Laurent Chéhère – flying houses

Posted by on dic 10, 2012 in Art, Blog | 0 comments

Inspired by the 1956 short French children’s film Le Ballon Rouge, or The Red Balloon, Laurent Chéhère’s part analog, part digital images of floating houses are at once a charming, imaginative take on Paris, and also a wistful vision of dreams deferred. The work will be shown from Oct. 25 to Dec. 8 at Galerie Paris-Beijing in Paris. Before transitioning to photography, Chéhère was an art director at a French advertising agency. He first...

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Daniel Philip Veenboer

Posted by on nov 28, 2012 in Architecture & Design, Blog, Design | 0 comments

Supherb is an aeroponic herb garden for domestic use. Aeroponics is a technique used for growing plants in an air or mist environment, therefore eliminating the need for soil, pesticides, herbicides or fertilizer. Supherb uses this technique to allow users to grow their own herbs or replant fully grown ones that have been bought from a store. Once planted, the fine mist generated by an ultrasonic fogger will enable the herbs to develop a large...

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Elise Fouin presents “Chimisterie” ["CheMystery"]

Posted by on nov 7, 2012 in Blog, Design | 0 comments

Elise Fouin presents “Chimisterie” ["CheMystery"] Granville Gallery exhibits works by designer Élise Fouin and visual artist Claire Soulard from 27 October to 23 November 2012 For this exhibition, Élise Fouin offers a series of stunning objects as the point of departure for a series of scientific borosilicate glassware, created by students in the glassblowing section at the Lycée Dorian in Paris. Élise Fouin’s intervention on...

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Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison: an impeccable sense of wit and irony

Posted by on ott 19, 2012 in Art, Blog | 0 comments

Much has been written about Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison, the husband and wife team whose photographic tableaus took the art world by storm more than six years ago. Creating a genre unique within the photo world, the ParkeHarrisons construct fantasies in the guise of environmental performances for their Everyman – a man dressed in a black suit and starched white shirt – who interacts with the earths landscape. Tapping into their surreal...

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James Turrell and the strict presentation of the sublime

Posted by on ott 19, 2012 in Architecture, Architecture & Design, Art, Blog, Design | 0 comments

  James Turrell was born in Los Angeles in 1943. His undergraduate studies at Pomona College focused on psychology and mathematics; only later, in graduate school, did he pursue art, receiving an MFA from the Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, California. Turrell’s work involves explorations in light and space that speak to viewers without words, impacting the eye, body, and mind with the force of a spiritual awakening. “I want to...

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