Emotionally charged mixed media by Ravi Zupa

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 27 November 2013

Denver based artist Ravi Zupa’s work blends icons from a huge variety of cultures. Everything from renaissance painting, Japanese wood block prints, North American sign painting, tyrannical propaganda, and religious iconography all seem to find their way into his work. And not only is his art a mix of cultures, but it also incorporates a […]

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Troublesome Houses: art inspired by Will Oldham

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By Kevin Titzer in New Events on Tuesday 26 November 2013

The Louisville Visual Art Association is currently hosting an exhibition honouring their hometown son Will Oldham. You might know him better by his moniker Bonnie Prince Billy. The show runs until December 14. So check out the twenty six works online while you still can.

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Labirinto: an exhibition made from recyclable materials

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By Cat Madeira in New Art on Thursday 8 August 2013

The Labyrinth exhibition appears in Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and was made in the form of a geometric maze from 60 tons of recyclable materials (PET bottles, plastic containers, tetra packs, among others). It occupies 400 square meters, with acrylic mirrors inside.

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Mail Me Art show in London stars Burgerman, Muxxi, Famous When Dead

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By Asa Wikman in New Events on Friday 2 August 2013

Jon Burgerman, Sarah Ray, Muxxi, Famous When Dead, Emma McCann and a total of more then 240 artists from over 20 countries, Mail Me Art is back with round 3, this time at Framers Gallery in London. A percentage of the sales of all the original art work and the new Mail Me Art book […]

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The Talking Walls of Buenos Aires art show in Washington DC

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By Mareike Muller in New Events on Thursday 1 August 2013

The Talking Walls of Buenos Aires is a collective art show curated by Buenos Aires-based Graffiti Mundo bringing together 21 leading Argentinean artists, such as Jaz, Poeta, Malatesta and Defi, who are invading The Fridge gallery in Washington DC with their beautiful work.

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Back In 5 Minutes typography exhibition in South Africa

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By Sean Alves in New Design on Tuesday 23 July 2013

A few months ago, South African art gallery Salon 91 held a design and typography exhibition displaying works from artists such as Ben Johnston, Clinton Campbell of Studio Muti, Clement de Bruin, Justin Southey, and Dani Loureiro. Throughout the exhibition, it is clearly demonstrated that each artist has a unique way of creating beauty through […]

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100 Houses exhibition at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol

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By Everly Dark in New Art on Wednesday 14 November 2012

The 100 Houses brings together a 100 artists, illustrators, and street artists in support of housing and homelessness charity, Shelter. Given the theme of ‘house’, each artist has produced a unique piece of artwork 10-inch square in size. This exhibition will open at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol, on November 16 and will run until November 30. The exhibition is curated by artist Paul Roberts.

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The Teapot Redefined at the Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge

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By Michele Banks in New Events on Tuesday 30 October 2012

Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge, MA, invited dozens of artists to rethink a humble household item: the teapot. While some produced lovely variations in traditional ceramics, quite a few thought way outside the, uh, pot. Louise Hill’s Upsidedownsized is a topsy-turvy brick house complete with furniture, lights and a tire swing. Wesley Fleming’s Mantis Tea Time captures some graceful insects in glass. Gerard Ferrari created a highly untraditional Robotic Bug with Claws, while Liz Alpert-Fay went more conceptual with a wire-mesh teapot complete with embroidered spill. The exhibit continues until November 15.

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Wearable art of Nikoline Liv Andersen

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Friday 9 December 2011

Why should we live if we must die? It is one of the questions Danish artist Nikoline Liv Andersen puts us in this exhibition. With a plethora of bodies, thick fabrics, flowers and fruits, life’s transience is reflected upon, man in defense against death and the body in decomposition.

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Tuesday 28 June 2011

Dubbed fashion’s ‘enfant terrible’ by the press from the time of his first runway shows in the 1970s, Jean Paul Gaultier is indisputably one of the most important fashion designers of recent decades. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will present The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier, the first international exhibition devoted to the French couturier.

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Tom Chambers

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By Eve Politanoff in New Photography on Friday 25 March 2011

Take an enchanting journey in the Mexican countryside with Dreaming in Reverse, a beautiful series of photomontages by American artist, Tom Chambers.

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