July, 2013

World of Art Showcase Announces The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation

The World of Art Showcase (WOAS) (http://www.worldofartshowcase.com), an international art show dedicated to exhibiting talented artists and creating a community where artists have direct access to their market, has announced that The Scott-Free Scholarship Foundation (http://www.scott-free.org) will be the beneficiary for the masquerade-themed VIP opening reception on Thursday, October 31. The event will take place […]

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Busan Biennale Sea Art Festival 2013: With Songdo : Remembrance· Marks·People

Busan Biennale Sea Art Festival 2013: With Songdo : Remembrance· Marks·People

Busan Biennale Sea Art Festival 2013: With Songdo : Remembrance· Marks·People on September 14–October 13, 2013. Sea Art Festival was first held in 1987 as the cultural event of the Pre-Olympics for the 1988 Seoul Olympics, and was held annually until 1993. Following a five-year gap after the 8th Sea Art Festival in 1995, it […]

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Vera L.P. Cauwenberghs Slice Of Life

Vera L.P. Cauwenberghs Slice Of Life

Belgian artist Vera L.P. Cauwenberghs’ slice-of-life oil paintings explore people, nature studies, and landscapes of the earth and sky, all with the same exuberance and attention to detail. Cauwenberghs’ genius is to flit effortlessly between interior and exterior, small objects and sprawling scenes, and to draw each narrative together with the beating heart within. Her […]

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Joelle Lagier: Masterpiece of Man

Joelle Lagier: Masterpiece of Man

Boisterously beautiful and alluringly abstract, the paintings of French artist Joelle Lagier are impressive in their bold verve. Large sweeps of rich primary colors grace fields of dark tones, dripping and swirling in an intriguing, organic painterly pattern. Tempting figuration in her saturated, abstract forms swathed in expressive shapes, these paintings have a palpable soul. […]

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haudenschildGarage Mark Bradford: Hermes Project

Project Hermès is a site-specific installation in a vacant house in La Jolla, California based on transcribed conversations between Eloisa Haudenschild in La Jolla and Mark Bradford in Los Angeles that took place from January to July 2013. From Haudenschild were stories of an eccentric former neighbor who harbored deep antagonism and paranoia towards her […]

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Guy St-Pierre: Classics Made Contemporary

Guy St-Pierre: Classics Made Contemporary

Working with a variety of styles, media and techniques, Canadian artist Guy St-Pierre presents paintings inspired by the subjects of the European masters, infused with a contemporary flourish. Primarily self-taught, St-Pierre blends graphic aesthetics and new media practices with the traditional tenets of the Renaissance masters, conjuring works of beguiling inventiveness and novelty. Seeing the […]

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Jane Magarigal Cuts Through Storms of Ink

California-based artist Jane Magarigal creates incredibly complex and dynamic compositions of swirling abstract forms using the often overlooked medium of scratchboard, which gives her works added sharpness and texture. Created by cutting into layers of ink applied to a sheet of clay, this process produces formal qualities that evoke etching and drawing. In works traversed […]

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Guillermo Del Valle: Stirring Storytelling in Smooth Acrylic

Guillermo Del Valle: Stirring Storytelling in Smooth Acrylic

Smoothly articulating his acrylic paintings in vivacious primary colors, Chilean-born artist Guillermo Del Valle depicts the mystery in everyday life. Almost surrealistic in aesthetic and theme, Del Valle creates a world populated with the ghosts of people. His works emanating a palpable silence, he realistically depicts landscapes and city scenes with a palpable passion for […]

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Fogo Island Arts announce Fogo Island Dialogues: Belonging to a Place

Fogo Island Arts announce Fogo Island Dialogues: Belonging to a Place

Fogo Island Arts present Fogo Island Dialogues: Belonging to a Place open 19–21 July 2013. Islands have long been considered laboratories for the study of evolution. Their restricted scale, isolation, and clear boundaries create unique selective pressures. As such, the requirements to maintain, renew and preserve the realities of every island will be unique—a logic […]

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