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Ports of Seaweed by Joan Bennàssar

Ports of Seaweed by Joan Bennàssar

The 2016 art project scattered throughout Ca’n Picafort by acclaimed mallorquín artist Bennàssar is being described as the new Ithaca of the Mediterranean. The unknown is being made discoverable through his sculptures, who in return are carved, shaped and caressed by the sea. El Tesoro, Bennàssar’s third Station, an assortment of female figures, is testament …

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Das Licht Josef Thorak Bad Gastein

Das Licht

“Das Licht” by Josef Thorak (1889-1952), a German-Austrian sculptor. Thorak became well-known for his monumental sculptures created under supervision od the Third Reich, who named him one of their chief sculptors. The Denazification process cleared his name and he subsequently established himself in Austria, mainly Salzburg. This sculpture was allegedly bought by Bad Gastein for …

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Dominique Hurth

Sleeping as Protest?

An exploration of Dominique Hurth’s artwork on display at the Württembergischer Kunstverein in Stuttgart, 2019. The Württembergischer Kunstverein in Stuttgart, Germany, emerges, time and time again, as an ambiguous and challenging institution for exhibitions that often protrude to be more exclusive than inclusive. They frequently challenge socio-cultural perceptions, thus demanding the viewers to visually and …

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Innovation or copy? Barry X Ball on show at Tefaf 2019, Maastricht.

Each year Tefaf lures art visitors, vendors, buyers and art enthusiast into its halls in Maastricht. This year the Artist Barry X Ball (California, 1955) with his Masterpiece series, on view at Fergus McCaffrey, emerged as one of the most prominent figures. His artworks were under the most photographed, talked and posted about on social …

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