Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s InstallationsDecember 22, 2018
Styrofoam cups, pencils, rubber bands and straws are not the kinds of materials usually associated with art installations, yet these mundane, everyday items are used in abundance in Tara Donovan’s works. She uses them to create massive abstract...
Both/And: The Art of Glenys BartonDecember 19, 2018
There are many social, political, scientific and economic models that are embracing the idea of ‘both/and’ philosophy. It is my contention that artists are ahead of the game with this, and have pretty much always based their work...
Eerie, Haunting and Below the Sea: DeCaires Taylor’s Underwater MuseumsNovember 6, 2018
In 2006, British artist Jason deCaires Taylor installed the first undersea sculpture park in the Caribbean. Since that time he created several other sites including ones at Cancun, Mexico, the banks of the Thames in London and the...
Laocoön: The Work of a LifetimeAugust 27, 2018
The subject The statue “Laocoon and his sons”, attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated Frederick Schiller since his early adulthood. It represents mankind (father and sons, adult and youngsters, present and future) being mercilessly struck...
Sculpture Of The Week: Berlin’s Molecule ManAugust 26, 2018
Jonathan Borofsky’s monumental aluminum sculpture, Molecule Man, towers the Berlin skyline at 30 meters (100 feet). Standing in a region once divided by the Berlin Wall, the work embodies themes of unity, connection and modernity. The German insurance...
King Pedro And Inês de Castro – What Life Took Apart, Death Put Back TogetherAugust 8, 2018
Every country has its legends and fairytales and Portugal is not an exception. One of the most known Portuguese tales is a love story about King Pedro of Portugal and Inês de Castro. Their relationship did not end...
Bronzed, Beaten And Bleeding: The Boxer At RestAugust 4, 2018
Coming face-to-face with a piece of art you’ve loved for years is a thrilling, exciting and often times overwhelming experience. Such was the case for me on my recent trip to Rome, when I visited the Palazzo Massimo...
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