20th-century & Beyond

Western historical periods often come to be characterized by particular continuities: traditions and innovations in styles, ideas, and aesthetic concerns. The Italian Renaissance, for example, is associated with the development of a philosophy that places humanity at its center with the... [more]

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VISUAL ARTS
11.10.09
VISUAL ARTS, Mixed Media, Installation Art, light, hallucinations, disorienting, fog
I always wanted to go in a sensory deprivation tank, especially after seeing the episode of The Simpsons where Lisa has a series of surreal visions in one. Luckily, ZEE: An Immersive Audiovisual Environment, gives me the opportunity to hallucinate without getting in a tub of lukewarm water. The piece, by artist Kurt Henschlager, is enigmatically described as "a rigorous mindscape; a hallucinatory architecture of light; a dream machine"; I gather that it uses dense fog and light effects to heighten and distort the senses. It may also be too intense for some viewers--strobe lights can cause migraines, seizures, and nausea. It is not open to the public, but writers and curators can request a preview. Email rsvp@futureperfectfestival.org to request a
VISUAL ARTS
09.03.09
Fall Preview: Don't Miss in New York PART TWO of THREE The fall exhibition season begins in earnest this week and there are a number of great shows not to be missed ranging from established masters like Cy Twombly, showing recent
20th-Century & Beyond
07.01.09
I recently met Danielle Freakley, who is currently approaching what she terms "Phase Two" of a three phase project called – and under which she seems to call herself and the near-mechanical vessel the project requires she become – The Quote
VISUAL ARTS
06.20.09
Last week the small town of Basel, Switzerland brimmed with over 2,500 contemporary artists, 300 leading galleries, curators, collectors, and of course thousands of art appreciators. Each day, full with lectures to attend and films to be critiqued. This is the

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    BONNET is a freehand pigment print created on a computer using a Wacom pad and pen. The process used in creating this print is similar to my painting approach. This print is 15" X 12" in size and presented in a limited edition of 50. The motivation for this print was my tre ...
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