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When musing on the subject of crystals, our mind is bombarded with a number of thoughts, from the metaphysical to the healing powers of this iridescent stone. A mysterious aura surrounds these miracles of nature which can come in a myriad of forms and colours.
And they said it wouldn’t last! They said that the printed word would become redundant, it would outgrow its usefulness as the growing number of online publications gained popularity.
In the cavernous space which once housed the Athens Stock Exchange in Sofokleous Street, in the heart of the city, a unique event is currently underway. The 4th Athens Biennale 2013 AGORA Week could not have a better location in which to hold a forum which explores the alternatives to a state of bankruptcy.
A recent death defying trend which began in Russia, is the scaling of towering structures with the intent and purpose of taking photographs from these lofty heights. Known as Skywalkers, the devil may care characters occasionally end up in jail during the course of their endeavors
60 exhibitions, 700 artists, both Greek and international, with more than 1500 works of art scattered around 88 city blocks. The numbers alone are impressive.
A fun collection of portraits depicting many of the international stars of architecture, past and present, is the subject of Archipix by Barcelona based Italian graphic artist, Federico Babina.
A sculptural installation entitled ‘Baitogogo’ by the Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira is currently on show at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Exhibiting a powerful identity, it dominates the space as an intricate mass of gnarled roots and branches emerging from the geometric infrastructure of the gallery...
Visitors to the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the world’s greatest annual motoring events held in the grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England, were greeted by a massive sculpture created by artist and designer Gerry Judah. No stranger to the genre of public artwork...
One of three exhibits at the Venice Art Biennale 2013 by pioneering Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, was Bang, an installation which occupied a large bare space, where its sprawling sculptural mass was composed of 885 three legged stools, handcrafted by Chinese carpenters.
Currently on display in the Centraal Museum in Utrecht is a bright blue arched sculptural installation designed by the Amsterdam based practice of Rietveld Landscape. Made of foam, the vast floor to ceiling piece dominates and alters the energy of the space...