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Installation Artist Chiharu Shiota

I’m an installation artist and I’m often asked, “Just what is an installation?” Some people think it means I create window installations for stores while others think it means I’m some type of building contractor. Attempting to clear things up, … Continue reading

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Color As Signature

Nearly every artist uses color in their work but for some artists color has special significance. Here are two artists whose use of this design element is so important that it is almost impossible to discuss their work without mentioning … Continue reading

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A Visit to an Exhibition: Mildred Howard at the Richmond Art Center

Just got back from seeing the exhibition Mildred Howard: Spirit and Matter at the Richmond Art Center in Northern California. I thought I would write solely about her work but what really struck me was the response of the other … Continue reading

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Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

I’ve long been fascinated by artists who transform everyday objects. What a wonderful way to move through the world, everywhere you look there’s a potential work of art. In the installation “Gathering Dust,”  the artist Donald Lipski pinned thousands of … Continue reading

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