‘Dead Troops Talk’ Goes for $3.6 Million

Canadian artist Jeff Wall’s famed large-format Dead Troops Talk went for $3.6 million at Christie’s New York this week, making the work the most expensive Canadian photo ever sold at auction. The original estimate was $1.5 to $2 million for the 90  x 164″ work,  Dead Troops Talk (A […]

Frans Muhren’s Joyful Painted Metals

Frans Muhren of Amsterdam likes working in contradictions.  The results are a joy to behold. -Sitting Mummy (green-rust), metal -Four Legs, Four Profiles, metal -Silhouettes, metal sculpture -Dead Men Walking, plastic, moulded skulls on moulded legs -Streamer 2, iron -Corporate Identity I, three painted neckties in the wind, […]

The Critically Acclaimed Whimsy of Los Carpinteros

The Havana-based art collective Los Carpinteros (The Carpenters) has created some of the most important work to emerge from Cuba in the past decade. The duo merges architecture, design, and sculpture in unexpected and often humorous ways, as in these examples of their work. Los Carpinteros website, here. […]

Andrea Dezsö – Porcelain

Andrea Dezsö’s superb porcelain art is only a tiny percentage of her extensive body of widely recognized work.  But these sketchbook plates and porcelain tiles called out to be posted. You can go to her website here, to see more exceptional work, including drawing, artist’s books, cut paper, […]