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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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HAF 73: art erotica

HAF 73: art erotica

"I write of the great eternal truths that bind together all mankind. The whole world over: we eat, we shit, we fuck, we kill and we die."  marquis de sade Erotic art is defined as any…

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ibrahim mahama, ghana: occupations

ibrahim mahama, ghana: occupations

Covered Buildings and Spaces Since 2011, Ibrahim Mahama, Ghana, has produced evocative narratives about society’s relationship with industry with his ongoing series, Occupations. These narratives manifest in colossal, blanket-like installations that envelope building structures and…

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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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carol heft “connections”: the inside of outsider art

carol heft “connections”: the inside of outsider art

 "thoughts about the inside of outsider art" According to Dr. Hans Prinzhorn (1886-1933), art created by people with psychiatric illness and art by the masters are both “valid expressions of the psyche.” But what relationship…

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artist carol heft: “bus ride”  drawings

artist carol heft: “bus ride” drawings

Carol Heft’s landscape drawings are stunning, and she loves making them. Teaching at several schools, in the Lehigh Valley, and in New York City, she travels by bus back and forth a couple of times…

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artist samuelle richardson, usa: ghost dogs

artist samuelle richardson, usa: ghost dogs

The making of Ghost Dogs I have been following multimedia artist Samuelle's  ghost dogs construction take form over the past year.  When I saw one of the first steps in her process of the wire…

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artist alvaro sanchez, guatemala: sanchez x sanchez

artist alvaro sanchez, guatemala: sanchez x sanchez

Sánchez x Sánchez is an exhibition inspired by time, in which artist Álvaro Sánchez of Guatemala tells his story—the development of his individual work and the one carried out together with the Revista Capiusa. The…

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carol heft “connections”: artist jean pierre bourquin, france

carol heft “connections”: artist jean pierre bourquin, france

Carol Heft on artist Jean Pierre Bourquin In an almost perpetually generative state, Jean Pierre Bourquin’s work is saturated with life, fun and energy. An incredibly prolific artist, he is known for using recycled objects…

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