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Drawing On The Past

28.10.2014

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Just Seen

An interesting art project set by our friend Jeff at Booooooom, which encouraged (although not exclusively) those who don’t normally make art to draw a person, place, or thing that had a positive impact on their life (accompanied by a few sentences).

The end pieces we’re showcased at the Burrard Arts Foundation in Vancouver, in collaboration with Herschel Supply. You can see some of the submissions (my favourites) and exhibition shots above; visit here and here for more info.

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Chrysa Koukoura

17.10.2014

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Just Seen

Intricate fine line drawings by Melbourne based graphic artist Chrysa Koukoura.

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Jeff Koons etc

17.10.2014

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Exhibition

Sculpture After Sculpture

@ Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Group Show by Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Koons and Charles Ray

A focused examination of thirteen masterworks, Sculpture After Sculpture begins with iconic works from the late 1980s and early ’90s that highlight the artists’ early relationships to the commodity and the readymade. The exhibition unfolds in a series of startling juxtapositions that trace the development of their practices from the found to the made, from the performed to the embodied. The show’s highlights include Koons’s celebrated Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988, a porcelain-and-gilt confection depicting the late Pop legend with his pet chimpanzee; Ray’s two-ton aluminum Tractor, 2005; and Fritsch’s acid-yellow apparition Madonnenfigur / Madonna, 1987, that famously materialized on a busy square in Münster, Germany, on the occasion of Skulptur Projekte Münster.

Dates: 11th October 2014 – 18th January 2015

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Gabriel Dawe

16.10.2014

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Just Seen

These thread based, architectural installations by Texas-based artist are pretty epic!

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Mark McClure

15.10.2014

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Just Heard

‘Uphoarding’ by Mark McClure - a 210m long wooden wall mosaic, currently in the final stages of install at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford. Other artists include Ben Eine & Jeremy Deller. See more images here.

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Jan Hakon Robson

03.10.2014

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Just Seen

“The Day They Taught Us Not To Reach” is a new book/zine by Jan Hakon Robson. Edition of 50, Soft Cover, Unbound. You can buy it here.

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Alan Reid

03.10.2014

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Just Seen

Big fan of these paintings by Alan Reid.

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Zacharias

02.10.2014

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Submitted

Coffinboys invited a bunch of illustrators to let their imagination flow on a short story by Ingmar Heytze. The results are put together by Boris Rijksen in an A4 sized full color booklet. It’ is for sale for 15 Euros here!

Contributors:
Merijn Hos, Ward Zwart, Lennard Kok, Kim David Bots, Astrid Yskout, Yngwie Boley, Aron Vellekoop, Jasper Rietman, Pieter van Eenooge and Coffinboys Niek Pronk and Aart-Jan Venema

 

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Jim Lambie

01.10.2014

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Just Seen

Amazing indoor installations by Glasgow-based artist Jim Lambie.

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Joe Cruz #1

30.09.2014

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