Damien Hirst rebels against mortality

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Renowned for creating artworks that explore the dilemmas of human existence, British artist Damien Hirst’s For the love of God, laugh rebels against mortality by transforming the human skull into a glittering object of desire. Coated with diamond dust, the print depicts Hirst’s sculptural work For the Love of God […]

Berlinde De Bruyckere At Hauser & Wirth Zurich

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Berlinde De Bruyckere26 January – 13 May 2023Hauser & Wirth ZurichLimmatstrasse 2708005 Zürich Layering spiritual iconography and ancient mythology with narratives of transience, carnality and sensuality, Berlinde De Bruyckere surpasses religious connotations and transfers them to the realm of the universal and profane. Presenting a powerful meditation upon the fundamental […]

A gala honoring Micky Wolfson, Jr.

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  November 29, 2022, 07:00 PM – 10:00 PM A BENEFIT DINNER IN SUPPORT OF CIMA’S INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM honoring Mitchell (Micky) Wolfson, Jr. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2022, 7PM Mattioli Residence: 421 Broome Street, NYC   CELEBRATING FRIENDSHIP, FUELING THE FUTURE Join us in honoring Mitchell (Micky) Wolfson, Jr., steadfast friend […]

Consistency – Is it Key?

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Oscar Wilde is famously quoted as saying “Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” I get sucked into reading these daily quotes, and I rarely question them. Who am I to disagree with Oscar Wilde? Yet, I can’t imagine an art career that does not benefit from consistency. By […]

Two discoveries of medieval painting

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Cimabue, Christ Mocked, c. 1280 This post has nothing to do with the art of medieval Hungary, but the information presented below is so fascinating that I decided to create a small post about it. New started circulating this week about the discovery of some spectacular medieval paintings, which had […]

Art Process over Product — Caryl Fine Art

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The Damage of “Practice Makes Perfect” From childhood onward, we’re constantly told that “practice makes perfect.” These three simple words cause us to strive for perfection as a final product. We repeat this mantra to ourselves, hoping that someday, after hours and hours of work, we’ll reach that pinnacle and […]

Is Direct Patronage the Future for Artists?

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What is direct patronage? Perhaps you’ve heard the term “direct patronage.” I refer to it because I believe it is the future for artists. Patronage, as described by Wikipedia, is: Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.   You can […]