Uncoiled Rope Sprawls Across Canvases and Open Spaces in Organic Forms by Artist Janaina Mello Landini

 Art #installation #neural networks #rope #sculpture #trees September 3, 2020 Grace Ebert “Ciclotrama (expansão)” (2019), 4 Ciclotramas of “expansion” series with varied sizes, black and blue ropes, 270 x 600 x 400 centimeters. Zipper Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil. Photo by Gui Gomes. All images © Janaina Mello Landini, shared with permission Janaina Mello Landini (previously) unbraids lengths of rope to create fibrous labyrinths that breach canvases’ edges and crawl from floor to ceiling. Including both sprawling site-specific installations and smaller pieces confined to a few dozen centimeters, the São…

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Limp Balloons Slump Over Each Other in Pastel Sculptures by Artist Joe Davidson

 Art #balloons #plaster #sculpture September 3, 2020 Grace Ebert “Untitled” (2020), cast tinted hydrocal, 9 x 9 x 4 inches. All images © Joe Davidson, shared with permission In varying states of deflation, Joe Davidson’s pastel balloons sag, slump, and flop in every direction. The limp, elongated forms are stacked on top of one another in seemingly precarious piles and resemble latex tubes filled with days-old air. While the sculptures are playful in both color and form, the Los Angeles-based artist notes that they also hold earnest themes of…

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Translucent Sculptures of Segmented Glass by Artist Jiyong Lee Evoke Single-Celled Organisms

 Art #algae #biology #glass #sculpture September 3, 2020 Grace Ebert “Green Cosmarium Segmentation” (2018), hot sculpted, cut, color laminated, carved, glass, 7 1/4 × 10 × 7 1/4 inches. All images © Jiyong Lee, shared with permission Fascinated by the organisms found in the sea and bodies of freshwater, artist Jiyong Lee (previously) sculpts semi-transparent artworks that evoke the various forms of algae and other microscopic creatures. The segmented pieces, which are composed of smooth, matte glass, create both organic and geometric shapes. Part of an ongoing Segmentation Series,…

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“The Way West” by Photographer Peter Kayafas

Spanning ten years and thousands of miles, the photographs in New York City-based photographer Peter Kayafas’ new book, “Peter Kayafas: The Way West” (Purple Martin Press), paint a contemporary portrait of a land long mythologized by American pop culture. Documenting his backroads travels through Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Colorado, Kayafas trains his lens on the youth culture and traditions that he finds along the way. “What is the West?” asks author and environmental activist Rick Bass in the afterword to the book. “We think…

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Thierry Rayer met His Excellency Adam Al Mulla, Ambassador Permanent Delegate of State of Kuweit to Unesco, to discuss the Right to Happiness issues.

His Excellency  Mr Adam Al Mulla will receive on September 21 at UNESCO Headquarters the dove with the golden clover for the World League for the Right to Happiness for the State of Kuweit, sponsored by Thierry Rayer, Ambassador of the Right to Happiness League in charge of Relations with States and their Representatives, Honorary Member, Golden Clover 2019. Kuwait : Universal Art and Islam – the Al-Sabah Collection The al Sabah collection began to take shape in 1975 when Sheikh Nasser Sabah al Ahmed al Sabah purchased the first…

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Thierry Rayer met His Excellency Ali Al Ahmed United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the French Republic and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, to discuss the Right to Happiness issues.

Thierry Rayer met at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris His Excellency Mr Ali Abdulla Mohamed Saeed Al Ahmed  United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the French Republic and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, to discuss the Right to Happiness issues. His Excellency Ali Abdulla Mohamed Saeed Al Ahmed will receive by Murielle Van Boxem Lady of Drax-Hilton on September 21 at UNESCO Headquarters the dove with the golden clover for the World League for the Right to Happiness for the United Arab Emirates, sponsored by His Excellency Thierry Rayer, Ambassador of the World League for the…

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