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art now… as historical commentary on HAF

art now… as historical commentary on HAF

Art History 750:  African Greco-Roman “Representations of Negro peoples appear in every major period of classical art. Yet very few illustrations of blacks are included in handbooks and histories of Greek and Roman art; and…

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patrick turkson, ghana: artist profile

patrick turkson, ghana: artist profile

Patrick Turkson's artist profile, by Naomi Middelmann. Plastic Trash into Art Project: Patrick Turkson’s work is as vibrant in color as it is powerful in meaning. His process of working with found flip-flops and other…

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artist antonio mena, el salvador: accumulations

artist antonio mena, el salvador: accumulations

plastic trash into art project Artist Antonio Mena (from El Salvador) joins the growing collective of HAF artists, who have answered the call to confront the global ecological disaster that adversely impacts us.  Included in…

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high art fridays: the global artplace

high art fridays: the global artplace

high art fridays (HAF) is an eclectic assembly of international artists working in a wide range of materials and iconographic ideas. They are brought together in an inclusive network whose genesis came from multimedia artist…

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chris taylor, usa: talks doodle

chris taylor, usa: talks doodle

 Chris Taylor on the doodle. Doodles became interesting to me a few years ago, when I coauthored a paper on a large number of them made by Samuel Beckett in the manuscript of his play,…

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carol heft “connections”: artist ron shelton, usa

carol heft “connections”: artist ron shelton, usa

chalk on slate drawings: Ron Shelton’s art is political in both process and content.  The fact that he uses perishable materials reflects his feelings about the aesthetic experience; “precious”, contrasted with the ordinary entering the…

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carl heyward, usa: on artist collaboration

carl heyward, usa: on artist collaboration

Artist collaboration with Alvaro Sanchez and  Cesar Pineda Moncrieff, Guatemala It is always a pleasure to engage two or more artists who come together in a selfless act of creating a work of art. What…

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carol heft “connections”: artist joskin shiljan, serbia

carol heft “connections”: artist joskin shiljan, serbia

Artist Joskin Shiljan, Serbia Like the aesthetic that characterizes much of the Art Brut, Tachisme and Cobra movements, Joskin Shilian’s work both delights and disturbs; it combines graphics, drawing, painting, and text into a universal…

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artist johnson uwadinma, nigeria: amnesia

artist johnson uwadinma, nigeria: amnesia

Amnesia at Art X Lagos Johnson Uwadinma is a contemporary Nigerian artist known for his paintings and installations that feature tessellating hues and multiple textures. Uwadinma’s work is characterized by an interest in truth, morality,…

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