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March 2012

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Artist Swoon Makes Life-Sized Impression in Cities Worldwide

Mar 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Brooklyn-based street artist, Swoon, creates dramatic woodcuts that are amazing in size and scope. Usually, Swoon depicts family and friends in cityscapes around the world, including abandoned buildings, bridges, fire escapes, water towers and street signs.... Read More

Artist Candice Tripp's Dark Fairy Tales in Oil and Ink

Mar 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

South African born artist Candice Tripp creates oil and ink visions of eerie fairy tales in her imaginative representations. After moving to London in 2004 in hopes of pursuing a fashion career, Candice Tripp has since become "a full time painter lady." In a magical land of twisted tales, Tripp's drawings are put on the page in oil and ink, with realistic, almost cartoonlike, intensity. The viewer is instantly reminded of illustrations in children's books but simultaneously slightly repelled by the macabre spin she puts into the images.... Read More

Artist Mara Sfara Displays Whimsical Bronze Sculptures in New York Show

Mar 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For the first time in decades, multi-talented artist Mara Sfara is showing her bronze sculptures in a special show running from March 2, through April 20, 2012 at the QCC Art Gallery in Bayside, New York. With a background in English and the Fine Arts, New York-based Mara Sfara's sculptures are often inspired by the artist's own take on Greek mythology and carry names like Adonis, Iris and Echo.... Read More

Which Pop Culture Icons Are Expected to Fetch the Most at Upcoming Auction?

Mar 20, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Two of the world’s largest pop culture stars will go to the auction block at Heritage Auction’s upcoming Entertainment & Music Memorabilia. A 45-single pressing featuring The Beatles and a costume worn by Elizabeth Taylor are the lots expected to sell at the highest prices.... Read More

A Vetting (Or Vexing) Problem at the American International Fine Art Fair

Mar 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Howard L. Rehs

This past month we participated in the American International Fine Art Fair; one of the best in the U.S. Setup was a rather long, tedious and an almost deadly endeavor — I added deadly because at one point the workers were installing a ceiling in our booth and dropped a 10 foot long 2x4 that grazed my wife’s back; another inch or two and it would have been all over! Thankfully she was only a little shaken up.... Read More

California Architecture and Design is Newest Feature of Pacific Standard Time

Mar 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The major cultural initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles 1945–1980 has just announced the latest addition to its SoCal exhibitions that focus on postwar art in California: a competition using Legos and inspired by the exhibits in the collaboration.... Read More

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