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‘Tough’ art by Wolf Kahn

April 14, 2010 Art in Interiors

Wolf Kahn has come to be widely considered the premier landscape painter in America. Color is Wolf Kahn’s signature and he says this about his work: this is my primary interest. I am always trying to get to the danger point, where color either becomes too sweet or too harsh; too noisy or too quiet. Always striving to keep his art ‘tough’ and to keep an ‘edge’, Wolf Kahn makes landscape paintings with unmatched luminosity. Read More

The Art of Handbuilt

April 1, 2010 Art in Interiors

Valéria’s art is all carefully hand-built and fired in her own kilns. Her work is strongly influenced by her origins in Brazil and is frequently based on natural and organic forms and geometric shapes. Her process explores the relationship between sculpture, architecture and surface. Repeated sequences can frequently be found in her works juxtaposed with idiosyncratic hand made parts. Much of her recent works have been made from porcelain rather than stoneware which Valéria manipulates to appear defiantly weightless. Read More


February 25, 2010 Art in Interiors

Grand Prix anorak Kristin Baker paints for the thrill of the moment. Encouraged by her love of automotive racing, her large-scale abstractions appropriate every essence of high-octane drive. Suggesting the view from a Formula 1 car, Washzert Suisse advances with split-second tension: planes of translucent hues overlap as fragments of speeding light, freezing adrenaline rush as an aesthetic sublime. Using the unlikely subject of mechanical perfection as a metaphor for painting, Baker’s work explores the limits of commitment, focus, and endurance, her canvases poetically capturing an ambience of glamour and spirituality. Read More

No aesthetic compromises

February 4, 2010 Art in Interiors

Olaf Hajek is one of the world’s most successful illustrators. His colorful work is infused with a folkloristic naivety and freshness and can be seen in publications such as The New York Times, in advertisements for companies such as Bacardi and even on postage stamps. Despite the diversity of his clientele, Hajek makes no aesthetic compromises. His characteristic style of “magic realism” is what makes his work appealing to a broad audience and range of clients. Read More

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