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Young Masters at Curious Duke gallery

By Ben Levy “Young Masters” is the latest show from Curious Duke gallery and is now in full swing. We went down to check it out what the group show has to offer. If you have never been to the gallery, your first impression, as you step in, might be that the gallery is tiny but keep walking on and head downstairs where the main exhibition area is. The place is actually big enough to host a decent amount of work from several artists. “Young Masters” present... Read More

The Sparrow, the Pearl and the Iridescsnt Girl

“Fairy tales challenge the reader to imagine magical worlds different from our own. We are reminded by the fairy tale of the thing we never should have forgotten — that our world might have been different and is magical the way it is: unexplainable, unpredictable, wild, and surprising. With our imaginations awakened, we can see with new eyes our own world filled with wonder once again.”[1] Travis Prinzi from G.K. Chesterton on Fairy Tales Oriole, (c)2006 Annabel Dover   There... Read More

Splatter series from Hua Tunan

Hua Tunan's Splatter series

Chinese Art has been pushing its way through Europe and America lately and many movements and talents are starting to emerge from it. One of this very skilled and inspiring artists is Chen Yingjie (aka: Hua Tunan) who lives in the coastal city of Foshan, China. With a background of classical Chinese painting and illustration, Hua Tunan has diverged into a remarkable and unique street art style. His art is a perfect example where two radically different styles – Classic Chinese... Read More

Franz West dies at the age of 55

Fiac by Franz West | Art-Pie

The artist Franz West has died. For those familiar with the artist or keen on sculpture, this must feel like the art world has lost one of its valuable creative thinker. The trademark of Franz West’s work was largescale bursting with colours sculptures often querky in their shapes and defintely surrealist. West’s artwork would be made out of plaster, papier-mâché, wire, polyester, aluminium and other, ordinary materials. He had a go at paintings first but rapidly... Read More

Color Jam

ART-PIE - Color Jam by Jessica Stockholder

At last there is something for the “looking down while walking” individuals. There is a good reason to ignore your siblings, there is the new work from Jessica Stockholder to look at. “Color Jam” is the name of the installation and is a make-over of State and Adams streets in downtown Chicago. A flow of colors have landed on the concrete and are licking the surrounding building. Orange, lime green and turquoise shapes seem to wait for the bypassers in the... Read More