Ephemeral art has such a lusty appeal as a result of its short lifespan. Many will grasp at it while they watch it dissipate and crumble in their fingertips. It comes in many different mediums with many different intentions — the allure only growing when being captivated by a particular artist or meditative practice.
What is a hoax, and when does it cross the line between legitimate satire and a deliberate attempt to capitalize upon, or sway public opinion by, a piece of manufactured evidence which the creator knows to be fictitious?
Finally, “just do it”; but, don’t expect a reward, recognition or even a “thank you”. It’s a funny thing about human nature in resenting help: perceived charity is hard to swallow. Sometimes you stand alone – it’s okay.
…When viewed from head-on, her vases do appear to have a two-dimensional quality; when seen from the side, they are clearly three-dimensional…. “[It’s] almost like I’m cutting objects out of a painting and propping them up and forcing them into a 3D space,” Owen says.
… a fairly resolute statement of Johan will constitute the final words in this portrayal of his art: “Actually it’s quite prosaic: it is a hard damn work, for several years, where I feel that there is a line which starts at one point and which will continue as long as it continues. Quite simply!”
Belfast is a city with a rich history and a turbulent political past with tensions still existing to this day. All of this has contributed to a thriving art scene and today the city is experiencing a rebirth becoming a hub for culture, technology and innovation all while never forgetting its past. Here are 6 must sees that are sure to make your visit one to remember.
The old saying goes that every picture tells a story, and iconic sixties essayist Joan Didion justified our desire for narrative with her insistence that “we tell ourselves stories in order to live”.
“I hear the pictures before I see them, then I smell them. I hear the picture in a continuous time loop”, says Sharmaine Thérèsa Pretorius, a South African artist based in Oman.
For Sharmaine, also known by her pen name Ilza, art is a representation of holographic memories downloaded from the spiritual realm into a tapestry of multi-layered drawings containing puzzles, musical composition and maps.
From parting with children and the effects of cold coffee, to giving birth and the up-side of napping in class, the conversation began to unfold as I delved deeper into the inner-workings of the artist known as Lailo.
The whale’s feeding grounds are at risk; firstly, due to the loss of krill, secondly because of the high salt content on the ice and thirdly due to global warming, their cold waters are warming on the way to the tropics and the whale interprets in this rise in temperature that they have reached the tropics for breeding.