SCULPTORS OF PAPER PORCELAIN
In art, one thinks of sculptures in traditional media such as marbles and metals, but I’d like to introduce 4 artists who’s work is in pottery, cold-pressed porcelain and the fragile beauty of paper. [Read more...]
Poppy Melia (Dublin, 1966) is an Irish artist with an international sensibility and presence. in 1989, after graduating from the national college of art and design, she spent a year painting on the Polynesian islands with her mother and sister. on returning to europe her debut solo exhibitions in London and in Dublin were critical and commercial triumphs. since then, Poppy has traveled and painted throughout the world, drawing inspiration from sojourns in Nepal, China, New Zealand, North America and Europe, in particular, Tuscany where she has summered with her family since early childhood. [Read more...]
Re-enchanting reality is the way artist Paula Braconnot describes as the main drive behind her art.
Every piece is about giving back to others this dimension of wonder, dream & excitement.
When we are young we have no problem with the world being a mysterious & fantastic place but somehow, with adulthood, the world seems to "shrink" and lose its colors. [Read More...]
BRITISH DESIGN and the ARTS and CRAFTS MOVEMENT
There are a few great things I love about the arts and crafts movement in Britain. I discovered the first when I walked through the doors of Liberty of London and found an Aladdin's cave of
Fabrics, furniture, fashion and homewares in the most amazing Tudor revival building. [Read More...]
INTRODUCING JÜRGEN BIRCHLER, MAîTRE OF FLEURS AND MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER
Jurgen was born in Leipzig in 1956 and received his early education in zug.
He completed his training as a flower designer in Zurich and bad godesberg, and proceeded to win a reputation for his skill as a floral designer.
Among the awards, Jürgen has received is 1st place in the European cup in Bergen,
4th place of the Interflora world cup in Hamburg junior winner of the Stockholm “mästerskapet.
The shop Bellefleur opened in Zug in 1988 is known far beyond the country's borders. [Read More...]