Beijing is an amazing city that has been undergoing tremendous growth since its successful bid for the 2008 Olympic Games. You can almost watch it happening before your eyes. It is by far the largest city I have ever visited, and home to a staggering population of approximately 17.5 million people, equivalent to half of the…See More
Begun in 2005 by metalsmith, Parker Brown, Crescent Moon Armoury is a small business dedicated to the continuing craft of historical armour smithing. The majority of its work focuses on historical armour for the modern collectors and martial artists. Each piece is made according to the specific measurements and needs of the individual client. In a modern world that has forgotten the true meaning of "custom made", Crescent Moon Armoury strives to retain, preserve and advance the true craft…See More
The Biennale had a conference component, comprised of a lecture series, a round table discussion, and several scheduled cultural excursions. In the afternoon following the exhibition opening, the conference began with presentations from nine of the artists in the exhibition, and Marie-Jose Van den Hout, owner of Galerie…See More
Thank you for the kind words. I also really enjoy both of your work. I like how you pair such a refined pristine quality with experimental forms and materials. I look forward to seeing more of your work!
This week's conference highlight is the exhibition ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS. The Grand Hand Gallery is pleased to present the work of 4 contemporary jewelry artists, working in a wide range of materials, and each of them…"
The good life that society prescribes -- the untrammeled pursuit of wealth and fame, leisure and consumption -- often leaves some essential part of us malnourished. We may be capable, competent individuals yet find ourselves starved for avenues of engagement that provide more satisfying…See More
On March 15th, 2014 at 1pm there will be a panel discussion focused on the future of art in Los Angeles at Flower Pepper Gallery. The panelists are Mat Gleason (Coagula, Huffington Post, Coagula Curatorial), Marlene Picard (Collector & Picard Pick Art on Facebook), Jim Daichendt (Art Historian & Author of "Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art", "Shepard Fairey Inc."), A.Moret (Editor-in-Chief of Installation Mag), and Khoi Nguyen (Social Media Manager and Director of West Coast for…See More
I think a polymath’s mirror is more of a prism. We look at ourselves and the world in broken partial images. Piecing it all together doesn’t assemble in any ordinary way - or even the same way twice. The trick is making that work to our advantage, or least not be a detriment. I often find myself rattling all the complications and possible directions in my life like dice and throwing them down to see if randomness can make something happen or if I should roll again.Whenever I look back over the…See More