Women and Shoes – The Concept in Conceptual Art

No, it’s not about Imelda Marcos (you still remember her?). Or Princess Diana, who probably made Jimmy Choo’s career by ordering dozens of pairs of his exceedingly comfortable flats in all different colors.

The shoes I am thinking of are used by artists Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Colombia) and Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929, Japan)

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Do Scientists See Art?

I examine the art piece for specific elements significant to a particular artist – brush stroke, clor, manner and favorite shapes.                                                                                    

                –  Elizabeth Kubicki, participant  in  MIT Physics  Department Hallway Art Quiz.     

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A Baroque Splendor – In-A-Gada-Da-Vida

This spring 2004 exhibition in Tate Britain is a triumph of beauty and horror.  And if beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so is horror.  It follows then that beauty and horror can be one and  the same thing – and so it goes in this garbled Garden of Eden.

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