Adam Oehlers

Adam Oehlers is a British illustrator, concept artist and character designer whose work carries a feeling of his admiration for the Golden Age illustrators. Most of the illustration on his website is in a fantasy vein, with wonderfully rendered forest scenes, animals and plant details. He makes effective use of muted, limited palettes, giving the work a coherence and sense of subtlety. I particularly enjoy his use of repeated natural forms, like leaves, tree trunks or butterflies, as componen...
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Inside the 2018 Finnish Maternity Boxes by Kela...

Inside the 2018 Finnish Maternity Boxes by Kela - a gift from the government filled with products to get you started, including a box that doubles as a bed. Amazing to see how they've progressed since 1938. (Want more? See and [Author: submitted]
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Untitled San Francisco Unveils Exhibitor List

Untitled San Francisco has unveiled its 55 exhibitor list for next year’s fair, featuring galleries from 16 Cities.“For our third edition of Untitled Art, San Francisco we continue to grow the presence of international galleries,” says Manuela Mozo, executive director of Untitled, Art. “The range of emerging to established galleries will present dynamic works that […]
Tags: Art, News, San Francisco, Art News, Minipost, Manuela Mozo

Ryan McNamara Profiled in NY Magazine

Artist Ryan McNamara is interviewed in New York Magazine this week, as he opens a new show downtown and reflects on his recent practice. “I think it’s a little ridiculous right now that any of us are supposed to be thinking about one thing,” he says. “You know? I think there’s this formal artist thing […]
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Tilting House

Innovative balancing house moves, rotates, and tilts on supporting column. ReActor tilting house designed by Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder.   Also check out: Walking House
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Leon and Debra Black Donate $40 Million to MoMA

Collectors Leon and Debra Black have donated $40 million to MoMA for the construction of the Debra and Leon Black Family Film Center. “As a lifelong lover of film,” Mr. Black said in a statement, “my family and I are honored to have our name associated with the Film Center of this great institution.” Read […]
Tags: Art, News, Black, Art News, Leon, Minipost, Moma, Film Center, Leon Black Family Film Center, Debra Black Donate, Debra Black

Synth Kit

Recommended for ages 14+, this kit, designed by Little Bits and KORG, lets young music-lovers build their own modular synth. Featuring a delay, filter, micro-sequencer, oscillator, synth speaker and much more, the builder has limitless options as far as sound and execution go. Learning how to build a synth is only the first step; playing it is second—and both are equally educational and enjoyable.
Tags: Music, Design, Instruments, Synths, Korg, Synthesizers, Synth Kit, Kids and Pets, Little Bits

Marianne Boesky and Paula Cooper to Represent Jennifer Bartlett

Marianne Boesky Gallery and Paula Cooper will share representation of artist Jennifer Barlett, showing her work this year at Art Basel Miami Beach and scheduling a show for the artist next year. “I admire Jennifer’s ambition and her courage to constantly challenge herself and her audience through painting,” Boesky said in a statement. “She began […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Paula Cooper, Jennifer, Marianne Boesky, Boesky, Art Basel Miami Beach, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Jennifer Bartlett, Jennifer Barlett

Koji Inoue Leaves Christie’s for International Sales at Hauser & Wirth

Koji Inoue will join Hauser & Wirth as international senior director of postwar and contemporary art newt summer, Art News reports. “We have always successfully combined activities across the primary and secondary markets, the historical and the new,” says president Iwan Wirth. “A core principle of our approach is that a strong 20th century program […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Christie, Hauser, Wirth, Hauser Wirth, Iwan Wirth, Koji Inoue

Suit Seeks Return of Nazi Art from Dutch Museums

The New York Times traces the lives of dealers Benjamin and Nathan Katz, the sales their artworks to Nazi officials, and the lawsuit filed by the Katz family to reclaim it. “The Dutch have a vested interest in keeping this art, the United States only has a vested interest in what’s fair,” said Joel Androphy, […]
Tags: Art, News, United States, New York Times, Nazi, Art News, Minipost, Benjamin, Katz, Nathan Katz, Joel Androphy

Creative Commons Copyright

By the definition, commons is a kind of resource that belongs to the whole community - it is used and improved by all. Cultural commons stand for physical or virtual cultural property which is shared within community. It can also represent an intellectual property (such as library) available to community on a certain physical or cyber space.   Creative Commons is nowadays a well known US based community platform, that is structurally a non-profit organization, devoted to make artwork available f...
Tags: Design, US, Creative Commons, ND, NC, CC BY SA, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, Nina Petrov

Phyllida Barlow and Anna Maria Maiolino Interviewed in NYT

Artists Phyllida Barlow and Anna Maria Maiolino are interviewed in the New York Times this week, covering their time in New York, their work, and their interests in other modes of art. “I think all artists are political because they put out into the world their emotional response, however intellectualized it is,” Barlow says. “They […]
Tags: Art, New York, News, New York Times, Art News, Minipost, Barlow, Phyllida Barlow, Anna Maria Maiolino

Damien Hirst Fetus Sculptures Go on View in Qatar

Damien Hirst’s installation of 14 immense statues depicting gestating fetuses outside a Qatar Hospital is now up. “You know culturally, it’s the first naked sculpture in the Middle East,” the artist said. “It’s very brave.” Read more at The Guardian
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Arshile Gorky to Open Retrospective in Venice Next Year

Arshile Gorky will come to Venice next year, opening his first Italian retrospective at the Ca’ Pesaro museum of modern art. “What we can see from our perspective now, and what this retrospective survey seeks to demonstrate,” says co-curator Edith Devaney, “is that Gorky’s artistic voice can be detected from the very start—even when he […]
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Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode Ninety

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode Ninety As both Rob and Jon gear up for the Thanksgiving holiday feast, here is their gift to you – something to enjoy and savor, like a traditional turkey dinner, for the long holiday weekend!  Another tour de force, as the boys ruminate on such topics as Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young Award triumph in a dismal season for Mets fans; the passing of Marvel comics legend Stan Lee; the post-election continuation of vote counting; the continuing embarrassmen...
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Easy-peel avocados, a "Bugsgiving" feast, an all-diamond ring and more from around the internet How and Why the Kilogram Value Changed At this year’s General Conference of Weights and Measures, a collective of 60 countries voted to change the kilogram’s value. Up until this vote, the kilogram was based on a platinum and iridium fragment, called the “Le Grande K,” which is stored in a chamber …
Tags: Food, Jewelry, Science, Design, Bugs, France, Red, Linkaboutit, Link About It, Avocados, Marc Newson, Kilogram, Brooklyn Bugs Festival, Bugsgiving

Review: ING Discerning Eye Exhibition 2018

This year is the 20th anniversary of the ING Discerning Eye art competition and exhibition - in terms of ING involvement. It's developed a good reputation over the years and is one I have always... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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