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A2 Beckett

At first glance, A2 Beckett feels like a 19th century gothic. The angled stroke endings on some of the characters remind me of the very condensed styles of Venus. But its construction and details give it a very contemporary look. It doesn’t feel “retro.” I love the lowercase ‘g’. It’s not as common to see [...]
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Rare Work by 19th Century Javanese Artist Raden Saleh to be Offered at Christie's

Arts : Artdaily (5 years ago)

HONG KONG.- An extremely rare work by the celebrated 19th century Javanese artist Raden Sarief Bustaman Saleh will lead the sale of Christie?s Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art in Hong Kong on 30 May. Titled Javanese lands... Read Post

First-caliber antique Oriental rugs, important contemporary art highlight eclectic interior design

Arts : Artdaily (9 months ago)

While prices for 15th-18th century historic Oriental rugs are only recently approaching the level of comparable contemporary works of art, collectors and aficionados have long been accumulating first-caliber 19th century Persian and... Read Post

'Haiti: Two Centuries of Artistic Creation' on view at the Grand Palais

Arts : Artdaily (last month)

This exhibition focuses on Haitian art from the 19th century to the present day. Constructed around a core of contemporary works, some produced specifically for the event, it presents the highlights of Haitian art history in a non c... Read Post


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