continue... 22 July 2010 // Art

continue... 20 July 2010 // Art

The circumference of a complex

The circle has been known since before the beginning of recorded history. It is the basis of modern civilization made possible.
continue... 19 July 2010 // Art

A Farewell

Flow down, cold rivulet, to the sea,
Thy tribute wave deliver:
No more by thee my steps shall be,
For ever and for ever.

Flow, softly flow, by lawn and lea,
A rivulet then a river:
Nowhere by thee my steps shall be
For ever and for ever.

But here will sigh thine alder tree
And here thine aspen shiver;
And here by thee will hum the bee,
For ever ...

continue... 18 July 2010 // Art, Literature
continue... 18 July 2010 // Art

Unica Zurn’s Visions

Zurn began writing after World War II, writing short stories and radio plays. In 1953 she met surrealist painter Hans Bellmer in Berlin. She moved with him to Paris, becoming his partner and model.
Together with Hans Bellmer, Unica Zurn frequented surrealist circles and befriended people such as Man Ray, Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, Henri Michaux and Max Ernst. From 1957 onwards she suffered from depression and was treated at various clinics ...

continue... 17 July 2010 // Art

Art Brut

Jean Dubuffet's original 1945 term for the works that he collected and revered; later adopted by the Collection de l'Art Brut at Lausanne. Art Brut means 'Raw Art'. Raw because it is 'uncooked' or 'unadulterated' by culture. Raw because it is creation in its most direct and uninhibited form. Not only were the works unique and original but their creators were seen to exist outside established culture and society. The purest ...

continue... 16 July 2010 // Art

Street ARTists & Visionaries

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continue... 15 July 2010 // Art