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FEATURED ARTIST: Grace Ndiritu from the Still Life Series, 2005-2007 The Still Life series (Green Textiles; White Textiles & Lying Down) is comprised of four video paintings that use West African textiles in a sensual and, at times, unnerving physical performance. In them, Ndiritu creates and controls tensions in the fabric, wrapping, concealing and revealing her body to camera. Born in 1976 in Birmingham, Grace Ndiritu is a British artist with roots in Kenya. Her work is largely motivat...

FEATURED ARTIST: Grace Ndiritu from the Still Life Series, The Still Life series (Green Textiles; White Textiles & Lying Down) is comprised of four video paintings that use West African.

Art Review - 'The Essential Art of African Textiles' - Exhibitions at the Met and the Grey Art Gallery Showcase African Textiles, Both Modern and Traditional - NYTimes.com

Exhibitions at the Met and the Grey Art Gallery Showcase African Textiles, Both Modern and Traditional

African textiles, then and now (above, a video by Grace Ndiritu). Credit Grace Ndiritu Exhibitions at the Met and the Grey Art Gallery Showcase African Textiles, Both Modern and Traditional - The New York Times

Aboudia, 'Untitled', 2015, Mixed media on canvas, 230 x 180 cm, Courtesy of Galerie Cécile Fakhoury

Aboudia, 'Untitled', Mixed media on canvas, 230 x 180 cm, Courtesy of Galerie Cécile Fakhoury

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Kayama Matazo

Matazo Kayama Waves in Spring and Autumn - 1966 color on silk, six-fold screen

LAN ZHENGHUI 藍正輝    F301 Attempt

LAN ZHENGHUI 藍正輝 F301 Attempt

227 отметок «Нравится», 4 комментариев — Kunstmuseum Basel (@kunstmuseumbasel) в Instagram: «From tomorrow, the days will be longer again. So let‘s celebrate the night today - with this…»

227 отметок «Нравится», 4 комментариев — Kunstmuseum Basel (@kunstmuseumbasel) в Instagram: «From tomorrow, the days will be longer again. So let‘s celebrate the night today - with this…»

53 отметок «Нравится», 1 комментариев — Paola Paleari (@ppaleari) в Instagram: «Happy birthday #georgbaselitz 🎂 #80years Ohne Titel (Das Liebespaar), 1984»

53 отметок «Нравится», 1 комментариев — Paola Paleari (@ppaleari) в Instagram: «Happy birthday #georgbaselitz 🎂 #80years Ohne Titel (Das Liebespaar), 1984»

33 отметок «Нравится», 3 комментариев — Tonjashja (@tonjashja) в Instagram: «KÖPFE. . . . #’45 #1989 #malerei #relief #baselitz #malerfürst #alterherr #und #fotografie #analog…»

33 отметок «Нравится», 3 комментариев — Tonjashja (@tonjashja) в Instagram: «KÖPFE. . . . #’45 #1989 #malerei #relief #baselitz #malerfürst #alterherr #und #fotografie #analog…»

Soga Shokaku Daruma by the Kyoto painter Soga Shohaku (1730-1781). While Shohaku sometimes produced paintings of the greatest care and precision, he also worked in a freer style.    Shohaku’s sprawling inscription informs us that the work was painted in a drunken state. The attitude is consistent with a Zen value of freedom from restraint, which is seen in many eighteenth-century works from Kyoto. The painting is about four feet tall, and it was probably painted with a large straw brush.

Keeping on our Daruma theme, here is a standing version by the Kyoto painter Soga Shohaku While Shohaku sometimes produced paintings of the greatest care and precision, he also worked …

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