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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST DANE PATTERSON

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST DANE PATTERSON

Dane Patterson is an American artist using photo-realistic details to depict meticulously staged disarray in his drawings. He takes inspiration from objects and begins his creating process by photographing models precariously and playfully covered in random objects. With his particular drawing ...

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INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR ESTHER DE BEAUCÉ OF GALERIE MINIMASTERPIECE

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INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR ESTHER DE BEAUCÉ OF GALERIE MINIMASTERPIECE

Galerie MiniMasterpiece is a Paris-based gallery that works with the world’s most renowned contemporary sculptors to create wearable art, in the form of jewellery. The gallery was founded in early 2012 by Esther de Beaucé, who caught on the idea from her mother. Today, Ms. de Beaucé and Mr. ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST MICHEL PLATNIC: BEHIND THE PORTRAIT

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST MICHEL PLATNIC: BEHIND THE PORTRAIT

Born in France in 1970, Israeli artist Michel Platnic’s preoccupation with the human form is vivid in his latest works, where he challenges the boundaries of artistic mediums by merging technology with tradition. In a nod to the work of Francis Bacon, Platnic’s ‘living paintings’ expand on ...

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BETWEEN MAN AND STONE: INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST ARMEN AGOP

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BETWEEN MAN AND STONE: INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST ARMEN AGOP

You were born in Cairo with Armenian heritage, and spent much of your early career in Egypt. How did your upbringing and culture lead you to work in sculpture? Armen Agop: Egypt is a great place for a sculptor to be born, but it is hard to say whether I would not have done sculpture … read more

IRRATIONAL GEOMETRICS: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST PASCAL DOMBIS

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IRRATIONAL GEOMETRICS: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST PASCAL DOMBIS

Pascal Dombis is a French visual artist whose works explore the complexities of visual paradoxes using intricate technological process. Over his more than 20-year career, Dombis has been using computers and algorithms to generate excessive repetitions of simple processes that computationally ...

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DANE PATTERSON ON HIS SERIES “HYPOTHETICAL ARRANGEMENTS”

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DANE PATTERSON ON HIS SERIES “HYPOTHETICAL ARRANGEMENTS”

Many of the scenes captured in Hypothetical Arrangements are inspired by photographs taken from interior design books.  Why did you decide to use these images as your starting point? Dane Patterson: For this show I wanted to begin with spaces that had a very clear design aesthetic to deviate from. ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST TIAN TAIQUAN

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST TIAN TAIQUAN

Tian Taiquan is a Chinese artist whose subversive photography imbued with poetry transgresses the political codes established in China while expressing a violent criticism on the Cultural Revolution. Paradoxically evocative, Tian Taiquan’s photographs address both desires and sufferings leaving ...

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DECADENCE OF THE ABANDONED – INTERVIEW WITH SIDDHARTHA TAWADEY

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DECADENCE OF THE ABANDONED – INTERVIEW WITH SIDDHARTHA TAWADEY

Siddhartha Tawadey was born in Calcutta, India and studied art and photography at St Martin’s School of Design and City University in London. Works from the artist’s series Decadence of the Abandoned highlight the abject beauty of possessions that have been discarded. The over-abundance of ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST SHERMAN ONG

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST SHERMAN ONG

How did you come to make the Monsoon series? Sherman Ong: I was in Hanoi for my artist residency under the Goethe Institut Art Connexions project. I had already started on a visual haiku series, Hanoi Haiku, when this series came to me by chance during a hailstorm one afternoon in Hanoi. On that ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST JEDD NOVATT

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST JEDD NOVATT

You work with industrial materials such as Corten steel and aluminium. Is this a purely aesthetic choice? Have you always been working with these materials? Jedd Novatt: When I started out as a sculptor, my options were limited and based predominately on accessibility. I started working with mild ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST FU LEI

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST FU LEI

Chinese artist Fu Lei was born in Beijing, China. He established his studio in the 798 district in 2002 and continues working there today. The artist known for his plump figures speaks to us about his creative process. Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your family background? ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST AGATHE DE BAILLIENCOURT

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST AGATHE DE BAILLIENCOURT

Agathe de Bailliencourt is a French artist born in 1974 and currently living in Berlin. Working both in her studio on canvas, paper or linen and also outdoors directly onto urban space, architecture or nature, the artist feeds one medium with the experience of the other in a constant dialogue. ...

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