04 mars 2014

Danish, 2009. By Steffen Dam

Danish, 2009. By Steffen Dam (b.1961) The delicate glass models of jellyfish are encased by and incorporated into glass tubes, giving the appearance of study specimens.heights 20 to 23 cm (8 to 9 in)Each jellyfish is made individually using a wide range of specialist glass making skills. The artist's creative ability together with this mastery of his craft has produced these exquisite and unique creatures.Steffen Dam, precise and analytical, spent the first ten years mastering his craft; blowing, casting and grinding,... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2013

"Art of the Curious: An exhibition of the rare, the bizarre and the beautiful" at Colnaghi, London

Kunstkammer cabinet set up by Georg Laue with treasures from the Renaissance and Baroque.  LONDON - Art of the Curious, an intriguing collaborative exhibition of curiosities of nature and art, will be staged at Colnaghi, 15 Old Bond Street, London, from 2 to 25 October 2013. Colnaghi’s paintings and drawings departments will join forces with Kunstkammer Georg Laue of Munich, the leading gallery specialising in Kunst- and Wunderkammer objects of the Renaissance and Baroque, to show a selection of... [Lire la suite]