Miya Ando

Miya Ando is a descendant of Bizen sword makers and spent her childhood among Buddhist priests. She combines traditional Japanese techniques with modern ones transforming sheets of metal into abstract paintings suffused with color. Ando applied heat, sandpaper, grinders and acid to the metal canvases to produce the light-reflecting gradients. Her Hamon paintings refers to… Continue reading Miya Ando

L’Eleganza del Cibo

L’Eleganza del Cibo exhibition at Chelsea Market features an ensemble of 58 haute couture and prêt-à-porter dresses created by both iconic and emerging designers from 1950-2016. The exhibit explores the connection between Fashion and Food, eco-sustainability and energy while celebrating the creativity of Made In Italy. Featured image: Moschino – Neapolitan, 1991. White poplin printed… Continue reading L’Eleganza del Cibo

Big Bling

American sculptor Martin Puryear’s – Big Bling. Forty-foot high, temporary multi-tier structure at Madison Square Park, New York. The temporary outdoor work, part of the free contemporary art program is a multi-tier wood structure wrapped in fine chain-link fence with a gold-leafed shackle anchored near the top of the structure (referring to the ‘bling’ in… Continue reading Big Bling

Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)

British artist Cornelia Parker’s Transitional Object (PsychoBarn), Metropolitan Museum of Art – Met Roof. Large-scale 30 feet high sculpture was inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and by two emblems of American architecture—the classic red barn and the Bates family’s mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho. It is made from a deconstructed red… Continue reading Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)

Hassan Sharif

More pieces from the wonderful exhibit at Alexander Grey Gallery in New York. Hassan Sharif  has created works over the past four decades in the United Arab Emirates of conceptual art. The featured image is ‘Cadmium Red, 2014’, mixed media – three repurposed wooden chairs that combines paper maché and red paint.  Most of the… Continue reading Hassan Sharif