Artigners & Designists

Matej Krén’s book dwellings

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Matej Krén‘s work is remarkable for its exceptional scope. In recent years his distinctive approach to sculpture, object, installation, drawing, print, painting, action art, film, music, sound and word has attracted attention at many prestigious international art shows. His work…

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Kimsooja: To Breathe

To Breathe / Respirar. Palacio de Cristal. Parque del Retiro. Madrid.

Kimsooja (Taegu. Korea, 1957) has dedicated her long, intense artistic career to developing her own personal vision of the world through the use of installations, performances, photography, videos and site-specific projects. Her obvious singularity has tempted some to seek out…

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Etienne Bossut’s design casting

"Laocoon" from the show at Rodin Museum, Paris

At this edition of FIAC Paris, at the gallery Chez Valentin our attention was caught by work of french artist Etienne Bossut. Since the 80s, Etienne Bossut manufactures “images-objects”. Central to his work is an ancient production method of casting, but…

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Pertti Kekarainen – Photographs from the series TILA

TILA (out), 2009 195 x 127,5 cm c-print, Diasec edition 5

PERTTI KEKARAINEN‘s works are characterized by the multi-interpretative nature of space. He combines his photographs with local elements of colour that sometimes appear to conform to the space presented in the piece and are sometimes contrary to it. These features…

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Yinka Shonibare’s arrangements as a Member of British Empire

"How to Blow up Two Heads at Once (Gentleman)", 2006 (Foto: Yinka Shonibare)

Yinka Shonibare MBE is a UK-based Nigerian artist. Shonibare’s artwork explores contemporary African identity and its relationship to European colonialism through painting, sculpture, installation, and moving image. Shonibare is best known for his work with visual symbols, especially the richly…

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Marcus Tremonto’s Lightworks

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Artist/designer Marcus Tremonto received international recognition and acclaim for his innovative limited edition “Lightworks” pieces which were exhibited in New York at Philips De Pury and Company in 2007. Following his one man show he was chosen for the coveted…

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Jacob Dahlgren – Colour reading and contexture

Jacob Dahlgren poses near his work "Action Painting" during the Venice Biennale -52nd International Art Exhibition at Giardini June 9, 2007 in Venice, Italy.  (Photo by Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images)

Jacob Dahlgren is a Swedish painter, sculptor, and conceptual artist who works to a large extent with unconventional materials. The artist finds abstraction in everyday objects, which he employs to create dynamic interactive installations and performances. When arranged, the individual…

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Mariscal Drawing Life

Javier Mariscal

The first UK retrospective of Spanish designer and artist Javier Mariscal at the Design Museum London 01 July – 01 November 2009. Regarded as one of the world’s most innovative and original designers of our time, Mariscal’s rich and diverse body…

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