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Nick Bush

Painter and Teacher in Newhaven

Newhaven: Modernism by the seaside

CREATED ON MARCH 09, 2017
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Artist Nick Bush has set up his studio by Newhaven’s west beach in the Old History Museum. He presents a selection of paintings inspired by the town.

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A Modernist Against Modernism

BY YOHAN MEDHANKA
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Yohan Medhanka, an impressive self-taught artist shows how life provides inspiration for his art, and then suddenly, everybody becomes a teacher to his art.

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21st Century History Painter

BY SANDOW BIRK
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY ON MAR 24, 2015

Artist Sandow Birk work includes painitngs and woodblock prints. He is influenced by nineteen century European romantic painting which he layers with hip-hop culture and his art evolves from fictional history to real history painting. His themes are current events, the war in Iraq. His last project was a creation of illuminated manuscript based on traditional islamic manuscripts.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 27th 2015.

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Hyper modernism

BY HERIBERTO IBARRA
@ VOL 11 ON OCT 10, 2015

Hypermodernism thru the eyes of a binational photographer. Two countries, three states, two cities merged into one persona. Traveling thru countries is an everyday thing when living in a diverse border town full of color, flavor and a distinctive separation; photographing it becomes necessary to capture as much as possible to bring the hypermodernism of ones eye.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Modernism

BY JASON NEISES
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

"Is beauty definable?"

Modern design can sometimes be difficult to understand, but  In How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Modernism at PechaKucha Night Dubuque Vol. 7 Jason Neises challenges us to find the beauty and meaning in Modern architecture and think about how we can preserve our precious "Modern" heritage.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 4th, 2017.

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Oil painting

BY DI WU
@ VOL 35 ON MAR 22, 2018

What is the importance of having a hobby, especially in modern life? For Di Wu the practice of oil painting allowed him to observe interesting phenomena and reinvent himself.

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Mendelsohn

BY RON WOOD
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 18, 2019

Ron Wood, who is a volunteer at the De La Warr Pavilion, presents the work of one of the two architects behind the design of the building: Erich Mendelsohn.

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Evil Modernism

BY ASHOT SNKHCHYAN
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 10, 2019

Where do positive movie characters live vs negative characters? And how does media shape our perception of modern architecture?

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Artist Casey Chalem Anderson

BY CASEY CHALEM ANDERSON
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2019

Casey Chalem Anderson, a native of New York City, has been creating oil paintings of the Hamptons landscape since she moved to Sag Harbor in 1990. Anderson "makes paintings to bring a sense of tranquility and calm to the people who view them.”

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Everything is Abstract

BY ERIC FREEMAN
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2019

Eric Freeman is an artist based in New York City. Freeman was born in Brooklyn. He paints on linen with oils, creating abstract landscapes which reference Color Field painting and optical illusions.