28 Feb 2024
visual arts
Culture What's on: Stockholm

Art Transcending Boundaries

We hope that social, gender and national boundaries imbue those within a sense of cohesion, but then there is always the bird in its golden cage. And we assume those kept out often struggle for acceptance, but community norms would never continually evolve to yet higher planes on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs if the givens […]

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Transcend Vulnerability: Early Autumn’s Art

As artificial intelligence sits poised to ‘compete’ with us for the spaces in societies we have inhabited in a solar system ever so vulnerable to almost uncontrollable cosmic interference, the fragility of our very psychological and physical existence bears sharply on our daily living – be it mundane routines as dancers go about their rehearsals […]

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Art Selfies To End Summer

Summer is when we enjoy a jaunt in the park most; especially when sublime clay sculptures are magically placed amongst the woods for our children and the child in us to discover… a definite time for engaging in fantasy worlds where life is dreamlike, ethereal and surreal… one ever worthy of a selfie moment for […]

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Summery Art: Surprise, Surprise!

We are always glad that there is the cliché selection of summer art shows – the lovely, the colourful, the pleasant never ceases to delightfully surprise. And so there are a few galleries selected for just this very promise. But then there are the exhibitions this summertime that unexpectedly amaze: one creatively displays how yards […]

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Artistic Queries Worth Meditating On

As the previous art exhibitions picked raised more questions than offered answers, the current listed selection of shows eclectically broadens the ‘interrogations’. Within the sphere of innovation, they query language’s limitations in defining abstraction and if that could diminish our pleasure in the abstract. They make us conscious of how our perception changes when a well-loved […]

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Art’s Present Signifiers

As art history’s methods and mediums unsurprisingly continue to crucially influence the art crafted today, so too does the cultural – be it popular culture with its movie stars and footballers, or of its differences from that treasured by remote people living in equally exotic places or in divergent social pockets in each society. What […]

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Art’s Associated Values

As art makers individualistically strive to create new possibilities, new forms, new twists, new perspectives, new futures; uncommon not thought of and even mysterious associations are either repetitively or uniquely explored, repositioned and recombined; shifting from a return to the familiar to an adventurous life rendered ever so foreign – all achieved without the slightest […]

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The Artful Promise of Spring

  I don’t know about you, but the burst of first buds always refreshes hope anew for not just novel ways of seeing and doing. It wholeheartedly pledges an originality that betters those that have come before; catalyzing and spreading the ignited complexities of positive synergies and emotions – even tears shed are those of […]

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Art Exhibitions Picked For May

May’s selection of art exhibitions focuses on European and American artists, from covering significant western art movements that have taken place over the recent couple of centuries to what art makers on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are creating and setting trends today.   Finnish-born Juri Markkula’s art, while immediately fascinating, soon turn enigmatic […]

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