Archive for April, 2013

The “Wandering Photographer,” Stephen Tobin, Captures Nature at its Best

| April 30, 2013

Canadian photographer Stephen Tobin also known as “The Wandering Photographer,” composes brilliant images that capture singular moments in time both insightful in their simplicity and stunning in their beauty. Focusing on natural subjects and man-made architectures and structures, Tobin masterfully uses the photographer’s tools of light and shadow contrasts and overall composition to allow the […]

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Paintings return to Van Gogh Museum

Paintings return to Van Gogh Museum

| April 29, 2013

Sunflowers, The bedroom, Irises, Cornfield with crows and The potato eaters are back in the Van Gogh Museum on Museumplein. These and other top pieces are on show during the anniversary exhibition Van Gogh at work marking the reopening of the museum on 1 May. Over the past seven months, 75 works by Van Gogh […]

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Julie Fletcher’s Spirit of the Outback

| April 29, 2013

As she distills the vibrant hues of the wilderness in her photographs, Australian artist Julie Fletcher brings the spirit of nature to vivid life. These highly saturated photos are more real than reality, each image infused with the soul of the landscape. Fletcher prints her photographs on glossy paper to emphasize the impact of their […]

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Pacific Asia Museum Presents Takashi Tomo-oka Exhibition

Pacific Asia Museum Presents Takashi Tomo-oka Exhibition

| April 29, 2013

Pacific Asia Museum presents an exhibition, Takashi Tomo-oka through July 28, 2013. This exhibition is the first in a year-long series of contemporary Asian art exhibitions in this gallery. Takashi Tomo-oka, Lotus 3, 2011, Digital photograph printed on washi and mounted on scroll, Courtesy of Ippodo Gallery. © Takashi Tomo-oka Takashi Tomo-oka features six scroll-mounted […]

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Armenian Artist GaroS

| April 29, 2013

For Armenian artist Garegin Sngryan, who goes by the name GaroS , art offers a kind of excavation tool — appropriate, given his many years of experience in architecture and construction— that uncovers and exposes deeply buried truths. The resulting imagery can be quite jarring, as well as beautiful, and the psychologically charged portraits of […]

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Neema Lal’s Intent and Instinct Infuse her Art at Agora Gallery

Neema Lal’s Intent and Instinct Infuse her Art at Agora Gallery

| April 24, 2013

Neema Lal’s paintings are fascinating mixtures of abstraction, representation, and wide-ranging materials that together ask us where intent ends and instinct begins. Lal creates a central figure in a way that uses the flow of line to convey the expression and movement of the subject, as the lines curve and double over themselves with an […]

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Gerardo Horacio De Gioia: Art, Architecture and Society Explored at Agora Gallery

Gerardo Horacio De Gioia: Art, Architecture and Society Explored at Agora Gallery

| April 24, 2013

Gerardo Horacio De Gioia’s acrylic on canvas paintings explore the exuberant human motions of everyday life. Interested in capturing the routine existence of human beings within their given daily milieu, these semi-abstract renderings take a transcontinental approach to time and space. The artist is a successful architect who emigrated from his home country of Argentina […]

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