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This French compound, which literally translates to “placing on stage,” or “putting on stage,” is one of the most misunderstood of all art terms. First used in theater around the year 1833, the phrase originally referred to all of the visual effects overseen by a theater director—including compositional design, lighting, and the placement of actors. In other words, the mise-en-scène encompassed all of the visual features on the stage that gave a performance its look and feel. Nowadays, mise-en-scène is a term used by art critics and historians to describe the setting of a film, performance, or photograph, especially those with cinematic qualities. For example, in her “Kitchen Table” series of photographs, Carrie Mae Weems takes as her mise-en-scène a family kitchen table, staging scenes of everyday life that examine racial and gender stereotypes and calling attention to the constructed nature of photography. —Sarah Gottesman
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William Wegman, Inside Outside, 2014, oil and postcard on wood panel. William Wegman bought his first dog in California after responding to an ad in a Long Beach, California newspaper that said, “Weimaraners $35.” He called the new pet Man Ray. Wegman had trained as a painter, but as a graduate student at the University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana in the mid-1960s, he abandoned the medium, he says, due to the popular notion at the time that painting was dead. He turned his attention to photography and video, and the dog kept wandering into his shots. “He’d get in the way, but he looked really amazing,” Wegman told me recently. A different view of Wegman’s career is on display through this weekend at two galleries in New York: Sperone Westwater, exhibiting the artist’s so-called postcard paintings, and Magenta Plains, which has a selection of his drawings, mostly from the 1970s. The paintings at Sperone Westwater all have postcards as their focal point.
‘The Dog Really Confused Things’: Another Side of William Wegman
The Brooklyn Rail - JUL-AUG 2016 - Art
Art Over the last two decades Wolfgang Tillmans has redefined what photography can look like within a fine art context, with his deceptively casual images of everyday human scenes and objects. His photos from the early 1990s of friends and rave culture catapulted him to fame, embodying the exciting and pioneering nature of his work. For decades, Luc Tuymans’s paintings have plumbed the nature of images—charting the limits of their personal and political functions. For Thomas Roma and Leo Rubinfien, two photographers who came of age when American giants like Lee Friedlander, Diane Arbus, and Garry Winogrand were redefining the black-and-white medium, conversations around the practice of photography are fist-shaking discussions of life, tears, vulnerability, and ethics. For years, Rashaad Newsome has engaged with Vogue as a dance form and a community. Harmony Hammond made her start as an artist in the feminist milieu of 1970s New York, co-founding A.I.R.
Overexposed - HD Stencils - Paolo Cirio - Contemporary Artist
Overexposed - HD Stencils2015 - Acrylic spray paint on paper, canvas and photo paper Press material - Press Release, May 6th 2015 - Press Kit, high-res pics & all PDFs- Full catalog artworks and texts in PDF - All pictures browsable on Flickr - Details artworks on NOME gallery - Research on the Overexposed officials- Theoretical essay by Paolo Cirio- Text "Public Overexposure"- "Anti-Social Sculptures" artworks - Critical text by Nato Thompson- Critical text by Bruce Sterling Overexposed officials profiles Keith Alexander (NSA), John Brennan (CIA), Michael Hayden (NSA), Michael Rogers (NSA), James Comey (FBI), James Clapper (NSA), David Petraus (CIA), Caitlin Hayden (NSC), and Avril Haines (CIA). Pictures of the public interventionsNew York City, London, Berlin, Paris. Selected pictures of the outdoor public space insterventions Manhattan, New York City; London, UK; Berlin, Germany; Paris, France. Video playlist
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Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse (French: [ɑ̃ʁi emil bənwɑ matis]; 31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Matisse is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, as one of the three artists who helped to define the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of the twentieth century, responsible for significant developments in painting and sculpture. Although he was initially labelled a Fauve (wild beast), by the 1920s he was increasingly hailed as an upholder of the classical tradition in French painting. His mastery of the expressive language of colour and drawing, displayed in a body of work spanning over a half-century, won him recognition as a leading figure in modern art. Early life and education Henri and Amélie Matisse, 1898 Fauvism
Some sessions sold out - book timed tickets online to avoid disappointment Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Extended by popular demand! Last day now 23 October This is a rare chance to see masterpieces by the two leading figures of Mexican 20th-century art. The exhibition presents 33 artworks from the renowned collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, including outstanding self-portrait paintings and drawings by Frida Kahlo, and major examples of Diego Rivera’s canvas paintings. Alongside these works are over 50 photographs by figures such as Edward Weston, Lola Alvarez Bravo and Frida’s father, Guillermo Kahlo, which provide insights into the artists’ worlds and their intriguing relationship. Images: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with necklace 1933 (detail); Self-portrait with monkeys 1943 (detail); Portrait of Diego Rivera 1937 (detail); Diego on my mind (Self portrait as Tehuana) 1943 (detail).
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
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Use two fingers to move the map Map Data Map data ©2016 Google Map Satellite Address Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia Where to find us On the eastern side of Sydney’s CBD, next to the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain, just down the road from St Mary’s Cathedral. Getting here on foot About 5 minutes walk from Macquarie Street, across the Domain, or from Hyde Park. Getting here by public transport Bus 441: departs from the York Street side of Queen Victoria Building and drops off near the Gallery. City Sightseeing (red route): nearest stop is #12 (outside the Department of Lands) Train: St James and Martin Place stations are both about 10 minutes walk. For more information about public transport options and times, contact the Transport Infoline on 131 500 or www.131500.info Courtesy bus On nights when the Gallery is open, a courtesy bus departs from the Gallery entrance every 15 minutes from 7pm until closing for the Domain Car Park, Martin Place, Wynyard and Town Hall.
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Nikolai Sverchkov (1817-1898) was a Russian painter who focused on outdoor scenes, mostly in winter. A Troika in a Blizzard (1881) At the Winter Hunting Lodge (1891) Bear Hunt Bear Hunters in the Blizzard (1886) Caught in a Storm Hunting the Wolf (1873) In the Storm The Herdsman The Hunter (1881) Troika in Winter (1849) [a troika was the traditional Russian sled drawn by three horses side-by-side] Tsar Nicholas I on a Winter Outing (1853) Winter Sleigh Ride (1859)
The Glory of Russian Painting: Nikolai Sverchkov
Tretyakov State Gallery
Note: I am posting this on both writer and artist “Master” list plus the winners pages for both. I myself have been agitated by both these list. As noted previously more so on the writers side then the artist. I digress, I want to underscore before I fly off the handle, Brian is right. If this list was compiled in a different time, it would reflect those times. I would note, my friend and former classmate Kelly Thompson’s blog here at CBR attempts to diversify the readership here, and she is not alone in this concern, otherwise she would not have been asked to join. In my male feminist opinion, one of the reason’s women are not represented here and I am not presenting a strong argument in favor of a particular one (Wendy Pini!) So on with my fighting over names on this list (sorry if I have mentioned some of this before)…gotta geek now! On the artist list I count 2 artist (Mazzucchelli, Jamie Hernandez) who I would consider to fall in that artsy side of comics.
Top 125 Comic Book Writers Master List | Comics Should Be Good @ CBR
French sculptor Pierre Matter's body of work thematically revolves around the surreal idea of featuring a combination of organic and mechanical materials in one entity. His sculptures reflect a robotic evolution of living beings and animals, transforming their likeness into multilayered cyborgs. The artist's mythological, mechanized creatures re-evaluate the way one interprets lifeforms in reality. The artist says, "Even the cows of the mountains are nothing more than milk machines." Matter adds, "The way I blend cogs, pistons, integrated circuits and other accessories of the industrial world into beings, bodies or faces, my sculptures, directly follows from the way human life has evolved in recent times. Pierre Matter website via [2headedsnake]
Pierre Matter Organic and Mechanical Hybrid Sculptures
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Bisa Butler| O.V. Brantley Quilt Studio
A Day With Quilt Artist Bisa Butler Collage portrait quilt by Bisa Butler All artists are inspired by other artists. Quilters are no different. This weekend I am part of a lucky group of quilters who will take a Master Quilting Class with Bisa Butler. The class is part of the 2014 Atlanta Quilt a Festival sponsored by the Clara Ford Foundation and Hammonds House Museum. Like this: Like Loading... About ovbrantley After practicing law for over 30 years, I retired from my position as the Chief Legal Officer for Fulton County, Georgia, the largest county in Georgia.
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Festa de Candomblé em Itaparica, fotografia de Diana Blok, 2013 Alliance of Artists Apoia programas de residências artísticas e defende ambientes criativos Grantmakers in the Otimiza a utilização de recursos filantrópicos em benefício da arte e cultura Pasadena Arts Uma voz independente a estimular a vibrante comunidade cultural de Pasadena, articulando, fortalecendo e defendendo as artes Res A rede mundial de residências artísticas e centros de arte residenciais Residencias en Rede Ibero-Americana de residências autônomas
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Performance criada por Pat Oleszko (EUA, 2008) com Adriana Rojas Pretel (Colombia), Andrea Wurzer (Alemanha), Be Ward (Australia), David Poznanter (EUA) e Isis Gledhill (Brasil) na Ilha de Itaparica O Instituto Sacatar patrocina residências para indivíduos altamente qualificados em todas as áreas criativas. Apesar de usarmos às vezes a palavra “artista”, consideramos a criatividade no mais amplo sentido possível. Nós procuramos indivíduos criativos de quaisquer orígens, sem levar em consideração raça, credo, nacionalidade, gênero, idade, orientação sexual, estado civil, ancestralidade, necessidades especiais ou soropositividade para HIV. Se você procura uma residência somente pela paz e quietude, nós lhe recomendamos a candidatar-se a um outro lugar. Ainda que a propriedade seja muito tranquila e propícia ao trabalho concentrado, temos ao nosso redor a cultura instigante e vigorosa da Bahia. www.resartis.org www.artistcommunities.org www.transartists.org
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ENCLAVE la residencia Artística de Land Art, comisariada por Miguel Mallol | Brit Es Magazine
Coordinadores del proyecto ENCLAVE, Andrea Abbatangelo y Miguel Mallol Sólo el arte hace posible estas cosas, un entrañable pueblo, Vistabella del Maestrat, con no más de 150 habitantes, en la antesala de una maravilla natural, el Parque Natural Penyagolosa, diez artistas internacionales y una residencia de Land Art como propuesta inteligente, ambiciosa y sensible para entablar un diálogo con quien es el yugo y el tesoro al mismo tiempo de este pequeño pueblo. Como en las historias de las leyendas, existe un pueblo en lo alto de una montaña que vive encerrado en su propia “bendición”, un pueblo que se gasta por su tránsito, un lugar de paso para los amantes de la naturaleza que visitan el parque y dejan atrás un pueblo marcado por la transhumancia en el pasado, y condicionado por ser un tramo de paso en la actualidad para los numerosos visitantes del parque. Con la sensibilidad de un sastre, la iniciativa genera nuevos vínculos para conectar; territorio, comunidad y belleza.