20 March 2011

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Mother, Ma, Mama, Mum, Mummy

She’s the fairest one of them all,She’s the one who gives me light.She is my protector, my advisor, my saviour,The granter of this life… (?) The Short Film Project are seeking powerful and touching short films which examine the depths relating to the sanctuary, perils and complexities of Motherhood.Artistic interpretations will be welcomed before 9th April […]

11 March 2011

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freedom

My project was meant to eradicate a social problem –of neglecting the girl child. Through the platform of sowing seeds, I presented a slide show and site-specific work of famous women personalities to the villagers and propagated the social message of educating and encouraging the girl child, promoting her wellbeing and all rounded development. My […]

9 March 2011

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Milan in Berlin with international young people.“Milan for international creative talent: Fuori Art, contest and Milan Summer School”

Milan and Berlin: two cities very alike, complimentary and stimulating to the mind that together can mould the great talent of the future. With this idea in mind the Milan City Council is presenting itself in the German capital with an event that will be held at the Kulturbrauerei in Berlin on the 10th of […]

8 March 2011

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Art Coma 8 – The Calling

I was having some time to myself, in Thailand on a deserted island, I needed to reconnect with that sense of isolation, of aloneness, confront that fear in the absolute nature of myself. Its in those moments, that aloneness is relised as an illusion, a self sabotaging state of being, more to do wtih the […]

5 March 2011

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Pure “Coincidences”? – A Look at Ai Weiwei’s Works

The decision whether these are pure “coincidences” is left to the readers. It is just worth noting that even if they were pure coincidences, they would still demonstrate 1. the artist’s lack of knowledge of the history of art 2. the lack of originality of his artistic concepts. Left: Ai Weiwei’s “Fountain of Light”, 2007. […]

27 February 2011

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Art Coma 7 – Working with the Canvas of the Universe

  The 2D canvas of the universe is known by some as the ‘matrix’, a well known phrase bought in to being with the film, and the slogan; have your choice of the red pill or the white pill, a choice to go down the rabbit hole and find the ‘truth’ or to stay on […]

13 February 2011

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Art Coma 6 – Awakening

When you perform as an artist from a coma, what are you actually doing? Well if you are lucky, your spirit is free and having its own journey, tuning and communicating with the angels, archangels, ascended guides, a few aliens, a few spirits, maybe the odd Grandmother, maybe God, the Universe, then getting to work on […]

8 February 2011

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“THE WORLD IN MILAN, MILAN IN THE WORLD”: THE FIRST EDITION OF “FUORI BIT”.

Milan 7 February 2011 – 20 nations and 23 locations involved to host events, photographic exhibitions, musical performances and food and wine tasting events that will liven up the entire city in the spirit of internationalism from the 17 to the 19 February 2011. “Milan in the World and the World in Milan” this is […]

5 February 2011

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Holló Barna – SEARCHING FOR A POSSIBLE AXIS – Galeria Konstant-RO

HOLLÓ BARNA   SEARCHING FOR A POSSIBLE AXIS   February 3, 2011 – February 24, 2011   Galeria Konstant is pleased announce the personal exhibition of Holló Barna, born in 1951, an artist who lives and works in Ordea / RO. It seems that memory plays an increasingly important role in contemporary art. Like many […]

3 February 2011

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Life Drawing Workshops – Kingston

  Mon and Wed from 7th February 2011 7.30 – 9.30pm£12 per session / pre-pay 5 weeks for £50 Drop in workshops suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced artists. Experienced  artists/facilitators.Workshops are run by experienced tutor.Limited spaces available To book please email info@gallery63a.com or call 0208 547 1835  

24 January 2011

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Hen-party Drawing Events

Pre-Book your hen party this summer. The Matthew Event hosts and organised Life drawing events for woman. Matthew uses professional tutors and venues across London. Matthew works as a professional artist model and does allow photography during the session.    Address Flat 55 ,39 Effra parade Brixton, London, Brixton, SW21PG. UK Phone 07946899147 Contact Email thematthewevent@gmail.com Website www.thematthewevent.com […]

20 January 2011

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Art Coma #3 – Shadow Light

When I walked in to Nettie Horn at the weekend, I was met by a tiny women in a large open white space, on a monitor, hysterically shouting, ‘you are a liar, you are a liar’, I wanted to join her, turn to the world and say, ‘you are a living lie’. I read the […]

14 January 2011

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Con-Dem-Nation: UK

Arts, Cuts, Austerity and Prosperity The short-sighted, position-serving budget cuts and decisions being made by the Coalition government since May 2010 have stirred the waters of unrest in the country so deeply that no-one could possibly deny the diversity of people involved, the depth of feeling solicited and the very real reasons for the protests, […]

12 January 2011

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Art Coma No# 2

Today I learnt I was using a word completely out of context and in realising the true meaning of the word, I was guided to everything I needed to know. The word was ‘transgression’, it means a number of things; a sin or an act against the biblical ten commandments, a crime or illegal act, […]

12 January 2011

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Artist dedicated to giving back

  By Teresa Latchford | Dec 21, 2010 – 8:03 AM | Artist dedicated to giving back Broken back can’t stop Hart   Giving back. John David Hart donated a four-foot statue to the York Region Arts Council to generate funds for an arts scholarship program. STAFF PHOTO/STEVE SOMERVILLE   John David Hart finishes our […]

5 January 2011

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Art Coma

I am in a coma, it crept up on me ten years ago, its not your typical coma, I am physically in the world, able to speak and be present but not be heard or seen accept by a few individuals. So where am I? It’s the place where Ron Muek’s ‘Dead Dad’s’ ghost resides, […]

2 January 2011

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Is Art Dead?

Do artists only create for each other?  Since Hegel, the idea of the end of art has become a staple of aesthetic theory. Will Post Art be the end of art? The concept of “Post Art” was developed by the happening artist Allan Kaprow, based on his idea that life is much more interesting than art, […]

5 December 2010

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Desperate Attempt to Disguise Coalition’s Inherent Philistinism?

Have we have been grossly deceived? Are the recent and ongoing catastrophic blows to the Arts Sector masking the nature of our wonderful government’s philanthropy?   Obviously we are all focussing far too much on the Coalition’s systematic and pervasive deconstruction of the Arts sector and the benefits it brings, rather than the government’s capacity […]

3 December 2010

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Back to the ‘900s: Inauguration of the Twentieth Century museum in Milan

  Milan 3rd of December 2010 – A new museum in the main city square and a historical event as well.  To celebrate Néo the international e-Magazine is dedicating a special issue in December to the Twentieth Century and in particular to the Twentieth Century museum that will be inaugurated in Milan on the 6th […]

29 November 2010

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LED is on its way: Milan’s International light festival

What is the shape of light? This is the leading question in the new issue of néo the international e-magazine which is dedicated to the theme of light in all its nuances. Nuances like LED at the International light festival.   Starting from the 4th of December until the 10th of January 2011, Milano will […]

25 November 2010

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Portrait of a New York Artist: Darrell U. Black

by Hans D. Pflug Actually, he became my friend even before I had met him face to face. It was during a vernissage at the Frankfurt Airport, where a flight captain had arranged an exhibition of impressive photos of clouds and sunlight, viewed from his cockpit. In the background, I heard a Homeric laughter. It […]

22 November 2010

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marcelle Hanselaar at Millennium

‘Marcelle Hanselaar is a Rotterdam-born figurative painter who, since 1981 has been based in a studio near Victoria where the sculptor Hubert Beavis made the celebrated statue of Sir Thomas More on Chelsea Embankment. She studied fashion drawing in the Hague during the early 1960s but discontinued the course to become an artists model and […]

22 November 2010

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The stuff of nightmares

The Cornishman, Thursday 28 October 2010     SUDDENLY coming face to face with the unclothed female figures by the Dutch -born artist Marcelle Hanselaar in her exhibition Biting the Bullet being held in the Millennium Gallery, St Ives, is a shock. Paintings that make you re-think what you may have always thought about nude […]

19 November 2010

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A virtual tour of creativity with Neo

Do you have a pile of t-shirts in your drawer that are all exactly the same? Do you want to see what artists from all over the world managed to do?  Just click on www.tourism.milan.it  choose and vote for the best t-shirt which were designed by young artists who participated in the international contest IdeaMi […]

12 November 2010

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Birth of the Innocents

In May of this year, I had the opportunity to use the Grade II listed building of the Hornsey War Memorial in Crouch End, North London, for a ‘site specific’ sculpture installation. The exhibition was open for one weekend only, as a part of the annual Crouch End Open Studios. I was in attendance at […]

12 November 2010

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Drawing ‘Moving Visions’

The music is flowing around the cathedral. Excitement and rhythm tug at the tourists, pulling them to the North Transept. I check I have everything in place. Paper secure on the easel, sharpener, rubber, charcoal, pastels in reach. People shuffle past, whispering and waving to friends. They take their seats and turn their heads to look […]

11 November 2010

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Wu Ming and Chinese Art Informel

The painter Wu Ming strikes a bridge between the ancient Chinese and the Western Informel painting traditions. Representative for her works are the series “Soul of Nature” and “Polymorph”. “Soul of Nature” is a series of small-scale oil on paper paintings and encompasses meanwhile more than 150 works. In these paintings Wu Ming seeks to […]

8 November 2010

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Chitra Ramanathan – Book publication featuring biography

Chitra Ramanathan’s biography and image from her extensive body of work are featured in a recently released book title “International Contemporary Artists vol 1 at amazon.com  by Lemonidou Eve (Author), Eve Lemonidou (Editor) and Olga Antoniadou (Editor)   Publisher: In. Co. Artists BooksUS: 9 Columbus Avenue, NYC, NY 10024, US EU: Athens Towers, 2-4 Messogion Av. Athens 115 […]

16 October 2010

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Talent spotting NEW ART LONDON Make May the month to head to the capital and discover up-and-coming Artists

A new generation of women is injecting fresh excitement into the capital with galleries that champion emerging talents. Coming up to its first birthday, Crisp London Los Angeles in Fitzrovia is the brainchild of American curator Hilary Rose Crisp, 27. With galleries in London and LA, Crisp gives free reign over her spaces to newcomers […]

13 October 2010

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Tom Estes Performance ‘Night Cleaning’ at Departures Gallery

On Friday the 8th of October, 2010 Tom Estes staged the Performance ‘Night Cleaning’ at the Departures Gallery as part of the exhibition Rhizomatic. Rhizomatic is an experimental, decentralised curatorial system based on the concept of the Rhizome, as explored in Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophical masterpiece A Thousand Plateaus. This is Departure Gallery’s largest and […]

13 October 2010

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Such stuff as dreams are made on

‘I seek to reclaim the body from the contemporary medical and digital gaze in order to poetically subvert it’.’ Marilène Oliver Scene One. The woman surrenders herself to the stark white tunnel of the CT machine. Inside there is ominous silence. She knows that what is invisible to her will soon be revealed by the […]

7 October 2010

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Was Le Corbusier A Fascist?

Letters published in a 2008 biography of the seminal 20th century modern master, Architect and Painter suggest that the radical urban planner was a Nazi sympathizer whose Fascist thinking went above and beyond previously documented perceptions. In one letter written shortly after Hitler conquered France and much of Western Europe, the Swiss-born architect expresses clear enthusiasm […]