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Artist Spotlight #74: Jenna Pippett
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Artist Spotlight #74: Jenna Pippett

Jenna Pippett. Detail: Levitate, 2016-17, chairs, cloth, fastenings, screen, digital video loop (production still) Inspired by her ancestry, Jenna Pippett seeks to create aesthetic and visual connections that help her understand her family history. In our latest spotlight, Jenna talks about her busy month ahead and who would play her in a film about her life. Q: … Continue reading

My Favourite Artwork: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus
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My Favourite Artwork: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus

What: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus (also known as Hermes of Praxiteles or Hermes of Olympia) Artist: Praxiteles Type: Sculpture  Year: Fourth century BC Medium: Parian Marble Subject: Hermes holding Dionysus Where: Archaeological Museum of Olympia Why: I like this work for its historical values. I often ask myself: what does any specific artwork tell … Continue reading