The Work of Pim Kersten: Between the History of Sculpture and Visual Deconstruction

Written by Deianira Tolema European figurative sculpture, from a sociological perspective, begins to lose its decorative reference to Byzantine Art around the year 1009. This can be seen in the work of artists such as Wiligelmo the Romanic artist who sculpted the “Stories of the Genesis” on the walls of the Cathedral of Modena. In the conceptual body of these representations we identify the prodromes …
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Football as Contemporary Art

Written by Deianira Tolema Despite being extraordinarily popular around the world, football isn’t something we necessarily think of when we imagine different subjects for contemporary art. There are quite literally hundreds of thousands of football fans around the world. Yet there just isn’t that much crossover between sport and art, and as a result the subject rarely seems to come up. Really though, it’s actually …
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Saul Melman: Post-Modern Alchemy

Written by Deianira Tolema and Marley C. Smit Brooklyn based artist Saul Melman experiments with materials like ice, salt, sunlight, skin dust, and gold leaf, revealing the ephemeral state of matter through artistic alchemy. Melman’s sculptures, installations, and works on paper hold the viewer’s attention at the threshold between inside and outside, material and immaterial, ordinary and sublime. Melman is represented by Galleria Anna Marra …
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An Interview with Jesus Christ aka JJ Brine

Written by Deianira Tolema  Edited by Justine Morrow Getting to know JJ Brine seems much harder than it is. We love JJ’s art and think it’s even more essential now than ever. His influence is growing evermore evident with the passage of the art world months that stretch into years, casting an ethereal spectral glow over the otherwise sterile canals of irrigation lining the generic …
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Figurative Art in Philosophy: the Female Psyche in the Work of Alexander Hayden

Written by Deianira Tolema   “Num Venus egreditur ponto, quam finxit Apelles? An ne ea, Praxitelis quae fabbricata manu est? Neutra quidam, Venerem sed si quid degenet esse, Divinum tamen hoc nemo negabit opus.”1   In Arthur Schopenhauer’s book, “The World as Representation”, the chapters dedicated to art are located after the chapter dedicated to genius (chapter 31), and madness (chapter 33). They follow a …
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The Work of Pim Kersten: Between the History of Sculpture and Visual Deconstruction


Football as Contemporary Art


Saul Melman: Post-Modern Alchemy


An Interview with Jesus Christ aka JJ Brine


Figurative Art in Philosophy: the Female Psyche in the Work of Alexander Hayden


Theories of Realism and Social Activism in the work of Daniel Efram


The Sublime, Transcendental Art of Marian Trutulescu


Shudders—The Spiritual Anthropology of Konrad Ross


Raising Global Frequencies — the Art and Energy of Ceylan Kaya


Of Lego and Priapus: The Contemporary Mythology of Ivan Lardschneider


The Varied, Aggregate Influences of Carl Heyward


In Praise of Shadows: Artist Ryan Bock’s Dynamic Visual Poetry


Artist and Curator Jamie Martinez Triangulates Three Exhibits in Manhattan and Brooklyn


Five Photographers Who Perfectly Captured the British Identity


From Cardboard to Sotheby’s: Tomaso Albertini