Art

"Wild Hives / Black Queens" by Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees, 12' x 12' sculptural installation of painted muslin and photographs dipped in beeswax with Poplar branches, Mud Season Review

ART ISSUE #21

Wild Hives / Black Queens

By Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees
 
 

Making and creating is a link to deep remembering. The objects I make are artifacts and a residue of the process of remembering. It is possible that these artifacts can stir memories for others — not the same memory but connecting to the multiple resonant, dissonant and incommensurate sense of self and remembering ourselves back into the continuing creation of Life…
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"Month Five" by Sally Linder, 30" x 52" Oil, Ink, Tar on Drafting Film, 2012, Mud Season Review

ART ISSUE #20

Approaching a Threshold

By Sally Linder
 
 

Humankind straddles a threshold. The Arctic is rapidly unraveling: white ice to black water. As oil, gas, and coal extraction and exploration mounts a feeding frenzy, I wonder if in my lifetime I will witness the extinction of Arctic life incarnate, the polar bear. I spend my days painting the bears, humbly joining my soul with theirs, in belief of the Inuit legend of interspecies soul exchange…
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ART ISSUE #19

The Three Gorges – 3rd Edition, Organhaus Gallery, Chongqing, China 2011

By Sonja Hinrichsen
 
 

We, as humans, alter our landscapes so that they better fit our purposes. This raises questions about our perception of the natural world in centuries to come. Will we reconsider and preserve it, will we change it so it better serves our causes, or will we destroy it altogether….
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ART: ISSUE #18

“Birthplace” by Antonio Puri, 144″x288″ Mixed Media on Canvas, 2012-2014   Featured Artist Antonio Puri Chandigarh Series Mixed Media on Canvas      …

ART: ISSUE #17

Shape Towers

By Holly Savas
 
 

My mixed media collage work is a visual expression of the contrasts I see in the world. I tend to view life in abstract fragments: bits and pieces of colors and shapes that float, clash and connect to one another across two dimensions in front of me as I move through my environment…
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ART: ISSUE #16

Refractive Brain Therapy Series

By LiQin Tan
 
 

This project consists of a few large digital-brain prints on metal, which are placed into large, water-filled vats. These “brains” are accompanied by 3D animation played on LCD monitors, while the faces bask in the large vats of water…
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ART: ISSUE #15

Collage

By Abigail Child
 
 

The work consistently places disruption in conjunction with consumerist and pop culture, simultaneously eliciting the surrealist Americanism of a Bruce Conner, the cut-and-paste gestures of Hannah Hoch and the sensuousness of Sargent, alive to the makeup of the social body…
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ART: ISSUE #14

Featured Artist Photography   Harry Wilson                             Artist Statement Most of…

ART: ISSUE #13

Featured Artist Oil on Fiberboard   Robert Zurer                           Artist Statement There…

ART: ISSUE #12

Featured Artist oil on canvas   Christopher Volpe