Month: October 2008

Promethean Flames – Philip Rubinov Jacobson

Philip Jacobson has released his second and long awaited book, Promethean Flames. It also surveys the situation between the contemporary art world and the modern creative mystic.

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Surreal Worlds (Surreale Welten) Exhibition Berlin

I travelled to Charlottenburg in the west of Berlin to see the Surreal Worlds, Scharf-Gerstenberg Collection. The collection is a great surprise and contains many well known names in Surrealism. The collection has exquisite examples of surrealistic art by Max Ernst, Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte, and with works by Odilon Redon, Paul Klee and Jean Dubuffet.

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Madeline Von Foerster’s Amazon Cabinet

The most entertaining story was how one of Madeline Von Foerster’s artworks, “Amazon Cabinet” was held by customs in Frankfurt Germany, because they thought that it was an Old Master’s artwork and not painted by a living 36 year old American artist.

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Zuvaya Studios

Zuvaya Studios is a project that Daniel Mirante co-initiated as a collaborative studio and exhibition space in a derelict industrial quater of Lewes, UK. The project aims to support the unfolding of talent in established and emerging visionary artists and to strengthen the visionary art current within the UK. Guest artists have included Luke Brown and Jarah Tree.

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