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Dragomir Misina

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My paintings are an exploration of colour, texture, mark making and the process of painting itself. Concerned with the delicate balance of chaos and order, they combine deliberation and chance, functioning as a diagram of layers, marks and colours creating … Continue reading

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Johannes Vogl

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“It seems that art, for Johannes Vogl, is a miraculous means to deal with a surrounding reality in a constant exceptional state of a raised intensity where senses are sharpened and perception becomes activated. As a careful observer of the … Continue reading

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Couture Action by Pauline Bloomfield

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By Tchera Niyego Pauline Bloomfield’s work bleeds and gushes way over the pieces she creates. Technically a textile artist, and originally trained as an illustrator, she is really a storyteller; a narrator servicing Space. Born in England to Jamaican parents … Continue reading

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The In-Between of Relationship – Beril Gulcan – The New Collectors Book

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By Tchera Niyego Beril Gulcan starts the “Between You and Me” project in order to explore the mother/ daughter relationship. During her journey having photographed various mother/ daughters in natural daylight, each in the very space they live their daily … Continue reading

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TINDERSTICKS – The Music in Kelly Zelen’s Figures

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By Tchera Niyego Kelly Zelen creates sculptures utilizing super fine metal wools; specifically stainless steel, bronze, copper and brass wools. Very fine metal wool is also used as tinder in emergency situations, as it burns even when wet and can … Continue reading

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Babsta-The Kiss of a Meteor

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By Tchera Niyego Babsta is the acronym the artist Barbara Stacher ciphers. Phonetics echoe; ‘Babe’; ‘Baba’; ‘Sista’… Beautiful Wisdom Sister. Tom Waits’ voice consorts Babsta’s art; “The Earth Died Screaming… While I lay dreaming…”, ringing two finger widths below the … Continue reading

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Butterfly Effect – 10 Young Contemporary Artists. By Tchera Niyego

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Jason Head draws pictures in classic animation character genre, inspired by events, politics and social issues; creating a three-dimensional matrix through layers of paper and plastic sheets. His “Mythical Beast” consists of space completely left unpainted within a heavily painted … Continue reading

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Richard Lewsey’s Attires of Twilight

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By Tchera Niyego When we see our mother’s face there’s never a process of digesting the input thinking ‘mother’, as we do with less familiar things, not in such close proximity like ‘bed sheet’ or ‘oh, Amy, we’d met last … Continue reading

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Back to Square One — Breaking Patterns by Entering Into Them

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By Vanessa Garcia One of the biggest clichés about artists is that they live “outside the box.” Interestingly,  Back to Square One, an exhibition at Ward-Nasse Gallery in SoHo (178 Prince Street), curated by Tchera Niyego and organized by Basak … Continue reading

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A Twilight Zone On The Bright Side: Graciela Cassel’s Artwork

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  By Altug Icilensu Our perception works as it was suggested in Gestaltian psychology; we all like to think in bits and pieces and try to gather this information in a way to make sense to us. Yet, in that … Continue reading

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ViGGo – Salting’s Picture Stories for Youth

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  By Tchera Niyego When children see clowns they instinctively think ‘deluded adult’. They are much too clever to buy the big red ball as a ‘real’ nose. More interestingly, they are much too bright to be fooled with the … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Becker on Josef Mispelbaum By Wolfgang Becker

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Josef Mispelbaum, Die Ablehnung- The Refusal, drawing on paper   The 67 year-old man lives alone in a cramped house In a small town near Dusseldorf, Germany. He works in a narrow kitchen – continually, obsessively. The earliest works I … Continue reading

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