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Claudio Castillo: Generative Artist

Claudio Castillo: Generative Artist

Leyla Sharabi August 28, 2017 0

Though the term Generative Art has, over the years, sometimes been used interchangeably with digital and computer art, it is the stricter category, here defined by Robert Spahr to which Europe-raised, Cuban-American artist Claudio Castillo adheres:

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Sugar Plum at galerie Galerie Wien

Sugar Plum at galerie Galerie Wien

Bullet Shih November 30, 2016 0

During the recent performance of Sugar Plum at galerie Galerie in Wien during the week of the Vienna Contemporary Fair, I perceived a contradiction between my interpretation of the performance and the artist’s comments

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Brazil in Miami

Brazil in Miami

Leyla Sharabi October 28, 2016 0

When I caught up with James Brazil, inaugural Emerging Practitioner Teaching Fellow at the University of Miami School of Architecture, I thought we would discuss trends in graffiti art in Miami, Barcelona and possibly

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Meat and Bones, the World of Wurm

Meat and Bones, the World of Wurm

duncanwatson May 30, 2014 0

Meat and bones, the essence of the body, the atom of our being. The bricks which build the house of our existence but lie hidden under our skin, tattoos and tale -telling clothing. Josef

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Interview with New York Based Artist Sujin Lee

Interview with New York Based Artist Sujin Lee

Bullet Shih December 2, 2013 Comments Off on Interview with New York Based Artist Sujin Lee

New York based Korean artist Sujin Lee has just come off two successful group shows in London and Beacon, NY. Lee uses multi media approaches such as video and performances to delve into very

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Theresa Hak Kyung Cha at the Korean Cultural Centre London

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha at the Korean Cultural Centre London

Bullet Shih October 28, 2013 0

Eva Hessa once said, “Life doesn’t last; art doesn’t last.”  While her sculptural materials were somewhat ephemeral and her life tragically ended in 1970 at age 34 due to a brain tumor, both her

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Of the People at Contemporary Wing Pop-up

Of the People at Contemporary Wing Pop-up

Bullet Shih November 27, 2012 0

The exhibition Of the People at the Contemporary Wing Pop-up gallery in Washington, DC offers a group show of artists who have been influential in their political views over the past decade.  Expanding beyond

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Rubbish Art From the Top of the World

Rubbish Art From the Top of the World

Bullet Shih November 26, 2012 0

Imagine scaling Mount Everest only to find a garbage heap at its acme, empty oxygen tanks, tin cans, plastic wrappers, and even the remains of a helicopter crash.  Then imagine having to clean up

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Connoisseur Bees Able to Differentiate Between Picasso and Monet

Connoisseur Bees Able to Differentiate Between Picasso and Monet

Bullet Shih October 29, 2012 0

While artist elephants and orangutans have made headlines over the past century, it is now honey bees who are making headlines for having the critical eyes to differentiate between works done by Picasso and

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The Transfiguration of Jesus

The Transfiguration of Jesus

Bullet Shih August 23, 2012 0

The art related story that is taking the internet by storm involves an 80 year old woman in a small town near Zaragoza, Spain. Upset over the deterioration of the 100 year old fresco

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Patricia Waller at Galerie Deschler Berlin

Patricia Waller at Galerie Deschler Berlin

Bullet Shih July 18, 2012 0

Ernie and his rubber ducky find themselves adrift from Sesame Street and strung out on Skid Row. Chilean born Patricia Waller’s Fallen Heroes at deschler in Berlin provides a humorous look at cartoon characters

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Pictify Enters the Fray To Compete for Art Lovers’ Eyeballs

Pictify Enters the Fray To Compete for Art Lovers’ Eyeballs

Bullet Shih June 18, 2012 0

The world of internet image social sharing has just gotten a little more crowded as Saatchi has recently sent out an email announcing that it is teaming up with PICTIFY – WORLD’S FASTEST GROWING

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Cayetano Ferrer Camouflage Boxes

Cayetano Ferrer Camouflage Boxes

Bullet Shih June 12, 2012 0

Via Ars et Culture, the site Web Urbanist has brought to my attention the excellent art of American camouflage artist Cayetano Ferrer, specifically his 2007-2008 project Western Objects where he decorates boxes with their

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Kansans Declare Female Nipples “Destructive” to Children and Spark US-China Controversy

Kansans Declare Female Nipples “Destructive” to Children and Spark US-China Controversy

Bullet Shih June 6, 2012 0

As part of an effort to build US Chinese relations, sculptor Kwan Wu a Chinese immigrant who has spent the past 20 years in the US created the China-U.S. Sculpture Park in Overland Park,

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NY Installation Artist Awarded 1 Month Residency…in Rikers

NY Installation Artist Awarded 1 Month Residency…in Rikers

Bullet Shih May 22, 2012 0

A mind mannered furniture designer and installation artist has been thrown in jail for thirty days pending a psychological evaluation after he was charged with reckless endangerment and planting a false bomb or hazardous

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Prehistoric Art Porn!

Prehistoric Art Porn!

Bullet Shih May 15, 2012 0

  The New York Times has reported that Randall White, an anthropologist at New York University along with 15 other anthropologists from the US, UK, and France have discovered what they believe to be

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The Dying Art of Afghan Wooden Box Street Photographers

The Dying Art of Afghan Wooden Box Street Photographers

Bullet Shih May 14, 2012 0

  io9.com has a wonderful piece on Qalam Nabi, one of two remaining street photographers in Kabul who use the traditional kamra-e-faoree or wooden box camera to create passport photos by hand.  The clip

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German Artists Create Guillotine to Behead a Sheep if Internet Voters Approve

German Artists Create Guillotine to Behead a Sheep if Internet Voters Approve

Bullet Shih April 25, 2012 0

The Telegraph has reported that two German artists Iman Rezai and Rouven Materneare in hot water over their controversial “art piece” where they ask internet voters to decide whether they behead a sheep with

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Street Art Space Invader by Artist P183 (The Russian Banksy) Causes Bomb Scare

Street Art Space Invader by Artist P183 (The Russian Banksy) Causes Bomb Scare

Bullet Shih April 18, 2012 0

It appears that a piece of street art by Russian P183 that consisted of a space invader moving back and forth under an overpass shooting lasers out of its eyes amused locals, however the

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Nina Katchadourian 15th Century Flemish Self Portraits in Airplane Lavatories Going Viral

Nina Katchadourian 15th Century Flemish Self Portraits in Airplane Lavatories Going Viral

Bullet Shih April 12, 2012 0

I have received a bunch of links this morning to the the photo series by artist Nina Katchadourian that seems to be going viral.  Katchadourian has managed to kill her boredom on long flights

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Andrássy Castle Razed by Slovak Youths

Andrássy Castle Razed by Slovak Youths

Bullet Shih March 12, 2012 0

Reuters is reporting that the Krásna Hôrka Castle in the Eastern region of Kosice that was the home of the Andrássy family for over four hundred years and was prominently featured in Jókai Mór’s

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Artful Dodger: LES Gallerist Kirsten Dodge Chases Down Art Thief

Artful Dodger: LES Gallerist Kirsten Dodge Chases Down Art Thief

Bullet Shih March 9, 2012 0

Artmediaagency.com is reporting that Rivington Street Dodge Gallery owner Kirsten Dodge was downstairs in her gallery discussing things with artist Ellen Harvey about her current exhibition when she heard the rip of velcro as

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Czechs Bake Cakes for Jailed Street Artist Roman Tyc

Czechs Bake Cakes for Jailed Street Artist Roman Tyc

Bullet Shih March 7, 2012 0

Artinfo.org has reported that jailed street artist Roman Tyc has received support from many Czechs who enjoyed his work and find his imprisonment extreme.  Tyc made waves during his project in 2007 where he

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See No Evil

See No Evil

Bullet Shih March 6, 2012 0

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New York Artist Life 1970s vs 2000s

New York Artist Life 1970s vs 2000s

Bullet Shih March 6, 2012 0

The Wall Street Journal has a wonderful piece on the general state of living as an artist in New York City with a discussion between two different generations of artists. Deborah Kass, 60, moved

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Window Dressing

Window Dressing

Bullet Shih February 29, 2012 0

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Opportunities: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water Residency

Opportunities: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water Residency

Bullet Shih February 27, 2012 0

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has announced a teacher’s residency as well as two student camps at Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Falling Water residence built in 1936. The early deadline for applicants is March 31,

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Turkish Contemporary Art Market Booming

Turkish Contemporary Art Market Booming

Bullet Shih February 23, 2012 0

CNN is reporting booming growth in the Turkish contemporary art market with record prices at auction and large number of new galleries. The report credits a stable and strong economy that is attracting local

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Tears of Green

Tears of Green

Bullet Shih February 22, 2012 0

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God is a DJ

God is a DJ

Bullet Shih February 16, 2012 0

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Head Full of Gin

Head Full of Gin

Bullet Shih February 7, 2012 0

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Swedes in da House

Swedes in da House

Bullet Shih February 3, 2012 0

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Space Invader

Space Invader

Bullet Shih January 25, 2012 0

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