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On Display…Lime Green, Chihuly

A closeup of the 2011 Dale Chihuly blown glass “Lime Green Icicle Tower” at the MFA, Boston.

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Work & Play : Isamu Noguchi

Japanese American artist and landscape artist Isamu Noguchi photographed working in his studio by American photographer Berenice Abbott, circa 1947. _ __ ___ __ _

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Color Inspo…Stella Fluorescents, Hudson

While shopping for vintage furniture in Hudson, NY last week, I stumbled (more like tripped) over this magnificent 1970’s Frank Stella screen-print which he made for the 100th year anniversary celebration of the NYC, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since I … Continue reading

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Experiencing James Turrell

Early this past summer, at the Pallazo Fortuny in Venice Italy, I finally experienced my first ever James Turrell. After learning so much about his work in school and having often used my non-experienced understanding of his work as inspiration … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Falkenstein Doors for Peggy Guggenheim

At the Peggy Gugenheim Collection museum in Venice, Italy; these are the amazing entrance doors to the museums main entrance compound, designed and made by American sculptor and artist, Claire Falkenstein. About the Museum: Once the private home of Peggy, … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Robert Irwin

Some abstract photos I took today of , So. Cal, a 2010 florescent light sculpture by American installation artist Robert Irwin on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Follow me on: Facebook – Twitter – Bloglovin – … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Bryan Nash

Woodblock relief prints by Hartford Connecticut based America artist and sculptor Bryan Nash. Buy his book “Woodcut” here. ___ Follow me on: Facebook – Twitter – Bloglovin – RSS – Tumblr

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Art Finds : “Fashion in a Bubble” by Melvin Sokolsky

“Taking a photography is an unspoken conversation in a shared space where the sitter and the maker reveal their being in a kind of silent dance of escalating trust and affinity.” – Melvin Sokolsky ___ From the 1963 series, “Fashion … Continue reading

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Work & Play : Alexander Calder

American sculptor and artist Alexander Calder photographed in Paris, 1929, by Hungarian born photographer André Kertész. ___ This week my sister Esther got married, and so congrads to her! She and her groom looked absolutely amazing and the wedding was … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Beatrice Wood at SMMoA

Luster Vessel, 1986. An absolutely beautiful, glazed pottery vessel by American studio potter and artist Beatrice Wood. Please credit responsibly! photo by John White. ___ I love adventurous pieces like this, because the are fun, beautiful, and often very rare. … Continue reading

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Art Finds : 90’s Acrylic

1990’s colored acrylic sculptures by East Hampton based American artist and sculptor Norman Mercer. ___ Hardly is there anything more elegant than handsomely shaped towers of translucent color. Don’t you agree?

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Art Finds : China Made America

Made in China, a 2011 Gold leaf and acrylic painting over a stretched American flag, by San Francisco based artist Andrew Schoultz. As explained to me by the artist: Masking a China made American flag in a layer of imitation … Continue reading

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Work & Play : Alexander Calder

American sculptor and artist Alexander Calder photographed in Paris 1929, by Hungarian born Photographer André Kertész. ___ I really love the art jumble he is all tangled up in, and in some way I see this as visual metaphor that … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Soundsuits

    Soundsuit dance costumes by American artist, sculptor, and dance performer Nick Cave. ___ Although I have never heard of Nick, nor have I ever come across any of his work before, I really am glad that a misspelled … Continue reading

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Events : “Geometry” Reception

Above: Fragment #45, #42, #51, #44, and #50 by Mary Ann Unger. ___ Join artist Eve Biddle tomorrow, June 14th 2011 at the Maxwell Davidson Gallery on 5th Av NYC for the opening reception honoring her late mother, American artist … Continue reading

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Work & Play : Helen Frankenthaler

American abstract expressionist painter and artist Helen Frankenthaler sitting amidst her art in her New York City studio. Photographed by Gordon Parks for LIFE magazine ca. 1956. Buy this or other Helen Frankenthaler art prints here.

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