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I attended a marvelous reception at the Opera Gallery titled “KINETIC FIELDS.”

 

Lucia Hwong Gordon, Michelle-Marie Heinemamn, Lauren Lawrence, Barbara Regna

Lucia Hwong Gordon, Michelle-Marie Heinemann, Lauren Lawrence, Barbara Regna

Coming from the Greek Kinein “to move” Kinetic art refers to art that is set in motion. From the early 20th Century, artists have incorporated movement into their art, either with the help of human hand or natural elements such as wind or water and later mechanical engineering.

Opera Gallery : Reception for Kinetic Fields

 

Gilles Dyan

Gilles Dyan

If what we have to know as “Kinetic Art” became a major phenomenon of the late 1950’s, thanks notably to the work of pioneers Alexander Calder and Naum Gabo, the contemporary art scene has continued to explore incorporating movement in Art and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. The exhibition KINETIC FIELDS surveys new technologies available to contemporary Kinetic artists and the evolution these have brought to moving art.

Grimanesa Amoros, Fiona Cibani, Sonia Nassery Cole

Grimanesa Amoros, Fiona Cibani, Sonia Nassery Cole

…..About Opera Gallery

Founded in 1994 by Gilles Dyan, a member of the European Chamber of Expert Advisors in Fine Art ( C.E.C.O.A. )

 

Gilles Dyan, Florence Dyan

Gilles Dyan, Florence Dyan

Opera Gallery Group, now Internationally established with 12 Galleries in the World, is one of the rare International art Gallery networks with locations on several Continents: North America, Europe, Asia, and Middle East.

Florence Dyan, Michelle-Marie Heinemamn, Lauren Lawrence

Florence Dyan, Michelle-Marie Heinemann, Lauren Lawrence

I love this Table Monogold by Yves Klein, completely fabulous….a little gift for myself for Valentines Day?….

Please visit: www.operagallery.com

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Entrepreneur and creator of all things fabulously unique, Tracy Stern presents her newest venture, Skateboard Studio.

May 2015, New York, New York. Skateboard Studio is a collection of artfully designed skateboards inspired by color, art, pop culture,movies,nature and music. Tracy has been fascinated by the artwork and color of skateboards since gradeschool when she became the first female freestyler in her neighborhood.

Not just for the streets, skateboard decks are highly collectible today. “Famous artists like Warhol, Basquait & Damien Hirst are my first collectible skate decks” says Stern. With names like Super Tramp Lava Lamp, Boogie Nights, Studio 54, Peep Show, Spiritual Skater and Film Noir, one can imagine these decks will become collectibles as well.

As if Tracy’s designs weren’t unique enough, she’s enlisted the infamous artist Randy Polumbo to create a limited edition series of boards featuring his inspiring work Lovestream. “Randy’s work (sculpture), his imagination, his mind and his heart, are what made this collaboration a must” says Stern. “I’m inspired by his use of colored glass and beautiful shapes. It’s magical and transports us all to a different planet and takes me to my own garden of Eden.”

As a successful entrepreneur Tracy has cultivated several brands to international status and has appeared in countless international magazines and TV such as Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire and 0, The Oprah Magazine. Tracy writes several national columns on decor trends and entertainment pieces. She received an associate degree from the New York School of Design as well as Received BFA in painting at the University of Tampa. Tracy currently resides in New York City.

Randy’s work has been featured internationally at venues such as Art Basel/Miami Beach and Burning Man, Crocker Art Museum and Museum of Sex, NY. He has been reviewed in the New York Times, New York Magazine, and Art Daily to name a few. Current studio projects include a large penthouse residence turned art installation designed and built from Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory salvage and extensive plants (hydroponic gardens, plant walls, a green roof, and a food garden.) Randy lives and works in New York City and is a graduate of The Cooper Union School of Art.

The boards can be purchased online at www.sk8studio.com. Retail price is $95.00 and $250.00 for Randy’s limited edition versions. T-shirts and matching Adidas are available for purchase as well. Tracy can be seen sporting her gear as she skates through Central Park. And when the summer comes to an end, your board will find a perfect place on the wall as a conversation piece like no other.

Photos by BFA.