“Head of the Lion” by Photographer Claudio Majorana

Born in Catania, Italy, Claudio Majorana spent his youth immersed in art and science, splitting time between his father’s radiology darkroom and his mother’s painting studio. He found his way to photography as a young skater documenting his friends and became more serious about it while in medical school. His med school thesis explored the development of the brain during adolescence, and his photo projects have followed suit, gravitating toward youth culture.  Taken over the course of six years, the images in Majorana’s 2018 photobook, “Head of the Lion” (Cesura…

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Shipping Containers and Intersecting Lines Clutter Landscapes in Mary Iverson’s Paintings on Globalization

 Art #acrylic #found photographs #ink #landscapes #oil painting #painting January 18, 2022 Grace Ebert “Calamity at Cairo,” acrylic and found photograph on panel, 12 x 12 inches. All images © Mary Iverson, shared with permission Latticed lines and brightly colored boxes overlay the chaotically transformed landscapes by Mary Iverson (previously). Based in Seattle, the artist uses a combination of oil and acrylic paints, ink, and found photographs to render shockingly prescient scenes blighted by globalization and environmental disaster: barges and shipping containers float in the sea and haphazardly occupy…

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Introducing London Art & Culture, A Weekly Newsletter Curating Events Around the City

 Colossal #London These elephants roam between Piccadilly and Buckingham Palace in London’s Green Park as part of CoExistence We’re launching London Art & Culture, a new weekly roundup of exhibition openings, artists talks, and other fun events occurring around the city. Similar to our edition focused on Chicago, we’ll share a short list of three to five happenings each Thursday that fall in the realm of art, design, and visual culture. We’ll also include news about our partnerships and words from our friends all over the U.K.  Sign up…

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