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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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artist gouri mounir, algeria:  el mustaqbal

artist gouri mounir, algeria: el mustaqbal

  El Mustaqbal (future) by Yessa Melili, France with Naomi Middelmann, Switzerland I discovered Gouri Mounir’s work thanks to Ron Shelton who sent me a link to his video called “ El Mustaqbal”, which translates to…

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artist essoh sess, cote d’Ivoire: the man and his words

artist essoh sess, cote d’Ivoire: the man and his words

the man and his words by Yannick Effoumy, Cote d'Ivoire Artist Sess Essoh's recent exhibition Un Genre D'histoire showcased this past August at Sofitel Hotel Ivoire Gallery in Abidjan was a pivotal point is Sess'…

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art now… as social commentary on HAF

art now… as social commentary on HAF

Nona Faustine's "White Shoes" interview " No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent" Toni Morrison What is most remarkable about Nona Faustine's work…

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artist naomi middelmann, usa/swiss: painting deconstructed

artist naomi middelmann, usa/swiss: painting deconstructed

painting deconstructed Naomi Middelmann (USA/Swiss) will be displaying 20 of her recent works in her solo show, "Painting Deconstructed," at MK Gallery Freiburg in Brisgau Germany.  The show opened September 9  and runs through October…

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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 special feature: lyle carbajal, usa

HAF special feature: lyle carbajal, usa

Romancing Banality Lyle Carbajal is a multimedia artist focusing on the social commentary of cultural and economic perception and their implications in contemporary art; he refers to his particular style of painting as "existing somewhere…

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artist chris taylor, usa: paintings summer, 2017

artist chris taylor, usa: paintings summer, 2017

The body of work Chris created during the summer of 2017 is "fairly unified regarding format and palette, but diverse in its explorations of flat shapes, layers, spaces, and composition."  This project began in March…

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