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Nasa art program

“to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown” YES! NASA’s Art Program 50 years of space exploration. Check out the amazing blog Brainpickings… always a great place to explore!

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Nasa art program

“to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown” YES! NASA’s Art Program 50 years of space exploration. Check out the amazing blog Brainpickings… always a great place to explore!

The lovely research library at MOMA

If you are lucky enough to live in New York City (or spend time there) and art is an interest of yours, then MOMA research library is a gem. I spent a day there researching early conceptual art and Hanne

The lovely research library at MOMA

If you are lucky enough to live in New York City (or spend time there) and art is an interest of yours, then MOMA research library is a gem. I spent a day there researching early conceptual art and Hanne

Ute Meta Bauer and Iwona Blazwick reflects on ‘NowHere’ (1996)

Ute Meta Bauer and Iwona Blazwick reflects on ‘NowHere’ (1996) Curator Ute Meta Bauer reflected upon three of her exhibitions on Thursday 24 January 2013 in a conversation with curator Iwona Blazwick at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. I have waited

Ute Meta Bauer and Iwona Blazwick reflects on ‘NowHere’ (1996)

Ute Meta Bauer and Iwona Blazwick reflects on ‘NowHere’ (1996) Curator Ute Meta Bauer reflected upon three of her exhibitions on Thursday 24 January 2013 in a conversation with curator Iwona Blazwick at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. I have waited

Big, Bang, Biospheres and Beyond ; Astronomer Lord Martin Rees

In November 2012, I went to the Annual Science Lecture at the Natural History Museum given by Lord Martin Rees. A brilliant talk about the origins of the universe, the possibility of life elsewhere and the future where space exploration will be

Big, Bang, Biospheres and Beyond ; Astronomer Lord Martin Rees

In November 2012, I went to the Annual Science Lecture at the Natural History Museum given by Lord Martin Rees. A brilliant talk about the origins of the universe, the possibility of life elsewhere and the future where space exploration will be

Invisible: Art…

Invisible: Art about the Unseen 1957 – 2012, Hayward Gallery, London. Review by Jonathan Jones…

Invisible: Art…

Invisible: Art about the Unseen 1957 – 2012, Hayward Gallery, London. Review by Jonathan Jones…

Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong

“The miracle of your mind isn’t that you can see the world as it is. It’s that you can see the world as it isn’t”. Thought provoking stuff and a great talk by Kathryn Schulz.

Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong

“The miracle of your mind isn’t that you can see the world as it is. It’s that you can see the world as it isn’t”. Thought provoking stuff and a great talk by Kathryn Schulz.

DOROTHEA ROCKBURNE: 1970

http://www.moma.org This early work by Dorothea Rockburne is a favourite of mine. I came across it in 2008 at MOMA (see link above) and I was reminded about it last week when I went to a talk by art historian Dr.

DOROTHEA ROCKBURNE: 1970

http://www.moma.org This early work by Dorothea Rockburne is a favourite of mine. I came across it in 2008 at MOMA (see link above) and I was reminded about it last week when I went to a talk by art historian Dr.

The artist as a secretary…

I have re-posted an interesting article by MPhil. Nada Prlja. I like all her questions about the power of the art world and especially if the current power structure is supporting artistic exploration…
It’s an article I will come back to for a second read.

The artist as a secretary…

I have re-posted an interesting article by MPhil. Nada Prlja. I like all her questions about the power of the art world and especially if the current power structure is supporting artistic exploration…
It’s an article I will come back to for a second read.

Julie Mehretu: Workday

Great to hear how she perceive being in the studio as work; also those days where nothing much happens.

I have just started to draw on large scale photographs, so it is interesting to see how she manages this hurdle of drawing large scale… though she does have the advantage of a huge warehouse, a team of assistants plus a few machines… still it is a lovely portrait of Mehretu in her studio.

Julie Mehretu: Workday

Great to hear how she perceive being in the studio as work; also those days where nothing much happens.

I have just started to draw on large scale photographs, so it is interesting to see how she manages this hurdle of drawing large scale… though she does have the advantage of a huge warehouse, a team of assistants plus a few machines… still it is a lovely portrait of Mehretu in her studio.

Ed Ruscha on working with gunpowder

Artist Ed Ruscha discusses the appeal of using gunpowder as a drawing medium.
Another example of how experimentation with materials was part of Ruscha’s methodologies.

Ed Ruscha on working with gunpowder

Artist Ed Ruscha discusses the appeal of using gunpowder as a drawing medium.
Another example of how experimentation with materials was part of Ruscha’s methodologies.