This month I have decided to develop the monthly Recommended Read strand of ESPIONART into a broader, more personal section renamed Recommended. Instead of focusing on (only) Cold War art-related books, each month I will suggest something that I believe will be of interest to the Cold War art enthusiast. 110 more words
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Beautiful crafted heart shape filled Czech crystal with rhodium plated will be great for gift to the loved one or self
Strangely enough, I had to move over the Atlantic Ocean to discover many Czech and Slovak artists of the 20th century avant-garde. Jiri Kolar (1914 – 2002), a prolific Czech poet, visual artist and translator, created a vast body of work, collages, that prompted my recent explorations in printmaking and its application for relief and 3D work.
Zapotek would have to be my favourite long-distance runner of all time. To win the gold in both the 5000m and 10000m in one Olympics is heroic enough, but to have the cheek to even attempt to run a marathon after those success is incredible enough, let alone win it and then dub the race ‘boring’ as he did. 575 more words