Category Archives: Art

Le Laboratoire

Le Laboratoire is a playground of ideas where science meets art or art meets science. Advertisements

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Beili Liu

Yesterday’s post on Akiko Ikeuchi‘s thread volumes reminded me of Beili Liu, who almost stole the show at ArtPrize last year. (ArtPrize is a curious new Annual Grand Rapids phenomenon that I’ll write about when it comes to town again)

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Akiko Ikeuchi

Akiko Ikeuchi creates vast delicate geometric volumes out of knotted thread.

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Warren Seelig: University of Lexington

Warren Seelig sent these images of the work he and Sherrie Gibson installed at the University of Lexington just last week. This was too good not to share.

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Oslo Opera House Curtains

To be honest, my appreciation of Opera is limited to Looney Tunes parodies and Fitzcarraldo‘s obsession with bringing Enrico Caruso to Peru. I make my annual Valentines day trip to the Opera, but never really have been a super huge … Continue reading

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Sheila Hicks: 50 Years

Being a textile blog, I would be remiss to not mention this show. THIS retrospective almost requires a trip back to Philadelphia. Sheila Hicks is a Sculptor working in the medium of Fiber. She took a wrapping technique that I … Continue reading

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Sol Lewitt: Recent Installations

I’ve been an uncomfortable fan of Sol Lewitt ever since I discovered him in college. I’d pour through his catalogs and books, enjoying the way he created systems and worked them through to the end. The books were intimate looks … Continue reading

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