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A BID FOR JAPAN

Auction Update and a Little Soul

 

#1 Full Silence– Current High Bid $625

 

#2- Seems Like a New Sun – Current High Bid $750

Here are the paintings and current high bids that are up for bid in an effort to raise funds for the Japanese relief effort.  (mais…)

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THE JAPANESE INFLUENCES

Hiroshige

Watching the coverage of the disaster taking place in Japan has brought to mind the many Japanese influences on my work.  I have always been drawn to the work of the Japanese print masters such as Hokusai, who I have written about before, and Hiroshige.  I was influeneced by their work before I was even aware of it, mostly through their influence on the European artists in the late 19th century.  Artists like Whistler and Van Gogh were enthralled by the beauty of their woodblocks, Van Gogh even going so far as simply copying them for some of his earlier paintings. (mais…)

ARTS – THEO JANSEN

Plumbing on the March

I came across this video from the BBC that features the work of Dutch artist Theo Jansen, kinetic sculptures called strandbeests(mais…)