Speaking very generally and just of figurative art: sculpture creates a world around itself, and painting creates a world inside itself.
SALEM, Mass. — The Dutch East India Company wrested control of the Asian spice trade from the Spanish and Portuguese, went on to own virtually all of Indonesia, and monopolized trade with Japan for 200 years.
SALEM, Mass. — When Europeans first tasted sugar during the Crusades, they immediately begged for more.
SALEM, Mass. — Do not walk into Native Fashion Now expecting fringes and buckskin.
For over two decades, Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been designing kinetic sculptures of large, skeletal creatures that shuffle across beaches, powered solely by the wind.