Some days ago, I read an article in SPIGEL ONLINE about a little village on the island Sardena /Italy called ORGOSOLO. It is about the mafia and the local culture there. I have visited the place some years ago w/o knowing the mafia-background. What I found there were the outstanding graffiti – I’d better call the ‘murales’ as the mexiacans name their monumental wall-paitnings. Here a (bit strange formated) set of photos, I took on that topic
In the Foto Museum of Amsterdam, I have explored Paul Bogaers, how creates a special symbiosis between photos and objects. I guess he works with the photo transfer techniques. I’ll try soon and for that I have already the starter book “Bildtransfer – Materialien, Techniken und Projekte” on my desk. Let’s see….
Starting my blog post series about artists I have expored. I’ll post various artists who drawed my special attention in museums, internet or where ever I’ve found them. Today I want to present Chen ShaoXiong. I’ve found him in the small and hidden gallery Nieuw Dakota on Amsterdams NDSM warf His unique works are his ‘ink media’:
Theodor Kittelsen, a norwegian painter who has created mystic and magic paints inspired by the wild nature and the sagas of the north. I have found him in a great exhibition in Helsinki’s Ateneum