Ophelia (art) - digital painting of a doll by Barbara Agreste

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Chessboards

..Chessboards -The chessboard is a playground. Visually a floor with no patterns would convey...

Chessboards

The chessboard is a playground. Visually a floor with no patterns would convey the feeling of inconsistency: it could become a slippery floor, one with no reference points, no distinction between near and far, and maybe no clear divide between the sky and the earth.

The checkered floor indicates me precisely where it begins and where it ends, it also makes me recognize any of its irregularities, the lines that cross it make me be sure of bumps and holes, I feel secure on it, and I would definitely better dance with my feet on it rather than choose a one color floor.

 

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Disturb the peace

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disturb.the.peace [angry women]

Can anger be beautiful? Can rage be aesthetic?
The collaborative net-based installation site D/tP disturb the peace [angry women] thinks so. What after all is more powerful than an angry woman but a group of angry women doing art?
The infamous ‘angry young man’ epitomized by the likes of James Dean and Marlon Brando in the cinema of the Fifties hasn’t really been mirrored in a feminine glass.

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Dolls - Ophelia (art, paintings) series by Barbara Agreste