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The Book, the Idea & the Art Object

In the last decades Conceptual Art confronted us with a great variety of manifestations narrowing the border between different contemporary art orientations. Somehow it may be hard to recognize the project of a work of art as the art manifestation or as the aesthetic object itself. 776 more words

Contemporary Art

INSIDE THE LABYRINTH - THE ANYTHING GOES ART OF ANSELM KIEFER I

With Anselm Kiefer paintings it was love at first sight. Even if 15 years ago I wasn’t aware, yet, of the means and media of the contemporary art, when I first saw Wyland’s Song I felt mesmerized. 763 more words

Contemporary Art

Josef Sudek (1896-1976)


Still-life after Caravaggio, Variation No. 2 (or a night-time Variation), 1956

Czech

Harald Sohlberg: Landscapes of the Mind

I love these paintings by the Norwegian artist Harald Sohlberg; a Neo-romantic painter born in 1869. Sohlberg’s work is frequently likened to that of Edvard Munch, however sadly he remains relatively unknown…

Art

A few photos of my Barbican show

I know quite a lot of my followers here and on my email newsletter aren’t in London so I’m posting a few pictures of my Barbican show here for you: 17 more words

Rolling with the times

R.R Donnelley “Bookbinding Finishing Tool- Ornament” Bronze Tool with wooden handle. Chicago, Il c. 19th century (Newberry Library Conservation Laboratory, Chicago. D-Roll 6) 

This mammoth of a tool is roll used in the R.R. 97 more words

Neo-Romantic

Morris' fundamentalism

Geoffrey Chaucer (-1400) Works edited by F.S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, engraved on wood by W.H. Hooper,  and bound by Michael Wilcox.Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the county of Middlesex : Printed by me William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.Finished on the 8th day of May, 1896.  189 more words

Neo-Romantic