PETER KOGLER’S INSTALLATIONS AT MITTERAND AND SANZ, ZURICH Peter Kogler has developed an approach that involves a series of recurring motifs that create a mental landscape. Ants, brains, globes, light bulbs and interlacing designs offer variations on elements of vocabulary while retaining an aspect that is purified, literally essential. Digitally modelled then organised on varied [...]
What to get for the person who has everything? You’ve exhausted your gold and diamond route? How about these jewelry pieces with a bite, literally. The gift with a wow factor they will not soon forget and unique trinkets that would make the Tooth Fairy proud. This is Polly van der Glas’s first wearable works collection. [...]
In time for Easter, Jeff Koons photo of these ambiguously gay rabbits can be seen on this weekend’s New York Times Magazine. This photo one of a series featuring bunnies, kittens and downy-headed chicks. While cutesy and kitsch, the images illustrate an article that raises the question: “Can Animals be Gay?” While the photo spread is [...]
An offshoot, that was actually created before Gilbert Musings: The Culture of 5, is Gilbert Musings: Art Collected. A mini-blog for a source of cool, eclectic, sometimes a bit twisted, visual eye-candy, with a healthy dose of Vitamin A, C and E. Fresh squeezed, not from concentrate. Daily posts of quick art snippets, amusing finds, [...]
THE MAGICAL WORLD OF M.C. ESCHER EXHIBIT IN SOUTH FLORIDA Running now through April 11, 2010, at the Boca Museum of Art is The Magical World of M.C. Escher exhibit.
‘THE CARS’ RIC OCASEK ART EXHIBIT SHOWS DRAWINGS SPANNING 30 YEARS Who knew Ric Ocasek was so talented in fine arts? I find this bit o’ news quite coincidental as I was just thinking about Ocasek over the weekend, when I heard one of The Cars’ songs on the radio, and wondered ‘what ever happened [...]
Noma Bar is an Israeli born illustrator. During the first Gulf War, Bar discovered his interest in a unique combination of caricature and pictograms. While staying with his family in a shelter he sketched the likeness of Saddam Hussein around the radioactive symbol he found in a newspaper. Illustrator Noma Bar’s work is so simple, [...]