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Project 8 Research - Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread’s sculptural practice is based on casting the inside  of private, secret or unseen spaces. Her early works  included a cast made from a hot water bottle… 476 more words


The Must Be Scene: 10 NY Art Shows to Catch This Fall

New York’s contemporary art world awakens from its summer slumber this month with dozens of openings. Two trends: a new emphasis on figurative painting, and strong shows all over town, far beyond the borders of Chelsea. 1,264 more words

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Seldom Seen, 2002, James Turrell. Photograph: Peter Huggins

I can’t wait to visit the James Turrell exhibition in Norfolk next weekend. Jonathan Jones calls it ‘a psychedelic legal high in the English countryside’ (read his review,  80 more words

Bits + Pieces.

Looking the other way: Paul Fusco and the power of implication in marketing

Paul Fusco is quoted in The Guardian this morning.

In 1968, I was assigned by Look magazine to get on the train bearing Robert F Kennedy’s remains from New York to Washington DC.

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Sand Opera (Metres)

I was going to say that this is less a book of poetry than a work of art, but a book of poetry is a work of art and especially these days, a work of hope. 363 more words


/ Negative Space /

It seems appropriate for a first post to begin with something that makes me, and hopefully you, think.  Through a study of fashion and art, I have become incredibly interested with people and their interactions; not only with each other, but with the negative space around them. 123 more words


Tell It Like It Is: Novice Art Blogger

In the here and now, to whom do we turn for the enhancement of our interpretation and evaluation of art? When a living and breathing contemporary equivalent to John Ruskin, Roger Fry and Clement Greenberg yields no comparable results, suffice it to say that the art critic as he was once unmistakably known is now irrevocably brown bread (dead). 410 more words