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“Young Belgian art and architecture duo Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout van Vaerenbergh of Gijs Van Vaerenbergh have created a steel labyrinth for the C-Mine Art Center in Genk, Belgium. The C-Mine Art Center is a former coal mine[…]  The maze encompasses one kilometer of paths within its 5-meter-high steel walls. As visitors meander through the corridors, geometric cut-outs reveal views of the surroundings and serve as points of orientation along the way.”

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“Nancy Lorenz combines a deep understanding of Post-War abstraction with a reverence for the craft and materials of traditional Asian art. Lorenz lived in Tokyo for five years, where she absorbed the idea that luxurious materials, such as mother-of-pearl inlay, lacquer, and gold leaf, can be used in a painterly way…”

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“…Uldalen is a self-taught artist whose creative production revolves around classic figurative painting, presented in a contemporary manner. Henrik explores the dark sides of life, nihilism, existentialism, longing and loneliness, juxtaposed with fragile beauty. The atmosphere in his subject matter is often presented in a dream or limbo-like state, with elements of surrealism…”

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“A provocative blend of lyricism and scientific scrutiny, perhaps the most exciting aspect of Johnson’s photography is that it tugs photography away from the gravitational pull of Euclidean documentation–which has dominated the field since its beginnings–and prods it towards new and ambitious aesthetic and intellectual goals”. — Christopher Finch

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Artist: Jay Mark Johnson    Sources: becauseimaddicted, jaymarkjohson.com

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“What I’m looking for in reflections are perfect composition and aesthetic pleasure. Sometimes reflections give a unique, aquarelle-like look to the picture. Sometimes they make the image look futuristic and incredible.”

by Joanna Lemanska.  reblogged from here.