Canadian abstract painter and sculptor, Claude Tousignant, was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1932. He is a world-renowned leading figure in modern art, especially through his paintings, always striving to get to the essence of art. He started his stylistic explorations in France during the early 50′s.

In this video, you will see the exhibit entitled Claude Tousignant, A Retrospective, exhibited last year at the The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, that covered the artist’s career of fifty-plus years through ninety-one works, including drawings, paintings and sculptures, from his famous Monochrome orangé to his most recent pieces.

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The Art of Jiro Bevis

12 Oct

Illustrator Jiro Bevis’ designs runs the gamut from fashion, editorial, commercial, to flyers, band posters and logos.

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Artist and activist Patricia Obletz, from Buffalo, Manhattan, Chicago, now Milwaukee, studied life drawing and painting at Parsons School of Design and at the National Fine Art Academy at Art Students League from 1965-68, where she studied with Vaclav Vytlacil in 1972.

Still Thinking

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Karim Rashid will be showing his new furniture designs at Vintage 20 in New York City, on show November 5 – 8, 2010.

Vintage 20 is a Manhattan based firm specializing in European mid-century furniture and decorative art.

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November 5 through the 28th, 2010, La Luz de Jesus Gallery presents Laurie Lipton ‘Punk Machine’ show, inspired by the Steampunk movement.

Info Glut

The artists states “Instead of steam, however, my devices are mostly run by electricity and madness. I was vacuuming one day and noticed the amount of plugs and cables on the floor… a veritable wasp’s nest of wires and sockets connecting a hoard of gadgets and doo-dads intertwining around the house and my life. I was trapped like a fly in an electrical web.

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Italian sculptor Alessio Ranaldi’s work takes form and shape via stone, velvet, mixed media and jewelry. Fascinated by the three-dimensional world and inspired by artists like Henry Moore, Hans Harp, Mimmo Paladino, then decide to switch to sculpture, he graduated to a course of stone sculpture in his native country. From then refine the sculptural technique, to the design and construction of monumental sculptures in various places in the world. Here are some samples of his work.

Posterity  the Difficult Decision – (Resin ceramic – Balloons – Wood – Acrylic)

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The intertwining of science, art and technology: An animated and interactive installation titled ‘Der Mensch als Industriepalast’ (Man as Industrial Palace’) based on the poster of the same title by Fritz Kahn from 1927.


Concept & Animation: Henning M. Lederer

Sound-Design: David Indge

Poster by Fritz Kahn:

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