Matteo Sanna: 18720, Out of Here

Matteo Sanna, 18720 - Out of here #4, 2017, 100 x 100 cm celeste medium, acylic and breaths on canvas

There is one thing that we do every day, every hour, every minute and every second almost without even realizing: breathing!On average are made to 13 breaths in a minute, and then multiplied by one hour is 780 breaths in a day are about 18720. Life begins with the first breath and ends with the last, in the middle is our life. The breath is

Will Cotton: Candiland


Using a refined painterly technique inspired by the Hudson River School and traditional figure painting, Will Cotton paints surrealistic foodscapes and demure female nudes wearing lollipop crowns, lounging in cotton candy, or adorned with cupcake foils. Cotton paints from life, constructing elaborate models using real baked goods and other confectionery, from which he derives the fantastical environments depicted in his large-scale canvases. Cotton’s work has

James Merry: Digital Needlepoint

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James Merry is an English-born embroidery artist based in Iceland, where he has been living and working with Björk since 2009. He works by hand in a variety of media from a lakeside cabin fifteen minutes outside of Reykjavík “I get great joy seeing that words traditionally associated with needlepoint now permeate the language of all things digital”. James Merry is originally from Gloucestershire in

Tone Vigeland: Flowing Shapes


She was born in Oslo to painter Per Vigeland and Randi Helleberg, and is a granddaughter of painter Emanuel Vigeland. She has studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry. She is represented in galleries worldwide, including the European Victoria and Albert Museum, Pinakothek der Moderne and Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, the New York City galleries Museum of Modern Art and

Ren Hang: The Art of Taboo


‘I don’t really view my work as taboo, because I don’t think so much in cultural context, or political context. I don’t intentionally push boundaries, I just do what I do.’ Born in jilin province in 1987, Hang was best know for his images of chinese youth, often naked and arranged in strange and surreal compositions. Poet and photographer, the artist combined urban and

Makoto Azuma: Arte Viva


The Japanese artist Makoto Azuma is known to have created a new artistic genre in which plants and plant uses to compose his work getting results undoubtedly original. As a real contrast to the so-called “dead art,” he has decided to give a new name to these floral representations: “living art.” After creating several projects that have set out in detail on its website,

Benjamin Shine: transparent portraits


Benjamin Shine studied fashion design at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Central St Martins in London. In 2003 he set up his creative studio, where materials, techniques and constructional ideas continue to inform his diverse portfolio and multidisciplinary approach.Benjamin’s work has attracted a range of clients encompassing fashion labels, product and interior manufacturers, international Arts and Design institutions such as The Crafts

Ceslovas Cesnakevicius: Zoo


Lithuanian artist Ceslovas Cesnakevicius‘ photo manipulations using two images imagine what it would be like if we shared our every day world with wild animals. The whimsical black and white photographs were taken during Cesnakevicius travels in London and Amsterdam. ‘I saw the diversity of people of different cultures and nationalities, with all sorts of extravagant outfits and looks and yet people keep to themselves

Venice 73 Special: La La Land, Nocturnal Animals, Austeritz, Safari, Voyage of Time

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La La Land (Damien Chazelle) CONCORSO VENEZIA73 – film d’apertura: La La Land racconta la storia di Mia, aspirante attrice, e di Sebastian, appassionato di musica Jazz, che cercano di arrivare a fine mese in una città famosa per distruggere le speranze e infrangere cuori. Ambientato nella Los Angeles di oggi, questo originale musical sulla vita di ogni giorno esplora le gioie e i dolori

Nicola Mette: Who Am I To Judge


Who am I to judge. A phrase that has been around the international media: spoken by the present Pope, Francis, and he was referring to a demand made to him during a return trip by plane from a journalist about the pedophile scandals and violence perpetrated by several priests, cardinals and clergy around the world. The Pope’s response was out of context and was seen