My friend Victoria just finished this piece. She works on the floor of my small library room with her watercolors, she has taken to do her work Aboriginal style she says since coming to Australia. Hoovering over each piece she keeps pouring out portraits and faces that in a way or another tell a story of times gone by. Continue reading “All you need to know…” »
I am thinking that you don’t care
For all that I say and all that I do.
You make my heart ache,
My pulse quicken,
My head throb.
I swallow more than I can chew with you,
I can only assume that you know that. Continue reading “Curtain call and a veil over your heart.” »
Colleen Atwood is one of the most renowned Costume designers in Hollywood, she has three Oscars to her credit for the fantastical wardrobes in Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Chicago. The L.A.-based costume designer, who will be recognized by the CFDA next week with its inaugural Tribute Award, has spawned entire sartorial worlds for directors such as Rob Marshall, Rupert Sanders, and Tim Burton—a talent with whom she’s been working ever since she created Johnny Depp’s slice-em-up fingers for the 1990 classic Edward Scissorhands. “Tim’s an artist in his own right,” says Atwood. “He’s an original spirit, and he’s fun to be around—most of the time. He lets other people express themselves, and has huge trust in what you’ll deliver.” Continue reading “The art of Costume design by Colleen Atwood” »
Remembered as one of the great dynasties and as one of the most infamous and horrible slaughters in history , the story of Russia’s Romanov dynasty — that of its last czars — has always been a fascinating subject matter; a seemingly endless plethora of inspiration for countless movies books and plays. Continue reading “Twilight of the Romanovs: a look into a gone by era.” »
Anointed by non other than Andy Warhol as the story goes; artist, collector and cool all around guy Sante D’Orazio sat down with Christie’s Photographs specialist Laura Paterson a few weeks ago to discuss his exhibition ” Other Graces” and his own redemption through art.
The fifty High Voltage photographs are currently on sale at Christies’ and by now almost all of them spoken for… Continue reading “Sante D’Orazio Other Graces” »
I need change nothing progresses without change. I need to go forward; I need another bio biz word.
To change: nothing is anything without it. I need to see myself moving, thinking of the new.
Change: nothing is nothing without change. Continue reading “Soundclouds: The underground Change Up” »
I found your essence in a poet’s verse;
and as the waters roared and the river discovered the sea
down came the Woman of Spring. Continue reading “Post No.546 – Down came the Woman of Spring.” »
He is the first Contemporary Chinese artist to break the million dollars price barrier for one of his paintings. In May 2008, “Mask Series 1996 No.6″, a large oil-on-canvas diptych of youths wearing absurd masks and Red Guard scarves, was auctioned for £6.2m, one of the highest prices ever paid for contemporary Chinese art. Fêted by the rich and the powerful, Zeng Fanzhi. is one of the most important artists in the world. Continue reading “Eye on China: The art of Zeng Fanzhi” »
While having a macchiato in Seattle just last week nursing the post fashion season’s blues; I came across some of the work of local artist and costume designer Anna Telcs. “The Dowsing,” is her latest exhibition on view at Seattle’s Henry Art Gallery, Anna is showing her work on clothing in the context of art…it just so happens that fabrics are her medium of choice. The show includes a runway-style presentation on March 22 at Red Square, the University of Wahington’s open plaza. Continue reading “Layering art: Anna Telcs” »
One of the most influential musicians of the last thirty years, Brian Eno, seems to hear light, perceive the poetry of a fleeting instant, and create music that transcends definitions. Continue reading “Playing with light: Brian Eno” »
Bill Henson is probably one of the most interesting and controversial artist from a handful of Australian contemporaries that continuously provokes, interacts, and creates new boundaries in his chosen medium of expression. Continue reading “Rites of passage: the photography of Bill Henson” »
Mad, excessive, idiosyncratic, flashy, thought provoking…Art Basel, the largest contemporary art fair in the US is well on its way. Continue reading “Artistic Bacchanalia: Art Basel, Miami 2012” »