favorites from bologna’s international artefiera 2014

ARTEFIERA, the annual international exhibition of contemporary and modern art is happening this weekend in Bologna, January 24-27, 2014. The fair has gotten smaller in recent years, surely due to the continuing economic status also affecting the art world. Although there is a section of under-30 artists, the air seems less experimental (in both theme… Read More favorites from bologna’s international artefiera 2014

old tintypes, new jewelry

Update: since I made this post, I was corrected by experts that the images pictured above are actually tintypes (more specifically known as ferrotypes), not daguerreotypes. The development processes are entirely different. In fact, daguerreotypes are positive images on silver-plated copper sheets. Ferrotypes use the Collodion technique — images exposed on an emulsion-laquered dark iron… Read More old tintypes, new jewelry