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22 Artists Consider the Connection Between Self-Portraits and Identity in ME

January 6, 2020

Grace Ebert

…show, in particular, I feel like lots of artists wanted to fight against the popular idea of “self” or what we know now as selfie, by presenting themselves imperfect, flawed, caricatured, even grotesque in some cases. Colossal: Could you talk a little more about the intersections between psyche, mirror, and others that you see in contemporary self-portraiture? Bogojev: Modern-day takes are rarely realistic renderings of one’s mirror image and are often including elements that suggest qualities beyond that. Whether playing with light, formatting, color scheme, or simply going away from realism completely, they often focus on the author’s character, emotions,…

 

 



Design

Not Just For Bookworms: Helsinki's Oodi Central Library Connects Residents Through Multi-Faceted Cultural Resources

November 8, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…to connect with, and serve the needs of, a diverse population. The effort seems to have paid off: in the library’s first month about two-thirds of Helsinki’s residents visited the library, and it has had 3 million visitors so far in 2019, according to Tommi Laitio, Helsinki’s Executive Director for culture and leisure. Laitio explained in a recent conference talk in Washington, D.C. that it is essential in their small country for people to respect and invest in their fellow residents. “Our society is fundamentally dependent on people being able to trust the kindness of strangers.” (via Kottke)    …

 

 



Art

Lavish Portraits of Missouri Citizens by Kehinde Wiley

February 6, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…and enveloping each figure. As contemporary Black Americans in their own clothing strike the grand postures of white Europeans of centuries past, Wiley juxtaposes the traditions and tensions of race and representation in the art world. Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis is on view at the Saint Louis Art Museum (which is free and open to the public) in Saint Louis, Missouri until February 10, 2019. You can watch a video of the artist’s in-depth talk at the museum here. Wiley also shares his completed and in-progress works on Instagram. (via Hyperallergic) “Jacob de Graeff”, 2018 “Three Girls in a Wood”,…

 

 



Amazing

A Specially Adapted Underwater Wheelchair Brings Artist Sue Austin Beneath the Earth's Surface

November 16, 2018

Laura Staugaitis

…website explains, “she aims to find dramatic and powerful ways to re-position disability and Disability Arts as the ‘Hidden Secret’. She argues that this ‘secret’, if explored, valued and then shared, can act to heal the divisions created in the social psyche by cultural dichotomies that define the ‘disabled’ as ‘other’.” Austin first performed with her underwater wheelchair in Dorset, U.K. in 2012, and has since performed, shown films, and spoken around the world about her art practice. You can learn more about Austin and her organization Freewheeling, on her website, and watch her TED Talk here. (via #WOMENSART) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPh533ht5AU…

 

 



Art

The Art Institute of Chicago Now Offers Unrestricted Access to over 52,000 High-Resolution Images from Their Collection

October 29, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…White, “Harvest Talk” (1953), charcoal, Wolff’s carbon drawing pencil, and graphite, with stumping and erasing on ivory wood pulp laminate board, 661 x 992 mm (courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Hartman) Georgia O’Keeffe, “Cow’s Skull with Calico Roses” (1931), oil on canvas, 36 × 24 in. (image courtesy Alfred Stieglitz Collection, gift of Georgia O’Keeffe) Piet Mondrian, “Lozenge Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Gray” (1921), oil on canvas, 60 x 60 cm (image gift of Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.) David Hockney, “American Collectors (Fred and Marcia Weisman)” (1968), acrylic on canvas (courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic…

 

 



Art Design

Spaghetti-like Benches by Pablo Reinoso Twist into Interlocking Circles and Climb up Nearby Walls

October 23, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…steel, l. 320 x h. 253 x depth 168 cm “Spaghetti Ballade” (2007), Carved wood and steel, h. 473 x l. 376 x w. 375 cm “Vice Versa” (2012), Painted steel, 6.10 x h. 1, 2012 “Ecuries Bench” (2012), Painted steel, h. 100 x diameter 600 cm “Double Bench” (2006), Wood and steel, 471 x 77 x 69 cm , photo by Rodrigo Reinos “Chaises de l’harmonie” (2011), Painted steel, 12 elements, h. 5 x 8 m, semi-circular diameter (variable dimensions) “Little Talk L” (2017), Painted steel, h. 1 x l. 5.45 x w. 1.45 m, photo by Rodrigo Reinoso…