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Long a symbol of the LGBT movement in Russia, the heavily made-up face of Putin has just been banned by Moscow. The original photographer Platon describes what taking Putin’s portrait was like, and his delight in its use at protests.
Culture & Arts
Neither the self nor all outside it is separate Solely to the unfathomable obscurity Of opacity at night. We makeshift lenses
Culture & Arts
Tim Kent's show with Slag gallery at Volta included a collection of paintings that he meticulously labored over every day, for a minimum of 12 hours, for the past three years. The finished works are a testament to just how intense Kent's process is.
Culture & Arts
In his process-oriented palimpsestic landscapes and portraits, Trimble works at a prolific headlong pace, alone, in a race to execute ideas to his satisfaction before the next ones appear, fully formed, to disrupt the steady silent slap of paint hitting canvas.
Arts & Culture
Artist died at home on Sunday of natural causes.
New York
Some five or six years ago, her husband, James, who is a writer, started painting, and recently, their daughter, Jeanne, also
Culture & Arts
In a jazz chart, the band begins laying the groundwork - establishing the beat and setting up the basic foundation upon which the soloists float their improvised creations.
Science
With the ability to regularly recognize key scientific components from an abstract, the savvy reader will be in a position to better-police that other omnipresent science information filter, the one that sometimes operates with mixed efficiency: mainstream media.
Culture & Arts
2012-05-10-bodyscapes.jpg I like abstracting the human figure in images. No faces, no hands, no feet that tend to work against the abstraction of curves and lines.
Culture & Arts
He has discovered that chaos has an aesthetic, but you cannot impose an aesthetic on chaos -- you just keep rolling the dice until you get an outcome you like.