Ella's sculptures, some of which seem to radiate with terror, while others carry a more placid aura, all have a very unique quality in common. They are all subjects of Ella's visions.
Artwork may get panned by critics, defaced by vandals and crazy people or just ignored by everyone, but sometimes the worst thing that can happen to a work of art is moving it.
Jeffrey credits his University of Illinois Professor, Edward Zagorski, for helping him to develop a clear sense of Design, as distinct from "shaping and making." Jeffrey calls Design "the secret operator behind everything-automobiles, furniture, appliances, toys..."
Now, with "Michelangelo 2020" Perucchetti reimagines another of the most universally known Renaissance masterpiece -- the classic David sculpture -- in female form, as a tribute to gender equality.
Sculptor Tanya Ragir's abiding love of narrative allegory and figurative symbolism has always operated within an edgy, engaged conceptual framework.
Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath -- Force of Nature at Wave Hill in the Bronx brings together twelve artists who have their fingers on the pulse of this issue.
The last several weeks turned out to be -- for me -- not only the hottest but the busiest weeks of the year. Good friends of mine sweet-talked me into organizing an exhibition in a small but ballsy art museum in El Segundo.
25 artists of international renown have created original art on 8 ½ foot wood and fiberglass obelisks to illustrate the diverse history of Saint Augustine and the ways in which the four original themes of 'Freedom, Democracy, Human Rights and Compassion' continue to resonate today.
Too often, artists shy away from questions of care, because they themselves may not know much about the materials they are using and how their pieces weather over time and because they worry that such talk might cause prospective buyers to back out of a purchase.
I think most artists are born artists, it is just finding your way and following your intuition.
I don't know how long I was there, but every moment was a treasure. I hadn't expected to find the Brancusis, so the surprise was even more wonderful in the Philadelphia heat which had given me a killer migraine as soon as I'd left the airport.
Of course it felt a bit like an outpost of the gorgeous museum in Paris -- but without seeming imitative or second best. This museum had its own special grace and logic.
"Niki of Xanthi" is my first "sun" sculpture. It's an amorphous bas-relief on the wall of "the House of Shadow" in Xanthi, Greece.
My art is of my soul. It is a fabrication of my internal machine, an organic engine powered by my conscious and unconscious minds. It is, however, more visceral than intellectual.
A new public art installation adjacent to Bologna's Piazza Maggiore added an ecological dimension to this red-stoned city. Created by acclaimed Italian-New Zealand sculptor Guy Lydster, a two-meter tall "headscape" base relief sculpted from Veronese marble showcases the growing and increasingly important sector of eco-sustainable public art in Europe today.
Unlimited is Art Basel's exhibition platform for projects that transcend the limitations of a classical art-show stand. The sector includes out-sized sculpture and paintings, video projections, large-scale installations, and live performances.