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Art Artist's Philosophy Visual Arts

Materiality/Immateriality – The Art of Elyse Hochstadt

                        If you’re familiar with some of my earlier posts, you would know one of my art crushes is Elyse Hochstadt. I’ve been following Ms. Hochstadt’s work and happy to report that she will be showing work at Root Division at the Manufactured Organic show! Much of […]

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Art and Technology Multi Media

Zimoun at the Gray Area Foundation

How is it possible that something synthetic can create sounds you hear in nature (rain falling for example)? Zimoun’s kinetic sculptures simulate the organized chaos that runs our world. The hum of machines, the noises we hear on a daily basis. He seems to conjure up what is natural through his sculptural work that is […]

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Art Performance and Conceptual Visual Arts

Everyone loves pictures…

A few photos from Southern Exposure of Kenneth Lo’s exhibition, every stone tethered to sleep/every presence wedded to stone

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Art Performance and Conceptual Visual Arts

Paying my Respects to Kenneth Lo

Having a father that was significantly older than my mother (older than my maternal grandfather as a matter of fact) made for an interesting childhood. Many funerals were attended. More than any other kid I knew. That being said, there was a familiarity with all the little details that outfitted such an occasion. The headstone […]

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Art Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

Dennis Oppenheim, Artist, Dies at 72

Dennis Oppenheim’s, Device to Root Out Evil, 1997   I just read something sad. An artist died. It was Dennis Oppenheim. Mr. Oppenheim went to the California College of the Arts (Oakland, CA) and received his MFA at Stanford. Then, like many artists, he moved to New York to pursue his art career and practice. His […]

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Art Art Practice Artist's Studio Visual Arts

Portrait of George I by Elyse Hochstadt

With the valiant effort of keeping with my “art diary” format and writing as much as possible in the new year (every day to be exact), I figured it would be nice to write about a Bay Area artist. I’m hoping to learn more about her work as well as her processes as the year progresses. There will […]