When Mimmo Vestita remodeled his garage in Grottaglie, Italy, he discovered the floor of a Roman villa and with a little more probing he found a Byzantine crypt under his driveway.
Located in a field, to the side of a two-lane road, the Cripta del Crocefisso building looks as if it might be a farmer’s old stone storage shed, but once inside the ancient underground structure that's been carved out of rock, you will be truly amazed by the frescoes and unusual ceiling paintings.
Funny meeting of artists who unbeknowingly were wearing the same clothes.
A quick tour of Arsanale exhibit of amazing African artists- El Anatsui and Michael Armitage-- Venice Biennale, 2019
Visit master artisan printmaker Giancarlo Busato in his laboratory in Vicenza, Italy.
At Walead Beshy retrospective at MAMCO Geneva with Christine Palamidessi, Cindy Whittingham and Nazir Sunderji.
I want inner peace. I want love. I wanted the experience of being a woman in Abaya; I choose to do it for 21 days. I wore the garment as an artistic experience. I am an artist. Here's what i found out....
Abaya can be a fashion garment and some women have 30 or more abayas in their closet. Wafaa explained that women like to show off their new clothes, no matter where they live. But in Saudi Arabia, when you go out of the house, it’s not realistic to think you will have opportunity to show off your new jeans and a blouse--but you can show off your new abaya.
During the past 16 days many people have asked why I am not covering my hair when I am wearing the abaya and the veil. I thought it might be interesting to bring in an expert: the wonderful and lovely Saudi woman who is mentoring me during the abaya project.
The Indian statue at Sunrise Park on the Mohawk Trail greets the Great Spirit and reminds us: Love. Love. Love. Other people. Your fate. Your obstacles. Love it all. Because it’s the only way.
When a woman in an Abaya is seen on the street with a man let’s assume everyone figures he is related to her and that the man is Muslim...and if he is Muslim, he is the person who has requested his wife, daughter, sister cover her body in public.
In India I had seen every possible variation of being human and of humanity--good and bad--and it was unrelenting and afterwards, It became important to look inside myself and others and recognize the Divine.
Marjorie Kaye’s sculptures reach out and in and up and beyond. The transcendent stacks of energy are constructed from pieces of plywood, which are cut into shapes with a jig saw, smoothed and then tinted with bold gouache color–or house... Continue Reading →
Fernanda de Oliviiera, Brazilian TV personality and children's book author, sent this news regarding World Cup controversy in Brazil to artist Christine Palamidessi.
Featuring Cuban Artist Dania Fleites, and her lithographs, at work in her Old Havana studio.