Sunday, September 1, 2013

The Lady and the Unicorn The Sight Tapestry 20X30 Art Print









The Lady and the Unicorn (French: La Dame a la licorne) is the modern title given to a series of six tapestries woven in Flanders of wool and silk, from designs "cartoons" drawn in Paris in the late fifteenth century.  The suite, on display in the Musée National de Moyen Age (National Museum of the Middle Ages), is often considered one of the greatest works of art of the Middle Ages in Europe.  Five of the tapestries are commonly interpreted as depicting the five senses - taste, hearing, sight, smell, and touch. The sixth displays the words "A mon Seul Désir" (To my only desire). The tapestry's meaning is obscure, but has been interpreted as representing love or understanding. Each of the six tapestries depicts a noble lady with the unicorn on her left and a lion on her right; some include a monkey in the scene. The tapestries are created in the style of mille-fleurs (meaning: "thousand flowers").


One of our absolute favorites!


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Friday, July 19, 2013

Friday, June 14, 2013

Art Basel - Basel

Art Basel - Basel


Its that time again.  Summer must be just around the corner.

At the intersection of Switzerland, France and Germany.

Enjoy.





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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Theaster Gates: The Rise of an Unconventional Art Star

Theaster Gates: The Rise of an Unconventional Art Star

Theaster Gates believes that good art can rescue bad neighborhoods. Here’s how he has convinced the international art world to buy into his vision.

From The Gang at The Alexander 909 Gallery 




Friday, April 26, 2013

Jürgen Bürgin Photography

Jürgen Bürgin Photography

Our favorite photographer.  Just can't get enough!  Enjoy ....



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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Paolo Soleri, famed architect and Arcosanti creator, dead at age 93

Paolo Soleri, famed architect and Arcosanti creator, dead at age 93 - Phoenix Business Journal

If you are visiting Arizona be sure to put Arcosanti on your list.  We just love everything about it.  Especially the bakery!  We are lucky to have this colony so close to us ....


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Friday, April 5, 2013

Alison Jardine ~ Visual Artist

Alison Jardine ~ Visual Artist

We love her work and hope you will as well.  Take a look?  Worth your time!



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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Billionaire Steve Cohen pays $155m for Picasso's Le Reve

Billionaire Steve Cohen pays $155m for Picasso's Le Reve - Telegraph



The billionaire investor Steve Cohen has bought a painting by Pablo Picasso for a record $155m (£102m) - which had to be repaired after the original owner put his elbow through it.

Monday, March 25, 2013

European Fine Art Fair Maastricht: A behemoth among fairs

European Fine Art Fair Maastricht: A behemoth among fairs - Telegraph

The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, which started at the weekend and is this year showing work by Mostaert, Velázquez and Cézanne, has a reputation for displaying only the highest quality art, says Colin Gleadell.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A Fresh New Year ....


Does anyone else feel the hope, aspiration and energy that the new year brings?  A clean slate.  Plans.  Potential.  New friends!

I love January.  Especially early January.

I hope you do too!

The Very, Very Best to all of you in this brand new year!


All of us at the Alexander 909 Gallery ....