artLIFE at heavybubble

Welcome to artlife where we post a curated selection of events, exhibitions, workshops, and doings by heavybubble and artists that use our services. Check out the  artist opportunities and events that catch our eye.

postcard image, Stella Untalan :  rhythmic seasons
exhibition
January 8 February 28, 2010

Stella Untalan’s minimalist drawings create unexpected landscapes. Each drawing is a combination of pastel, graphite, and charcoal with rhythmic marks of subtle hue, often escaping their self-imposed grid.

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exhibition still lfe image for Singularity : Gigi Naftzger
exhibition
January 4 February 27, 2010

One way to orient oneself is by quiet, sustained looking.

At first glance one sees color and lots of it. The color fields in Gigi Naftzger's paintings create a restfulness that encourages one to linger, to look longer.

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28/11/2009 - 21/03/2010

Play Van Abbe ia an 18-month programme consisting of exhibitions, projects, performances, lectures and discussions, taking the collection of the Van Abbemuseum as a starting point. Play Van Abbe is subdivided into four parts, each with its own theme.

Part 1, The Game and the Players, begins on Saturday 28 November 2009 and runs until March 2010.In this first part of the 18-month programme Play Van Abbe, the museum focuses on the stories of artists and exhibition makers.

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Our good friend Peter Fraterdeus shared this link to this video of Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. producing 3000 photographs (-ish) prints and  35 handmade books, made over 2 month.

Every aspect of handwork is a joy to watch.

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dream lover by Sue McKee
exhibition
June 11 September 11, 2009

In Your Dreams
June 11 – September 11, 2009
50 Philadelphia artists showcase work related to dreams.

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artwork by Carol Wisker Artist, urban machine, mixed media. 12" x 12"
exhibition
July 8 July 29, 2009

The Legacy of Leonardo
This mult-media exhibition features the work of thirty two artists who are inspired by the life, art, and science of Leonardo daVinci. Carol Wisker received First Honorable Mention for her sculptures interpreting the idea of “machine”, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s many passions.

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Carol Wisker, Kali-ma (detail), mixed media, 27 x 25 X 9 inches, 1994-2009
exhibition
September 9 September 27, 2009

Heavybubble artist Carol Wisker has one of her mixed media pieces in another juried show! Her mixed media piece is named for the Goddess Kali Ma. Kali Ma has many interpretations. Come to the artist reception and chat with Carol about her interpretation.

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Chanthaphone Rajavong, Four Approaches to Paper - An Installation, paper sculpture installation.

The City of Philadelphia’s Art In City Hall exhibition program celebrates its 59th group exhibition for local emerging and professional artists. Paper Works! features the work of 20 Philadelphia area artists working in the medium of paper.

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A video visit to William Kentridge’s studio. You know about his work right? This interview is a bit about his process. Understanding a bit of why he makes these animated films.
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The scale of the installation The Titan and the Fireflies is gigantic, especially when you consider the medium used to create the sculptures – balloons. After seeing this exhibition you'll never think of balloons in the same way. If you have always been amazed by clowns making dogs and hats out of balloons this will be enough to send you into anaphylactic shock.

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Projects Gallery announces a call to artists for its April 2010 juried art exhibition entitled “To Die For”. In conjunction with the NCECA, the exhibition will be co-curated by Judith Schwartz and Jack Thompson and will be on display from March 31 through May 1, 2010 at Projects Gallery in Philadelphia. Eligibility: Open to all [...]
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City Skin 1988 - 2002 : Howard Brunner
exhibition
October 10 December 7, 2009

Brunner’s photos taken between 1988 and 2002 are an exploration of the urban environment. His fascination with the city’s surfaces has produced a breathtaking experience – intimate textures, graphic patterns, and painterly images.

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