Archive for September, 2007

Saul Chernick

Written by Valentina on . Posted in art

Saul Chernick

Contemporary ancient drawings by Saul Chernick

Saul Chernick

Saul Chernick

One of the unique purposes of art has been to pictorialize the metaphysical. With great ingenuity and inventiveness artists have sought to render all manner of otherworldly beings, alternate realities, and supernatural phenomena. I am interested in the visual interpretations of such things because they uncover the beliefs and mindset of those who devised them…

Angela Singer

Written by Marica on . Posted in art, installation

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Angela Singer‘s recycled taxidermy…

(thanks Phantasmaphile!)

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Spurts, 2006

” …Angela Singer explores the atavistic notion of the hunt, and its trophies. 

…  Singer’s animal trophies evince an almost unbearable sense of realism as antlers are sawn from heads, and skin and fur ripped away from flesh….Contemporary mythologies of the animal are somehow fused with this sense of imminent mourning, along with a renewed curiosity in animal alterity.”