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A Look at Robert Rauschenberg

On the occasion of Robert Rauschenberg‘s birthday, today, October 22nd, I’d like to take a look at his work and contributions to the art world. Rauschenberg was an American painter and sculptor but also worked in other mediums as well.  Rauschenberg’s approach was sometimes called “Neo Dadaist.” Rauschenberg is  known for his “Combines,”  in which … Continue reading

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Sales

Everywhere I look, I see advertisements and postcards for holiday sales.  In addition to the big box retailers, department stores and specialty stores, there are many fine arts and crafts sales taking place in the next week. If you’re looking to make it a handmade holiday this year, here are a few places to shop … Continue reading

Today’s Artist to Watch is Marco Cianfanelli

Today’s Artist to Watch is Marco Cianfanelli

Today’s artist to watch is Marco Cianfanelli. A few days ago, I had a post from ONE in my Facebook news feed about a sculpture that Cianfanelli made of former South African President Nelson Mandela that was recently unveiled in South Africa in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Mandela’s capture by the apartheid police. … Continue reading

Orbit Sculpture Takes You Up into the Sky

Today I’m talking about the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture.  This tower, England’s tallest sculpture, is quite interesting. It incorporates the five Olympic rings and even has observation floors and a restaurant.  It is very modern looking and it reminds me of a roller coaster. Built near the Olympic Stadium, this landmark is sure to become a … Continue reading

Art Inspired by Sport at Olympics

Today our eyes are on the Olympics.  Art and the Olympics to be exact.  Since we are in the middle of the Summer Olympic Games, I thought I’d write all my blogs this week about the Olympics and art in or at the Olympics.  Did you know that from 1912 until 1952, there were art … Continue reading