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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Rio’s Tiled Treasure

Walking up the steps of Selarón’s staircase (Escadaria Selarón) in Rio de Janeiro was like ascending into a fantastical mosaic-tiled heaven. During a recent trip to Brazil, I found the land to be abundant with hidden slices of passionate art and wistful design that I could discover in every shop, neighborhood and street. I stayed […]

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Suspended Chaos

I love how sculpture & installation artist, Sandrine Pelletier juxtaposed a horse’s inherent grace and strength with chaotic, haphazard figure lines. These beauties are suspended wool coated with black latex and tar, giving off a feeling of transparent, melting bodies. The skeletal frames first hung in a Geneva gallery in 2009, yet five years later […]

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