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Nadine Waldmann

Giotto's weeping angels started my love affair with art history. Seattle, WA based.

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  • 19th Century

    Into the Abyss: The Forgotten Pietro Canonica

    By February 1, 2019

    A prominent, famous and revered artist in his lifetime, Pietro Canonica has been relegated to the sidelines of Italian art history. Skilled and beautiful as it works were, his commissions from aristocracy and fascist governments caused...

  • Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore

    Ancient Greece

    The Ancient Greek Kouros and Kore

    By January 14, 2019

    Classical Greek statues depicting male and female bodies are iconic, legendary and set the standards for numerous artists and art movements to come. Preceding the Classical Era, was the Archaic (7th-5th c. BCE) during which statues...

  • Sculpture

    Untitled & Unbridled: Tara Donovan’s Installations

    By December 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...

  • Ancient

    Blues of Bablyon: The Ishtar Gate

    By December 7, 2018

    Babylon, the ancient Mesopotamian city (modern day Iraq) existed from 18th century to 6th century BCE. Since that time its legend has generated many myths – the Hanging Gardens, the Tower of Babel, and biblical interpretations...

  • DeCaires Taylor's Underwater Museums DeCaires Taylor's Underwater Museums

    Sculpture

    Eerie, Haunting and Below the Sea: DeCaires Taylor’s Underwater Museums

    By November 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...

  • bust of queen Nefertiti bust of queen Nefertiti

    Ancient Egypt

    Egypt and Berlin’s Icon: The Bust of Queen Nefertiti

    By October 16, 2018

    The bust of Queen Nefertiti housed in Berlin’s Neues Museum is one of Ancient Egypt’s most famous works of art. A prime example of ancient artistry, this icon has been called “the most beautiful woman in...

  • alexander calder's the eagle alexander calder's the eagle

    20th century

    Alexander Calder’s The Eagle in Seattle

    By September 25, 2018

    American sculptor, Alexander Calder, most famous for his kinetic moving, suspended mobile sculptures, also created a number of massive stationary works known as stabiles. One such sculpture is The Eagle. It is the centrepiece of the...

  • Sculpture

    Sculpture Of The Week: Berlin’s Molecule Man

    By August 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...

  • Ancient Rome

    Bronzed, Beaten And Bleeding: The Boxer At Rest

    By August 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...

  • Sculpture

    Not All There – The Enigmatic Sculptures Of Bruno Catalano

    By July 20, 2018

    Commemorating Marseille’s status as the European Capital of Culture in 2013, Bruno Catalano created 10 life-size, bronze sculptures to be displayed along the waterfront. Titled “Les Voyageurs” (The Travelers), these surrealist sculptures, depict people with huge...

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