Tag Archives: outdoor sculpture

are gargoyles the next art collecting trend?

In a world where movies and television are fixated on vampires, zombies and other unearthly creatures, I may have just found the next “BIG” art collecting trend – gargoyles!   The gargoyle has never really received the respect it’s due.  … Continue reading

sculptural steel artwork adds a wow factor to your home

This past spring I was lucky enough to have an all access visit to Frieze, the contemporary art show in New York.  Now even months after the show, one artist that has stayed with me is Loris Cecchini (b.1969), a … Continue reading

stuck in the french countryside with nothing to do? here’s a suggestion

image credit: E. Sander for Domaine de Chaumont-Sur-Loire, France. The International Garden Festival on the grounds of the majestic 15th-century Chateau de Chaumont-sur-Loire in France has been around since 1992.  I had the pleasure to attend several years back and … Continue reading

channeling a contemporary picasso, miro and calder – the work of aaron curry

image credit: Aaron Curry, courtesy MichaelWerner Gallery, New York Perhaps better known to the average person for his monumental outdoor sculptures recently gracing parks in Dallas, New York and Paris, Texas-born but LA-based Aaron Curry (b. 1972) only delved into … Continue reading

Château la Coste – an art and architecture walk in Provence

Today I’m over at MODENUS where as a contributing editor I’m writting about a relatively new and lovely, lovely contemporary art and architecture al fresco walk amongst the vineyards of Château la Coste, a wonderful 17thcentury property north of Aix-en-Provence. I encourage you to take a … Continue reading

Arturo Berned and his strong geometric sculpture

I always like to incorporate sculpture into the art collections of my clients because it can make a space more unique.  This art form, unlike fine art, is meant to be touched, handled and appreciated 360 degrees, which for centuries … Continue reading

the underwater art-world of Jason de Caires Taylor

 Cancún, México   This past New Year, I had the good fortune to dive around the waters of Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc off Cancún in México in search of the legendary lost city of Atlantis. Truth be told, what … Continue reading