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Perfect Symmetry in Finger Art by Judith Braun

Judith Braun, artist from New York, for around a decade creates abstract black and white art pieces with her bare fingers dipped into the charcoal dust. Nothing more, no other traditional equipment used. Complicated patterns and pictures can amaze anyone with their large size and perfect symmetry. “Abstraction keeps the images free to be anything, while the symmetry resolves that fluidity into something, like liquid energy crystallizing. The crystal metaphor is also reflected in the carbon medium of graphite that, under heat and pressure, becomes a diamond. Working within constraints prompts a proliferation of possibilities that self organize into groups and subgroups,… Read more »

Picture of the Day: We Will Finish the Race

Today’s Picture of the Day goes to the Boston Magazine brilliant cover with this touching photographed composition of Boston Marathon’s shoes, shaping a negative-space heart in the middle. Inside the heart, a powerful headline reads, “We Will Finish the Race.” photographer Mitchell Feinberg took this aiming to create an iconic photo of the events. As Boston Magazine editor John Wolfson states, “To me the cover is about two things: perseverance and unity. By itself, each shoe in the photograph is tiny, battered, and ordinary. Together, though, they create something beautiful, powerful, and inspirational. Remove just one shoe and you begin to diminish, in some small… Read more »

Geometric Rooms Installations by Esther Stocker

Esther Stocker, Italian installation artist born in Silandro, Italy, has created a number of minimal geometrical rooms with abstract ambiguities.

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