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A Challenge to artists and designers...
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In the spirit of the urban tree house Air Ship Air City, pictured and described below, students are invited to post pictures of their designs for a rooftop "tree house" to be imagined on top of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by aaron veldstra Nov 13, 2009.

Is Skill a necessary component of Art today? Do we have or need an Avant-Garde?
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Following is an excerpt from chapter 4 of James Elkins' book" Master Narratives and their Discontents "The entire book can be downloaded by chapter from…Continue

Tags: skill, talent, taste, culture, modernism

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Nisenholt Sep 20, 2009.

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The Fantastic and Grisly, Envisioned

PURCHASE, N.Y. — These are some of the things Dana Schutz has painted: A portrait of herself as an elephant. A cannibal devouring his own face. The autopsied corpse of Michael Jackson. A giant on a dissecting table. A woman stripping a wood floor with her teeth. The last man on earth.

Ms. Schutz has become a reliable conjurer of wickedly grotesque creatures and…


Posted on October 7, 2011 at 9:03am

Crucible of Creativity, Stoking Earth Into Art

Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay.” Only the last word hints that this convoluted syntax might signal an exhibition of ceramic vessels and sculptures.

Posted on December 13, 2010 at 11:26am

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At 9:51pm on January 29, 2010, aaron veldstra said…
At 10:53pm on December 30, 2009, Dan Gibbons said…
Thanks for the welcome mark, glad to see this site.
At 10:14am on December 2, 2009, Kaela Kristina Hahkala said…
Thanks for the welcome, Mark! Pictures are comming soon.
At 12:26pm on November 30, 2009, Trevor H said…
Really cool pots... an huuuuuge!!! Thanks
At 11:28pm on November 23, 2009, aaron veldstra said…
thanks for the spell check.
At 7:02pm on November 21, 2009, Denise Smith said…
Thanks for the Magritte. I see what you are saying now, if you find anything else send it my way. It seems as though I can only track down his most well known work.

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