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Sunflowers are happy flowers?

When I think of sunflowers, I can’t help but smile…although, it sounds weird admitting it.  Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous painters in the world, he is known not only for cutting his own ear off, but for his incredible sunflower paining. 383 more words

Art

Constructive deconstruction: Artists display works inspired by their life in the city

By Maheen Ghani

It seemed that there was one underlying theme that appeared to be on the minds of several of the artists — the daily struggles for survival in this city. 471 more words

Taryn Knight : Art Review

Welcome back, reader! Today’s blog entry is rather exciting for me as it is about one of my absolute favourite artists, Taryn Knight.

Taryn is a self-taught, freelance illustrator living in Colorado. 268 more words

Books

From Her Wooden Sleep / Ydessa Hendeles: The Game of Wooden Polarities

From Her Wooden Sleep / Ydessa Hendeles

The Game of Wooden Polarities, by Dr. Dorit Kedar

Finally an excellent exhibition at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion,Tel Aviv Museum of Art. 230 more words

Art Review

Flight | Rumours

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The recent group shows at Franklin Arts Centre have been outstanding and well worth the drive. Ngaio Rue Blackwood, one of the artists from an exhibition earlier this year… 1,510 more words

Auckland

Landscape of an Artist's Being

Were they streams of thoughts or a series of dreamscapes?

Today I visited an exhibition of artist/poet Johanna Ng’s work at Kinokuniya bookstore’s Wedge Gallery.  Like rushing streams, like craggy mountains, like floating lilies, and like so many familiar motifs impossible to catch and pin down,  these are an artist’s subconscious brush strokes that express what we Chinese say,  只可意會,不可言傳,things that can only be perceived but cannot be conveyed in so many words. 26 more words