Over the course of the next few issues, I’ll be sharing the results of my students’ hard work in Siena. They dreamed up these beautiful images with the help of Italian photographer Christian Brogi, who has shot for Italian Vogue and National Geographic. The vintage fashion is courtesy of Siena boutique Aloe & Wolf.
This photograph was shot on location in Siena at Fontebranda, a thirteenth century fountain cited by Dante in his Inferno.
—Erin Habes, Spree fashion editor
Photographer: Christian Brogi
Director: Erin Habes
Assistant: Barbara Latini
Model: Lila Jones
Stylists: JaLisa Conyers, Jada Washington, Shayla Pratt, and Keith White
I love how the photographer is celebrating “relationship” in this image for the Strong Women assignment – and how the story of relationship here is more nuanced than a hug. These 3 women really know each other and in my experience, cultivating relationships is one of the strongest (and most beautiful) aspects of being a woman. Bravo.
The best pictures from URBAN 2016 Photo Awards will begin their “tour” of international exhibition previews around Europe on August.
Exhibits will be held in Poland (Krakow, Warsaw and Łódź), Hungary (Budapest), Germany (Berlin), Slovenia (Koper) and Italy (Trieste). http://urban.dotart.it/
Selezionati i BBF (Anna Benedetto, Christian Brogi, Veronica Finucci) per esporre a Mostra la Rocca, esposizione internazionale di arte contemporanea.
“Mostra la Rocca..” ringrazia tutti gli artisti che hanno partecipato ad arTcontest_2015.Agli artisti che non sono stati selezionati esprime un sincero apprezzamento per i progetti presentati con la speranza e l’augurio di ritrovarli protagonisti nell’edizione 2016.Agli artisti vincitori invia, con le meritate felicitazioni, un caloroso arrivederci a Roccatederighi per vivere insieme una rassegna d’arte la più interessante e gioiosa possibile. Ancora grazie e saluti creativi a tutti.
Benedetto Anna (progetto: “Saprai di sale”)
Bettega Giacomo Jah (progetto: “Insieme si possono fare grandi cose”)
Brogi Cecilia (progetto: “Nuvola di farfalle”
Lorusso Carmela (progetto: “Trasformazione”)
Tondelli Giulia (progetto: “Lassù”)
La Commissione selezionatrice è stata composta da:
Renato Pisani – artista ed organizzatore di Mostra La Rocca
The competition is open to artists from all over the world. Artists must be 18 years old or older.Media Accepted are: painting, sculpture, installation, p
Christian Brogi, Winner of CALL FOR BUSHWICK 2015
Title of the Contest: The Rebirth of Wonder
Giorgio Vasari, the founder of modern art history, devotes his “Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects” to an endeavor beyond mere historiography. Vasari analyses the nature of art itself by describing in language bellissimo the arts of the Renaissance. He comes once and again on his reasoning to the sense of wonder, of amazement, of awe. The arts are products of genius, wonders of the Nature that resembles itself. Marvels that are recognized by an unequivocal sense of wonder. One who stands in front of The School of Athens “has great reason to marvel, for it amazes all who behold it”, the eminent Raffaello da Urbino was “left marveling and amazed” in presence of Leonardo’s works. Even when he describes the contribution of the patrons of the arts such as Lorenzo de Medici, the Magnificent, Vasari says that he put the means “to amaze the world”.
What do we really know five hundred years after Vasari’s book of wonder and awe? Although several theorists have attempted to define awe and related states, empirical studies of awe are almost non-existent. The scientific community has been taking the “sense of wonder”, more and more in consideration. In 1992 Paul Ekman posited that awe may be a distinct emotion. Recent work has documented a distinct facial expression for awe (Shiota, Campos, & Keltner, 2003), and has provided preliminary data on the personality variables associated with dispositional awe-proneness (Shiota, Keltner, & John, 2006). But it is still very difficult to find agreement on a description of this emotion, in part because the elicitors are so diverse, and the emotion’s function is unclear (Lazarus, 1991).
The most important study about this sense of wonder is “Approaching awe, a moral, spiritual, and aesthetic emotion.” By Keltner and Haidt in 2003. They support a vision of “awe” characterized by two features: perceptual vastness and need for accommodation. They understand vastness, of course, in a wide sense. A stimulus may convey vastness in physical space, in time, in number, in complexity of detail, in ability, even in volume of human experience. What is critical is that the stimulus dramatically expands the observer’s usual frame of reference in some dimension or domain, and that expansion of the frame of reference makes cognitive accommodation necessary.
From this point of view, the one of a contemporary Vasari, Art is what shakes you out of the frame you see the world through, and demands you to change, rethink, relocate, and awe in reverence at the vastness of this world.
hotography,net art, video, mixed media, design, light art, new media art, comics, drawing, collage, pottery, digital art, printmaking and sound installation.Each artist can send a maximum of three artworks.
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THE ART DIARY, ART JOURNAL, VISUAL JOURNAL
„Every artists creates his own journal/ diary, that transposes his physical state of mind and embodies a part of his soul constantly influenced by specific moments in life“ ( Dorothea Fleiss)
The 3nd European International Book Art Biennale
September 2014 in MOSKOW, RUSSIA
Organisers of the EIBAB :D. Fleiss & East West Artists e. V. Stuttgart,Author and curator of the 3nd European International BOOK ART BIENNALE:
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Elena Pavlova (Potanina), Galina Maltseva, Elena Yablochkina, Vasily Vlasov, Petr Perevezentsev, Viktoria Barvenko, Mikhail Molochnikov, Natalia Sineva, Natalia Smolianskaja, Inna Grinchel, Georgy Kovenchuk, Alexej Parygin, Valery Korchagin, Mikhail Pogarsky, Svetlana Nikolskaja, Valery Burov, Anatoly Pestov, Elena Fedorova, Alexander Limarev, Svetlana Pestskaja, Nikolaj Kraschin, Oleg Smirnov, Vera Atkarskaja, Kira Matissen, Alla Emily, Rodion Chernievsky, Viktor Lukin, Viktor Goppe, Andrey Rybakov, Eduard Kulemin.
Anna Benedetto, Veronika Finucci, Christian Brogi, Claudia Nachtigall, Orecchia Pierangela, Alvaro, Andrea Talmelli, Evelina Schatz, Claudio Granaroli, Antonella Prota Giurleo, Micaella Tornaghi, Daniela Dente
Vasinca Monica, Mirela Traistaru, Stefan Balog, Elena Cristea, Angneta Cismasiu, Poti Orsolya, Karoly Zöld Gyongyi, Andor Komives, Raluca Ghideanu, Marilena Preda Sanc
Jussara Pires, Leci Bohn, Vera Presotto, There Reis, Mara Caruso, Neiva Mattioli Leite, Bete Domingos, Tania Luzzatto, Maria do Carmo Toniolo Kuhn, Jeanete Ecker Kohler, Maria Darmeli Araujo, Jane Godoy, Therezinha Fogliato Lima, Ieda Mariano, Sirlei Caetano, Jane Balconi, Luiza Gutierrez, Eny Herbst, Maria Julieta Damasceno Ferreira, Gralha Azul group.