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 H.R. GigerH.R. Giger by The Ovi Team
Hans Rudolf \'Ruedi\' Giger, born in Chur, Grisons Canton, Switzerland, 5 February 1940 – 12 May 2014, is a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor, and set designer, who won an Academy A
 Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse by The Ovi Team
23 July 2011; with her gravelly voice and eclectic style, Amy Winehouse, 27, who was found dead in London, won comparison with some of the great female singers such as Sarah Vaughn and Nina Simone. But like another great singer, Janis Joplin, s
 The Works of Arman NobariThe Works of Arman Nobari by Arman Nobari
I come from a very culturally mixed background and upbringing, with stories of my relatives escaping Iran in the 70\'s, or experiencing racism in the United States during this same time. Many of my pieces attempt to interact with the dialogue between c
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 Projects #2Projects #2 by Uzeyir Lokman Cayci
Uzeyir Lokman Cayci continues with his second artistic project.  
 Nature lessons #1Nature lessons #1 by Roland Helerand
“Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.”  -
John Burroughs Ovi magazine is proud to present Roland Helerand’
 Stream of consciousnessStream of consciousness by Dr. Emine Koseoglu
Can “stream of consciousness” be borrowed from literature and be adapted to drawing? To get the answer, pick up a song and start a quick sketching session. Both by concentrating on paper and leaving your hand free at the
 The BoatThe Boat by The Ovi Team
Our very own Thanos Kalamidas participates in an art event with theme “the
 The Archibald in the YarraThe Archibald in the Yarra by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
As one moves into Yarra country in Victoria, Australia, the sight of a tamed environment is everywhere.  As the wineries start making an appearance as dots of civilized behaviour to water the thirsty, the mood is an appropriately cultured one
 A Hope, Wish, and Dream Come TrueA Hope, Wish, and Dream Come True by Melanie Rose White
 Family PortraitsFamily Portraits by Richard Stanford
One day, or night, someone in each of these farmhouses sealed the windows, closed the curtains, looked around the empty rooms, stepped out the front door and locked it shut.   They turned and walked away, leaving behind the laughter o
 Gangbang Parties and Domina RoomsGangbang Parties and Domina Rooms by Lilika Ruby
Those of you who’ve been reading Art + Sex will recognize t
 Ovi Promotes: Art Exhibition in Vantaa, FinlandOvi Promotes: Art Exhibition in Vantaa, Finland by The Ovi Team
 Sex, swinging and the need to secedeSex, swinging and the need to secede by Lilika Ruby
Earlier this year, Swiss artist Christoph Büchel installed a
 Art + Sex: Lace Panties, White Cube (aka: Naked in the Museum)Art + Sex: Lace Panties, White Cube (aka: Naked in the Museum) by Lilika Ruby
Before I went to Art School, I went to the Kemper Museum. Hanging in one of the two main galleries was a group photography exhibit. I remember one photograph quite clearly. It was on the far wall – a temporary, movable wall, which you’
 H. Helmy GalleryH. Helmy Gallery by H. Helmy
H. Helmy began painting when his niece and nephew asked him how a graphic he had designed on the computer would look on canvas. He bought art supplies, started painting, and hasn’t looked back. His love of nature serves as the source of his in
 Menu FretinMenu Fretin by Uzeyir Lokman Cayci
Uzeyir Lockman Cayci makes poetry with his graphics, moves feeling with his drawing and he sketches life with ink. Visit his Art Exhibition in the pages of Ovi Magazine, HERE and enjoy his latest creations.
 In My Dreams It Was SimplerIn My Dreams It Was Simpler by Tolulope Popoola
 CigarettesCigarettes by Shavarsh Palabikian
This is a photo-story to show the harm that cigarettes cause in a rather soft and delicate manner. It is presented not in the ways we got used to: a doctor holding lungs over a human body deeply cut in the thorax, where the pathologist shows th
 Antonis Anagnostou RomaniaAntonis Anagnostou Romania by The Ovi Team
The Ovi magazine proudly presents Antonis Anagnostou, the last addition to the Ovi Team. Antonis Anagnostou was born and raised in Athens, Greece and he has had a great interest in photography since he was 17 and naturally followed his photogra
 Mari Hokkanen's photographyMari Hokkanen's photography by The Ovi Team
Ovi magazine is proud to present the work of Mari Hokkanen and invite you to visit her extraordinary exhibition in Motellet, Annankatu 10, from February 4th until March 3rd. And the best way to introduce an artistic work is to let the artist ta
 Mediterraneo: an Italian Film Still Worth WatchingMediterraneo: an Italian Film Still Worth Watching by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 The Platonic ShutterThe Platonic Shutter by Isa Silva
Isa Silva was born in 1987, and is finally of Fine Arts in Lisbon, Portugal. Drinking from the cinematographic origins and their atmospheres, an androgynous and fragile vision of the world is pretend the capture of an essence and of an abandoned atmosp
 Ars Fennica AwardsArs Fennica Awards by Johnny Milner
Ars Fennica, the most prestigious art award on the Finnish cultural calendar will be announced today (November 19th) at Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. Selected by Vincente Todoli (director of Tate Modern), the winner will be awarded a sizea
 When Now Meets Then: Art ExhibitionWhen Now Meets Then: Art Exhibition by The Ovi Team
When Now Meets Then… AND WHEN THANOS KALAMIDAS MET AMIR KHATIBAn exhibition that combines paintings, installations, cartoons, creations and ideas.
 Surreally stimulating in HelsinkiSurreally stimulating in Helsinki by Thanos Kalamidas
The names Marcel Duchamp, René Magritte, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Giorgio de Chirico, Joan Mirό and Jackson Pollok are just some names that I picked randomly from a very long list of artists that have one thing in common: they all be
 Woodstock Festival 1969Woodstock Festival 1969 by Thanos Kalamidas
Woodstock was not just a music festival, it was and still is a generation's symbol. It was the American May, it was the Vietnam War, it was the cold war, it was the beginning and the end of the American dream! Woodstock
 Heringa/van Kalsbeek - ExhibitionHeringa/van Kalsbeek - Exhibition by The Ovi Team
 Nunobark #3Nunobark #3 by Nunobark
Nunobark (27) is a Lisbon-based illustrator, artist, graphic designer... and proud father. He was the founder of several fanzines, maintains the Public Secret Blog.
 Uzeyir Lokman Cayci: ExhibitionUzeyir Lokman Cayci: Exhibition by Uzeyir Lokman Cayci
A presentation of some of the work created by Uzeyir Lokman Cayci.For the full Uzeyir Lokman Cayci
 La Galleria Devanna a Bitonto: Un Nuovo Gioiello del Patrimonio Artistico d'ItaliaLa Galleria Devanna a Bitonto: Un Nuovo Gioiello del Patrimonio Artistico d'Italia by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Quest’annuncio sull’apertura del Museo Devanna a Bitonto è stato già publicato sulla rivista internazionale Ovi in inglese. Vorrei ripublicarla in italiano in omaggio a quegli amici e parenti italiani che non leggono l’
 The Museum Devanna in Bitonto, Puglia: A New Jewel in Italy's Artistic PatrimonyThe Museum Devanna in Bitonto, Puglia: A New Jewel in Italy's Artistic Patrimony by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Catia Coias returnsCatia Coias returns by Cátia Cóias
Sheep with different colours (but all sheep), a gag ("don't do this, don't do that") limiting our freedom, a body which is a home and a home which is an abandoned body, other bodies suspended, jumping or falling over vertical
 EU-MAN Gallery: Open Every DayEU-MAN Gallery: Open Every Day by The Ovi Team
The European Union Migrant Artists Network cordially invites you to visit the first permanent EU-MAN Gallery in Helsinki's Cable Factory - Thanos Kalamidas is exhibiting.Since the launch of EU-MAN in January 1997 there hav
 "Architectonic structures" exhibition"Architectonic structures" exhibition by Edyson Dos Santos
Architectonic structures with light studies, vintage landscapes with organic silhouettes, warm colours and sepias. These photos were taken in Romania, The Netherlands, Portugal and Nigeria. Edyson dos Santos is a Venezuelan-born citizen of the
 "Multifunction Apparatus" exhibition"Multifunction Apparatus" exhibition by Ana Fradique
Multifunction Apparatus is an object-performance/urban intervention/mobile installation created by the artist Ana Fradique and displayed lately on the streets of the city of Helsinki. The Apparatus is an object with many different functions: li
 Universal Colours #109Universal Colours #109 by Amir Khatib
OK, this is 2009, a new year and a new start, and it is "smiling" down upon us with the hope that now Barack Obama has become the new U.S. president he will instigate his campaign slogan of "change we need". We are ready to
 Give me one reason...Give me one reason... by Edna Nelson
A piece of artwork from Edna Nelson: Give me one reason...  For more From the mind of Edna Nelson click
 Is Art in the Eyes of the Beholder?Is Art in the Eyes of the Beholder? by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 John Dewey's View of Art as ExperienceJohn Dewey's View of Art as Experience by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 The Other Side of the MoonThe Other Side of the Moon by Thanos Kalamidas
An exhibition commemorating some of the tragic figures of music.For the fu
 Freud's View of Art as Symptom of the UnconsciousFreud's View of Art as Symptom of the Unconscious by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Art as Fictional Truth and Make-BelieveArt as Fictional Truth and Make-Believe by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 The Nature of Art as a Problematic of AestheticsThe Nature of Art as a Problematic of Aesthetics by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
By now the reader who has followed the various views and definitions of art by various philosophers and art experts as here presented is perhaps more aware of the eclectic, head-spinning nature of those views and may be wondering which are thei
 When is Art? Art as Symbolical and as ExemplificationWhen is Art? Art as Symbolical and as Exemplification by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Graffiti: The urban artGraffiti: The urban art by Thanos Kalamidas
The idea to write this article came from something that was suggested to me as a "must read", which was a story about a 20 year-old young man who was taken to a court room in Helsinki, Finland, accused of vandalism on the metro, train
 Global art, national concernsGlobal art, national concerns by Thanos Kalamidas
It is hard to miss that something is moving in immigrant art globally, especially in Europe over the last two decades, and it is about time for immigrant art to take its rightful place in the national museums. However, that demands two major thing
 Appiah and Jegede's African Concept of a Postcolonial ArtAppiah and Jegede's African Concept of a Postcolonial Art by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Galleria Uusitalo: Teemu KorpelaGalleria Uusitalo: Teemu Korpela by Marjukka Uusitalo
Onnistuneen maalauksen sisältö on mielestäni toissijainen, mutta jotta kykenisin välittämään katsojalle jotain on maalauksen lähtökohdalla ja aihepiirillä oltava minulle itselleni merkityst
 Theodor Adorno's Concept of Art as Lighthearted and LiberatoryTheodor Adorno's Concept of Art as Lighthearted and Liberatory by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
“The prologue to Shiller’s Wallenstein ends with the line, “Ernst ist das Leben, heiter ist die Kunst”—life is serious, art is lighthearted. It is modeled on a line from Ovid’s Tristia: "Vita verecunda est, Mus
 Hermeneutics and Originative Thinking in Arthur Danto's "Artworld"Hermeneutics and Originative Thinking in Arthur Danto's "Artworld" by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 East Side Stories: Hol(e)y and ProfaneEast Side Stories: Hol(e)y and Profane by Alexandra Pereira
Apart from the two last images, I use representations of the arrival of westerners to Eastern lands and India (more or less related with holy fights and rituals) in the 16th century, trying to give them more contemporary, often
 Leo Tolstoy's Concept of Art as Communication of FeelingLeo Tolstoy's Concept of Art as Communication of Feeling by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 ObamartObamart by Alexandra Pereira
Alexandra sent us a selection of work from www.designforobama.org to share with the readers of Ovi.Designforobama.org states, "The opportunity to bring the spirit of grassroots style organizing and collaboration to poster d
 Hegel's Conception of Art as the Ideal and the HistoricalHegel's Conception of Art as the Ideal and the Historical by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
 Agion Oros, Under Water and Private WindmillsAgion Oros, Under Water and Private Windmills by Cátia Cóias
This is part of Catia's photo diary. It includes granite rocks, torn windmill sails, biblical allusions, cloths, stairways to heaven and fictional borders. Air, water, rocks/earth and the ball of fire of the sun, they all are present, as we
 EU-MAN's Autumn Salon ExhibitionEU-MAN's Autumn Salon Exhibition by The Ovi Team
The European Union Migrant Artist Network (EU-MAN) invites you to attend its annual Autumn Salon Exhibition featuring artists from different countries at Helsinki's International Cultural Centre Caisa.
 Arthur Schopenhauer's Concept of Art as RevelationArthur Schopenhauer's Concept of Art as Revelation by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
“The Platonic Ideas are the adequate objectification of the will”      --Arthur Schopenhauer (from The World of as Will and Representation)Schopenhauer's (1788-1860) concept
 Galleria Uusitalo: Pekka HepoluhtaGalleria Uusitalo: Pekka Hepoluhta by Marjukka Uusitalo
Pekka Hepoluhta näyttää vaihtelevan kahden genren, asetelmien ja maisemamaalauksen välillä.
 Pirate-drunkPirate-drunk by Steve Cartwright
It's well known that an artist becomes more popular by dying, so I'm typing this with one hand while pummeling my head with a frozen mackerel with the other. Take a gander ( or a goose ) at my online gallery. And please hurry with your
 USUS by Thanos Kalamidas
For me, that can feelSometimes with my mind’s intensityI can feel you in a way thatSeems almost physical.And for you, I can senseSometimes you just exte
 Art for the End of the WorldArt for the End of the World by Alexandra Pereira
Simply an exhibition titled: Art for the End of the WorldFor the full Art for the End of the World E
 PolaragePolarage by Thanos Kalamidas
Because there are NO stars in the sky!For the full Polarage Exhibition, click
 Galleria Uusitalo: Hannu Palosuo's "Denying One's Destiny"Galleria Uusitalo: Hannu Palosuo's "Denying One's Destiny" by Marjukka Uusitalo
Hannu Palosuon työskentelyn ja tutkinnan keskeisenä teemana on aina ollut muistikuvien ja katsojan henkilökohtaisten tunnetilojen tulkinta. Niin myös viimeisimmissä, ensimmäistä kertaa Helsingissä, Galler
 50 Bucks: Bring On the Sluts50 Bucks: Bring On the Sluts by Sarah Beetson
Following shows in Melbourne and London, Sarah takes her second solo exhibition “50 Bucks: Bring On the Sluts” to Portland, Oregon. For those of you in the area it is your chance to see her collection of 500 small works rendered on
 Photography By Mari HokkanenPhotography By Mari Hokkanen by Alexandra Pereira
Photographers are one of Finland’s greatest artistic strengths, as the “Helsinki School” developed and broadened its explorations to achieve excellence in most photographic domains, from photojournalism to portrait, landscapes
 Panu Ruotsalo : "At 454 degrees latitude north"Panu Ruotsalo : "At 454 degrees latitude north" by Marjukka Uusitalo
Työskentelen pienessä kylässä, Billnäsissä, hyvässä työhuoneessa ja omassa rauhassa. Tämä rauha ollut minulle tärkeää ja juuri oikea tapa elää elämää
 Javier Velasco - Digital ArtistJavier Velasco - Digital Artist by Javier Velasco
I have always been attracted to digital art, using the computer as a tool to express it. I use images and themes relating to the world of mass communication applied to the visual arts in my work. I have been greatly influenced by a culture of t
 Sarah PowSarah Pow by Sarah Pow
Sarah Pow makes her Ovi magazine debut with this exhibition.For the full Sarah Pow Exhibition, click
 Galleria Uusitalo: Totte Mannes & Panu RuotsaloGalleria Uusitalo: Totte Mannes & Panu Ruotsalo by Marjukka Uusitalo
Totte Mannes Maalauksia sarjasta "Puretut veistokset"3.7. – 3.8.2008
 George Russell: The Song of the Greater LifeGeorge Russell: The Song of the Greater Life by Rene Wadlow
At a time when rising food prices have become a global concern and food riots are weakening governments, we need to look beyond short-term measures to deeper structural reforms. It is important to understand the pol
 Hammering Concrete!Hammering Concrete! by Thanos Kalamidas
A brand new exhibition from Thanos Kalamidas.For the full Hammering Concrete! Exhibition, click HERE!
 100 Acorns - 100 Days of Conceptual Instructions by Yoko Ono100 Acorns - 100 Days of Conceptual Instructions by Yoko Ono by Alexandra Pereira
Grapefruit, the book of conceptual instructions by Yoko Ono, was first published in 1964, 44 years ago. Grapefruit was an incredibly humoristic, provocative, refreshing
 Uusitalo by RiipinenUusitalo by Riipinen by Marjukka Uusitalo
Uusitalo by RiipinenFrom the pages of the News of the World to Art NewsRetrospective Exhibition 1997 -2008Selected Works from
 Where Reality Fears to Tread: Art and Obscenity in OzWhere Reality Fears to Tread: Art and Obscenity in Oz by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
A barrier of illiterate policemen and officers stands between thetender Australian mind and what they imagine to be subversive literature.- H.G. WellsArt exhibitions can be a hazardous bu
 Nunes Gallery Helsinki: A Changing PictureNunes Gallery Helsinki: A Changing Picture by Alexandra Pereira
Until June 1st in Nunes Gallery, Satu Bethell is presenting the exhibition A Changing Picture, with painting and photography artworks, sponsored by Hämen taidetoimikunta and Hausjärven kunta.
 Jarmo Kukkonen's "Timescapes - Aika maisemassa"Jarmo Kukkonen's "Timescapes - Aika maisemassa" by Marjukka Uusitalo
8.5. – 1.6.2008JARMO KUKKONENTimescapes – Aika maisemassaKuinka maalata maisemaa tänään?
 Ryoji Ikeda: spectra [amsterdam]Ryoji Ikeda: spectra [amsterdam] by The Ovi Team
Spectra [amsterdam] is artist and composer Ryoji Ikeda's commission for DREAM AMSTERDAM 2008; his first project for a public space and his first large-scale work pushing the creative possibilities o
 Dance!Dance! by Steve Cartwright
It's well known that an artist becomes more popular by dying, so I'm pummelling my head with a frozen mackerel. Take a gander at my online gallery... and please hurry with your response - this mackerel's killin' me!
 Nunobark #2Nunobark #2 by Nunobark
Nunobark (27) is a Lisbon-based illustrator, artist, graphic designer... and proud father. He was the founder of several fanzines, maintains the Public Secret Blog.
 Nunes Gallery: Graphics ExhibitionNunes Gallery: Graphics Exhibition by Alexandra Pereira
Gallery Nunes – Helsinki is proud to inform you that it is opening this Tuesday April 22nd 2008 with a Graphics Exhibition by Antti Jokinen, Pekka Litmanen and Taina de Carvalho.
 Be all the man I wantBe all the man I want by Steve Dalos
Steve Dalos joins the Ovi team with an illustrative contribution...
 Jari Martikainen: Vol. 2Jari Martikainen: Vol. 2 by Jari Martikainen
Jari Martikainen (31) is a Finnish aircraft mechanic who enjoys travelling and has photography as a preferred hobby... though I don't think it should be just that for him! See for yourself. Note - photos taken with smal
 Welcome to "The Sparrow's NestWelcome to "The Sparrow's Nest by Duncan Butt Juvonen
Hello,My new show, 'The Sparrow's Nest
 Magician DowntownMagician Downtown by Steve Cartwright
It's well known that an artist becomes more popular by dying, so I'm pummelling my head with a frozen mackerel. Take a gander at my online gallery... and please hurry with your response - this mackerel's killin' me!
 RootsRoots by Amir Khatib
This installation participated in the large-scale exhibition which EU-MAN showed in two venues, the Helsinki Kaapelitehdas and the Rundetaarn of Copenhagen. The CUPORE (institution of culture research in Helsinki) bought it and now it is shown
 Nunobark #1Nunobark #1 by Nunobark
Nunobark (27) is a Lisbon-based illustrator, artist, graphic designer... and proud father. He was the founder of several fanzines, maintains the Public Secret Blog.
 Helsinki's EsplanadiHelsinki's Esplanadi by Will Martin
A brace of photographs submitted by Will Martin.For the full 'Helsinki
 Works by photographer Cátia CóiasWorks by photographer Cátia Cóias by Cátia Cóias
Cátia Cóias (29) is a Lisbon-based artist and photographer. She attended the Fine Arts course, London Metropolitan University, and the Photography course at the Hackney College, London, as well as the Photography
 Skying Artwork in a National Museum: Salvador DaliSkying Artwork in a National Museum: Salvador Dali by Linda Lane
Interesting that searching I am unable to find anything on the Web about 'Skying Artwork'. What is "to sky artwork"? It is the practice, infringing on moral copyright, of hanging or displaying artwork in such a way that it can
 Recording Britain: The 20th Century LandscapeRecording Britain: The 20th Century Landscape by The Ovi Team
: The Twentieth Century Landscape
 Photography Behind The Berlin WallPhotography Behind The Berlin Wall by The Ovi Team
This exhibition brings together a group of photographers whose extraordinary contribution to European photography has quite literally been 'frozen out' by the cold war. Curated by Matthew Shaul, the exhibition includes works by Arno Fische
 Half a century of coversHalf a century of covers by Asa Butcher
Here at Ovi we love numbers, especially landmarks, and today we have another perfect opportunity to showcase material from our archive. Today marks the 500th cover made by the Ovi Team and there was no chance we would miss this chance to take you
 'Empty is Full' Exhibition'Empty is Full' Exhibition by The Ovi Team
Hello all,The group show I'm involved
 Peace Art 2Peace Art 2 by Alexandra Pereira
Alexandra Pereira returns with more political imagery in her 'Peace Art' series.For the f
 Amalia in Natural ElementsAmalia in Natural Elements by Amanda Aaron
The Agora Gallery (530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York, NY, 10001) is proud to present Amalia in Natural Elements. Scheduled to run from January 8th through January 29th the collection will feature a captivating selection of Amalia's Fi
 Art In Politics - The Nexus between Art and Politics in Four War MoviesArt In Politics - The Nexus between Art and Politics in Four War Movies by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Abstract: By fighting fire with fire, politic
 Art In Politics - W.H. Auden: Poet of the Age of AnxietyArt In Politics - W.H. Auden: Poet of the Age of Anxiety by Rene Wadlow
Wystan Hugh Auden, whose birth 100 years ago in 1907, is marked this year by two separate groups of poetry readers. Each group celebrates half of his poetic life and rather tries to forget about the other half, seeing one pa
 Diego Fabbri's Trial of Western CivilizationDiego Fabbri's Trial of Western Civilization by Dr. Emanuel Paparella
Abstract: Diego Fabbri's existential theater, passionately committed to the exploration of the human condition and the spirit of the age, is all but forgotten nowadays. That is unfortunate, for the theatrical produc
 Peace ArtPeace Art by Alexandra Pereira
Inspired by Yoko Ono's 'Peace Wave' that encourgages everybody to print the 'War Is Over' poster and place it in their window, Alexandra Pereira has created her own 'Peace Series'.
 Art in Politics - Symbiotic or parasitic?Art in Politics - Symbiotic or parasitic? by Thanos Kalamidas
When you were young, before getting on this cynical carousel we are all in, I’m sure there were moments you imagined that there are no countries, nothing to kill or die for and that all the people live in peace. I have and sometimes I sti
 Art in Politics EditorialArt in Politics Editorial by The Ovi Team
I think a theme like 'art and politics' is one of the most suitable for the thematic Ovi magazine and there are so many angles I’m sure we will not even reach a fraction of them. But, after all, this has never been the role of Ovi
 Line-dancing between the Seasons of the FabricsLine-dancing between the Seasons of the Fabrics by Thanos Kalamidas
There are some nights, just like this nightwhen the hopes are like threads that fly,I think that I can see all my thoughts and all the painsa glance in the dark sky, white snowflakes
 The Finnish WinterThe Finnish Winter by Maippi Tapanainen
Experience a Finnish winter the warm way via the lens of Maippi Tapanainen.For the full 'The Finn
 A Frozen Mackerel - NinjaA Frozen Mackerel - Ninja by Steve Cartwright
It's well known that an artist becomes more popular by dying, so I'm pummelling my head with a frozen mackerel. Take a gander at my online gallery... and please hurry with your response - this mackerel's killin' me!
 My William BlakeMy William Blake by Thanos Kalamidas
I think it was March 1978 the first time I stepped inside the Tate Gallery in London and for me it was a thrilling experience that I had dreamed of long before ever arriving inside the gallery’s yard. Everything was there, Dali, Matisse, Pic
 East Asian artists wantedEast Asian artists wanted by The Ovi Team
LONDON’S FAMOUS CHINATOWN CALLS FOR EAST ASIAN ARTISTS AS PUBLIC ART SCULPTURE COMMISSION ANNOUNCED As part of the Chinatown Arts Festival 2008: Five Circles, London based arts organisation Chin
 Muerte en VeneciaMuerte en Venecia by Alexandra Pereira
En esta lectura de Muerte en Venecia, este me pareció un libro aunque si bien mas que perfecto del punto de vista de su estructura, se entiende mejor desde el prisma que lo leí la primera vez. Quiero volver
 Linda Lane's MixLinda Lane's Mix by Linda Lane
Linda Lane presents an eclectic mix of her photography work. For the full Exhibition, click HERE!
 Angels in KallioAngels in Kallio by Maippi Tapanainen
The story around them is that - as you may know - in the media Kallio is the centre of all decadence in Helsinki. We have the dossers, the junkies, the hustlers and Thai-massage places. My own opinion is that Kallio is great and tolerant - even
 Alexander Mikhaylov's Digital ArtAlexander Mikhaylov's Digital Art by Alexander Mikhaylov
Alexander Mikhaylov presents a growing exhibition of his digital art and computer drawings.
 'Art in Politics' Theme Issue'Art in Politics' Theme Issue by The Ovi Team
Heed Ovi magazine's call to arms! Well, our call is more to get the hands on the ends of your arms working because we are currently preparing to produce the next
 Linda Lane's SurrealismLinda Lane's Surrealism by Linda Lane
Ovi magazine is proud to present another selection of photographic art by Linda Lane in our Exhibitions section.
 Lisn to Finland: Seven Designers - One SenseLisn to Finland: Seven Designers - One Sense by Lisn
Albeit geographically distant, Japan and Finland have always taken a great mutual interest in the culture of the other. During the autumn of 2007, these two cultures will have an encounter titled as “Lisn to Finl
 Jane of Thought: Why do we "art"?Jane of Thought: Why do we "art"? by Jane Eagle
"I know that poetry is indispensable, but to what I could not say."A French guy by the name of Jean Cocteau wrote poetry but even he wondered why…It’s true that Art approaches us in each step of our
 TaiteilijaelamaaTaiteilijaelamaa by Maippi Tapanainen
Kuolleiden taiteilijoiden töistä maksetaan satojatuhansia euroja, ja heitä muistellaan oman aikansa eliittinä. Elävistä taiteilijoista vain harva elää taiteen tekemisellä.
 Exhilarating exhibitionsExhilarating exhibitions by The Ovi Team
Every day Ovi magazine publishes four new pieces of writing, but did you know that we also offer those who are skilled with a camera, a paintbrush or Adobe Photoshop the chance to exhibit their work free of charge?
 Art is lifeArt is life by Alexandra Pereira
With its first edition in the winter of 2006 and the next issue announced for February 2007, this innovative free arts magazine is an event to applaud! The artist Bruno Maximus is the editor-in-chief of Gallery
 Mona Lisa or Mon Salai?Mona Lisa or Mon Salai? by Louie Parsons
She's inspired controversy, mystery, and wonder since 1504. The current belief is that she is a portrait of Madame Lisa Giocondo, the wife of a wealthy silk merchant. There have been countless other theories, but t
 The rich and clumsyThe rich and clumsy by Asa Butcher
Upon hearing the news that Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wyn had pulled out of a deal to sell Picasso's Le Reve (The Dream) for a record $139m (£74m) after accidentally elbowing a coin-siz
 An Eliot masterpieceAn Eliot masterpiece by Thanos Kalamidas
“All my life they have been coming, these feet. All my lifeI have waited. Death will come only when I am worthy,And if I am worthy, there is no danger.I have therefore only to make perfect my will.”
 ConversationsConversations by Jan Sand
The psychologist Thomas Szasz once pointed out that many people speak to God, but when he answers back you can be reasonably sure you are nuts. Providentially, God has many co-conspirators who are eager to supply His words as written in the Bible
 There's that word againThere's that word again by Jan Sand
The old story is that one psychoanalyst passes a professional associate on the street, raises one hand in recognition and says, “Hi!” The second nods in acknowledgement and the two continue on their way. Each in his turn frowns and say
 Museums - Putting art out of contextMuseums - Putting art out of context by Trol
I was reading in a Greek newspaper about a museum in Athens that decided to open its doors to the public on a few selected nights. The exhibitions would be open until 2 a.m. with additional events planned for the late-night visitors, offering a br
 Turkey drops controversial charges on NovelistTurkey drops controversial charges on Novelist by Amin George Forji
Elif Shafak was charged for insulting Turkish national Identity A court in Istanbul on Thursday surprisingly acquitted one of the country’s best selling novelist, Elif Shafak , 3
 Blue hair and pyramidsBlue hair and pyramids by Asa Butcher
“Enki Bilal! We must go and see his film!” gasped an excited Thanos a few weeks ago. I nodded in that uncommitted way that usually accompanies an outburst of his Greek enthusiasm and then stupidly asked, “Why?” Rapidly, I d
 Master of AixMaster of Aix by Ricardo Baez-Duarte
Still Nature is essentially conceptual composition. The organization of physical objects in the harmonic composition of a Still Life, basically projects the subconscious structured order of the artist. Still Life
 Happy birthday?Happy birthday? by Thanos Kalamidas
Checking the theater sections in the newspapers around Europe, I was quite glad to see how many of the major European capitals have plays of Pinter on stage at this time of the year. Actually, I’m not sure if I should be
 
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