• Picasso Sculpture at MoMA

    2 years ago - By Left Bank Art

    By Charles Kessler
    Opening Reception of Picasso Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NY. I was lucky enough to be invited to the opening reception of Picasso Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art (through February 7, 2016). Lucky because I'm sure the show will be a lot more crowded once it's open to the public, and I met a lot of interesting people and had some great discussions.
    I was blown away! By my count there are 159 sculptures in the show and only about twenty could be considered minor works, however delightful (engraved pebbles, small figurines, torn napkins, etc.). It seemed like a...
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  • Ballet am Rhein / gmp Architekten

    Ballet am Rhein / gmp Architekten

    2 years ago - By Arch Daily

    © Marcus Bredt

    Architects: gmp Architekten

    Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

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    Project Year: 2015

    Photographs: Marcus Bredt



    Collaborators: HOCHTIEF Solutions AG and HMI, BIG and Capatti Staubach

    Design: Volkwin Marg, Hubert Nienhoff, Kristian Spencker

    Project Team: Veit Lieneweg, Silvia Schneider, Michael Scholz, Ramona Schwertfeger, Elisa Rodriguez, Elke Glass, Katerine Witte, Daniel Tome

    © Marcus Bredt

    From the architect. Located between the listed historic tramway depot and housing along Kopernikusstrasse, the compact buil- ding provides ideal conditions...
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  • Contemporary Still Life by Kay Wyne - Untitiled

    Contemporary Still Life by Kay Wyne - Untitiled

    2 years ago - By Artists Of Texas

    Untitled40" x 30" Oil on Heavy Duty Gallery Wrap CanvasContemporary Abstract Floral Still Life
    This is Day 11 in the 30/30 Paint Challenge . This painting has been on my easel for a couple of weeks, and I can now say that it is completed - I think. I will look at it and probably have my art friends critique it. I need to put a name on it...so if you have any suggestions, feel free to email me your suggestions!
    As I was painting, I took some picture along the way...it is always good to go back and look at the stages of the painting. Here you can see I took magenta and indian yellow and...
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  • Contemporary Still Life Painting by Kay Wyne - Untitled

    Contemporary Still Life Painting by Kay Wyne - Untitled

    2 years ago - By Daily Painters Abstract

    Untitled40" x 30" Oil on Heavy Duty Gallery Wrap CanvasContemporary Abstract Floral Still Life
    This is Day 11 in the 30/30 Paint Challenge . This painting has been on my easel for a couple of weeks, and I can now say that it is completed - I think. I will look at it and probably have my art friends critique it. I need to put a name on it...so if you have any suggestions, feel free to email me your suggestions!
    As I was painting, I took some picture along the way...it is always good to go back and look at the stages of the painting. Here you can see I took magenta and indian yellow and...
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  • Train Crossing

    Train Crossing

    2 years ago - By Gurney Journey

    "Train Crossing," gouache, 5 x 8 inches I went over by the railroad tracks while our car was in the repair shop yesterday.
    A freight train rumbled past, smelling of lumber and oil and new cars. It shrieked its horn a lot because this is a deadly crossing.
    I always shudder when a freight passes because my only uncle was killed in an accident at a train crossing when he was a teenager. My mom didn't like it when I left art school to ride the freight trains across America, and I was unaware of the worry I must have caused her.
    But it was thrilling and wild to travel that way. We would...
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