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Lisa Wassmann

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From Lisa Wassmann’s official website: Born and raised in 1982 in West Berlin, Lisa Wassman currently lives and works in Berlin, Athens and all over the globe. She was raised in the midst of divided Berlin, as the daughter of a magician and a sound engineer, spending most of her childhood backstage in the Theatre of the West where her parents used to work. She began drawing and painting at a very young age, keeping her artistic senses sharp until she […]

UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives

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A 400-page collective of photographer Albert Watson’s work, UFO: Unified Fashion Objectives is an artwork in and of itself and a jewel for anyone’s bookshelf, to be slowly flipped through time and time again. Scottish-born Albert Watson has been active as a photographer since the 1970s and has been named by Photo District News, along with icons such as Richard Avedon and Irving Penn, one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time. While […]

“Dalí. Un artista, un genio.”

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I do not consider myself a generally lucky person but via a bizarre stroke of good fortune a few years ago, when visiting New York for the first time, I managed to somehow be there at the same time the MOMA was holding a Salvador Dalí exhibit. Okay, not just a  Dalí exhibit, the Dalí exhibit; in true MOMA fashion, it was absolutely enormous and complete, borrowing items from the Gala-Dalí Foundation as well as […]

Adam Laerkesen

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Sculptor Adam Laerkesen has been active since the late 90s and continues to exhibit his work today. Particularly beautiful are the Tin Sheds series and the first Sculptures by the Sea series. VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE HERE to consult his CV and look at his full body of work.

RIP Maurice Sendak

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Writer Maurice Sendak, most famous for his book “Where the Wild Things Are” (fantastically adapted for film by the great Spike Jonze in 2009) has passed away today, May 8th 2012.   Sendak’s books, while illustrated and meant for a younger audience, were tremendously deep and moving for people of all ages and made us all look at life from a new perspective. They did not tell us fantastical tales of magic and wonder, but […]

The Art of Daniel Ablitt

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“I have had a long-standing interest in the human form. The placing of a solitary figure or a mysterious group in the landscape provides a focal point and adds a narrative aspect to the work.  These pieces often have a magical, fairytale quality and can leave the viewer with more questions than answers.”   Daniel Ablitt’s official website

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Originally posted on <a href="https://herzmaschine.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/the-art-of-julien-pacaud/">sinister pink</a>: <br />Today I’d like to share with you some works of art by the multi-talented Julien Pacaud. He’s doing art, illustration, photography and experimental music. His style is, to me, an ingenious mixture of the 20ies, 50ies and 60ies garnished with a pinch of mysticism. Yet it is up to date.  Psychokinesis Club   Thirteen Lightbulbs A Love Story Bat City Review Violet’s Pet 36000 Cylinders World Construction Kit Mr Mystere,…

The art of Bill Bate

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Liverpool-born Bill Bate  is a graduate from the London Central School of Art – now known and famous as the Central Saint Martins. His nude paintings have an extraordinary life of its own, conveying light and movement in such a natural yet surreal way you forget you’re looking at a painting and not daydreaming instead. You can browse most of his work on his official website.