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My paintings consist of large panoramic landscapes depicting isolated moments of the surreal within the context of contemporary culture. These scenes aim to explore and externalize the psychological underpinnings of American society and to question perceptions of reality. My interest is in revealing America as a social landscape and also to reflect an internal space. The placement of fantastical or dreamlike elements in these narratives creates tension between what is familiar and what is distinctively surreal.
Charis Tsevis is an award winning visual designer living and working in Athens,Greece. He holds a Diploma of Graphic Design from the Akademie fur das Grafishe Gewerbe, Munchen and a Master in Visual Design from the Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milano. He manages a modest studio by the name of Tsevis Visual Design in Athens serving clients all over the world.
Former Minnesota State University art professor and artist Lila Hauge Stoffel painted this for the BLOCH ND project.
The depicts the travels of BLOCH thus far and includes North Dakota/North America. Turtle Mountain is represented at the top with the mountain and the turtle. The flags of the USA, Canada, and Mexico are included as well as the Geographical Center of North America monument in Rugby, ND.
Kent Kapplinger (light blue shirt) and Eric Johnson collaborate on a print in the NDSU print making studio.
Both Kapplinger and Johnson work extensively with the Printmaking Education And Research Studio (PEARS), a program that gives artists and educators in the region an opportunity to work with visiting artists from across the world and develop print making skills. Read our story here.
"I believe that every human being has an understanding of art." —Thomas Hirschhorn
Introducing ART21’s new broadcast season—Season 7—premiering October 24 on PBS (in the U.S.). Season 7 features artists Tania Bruguera, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Leonardo Drew, Omer Fast, Thomas Hirschhorn, Elliott Hundley, Katharina Grosse, Graciela Iturbide, Joan Jonas, Wolfgang Laib, Trevor Paglen, and Arlene Shechet.