Dressed to Kill: Portraits of Bullfighters by French Painter Christian Gaillard

20 October 2014 {1} Comment
16 October 2014 - 28 October 2014

French painter Christian Gaillard creates detailed realistic portraits of bullfighters, focusing on the intricate embroidery of their extravagant ‘traje de luces’, or ‘suit of light’. [...]

Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

12 October 2014 No Comments

A pioneering contemporary artist, Tokyo-born Motoi Yamamoto carves monumental two dimensional sculptures of entire oceans, shattered planets, typhoons, mountain ranges, fractured staircases and vast plains of brain-like coils using just the one medium: SALT. [...]

Marc Giai-Miniet’s Nightmarish ‘Theatre of Memory’ on Show in New York

07 October 2014 {1} Comment
11 October 2014 - 08 November 2014

With his eerie twists on children’s dolls houses, French artist Marc Giai-Miniet’s dioramas, or miniature 3D theatres or boxes, are disturbing metaphors for the human condition that succeed in rattling our curiosity wide-awake. [...]

When Colour Occupies Space: Paint Chip Art by Peter Combe

27 September 2014 {1} Comment

Whilst from afar they may look like sepia-toned photographs, from up-close they reveal themselves to be mesmerising full-spectrum colour sculptures on a tiny scale. Discover the unique three-dimensional visual artworks of San Francisco-based artist Peter Combe. [...]

Shigeru Ban Wraps Up the New Aspen Art Museum

16 September 2014 No Comments

Set against the backdrop of Colorado’s Ajax Mountains, the new state-of-the-art Aspen Art Museum (AAM), entirely designed by 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Shigeru Ban, opened its doors last month. [...]

The Peculiar Fragmented Portraiture of Michael Mapes

04 September 2014 {2} Comments

American artist Michael Mapes creates fragmented 3D portraits of people, including aristocrats from the Dutch Golden Age and just as an entomologist would, puts together fragments or miniatures of photos in small cabinets. [...]

Back to Work: Art Meets Fashion at the ‘Workwear’ Exhibition in Milan

21 August 2014 No Comments

What is the dress code for an imaginary job? Find out at the ‘Workwear’ fashion exhibition at Milan’s Triennale, open until 31 August 2014. [...]

Artist JR turns the Panthèon in Paris INSIDE OUT

25 June 2014 {1} Comment

While you may miss the breathtaking view from the dome of the Panthèon in Paris due to restoration works, a new artistic intervention by JR offers more than enough reason to still visit the awe-inspiring monument this summer. [...]