Marco Paiani - have won a Good Design Award 2017.
This is the prize assigned annually by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.
Founded in 1950, the GDAward is the world's oldest award program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product and graphic designs produced around the world. This is the sixth time that Aliantedizioni have received this prestigious recognition and the eighth award received by Alessandro Loschiavo.
Series of bowls similar to flower corollas that seem to rise from the top of a table as giant translucent water lilies. Conceived as lightweight fruit bowls, they are available in two sizes in film of translucent polypropylene for food and are obtained by lifting and hooking the petals of a two-dimensional silhouette contained in a very thin package. The Elidi are in fact easy to be assambled and disassembled due to the flexibility of the material which also facilitates washing and placing in a simple drawer when not in use. Once the life cycle is expired, the material results fully recyclable. read more »
submission date: 1/17/2018
The portuguese brand OIA – Furniture & Objects by Barmat will be present at the next edition of Maison et Objet in Paris, starting this 19th January, with his own stand and introducing new materials.
For the second time in the show, OIA, a brand launched by BARTMAT- Barros & Matias S.A. in the last year, is ready to present their news stones for the COSMOS series: the ERAMOSA and the GRAPHITE marbles.
OIA – Furniture & Objects was created with no details left to chance and the goal of offering the highest quality products. To be able to achieve it, OIA combines traditional stone craftsmanship techniques with a modern sophistication that transcends any singular design style.
Always searching for the best, OIA has challenged the André Teoman Studio to create a fabulous series of products. This collaboration resulted in the Sputnik – dining table and the Kandinsky sidetables series, which have been added to the collection already created by OIA Design Studio, where COSMOS – side & coffee table and the ORBITER dining table are included.
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submission date: 1/15/2018
We are proud to announce that, after a few selected, sold-out projections all over Europe, the Barcelona’s premiere of the film REM will take place at IAAC on February 27th.
Filmed and directed by Tomas Koolhaas, the LA-based son of the architect, the documentary aims to take a peek inside the creative mind of Koolhaas, following him in his daily life and thoughts. The film also shows a different side to the architect’s most famous buildings and its inhabitants.
Tomas, who has been critical of films about architecture which are “made up of talking-head interviews interspersed by static, lifeless shots of empty structures,” suggested that REM would be “the first documentary to comprehensively explore the human conditions in and around OMA’s buildings.” The documentary, which took over 4 years of filming and research, not only reveals Rem’s life and working methods from an unprecedented ‘behind the scenes’ perspective, but gives the architecture greater meaning as the viewer witnesses the one thing that gives it a function and purpose – how it is used by people.
The event, which will be part of the Institute’s Lecture Series, will take place at IAAC Pujades 102, and will be followed by a Q&A session with the director. Find at this link more information about the screening and on how to reserve your seat. read more »
submission date: 12/22/2017
The edition of "Early Works" issued in February 2016 through the Slovak label Slnko Records, brought Ivana Mer's compositions to the international scene. Her songs continue in the cosmopolitan spirit in which they were created and reached various djs and producers around the world. Now this album reborn, full of astonishing and powerful collaborations from intercontinental artists. Japan, Argentina, Australia, Greece, Ukraine, Mexico, Hungary, Slovakia and Uruguay. Fresh visions of her music. Welcome to EARLY WORKS REMIXED EXTENDED EDITION.
Una compilación planetaria
La edición de "Early Works" realizada en febrero de 2016 a través del sello eslovaco Slnko Records, puso a las composiciones de Ivana Mer en la escena internacional. Elegido por diversos medios como uno de los lanzamientos destacados del año, sus canciones siguieron el impulso cosmopolita con el que fueron originadas, y llegaron a los oídos de distintos djs y productores alrededor del mundo. Ahora nace este album con colaboraciones de sorprendentes y poderosos artistas intercontinentales. Desde Japón a Argentina, pasando por Australia, Grecia, Hungría, Ucrania, México, Eslovaquia y Uruguay, se produjeron distintas y novedosas miradas sobre su música. Bienvenidos a EARLY WORKS REMIXED EXTENDED EDITION. read more »
submission date: 12/8/2017
Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), a towering genius in the history of Western art, is the subject of this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. During his long life, Michelangelo was celebrated for the excellence of his disegno, the power of drawing and invention that provided the foundation for all the arts. For his mastery of drawing, design, sculpture, painting, and architecture, he was called Il Divino ("the divine one") by his contemporaries. His powerful imagery and dazzling technical virtuosity transported viewers and imbued all of his works with a staggering force that continues to enthrall us today.
This exhibition presents a stunning range and number of works by the artist: 133 of his drawings, three of his marble sculptures, his earliest painting, his wood architectural model for a chapel vault, as well as a substantial body of complementary works by other artists for comparison and context. Among the extraordinary international loans are the complete series of masterpiece drawings he created for his friend Tommaso de' Cavalieri and a monumental cartoon for his last fresco in the Vatican Palace. Selected from 50 public and private collections in the United States and Europe, the exhibition examines Michelangelo's rich legacy as a supreme draftsman and designer. read more »
Influenced by cartoon characters and the world of consumption, Ulla Reiter creates impressing mystic sculptures with an abundance of avant-garde and joy of invention using the unconventional material of plastic foam. The artist shapes this material deliberately using a classic scupltural technique: The figures are carved with weaver‘s scissors and dissecting instruments directly from the block. Ulla Reiter lives and works in Bamberg, Bavaria.
The paintings of the Swiss artist Florian Fausch are utopian architectural landscapes with a formal language which follows its own laws. These are places as well as „non-places“ at once, circling the concept of the painting. Landscape and interior space are being unfolded and splintered, interlock with each other again and form something entirely new. Dominik Schmitt comes from the deep south of Germany, from a town called Neustadt an der Weinstrasse. His artworks comprise paintings and drawings, but also video art. He manifests his anatomical introspections in a both morbid and ironic way on canvas and thereby addresses subjectivity as well as questions about art and its conception. Despite all modernity Schmitt makes formal use of elements of the Renaissance and christian iconography. read more »
submission date: 11/17/2017
BeDifferent Art Show is going to open in the ancient Church of Misericordia, during the finissage of Venezia Biennale. BeDifferent is dedicated to emerging and divergent arts. This year's theme is: "A New Kind of Beauty".
Personal exhibitions: Marco Guglielmi (Reimmortal)
Irreverent and politically incorrect, Marco Guglielmi is a conceptual artist giving life to amazing installations between sculpture, video and performing art.
Re. Mi. died in 2011. He is an outsider in art and in life - who was able to embody a new form of beauty through a bizarre and macabre hyperpsychic painting.
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submission date: 11/3/2017
Elisabetta Pandimiglio is an Italian film director, writer and screenwriter. In almost 20 years of activity she has written and directed over 50 works: a feature film, documentaries, shorts, educational videos and non-profit ads commissioned by the European Union, the City Council of Rome, NGOs and many other institutions. She is one of the founders of the Italian Association Telefono Rosa (fighting against violence on women). She has written and published researches, surveys, essays, inquiries and short stories on feminine condition and social uneasiness, and the novel “Ilia di Notte” (Data News, Rome 2001), and the bio-narrative "Il camoscio e il borraccino" (Limina, Arezzo 2010). On a commission from Nanni Moretti she has made in 2002 the Sacher Diary “Zappaterra”. Her solo films or in co-direction with César Meneghetti have been shown in over 20 countries and have received several recognitions. For her directing work she has won over 50 awards, among them three Nastro D’argento - a special mention by the SNGCI (Italian Cinema Journalists Association) Annual Award. In 2009 she made the feature documentary "L'incontro" and the short "1000 days of Vito" (Official selection atthe Venice Days - 66th Venice Film Festival, winner of several international awards, among them Best Film at the 2nd Italian Cinema Festival of Madrid and another Nastro D'argento in 2010; nominated for the Golden Globes 2011). In 2011 she wrote and directed "Più come un artista" (More as an artist), official selection at the Venice Days - 68th Venice Film Festival. In 2012 she shot the bookciak “TURNING POINTS”, special event at Venice-Days – 69 Venice Film Festival. In 2013 she made the multimedia work entitled “FAME” about the increasing of eating disorders linked to media interests. Latest works: “SBAGLIATE” (wrong women) on the feminine choice of non-maternity, “SCUOLA CALCIO” (80’), LA CENA DI TONI (70’).
Elisabetta Pandimiglio, regista, autrice, scrittrice. Ha scritto e diretto oltre cinquanta lavori: lungometraggi di finzione, documentari, corti narrativi, video e spot educativi per conto di Unione Europea, Comune di Roma, Telefono Rosa, Regione Lazio. È una delle fondatrici di Telefono Rosa (Associazione Nazionale contro la violenza sommersa). Ha pubblicato indagini, denunce, inchieste, saggi, racconti su condizione femminile e disagio sociale, il romanzo “Ilia di Notte” (Data News 2001). Su commissione di Nanni Moretti, ha realizzato nel 2002 il Diario Sacher “Zappaterra”. I suoi film sono stati esibiti in oltre venti paesi. Come regista ha ricevuto numerosi premi e riconoscimenti tra cui tre menzioni speciali ai Nastri d’Argento. I suoi lavori più recenti: nel 2009 ha scritto e diretto il lungometraggio “L’Incontro” e il cortometraggio “Mille giorni di Vito” (selezione ufficiale Giornate degli autori - 66 Mostra d’arte cinematografica di Venezia, vincitore di numerosi premi nazionali e internazionali tra cui Miglior film al Festival del Cinema Italiano a Madrid 2009; cinquina finalista e menzione speciale ai Nastri d’argento 2010; nomination Globi d’oro 2011). Nel 2010 ha scritto il libro “Il camoscio e il borraccino” (Limina 2010) edito con il documentario “Taccone- fuga in salita”. Nel 2011 ha scritto e diretto “Più come un artista” (selezione ufficiale Giornate degli autori - 68 Mostra d’arte cinematografica di Venezia). Nel 2012 realizza il bookciak “SVOLTE”, evento speciale alle Giornate degli Autori – 69 Mostra d’arte cinematografica di Venezia. Nel 2013 realizza l’opera multimediale “FAME” sulla diffusione dei disturbi alimentari. I suoi ultimi lavori: SBAGLIATE (70’) sulla scelta femminile della non maternità ( selezione ufficiale 11° Biografilm festival - Concorso Italia Bologna giugno 2015 22° Libero Bizzarri – Italia doc selezione ufficiale luglio 2015 - 2° Via EmiliaDoc Fest 2015 Modena novembre 2015 - 37° Festival Internazionale di Cinema e donne Firenze novembre 2015 - 10° Italia Doc - Casa del Cinema 2015 Roma marzo 2016 - Rassegna Centro Doc donna Modena - Udi Carpi marzo 2016- 23° Sguardi altrove - Women’s Film Festival Milano marzo 2016 - Cinema Lumière Bologna aprile 2016 Rassegna Libreria delle Donne Milano aprile 2016 - Cinema Lumière Bologna aprile 2016 - Rassegna Libreria delle Donne Milano aprile 2016- Centro di Psicanalisi Italiana Roma maggio 2016 - Biblioteca Comunale di Monterotondo - Roma giugno 2016- MonFilmFest 14 edizione Casale Monferrato (Al) luglio 2016 – Saronno- Rassegna “Stelle del cinema italiano indipendente”edizione agosto 2016 (dove ha ricevuto un premio per la regia di una serie di lavori) - Alla Dogana di Milano - Cassero LGBT Center di Bologna - Casa Internazionale delle donne Roma gennaio 2017 - Teatro Cantelli – Vignola (Mo) marzo 2017 - Circolo ARCI San Vito di Leguzzano (Vi) marzo 2017 – Bari – 6° edizione Festival delle Donne e dei saperi di genere/ Casa donne del Mediterraneo Aprile 2017- Lugano 7° Other Movie Lugano Film Festival Evento Speciale. “SCUOLA CALCIO” (80’) del collettivo Mina di cui ha curato scrittura, riprese, direzione artistica. LA CENA DI TONI (70’) documentario su una vita segnata dall’irruzione di un evento imprevedibile (Evento speciale Molise film Festival 2017 - Premio speciale giuria Mediterraneo Video festival 2017). read more »
submission date: 10/9/2017
In his youth, he was fascinated with cameras and started taking photographs with a Voigtlander SLR and teaching himself photography. He uses 35mm Nikon, medium format Hasselblad, Large Format Toyo 45 and Wista Folding. His work covers a wide variety of events that can be seen on this site: portraits, glamour, fashion, reportage, fine art nudes and large format Polaroid film. Unique fine art Polaroid image transfer and emulsion lift. Available for personal - fine art portraits, portfolio developement, model comp cards, promotional material for artists and performers. His published work has appeared in a number of magazines.
Sin dalla giovane età, iniziò a scattare fotografie con una Reflex Voigtlander VSL, attivando contemporaneamente un percorso autodidattico. Utilizza preferibilmente fotocamere manuali, luce naturale e stampa personalmente le sue immagini. Nikon 35mm, medio formato Hasselblad, grande formato Wista Folding e Toyo 45 sono i suoi strumenti di ripresa. Il suo lavoro comprende numerosi generi: ritratto, glamour, fashion, reportage, nudo artistico, compreso il trasferimento di emulsione/distacco con materiale Polaroid grande formato. Disponibile per ritratti personali artistici, sviluppo / aggiornamento portfolio, composit, materiale promozionale per artisti. Pubblicato su numerose riviste del settore.
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submission date: 7/26/2017
Piuarch pays tribute to Venezuelan Artist Carlos Cruz-Diez with an optical installation created using botanical essences. Chromatic effects make dynamic the courtyard of Via Palermo 1 in Milan
For the Milan Design Week 2016, Piuarch dedicates to kinetic art a special set up of its roof garden in Via Palermo 1, Milan. Set in the heart of the old city, the Kinetic Garden is a homage to the Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez which has always been a reference point for Piuarch. The project is a collaboration with the landscape designer Cornelius Gavril which trough the use of flowers and vegetables, designs the space in order to produce the feeling of movement and dynamism. The peculiar structure of flower beds and pallets created by Piuarch on the roof of their building, welcome a disposition of 4 plants - two varieties of salad in red and green and two pansy in yellow and blue - each essence defines a uniform color strip arranged in straight lines constantly repeated. The chromatic effect is amplified by the use of triangular axis placed along the lines of color to increase the perceived depth. The installation creates an active relationship between space and guests: the static image becomes dynamic. Partners are VerdeVivo who oversaw the preparation of plants and Vivai Mandelli who took care of the installation.
Kinetic Garden is the special exhibition designed for the 300 square meters roof area of the Piuarch building – in via Palermo 1, Milan. THE MODULAR PALLET SYSTEM Central to this concept is the creation of a modular system that uses pallets to build easily assembled structures that combine aesthetics and functionality at a reasonable cost. The Garden aims to be an inspiring system, repeatable on a large scale for redeveloping areas that are not used. The pallets are used both as a walking surface and, upside-down, as containers for soil. In this way, a single modular element is used to create the garden’s layout.
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submission date: 4/5/2016
Retouches photo avec Photoshop (French) by Cyril Bruneau
"Surrealism is not the way you live, act or feel. It's the way you dream. We, who call ourselves 'surrealists', are marked by the Lord himself with a slightest touch of insanity. Creative insanity that is, granting the freedom to transform reality, to reach beyond visible, and to display the possibility of impossible. My personal goal, as a surrealist, is to represent the unreality with maximum reality, trying to make you believe in what you see. This is what Salvador Dali did the best." ... read more »
THE LARGEST GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT EVENT IN HISTORY. More Than 30 Million Live Earth Videos Streamed on MSN by 8 Million People – The Largest Online Audience Ever for an Online Concert Approximately One Million People Participated in More Than 10,000 Friends of Live Earth Events in 131 Countries – the Largest Grassroots Organizing Program in History. LOS ANGELES (July 9, 2007) – Live Earth organizers today announced that the 7-continent, 24 hour music extravaganza on July 7th was the largest global ... read more »
"I am absolutely fascinated by cities. Because of this passion, I graduated in architecture in Rio de Janeiro. While at the university, I started my art studies at the Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro and experienced different kinds of media and techniques, from oil painting to jewelry making, but after being fully introduced to watercolour it soon became another passion. I started off with small sized watercolours, then I moved on to work with large scale canvas and acrylic colours, trying to ... read more »
ALBÜM is a virtual and print magazine specializing in contemporary Latin American photography created by Galería MÜ. In order to identify new talents, we have opened four call for entries per year. Each one of our editions is focused on a region of Latin America: Southern Cone; Brazil and the Eastern Region; Andean Region; and Central and Mezo America and the Caribbean. The call for entries begins with each season according to a region. The selected artists receive 3 spreads (6 pages in total) ... read more »
In 1997 and 1998 Filmmaker Bob Bryan singlehandedly created, produced & curated the "1st and 2nd International Graffiti Art Competition." This was a first ever event, celebrating Art creations from Spray-Can Artists all around the world. The IGAC took place in the downtown Museum of Art, Los Angeles California. This beautiful & impressive Collectors Edition (ART BOOK 1 & ART BOOK 2) commemorates the vast style diversity of the International submissions and winners. ART BOOK 1 CATEGORIES: ¨ Canvas ¨ Collage ¨ Cyber-Space Art ¨ Multi-Media Installation ¨ Old School ¨ Other Mediums THE GENESIS of GRAFFITI VERITE’: Read the Writing on the Wall "Truth Or Dare" (Featured Article in RAP PAGES MAGAZINE) Graffiti Verite’s Bob Bryan continue to prove that beauty is in the eye of the beholder GRAFFITI VERITE’, the incisive documentary on the lives of Los Angeles Graffiti Artists, blew up like no other graff video to date, leaving behind an unprecedented trail of award recognition, media exposure and education about the Art Form. Bob Bryan, director, producer and director of photography on the film, accomplished what no other videographer had yet been able to do: create a graffiti documentary with mainstream crossover appeal. “I managed to promote the documentary in a way that didn’t just reach some of the old heads that were already in the life, but ‘turn-on’ people that didn’t know anything about Graffiti Art or that had a prejudice against graffiti,” Bryan points out. The filmmaker particularly targeted gallery people, educators, librarians and institutions that could be an asset for Hip-Hop and Graffiti Art in a financial sense. Bryan’s aesthetic and technical skills have been acknowledged with film and video competitions worldwide, including the prestigious Council of Int’l Non-Theatrical Events (CINE) Golden Eagle Awards, as well as, a National Educational Media Network, GOLDEN APPLE Award, Cinema in Industry (CINDY) Awards (sponsored by the Association of Visual Communicators (AVC) - not to mention that he’s also up for an Emmy this year. This year also finds Bryan taking it to another level by legitimizing Graffiti Art on an international scale through the creation of the First Annual International Graffiti Art Competition. “I’m taking the credibility that GRAFFITI VERITE’ has established and bringing a lot of Graffiti Art to the attention of major institutions and educational organizations,” he says. “I’ve been successful with being able to bring Los Angeles Graffiti Artists up, and now what I want to do is bring the international community of Hip-Hop and Graffiti Art to the attention of a worldwide audience.” Bryan’s sole purpose for the establishment of the FIRST INTERNATIONAL GRAFFITI ART COMPETITION is to “...create a forum for the serious examination, illumination, appreciation and recognition of this worldwide Art Form and phenomenon...”
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submission date: 6/13/2014
Graffiti Verite' 25 (GV25) The International Graffiti Art Competition-Art Book 1: First & Second (1997-1998) - Collectors Edition (Graffiti Verite' Docu-Series) (Volume 25) Paperback – June 1, 2015
A new film shot in ultra HD 4K, based on the much anticipated exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
In cinemas nationwide from 26th September 2017
Directed by David Bickerstaff
Co-written by David Bickerstaff and Phil Grabsky
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter.
No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto. Despite Canaletto’s close relationship with the city in which he lived and died, the world’s largest collection of his works resides not in his native Italy, but in Britain as part of the Royal Collection. In 1762, George III purchased almost the entire collection amassed by Joseph Smith,British Consul in Venice and Canaletto’s principal agent.
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN’s latest release will grant unique access to the Royal Collection’s exceptional holdings of Canaletto's work, much of which is on display as part of the exhibition Canaletto & the Art of Venice at The Queen’s Gallery (19 May - 12 November).
The remarkable group of over 200 paintings, drawings and prints on display offer unparalleled insight into the artistry ofCanaletto and his contemporaries, and the city he became a master at capturing. The film also offers the chance to step inside two official royal residences - Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle - to learn more about the artist, and Joseph Smith, the man who introduced Canaletto to Britain.
From London, Canaletto & the Art of Venice will travel to the great Italian city to explore the origins of Canaletto’s art. Whilst appearing to be faithful representations of the city, Canaletto's skill came from his manipulation of reality. He moved buildings around or opened up vistas to create the perfectcomposition, and his paintings of Venice were highly sought after by Grand Tourists. His playful imagination extended into a new genre in which he excelled. The 'capriccio' combined real and fantasy architecture into imagined views. In this sense, Canaletto is more than a topographical artist - he is a master storyteller.
Cinema-goers will embark on their very own 21st century Grand Tour, visiting the sites enjoyed by their 18th century counterparts and immortalised in Canaletto’s views - from the Rialto Bridge to the Piazza San Marco, and the Palazzo Ducale to the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Guided by RoyalCollection Trust curators and the world’s leading experts in Venetian history, the film is not only a wonderful way to see the exhibition, but an opportunity to get closer to Canaletto and the city that inspired him.
ABOUT EXHIBITION ON SCREEN
Working with top international museums and galleries, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN create films which offer a cinematic immersion into the world’s best loved art, accompanied by insights from the world's leading historians and arts critics. Since launching in 2011, EXHIBITION ON SCREEN have released 16 films which have been shown in over 50 countries worldwide.
Submission date: 7/17/2017
The Guardians of Time by Manfred Kielnhofer at Public Art Basel. The “Guardians of Time” tour through worldwide museums and exhibitions for many years. The time traveler of the world of Art always seem mystical to their viewers. They walk like monks through the world. No one knows exactly where they will appear next. The Austrian artist Manfred Kielnhofer has created the mystical figures. He has been a freelance artist and worked as a painter, sculptor and photographer for many years. read more »world | art | sculpture | + add comment / event | kielnhofer.com
Permanent exhibition containing more than 85 works of art, “ Wooden Objects 2000-2003” in the main workshop of the “Ausbesserungswerk” in Hamburg, Schlachthofstraße 3 (the exhibition can only be visited after prior application tel.: 0172 405 32 38) (...) Jan de Weryha-Wysoczanski's biography reflects somewhat of the diverse relationship between Germany and Poland. Born in Gdansk he was 31 years old when he migrated to Hamburg during the Solidarnosc movement and became a member of the BBK ... read more »
International video artist Chris Oakley has launched a website aiming to redefine the way video art is traded and consumed. The website offers the facility to preview Chris Oakley’s videos online, with the option to download high-resolution digital video files of the artist’s videos. Out of frustration with existing sales and distribution models, Chris Oakley built the website in part as a way of taking control of the distribution of his work and as a response to internet piracy of his videos. Previously, commercial galleries ... read more »
In 2008 I were very busy in communication and in search of art web site links because in that movement I were not connected to any online network and I did not knew much more knowledge about online use, so I were working with safe mode , I think that was must for me and I were lived with that mode . one day I were found a website link that was world wide art web site . I got that web page mail id and sent my blog post link with a short information about my art journey . after a one week I were received a reply by that web site owner ... read more »
Art, unlike science, is not measured by its progress. Its evolution reminds one of concentric circles on the surface of water that has been disturbed by a rock. Similarly, arts of cultures and civilizations stand independently, but at the same time they are unified by their common striving for order and harmony; a tendency that can be observed not only in art but in all organic life. Art is the physical manifestation of the sensual perceptions of the world as interpreted and organized by these various groups of peoples. This is why ... read more »