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Painter Otto Constantin: "Painting stories of our folklore, we carry on what our ancestors began"

06/10/2015

His art reminds us the the most important episodes in our Romanian traditions and folklore: slices of ancient life transposed abruptly on canvas, in hard strokes, capturing our gaze into this rich culture of the most powerful meanings, rural traditions and pagan rituals. He is 25 year old Otto. An artist who likes stuffed cabbage […]

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INTERVIEW Breaking the stereotype: the old Superhero, by Andreas Englund

23/08/2015

Who doesn’t love superheroes? With all their awesome powers and crazy attitude, we wonder if they could really have a normal life, too, as we imagine afterevery movie or story about them. Well, Swedish painter Andreas Englund surpassesall ourexpectations by bringing to life a badass in his 60s, tired or bored , witty and clumsy, […]

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Exhibition RITUAL | Otto Constantin, 2015 @ Go Art Projects

21/08/2015

“I met Otto in an exhibition by chance. He shyly approached and asked if he could send a portfolio to me. Nothing in the presence of this young boy would betray the strength and determination with which he paints, the lust in finding his subjects and the relaxation which exhibits his works with. Although from […]

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The old and the new Zombie: the modern delirium

02/07/2015

They emerged from the Haitian hot jungles, from the arid northern plains, from the Gaelic mines, from space and time and arrived on Broadway, in video games, movies and parodies, on the streets of America. They’re everywhere. And they are among the few creatures that survived, although they’re outclassed by vampires, Frankenstein’s monsters and other […]

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Vampire, the monster of sexuality and the constant zeal for immortality

27/06/2015

The stories are the romantic nickname of literary language of the realities that we can’t fully explain. A epistemology approach that allows harmony between useful and beautiful. All the creatures that appear during the stories are, in fact, metaphors of the most repressed and hidden or insidious fears of ours, let’s say that too few […]

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The Elf, angel and demon on the shelf

24/06/2015

We’ve got used to the image of Legolas from the Tolkien trilogy, directed by Peter Jackson: a human shape, with crystal eyes, pointy ears and a long blond hair, dressed from head to toes and of a divine beauty. Is is tough to figure the male from the female elf. Just that, at first, things […]

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INTERVIEW Oneiric drawings in pens and pencils by Daria Hlazatova

23/06/2015

„Daria’s drawings are inspired by fairytales, theatre, awkwardness and nonsense. Besides that, she’s an avid music and cinema lover, a confident traveller, a mediocre tambourine player and an excellent home dancer.”, writes on her website. Masks, flamboayant muses, hidden feelings, eyes everywhere (the root of her name means eyes, in Russian) into the patterns and cosmic […]

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Unicorn Tapestries: unicorn as a Monalisa

22/06/2015

Unicorn Tapestries are the most complex and staggering artwork surviving medieval time Looking for unicorns? You as well might find them in magical herds like that one of Cloisters Museum (Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan), well, if you can afford a trip up there. If you prefer something trippy & outside the box, take […]

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Howl’s Moving Castle, a visual masterpiece of Japanese culture

22/06/2015

Japanese art – they’re traditional at heart, but terribly awkward. A magic blend of wonder and spirituality, of art and sacrifice, of powerful messages about a hilarious, but quintessential testimony of Life.   It is one of those films that you should enjoy two or three times before you understood the story and characters individually. The […]

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INTERVIEW Ethereal portraits in watercolor by Kelly McKernan

22/06/2015

Wandering around whimsical webs of art around the world, we were introduced to the many portraits of Nashville, Tennessee based fine artist and illustrator, Kelly McKernan. Intimacy, delicacy and a serene feeling of a powerful yet feminine force melting, transcending realities. As it says on her webpage, Kelly obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kennesaw State University”. Focusing on opposing […]

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