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Chuck Close

A zoomed in section of one of Chuck Close’s pictures that I produced a copy of. To fully appreciate it, it had to be held up at the end of the garden! 20 more words

A compendium of selfie reflections (for my students)

The modern-day selfie is beyond its cultural oversaturation point.  It’s ubiquitous.  It’s been folded into markers of the elite as the OED’s word of the year… 1,101 more words

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12 Things to Do in New York's Art World before October 27


Party: The 2014 National Art Awards
This annual gala once again takes over Cipriani 42nd Street, with its sky-high ceilings and ample bellinis. 1,240 more words

What is Contemporary Art? 2 (and other things)

These are just some short notes:

Contemporary art according to Groyes is defined by having some of the following features:

  • Recently made and reduced– but why as it ignored the flow of life; the present hinders us from making art – no time, money etc – so reduction is used as a coping strategy…
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My Favorite Artworks in the AGO

While it can’t compete with the likes of MOMA or Tate Modern, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) has plenty to offer. Here are ten of my favorite pieces – in no particular order. 321 more words