Fine Art Maya + Artexpo New York at Pier 94 on April 21-24

Screen Shot 2017-04-01 at 8.46.11 PMApril 21-24th the Artists of Fine Art Maya will be at the worlds largest art trade show,  Artexpo New York being held at Pier 94. The event kicks off with a special  Opening Night Preview Party on Friday, 4-7 pm.

ARTEXPO NEW YORK: HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS, THOUSANDS OF NEW WORKS

For four days every spring, attendees get an inside look at the innovations of more than 400 artists and galleries worldwide as they showcase their latest works. In the Artexpo Pavilion, you’ll see established studio artists and galleries featuring thousands of paintings, glassworks, mixed media, and more. Then there’s [SOLO], a section for emerging independent artists, and [FOTO SOLO] for independent fine art photographers. One ticket. One venue. Three amazing shows. Don’t miss this captivating event!

Artexpo is the world’s largest art trade show and has proudly hosted the likes of Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Keith Haring and Leroy Neiman during long history. This years event will run Friday through Monday, April 21–24, 2017. As always visitors should anticipate huge crowds of art lovers, collectors and creators.

39 YEARS…AND COUNTING

For thirty-nine years and counting, Artexpo has been changing the way people buy and sell art. The annual, juried expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries and collectors face to face with hundreds of established and emerging artists.

This year, Artexpo will host over 400+ innovative exhibiting artists, galleries and publishers from across the globe, showcasing exciting original artwork, prints, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, giclee, lithographs, glass works and more—all under one roof at Pier 94.

2017 VENUE: PIER 94 – “THE ART PIER”

Pier 94 enjoys a prime location and established prestige in the New York convention and special event landscape. Often referred to as the unconventional convention center, Pier 94 offers 135,000 square feet of uninterrupted convention space in an airy venue for art exhibitions and trade shows. Over the past several years, Pier 94 has quickly become a recognizable event space in New York City, utilized for high end shows and large scale events.

DATES & TIMES: WHAT’S HAPPENING EACH DAY AT ARTEXPO?

Friday, April 21:
12–8 p.m. Trade Only
Get the first look at this year’s show! Open to all trade buyers, including gallery owners, dealers, designers, architects, consultants, and art-industry associates.

4–8 p.m. Open to Public & Trade
Opening Night at Artexpo! See dazzling art, attend educational seminars, and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, and special events. Open to trade buyers, RMG VIP Card holders, invited guests, and the public.

Saturday, April 22:
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Open to Public
Spend the day perusing artwork from thousands of international artists and enjoy inspiring art talks, Meet the Artist events, and live demonstrations.

Sunday, April 23:
11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Open to Public
Spend the day perusing artwork from thousands of international artists and enjoy inspiring art talks, Meet the Artist events, and live demonstrations.

Monday, April 24:
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Open to Public & Trade
Enjoy the last moments of the world’s largest fine art show and save $10 on admission! Monday only, we’ll have a complimentary wrapping station—choose a new piece for your collection and we’ll wrap it up for you. Open to everyone for just $10 admission.

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GET TICKETS HERE

Get directions to  Pier 94.

 

 


Source: Artexpo New York 

Images: All event photos/screenshots property of Artexpo New York .

Nonos at the 2017 Art Austria Art Show, Garden Palace Liechtenstein, Vienna

Screen Shot 2017-04-21 at 6.10.51 AMArtistic sister-duo, Nonos, displayed their talented work at the historic Art Austria Art Show for it’s 10th year in Vienna.

For the tenth year, Art Austria 2017 drew together exhibitors whose focus was on artwork and artists from Austria. 43 Exhibitors exhibited their work on two floors of the Garden Palace Liechtenstein during March 2017. The art show will display a total of approx. 1,400 works of all genres from 20th century art to the present.

The fact that Art Austria takes place in the Gartenpalais Liechtenstein, which at the same time houses one of the most important private collections in the world, namely that of the Prince of Liechtenstein, underscores the high quality requirements in the exhibition presentation.

Art Austria was particularly interesting this year as it re-positioned itself in the historical rooms of the Garden Palace Liechtenstein – as these spaces have long housed the Museum of Modern Art. The spatial situation is extremely interesting and suitable to focus on Austrian art. The Art Austria is one of the few art events in Austria, where art dealers and galleries gather in such a spectacular and historical meeting place.

This mix is also taken into account in the trade fair architecture. In the baroque hall you will find an area where artisans feel particularly at home; The ground floor, and in the extended frame the hall in the Rosengarten, is reserved to the best domestic galleries.

“Here we are particularly proud of world-class galleries exhibiting at important exhibitions such as Art Basel: Galerie Krinzinger and Galerie Nächste St. Stephan. Galerie Krinzinger impresses with an eye-catching booth designed by the artist duo Hanakam & Schuller and curated by Angela Stief.”

Lifestyle, art in the green and culinary cuisine are just a few of the reasons Art Austria is back for it’s 10th year. Hosted at the breathtaking garden of the Palais, Art Austria is one unique art event not to miss.

The garden of the Palais is one of the most beautiful parks in Vienna. With the sculpture garden and the corresponding gastronomy, the visitors of Art Austria can spend an entire day exploring the Kunstmesse as well as the magnificent outdoor facilities surrounding.

Art Austria cares deeply about the well-being of all guests including our children visitors. Children are welcome guests and can play heart-warming games at the children’s playground which is located just a few meters from the Palais.

Lifestyle, fun and good cuisine makes the 10th Annual Art Austria a cultural event for the whole family. Catering will be provided by the finest high-level cafes in the Vienna area.

More from the Art Austria website:

The centerpiece of the trade fair on the ground floor is an impressive counter-display of the splendid carriage from 1738 with contemporary art: the one of Prince Joseph Wenzel I of Liechtenstein for his official move as Ambassador of Emperor Charles VI. In Paris (and Versailles), Kutsche represents an extremely exciting counterpoint to the work of Lichtkünstlerin Brigitte Kowanz, who is also represented at the Biennale.
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The works to be seen at Art Austria (Messestand Krinzinger) bear the titles “Cognition”, “Extension” and “Outshine”. The three neon inscriptions are based on the manuscript of the artist. This removes itself strongly from the legibility. The writings chant between readability and illegibility. Kowanz’s work deals with line, rhythm and coding; It is particularly interested in translation and transformation processes.”

“Her opposite presents Galerie Next St. Stephan’s latest works by Herbert Brandl. Brandl’s paintings impress with strong presence, originality and power of coloring, his painting oscillates on the narrow ridge between abstraction and figuration. His mountain, forest, River or even hyena pictures are always also airy, colored luminous, abstract compositions opposite. When Herbert Brandl brings nature and its moods into play, painting and nature are touched in moments such as light, movement, perpetual energy and time. As a result, his works impress with space, atmosphere and lighting, they are compact, visual events of great pictorial freedom and visionary images of imaginary depth.”

“Gallery MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art shows an excavator, staged by Markus Hofer – we are especially proud that this work has been specially created for Art Austria and will attract all the visitors to the farm. Markus Hofer’s work is also being received more and more internationally. He recently received the “Directors Award” at “Sculpture on the Sea” in Perth / Australia.:

Baha Fine Art Kunsthandel shows Friedensreich Hundred Water’s “Flight of the Inner Heaven”, an extremely rare 1975 work in mixed technique.

The gallery at Albertina Zetter, with its presentation at Art Austria, focuses entirely on the “classics” of the avant-garde after 1945 and on contemporary art. Max Weiler, Markus Prachensky and Gunter Damisch are the ones in which abstraction has developed in Austria.

At Galerie Sylvia Kovacek we can admire new works by the artist Sabine J. Wiedenhofer this year. The artist is not only very successful in Austria: at the Biennale special show “Glasstress” in Venice her latest glass works are shown together with international art stars such as Aiweiwei, Tony Cragg or Erwin Wurm.

TEFAF participants Johannes Faber presents Irene Andessner’s “Donne Illustri” an exciting contrast to the Venezuelan “Sala degli Uomini Illustri”, where 10 oil paintings by Giulio Carlini (1826-1887) hang. In his post-painted portraits of the famous Venetians – from Marco Polo to Tizian to Goldoni – Irene Andessner confronts ten Venetians, including the famous composer Barbara Strozzi, the painter (Rosalba Carriera) and the most expensive courtesan (Veronica Franco).

Sculpture gardens

Another highlight of the show is the sculpture garden curated by Dagmar Chobot, which takes its place in front of the Garden Palace. A total of 20 sculptures of world rank was selected by the curator and expert of her area of expertise for the 10th Art Austria, including a few masterpieces that have long been out of sight and can be bought at Art Austria.

With sculptures by:
 Walter Moroder, Erwin Wurm, Karl Karner, Josef Pillhofer, Andreas Judge, Peter Dörflinger, Bruno Gironcoli, Andreas Reiter Raabe, Joannis Avramidis, Giovanni Rindler, Hans Kupelwieser, Lois Anvidalfarei, Thomas Stimm, Herbert Albrecht, Christian Eisenberger, Jakob Gasteiger, Mario Dalpra, Barbara Szüts, Markus Hofer, Hiking Bertoni.

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Source: Art Austria

Coming Soon: Fine Art Maya at Artexpo New York

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The Artists of Fine Art Maya will be participating in the upcoming Artexpo New York at Pier 94. The event takes place April 21-24, 2017.

ARTEXPO NEW YORK:  HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS, THOUSANDS OF NEW WORKS

For four days every spring, attendees get an inside look at the innovations of more than 400 artists and galleries worldwide as they showcase their latest works. In the Artexpo Pavilion, you’ll see established studio artists and galleries featuring thousands of paintings, glassworks, mixed media, and more. Then there’s [SOLO], a section for emerging independent artists, and [FOTO SOLO] for independent fine art photographers. One ticket. One venue. Three amazing shows. Don’t miss this captivating event!

Artexpo is the world’s largest art trade show and has proudly hosted the likes of Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Keith Haring and Leroy Neiman during long history. This years event will run Friday through Monday, April 21–24, 2017. As always visitors should anticipate huge crowds of art lovers, collectors and creators.

39 YEARS…AND COUNTING

For thirty-nine years and counting, Artexpo has been changing the way people buy and sell art. The annual, juried expo brings the biggest publishers, galleries and collectors face to face with hundreds of established and emerging artists.

This year, Artexpo will host over 400+ innovative exhibiting artists, galleries and publishers from across the globe, showcasing exciting original artwork, prints, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, giclee, lithographs, glass works and more—all under one roof at Pier 94.

2017 VENUE: PIER 94 – “THE ART PIER”

Pier 94 enjoys a prime location and established prestige in the New York convention and special event landscape. Often referred to as the unconventional convention center, Pier 94 offers 135,000 square feet of uninterrupted convention space in an airy venue for art exhibitions and trade shows.

Over the past several years, Pier 94 has quickly become a recognizable event space in New York City, utilized for high end shows and large scale events. Artexpo will follow The Armory Show, completing the trendy convention center’s month-long, critically acclaimed offering of exhilarating and prominent art fairs in New York City.

DATES & TIMES 

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Trade Day
12–8 PM

Opening Night Preview Party

Join us for our Opening Night Preview Party from 4 – 7 PM Friday, April 21 and enjoy cocktails and exciting events!

Open to Public & Trade
4–8 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Open to Public & Trade
11 AM – 7 PM

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Open to Public & Trade
11 AM – 7 PM

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Wrap It Up Day
Open to Public & Trade
10 AM – 3 PM

Free Wrapping Station for Art Purchases

TICKETS

Multi-Day Show Pass: $40
Opening Night Preview: $20 online
General Admission: $20
Seniors (60 & over): $15
Students (Middle & High School/College—ID Required): $15 at event
Children (12 & Under): Free (Must be accompanied by an adult)

Purchase tickets to the event here on the Artexpo website.

VENUE

Get directions to  Pier 94.

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Recap from Art Expo 2016:

 


Sources: Artexpo New York 

Images: All event photos/screenshots property of Artexpo New York .

Countdown: Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show, March 16-19

Screen Shot 2017-02-11 at 2.42.47 AM Spectrum Indian Wells 2017 Art Show, located in the heart of California’s Coachella Valley, is back March 2017.

The Spectrum Indian Wells Show runs March 16-19, 2017. The art show is a juried contemporary art show featuring publishers, galleries, and studios representing talented established artists. Fine Art Maya artists Manss Aval, Talieh Kesh and the NONOS will be displaying their talented works.

Spectrum Indian Wells  is a contemporary art show in the heart of California’s Coachella Valley. Featuring an international slate of artists and galleries, Spectrum Indian Wells is where exceptional art meets an equally stunning backdrop. The event is a truly unforgettable four days of cutting-edge art, entertainment, and special events.

LOCATION

Luxurious lifestyles meet rugged desert landscapes in the breathtakingly gorgeous Coachella Valley. Replete with top-tier golf courses, spas, and restaurants, Indian Wells and the surrounding communities in the Coachella Valley provide visitors with the ultimate in recreation, rejuvenation, and scenic beauty.

Spectrum will take place at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, a lavish resort nestled against the backdrop of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains.

RENAISSANCE INDIAN WELLS RESORT & SPA
44400 Indian Wells Ln
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Artist Manss Aval's Artwork on Display at Spectrum Indian Wells 2016
Artist Manss Aval’s Artwork on Display at Spectrum Indian Wells 2016

TENNIS & ART

Every March, hundreds of thousands of tennis fans descend upon Indian Wells for the BNP Paribas Open. The event offers an exciting opportunity for visitors from around the world, hungry for arts and culture after the matches, to experience art at its finest for the last four days of the tournament, March 16—19. Spectrum Indian Wells meets the need for entertainment by providing attendees with innovative new art in a sleek, gallery-style exhibition space.

OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW

BENEFITING DESERT AIDS PROJECT  

Thursday, March 16 | 5:00PM – 8:00PM

MAIN SHOW HOURS

UBS COLLECTORS DAY  

Friday, March 17 | 12:00PM – 8:00PM

UBS Collector Party 5:00PM – 8:00PM

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE DESERT DAY

Saturday, March 18 | 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Sunday, March 19 | 11:00AM – 5:00PM

GET YOUR TICKETS & HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

Save time and money by ordering your tickets online here. Learn more information about attending the event and where to stay. We’ll see you there!

 


Source: Spectrum | Image: Spectrum Indian Wells 2016 Recap

Manss Aval featured in Art Reveal Magazine No. 26

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According to the Greeks, the gods were forever doing geometry. It has always occupied the human mind and dictated the environment we have created for ourselves. Manss Aval grew up in the West but is intimately familiar and fascinated with eastern cultures where for centuries artistic expressions were limited to calligraphy and geometric shapes. His latest painting and photography explore the concept of how these rigid, well-defined and nominally in organic shapes, can morph into moving, transforming, three-dimensional constructs. When ordinary circles can assume dynamic, doughnut-shaped faces and rectangles in perceptually transition to hexagons, octagons…. As elements of a twisting, flexible and growing multigonal boundary of abundant complexity and depth, the viewers eyes begin a journey to wherever it leads them, often returning to the origin to depart for a different destiny.

Complexity and deceiving simplicity.

To check out the full spread on Manss Aval and his work, visit  Art Reveal Magazine, view  pages 6-11.

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Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show 2017

Screen Shot 2017-02-11 at 2.42.47 AM Spectrum Indian Wells 2017 Art Show, located in the heart of California’s Coachella Valley, is back March 2017.

The Spectrum Indian Wells Show runs March 16-19, 2017. The art show is a juried contemporary art show featuring publishers, galleries, and studios representing talented established artists. Fine Art Maya artists Manss Aval, Talieh Kesh and the NONOS will be displaying their talented works.

Spectrum Indian Wells  is a contemporary art show in the heart of California’s Coachella Valley. Featuring an international slate of artists and galleries, Spectrum Indian Wells is where exceptional art meets an equally stunning backdrop. The event is a truly unforgettable four days of cutting-edge art, entertainment, and special events.

LOCATION

Luxurious lifestyles meet rugged desert landscapes in the breathtakingly gorgeous Coachella Valley. Replete with top-tier golf courses, spas, and restaurants, Indian Wells and the surrounding communities in the Coachella Valley provide visitors with the ultimate in recreation, rejuvenation, and scenic beauty.

Spectrum will take place at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, a lavish resort nestled against the backdrop of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains.

RENAISSANCE INDIAN WELLS RESORT & SPA
44400 Indian Wells Ln
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Artist Manss Aval's Artwork on Display at Spectrum Indian Wells 2016
Artist Manss Aval’s Artwork on Display at Spectrum Indian Wells 2016

TENNIS & ART

Every March, hundreds of thousands of tennis fans descend upon Indian Wells for the BNP Paribas Open. The event offers an exciting opportunity for visitors from around the world, hungry for arts and culture after the matches, to experience art at its finest for the last four days of the tournament, March 16—19. Spectrum Indian Wells meets the need for entertainment by providing attendees with innovative new art in a sleek, gallery-style exhibition space.

OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW

BENEFITING DESERT AIDS PROJECT  

Thursday, March 16 | 5:00PM – 8:00PM

MAIN SHOW HOURS

UBS COLLECTORS DAY  

Friday, March 17 | 12:00PM – 8:00PM

UBS Collector Party 5:00PM – 8:00PM

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE DESERT DAY

Saturday, March 18 | 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Sunday, March 19 | 11:00AM – 5:00PM

GET YOUR TICKETS & HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

Save time and money by ordering your tickets online here. Learn more information about attending the event and where to stay. We’ll see you there!

 


Source: Spectrum | Image: Spectrum Indian Wells 2016 Recap

Art Palm Springs 2017 Starts February 16

Screen Shot 2017-02-11 at 12.24.26 AMThis week Art Palm Springs 2017 kicks off in Palm Springs, California.

On February 16-19, 2017 Fine Art Maya artists Manss Aval, Talieh Kesh, and the NONOS will be at Art Palm Springs 2017 in Palm Springs, California.

Art Palm Springs is owned by Atlanta-based Urban Expositions, which produces Art Aspen, Art Hamptons, Houston Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, and the Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago.

All art fairs are presented by galleries from around the world exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media.

Purchase Art Palm Springs 2017 Tickets

Opening Night: A benefit for the Palm Springs Art Museum
Thursday, February 16 from 6 – 10pm
First Look: Thursday, February 16 | 6-7:30pm continuing until 10pm for First Look Black Card holders
VIP Preview: Thursday, February 16 | 7:30-10pm | Black Card & VIP Pass holders

General Admission
Friday, February 17  |  11am-7pm  |  All Ticket Holders
Saturday, February 18  |  11am-7pm  | All Ticket Holders
Sunday, February 19  |  11am-6pm  |  All Ticket Holders

Parking Parking is $8 per day (includes in/out with proof of event ticket upon return).

Dress Code Opening Night Preview – “Dressy casual” (optional seasonal sport coat or blazer and slacks / dress shirt, casual button-down shirt / optional tie / open-collar or polo shirt). Other Fair Days – “Smart casual” (neat, yet informal attire)

Location Palm Springs Convention Center
277 N Avenida Caballeros
Palm Springs CA 92262

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Source: Art Palm Springs  Image: Art Palm Springs

Art Palm Springs to Welcome Record-Setting Group of International Galleries for 2017 Art Fair

ART PALM SPRINGS TO WELCOME A RECORD-SETTING GROUP OF INTERNATIONAL GALLERIES

Art Palm Springs

For Immediate Release: Over 70 galleries and special exhibits from around the U.S., South America and Europe will converge on Palm Springs for Art Palm Springs on February 16 through 19 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

“This year’s list of galleries is truly impressive,” said Donna Davies, Vice President, Art Group for Urban Expositions. Along with the expanding number of galleries, the show is also expanding the number of talks, tours and special events throughout the weekend. “Our goal is to offer guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in the galleries, artists and Palm Springs for the weekend,” she added. Each year the show draws thousands of unique visitors to the convention center over the course of the Presidents’ Day weekend.

 

The fair will debut new work by several artists including Rachel Lee Hovnanian, Memorial for Poor Teddy, exhibited by Imago Galleries. Hovnanian is known for her interactive installations including Perfect Baby. In “Memorial for Poor Teddy,” viewers will climb into an enormous bed overflowing with hundreds of teddy bears, and in doing so instantly disrupt a dormant arrangement. Drawn in by the tactile nature of the installation, viewers then become the object of the conversation as they are surrounded by a symbol of early childhood incongruously paired with markers of their digital lives: “tags” around the bears’ necks name a smartphone app the toy has been “#replacedby.”

Elsewhere in the installation, a stainless steel reflective sculpture of a slain teddy bear with a knife protruding from its chest is illuminated by neon wall sculptures that state, “YBR / You’ve been replaced” and “I love my phone more than you / ILMPMTY.”

Get Tickets to the Event Here

Source: Press Release PALM SPRINGS, Calif. February 3, 2017 – Media Contact: Brighthaus PR and Marketing, Brian Vatcher, Principal

Artist Manss Aval and the NONOS featured in MiamiArtZine

Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 5.36.01 PMArtist Manss Aval and the artistic sister duo, the NONOS, were both highlighted in MiamiArtZine. The magazine featured news from the recent  Art Week in Miami, Florida.

Miami Magazine

About MiamiArtZine

Miami Beach Arts Trust was founded in 1999 as a 501 (C)(3) organization by the City of Miami Beach with the primary goal of providing awareness of and funding for the Arts. In 2002, at the recommendation of the City Manager, the Trust separated from the City and became a stand-alone organization.

In addition to presenting workshops and spotlighting individual artists in all areas of the arts, the Miami Beach Arts Trust also acts as the fiscal agent for smaller, non-profit organizations. It now has a volunteer board of directors that oversees its activities.

One of its greatest accomplishments was the creation of an online publication to better serve South Florida’s arts community and arts lovers. Publisher and Miami Beach Arts Trust Chair Harvey J. Burstein conceived the idea of an online publication to better serve South Florida’s arts community and arts lovers.

Each issue contains original feature stories about arts and entertainment, professional reviews and Around Town photo galleries by miamiartzine.com’s professional photographers. The zine has also expanded to cover not only Miami-Dade County, but Broward and Palm Beach counties.

The enthusiastic response from the arts community has contributed to the steady growth of miamiartzine.com.

The NONOS

NONOS are unique sculptures that playfully join motion and color to a fluent form of sensuality, eroticism and femininity. The sisters Franziska and Mercedes Welte have been artistically active under their pseudonym NONOS for years. They create their sculptures from combinations of various metals, polymers, fiber glass, epoxy resin and non-fading pigments. Filigree and at the same time extremely dynamic, the artists arrange their sculptures for dance and involve the spectator in a thrilling ensemble of color, form and movement. NONOS personify cheeky elegance and symbolize sensuality, power and spontaneity. Besides their work in the sculptural area the sisters are also active in the fields of painting and photography. The list of their international exhibitions ranges from Berlin, New York, Shanghai, Malta, Vienna, Amsterdam and Florida to Taipei. The sisters also work as designers, such as in exclusive designs for porcelain, Danish chairs and fashion with the couturier Nhut La Hong.

Manss Aval

Manss moved at tender age to Germany where he stayed to attend college, then on to Canada where he completed his degrees in Vancouver and finally to San Diego. He presently concentrates on painting, photography, and sculptures and has a broad set of skills with backgrounds in media, communications and the sciences (including a Ph.D.). A Nature enthusiast, Manss dedicated much time studying wildlife to captivate movements in time and space, creating enchanted sceneries with animals at center stage. His works levitate between fantasy and mysterious quantum space, leaving the viewer in meditative explorations of familiar memories, dreams and perhaps alien realities. His work feature a distinctly natural quality, full of soft, energetic shapes, earth tones, and subtle, vibrant colors and present a unique intersection of arts and science. Manss has exhibited widely in over 70 juried solo and group shows from New York, to Barcelona, Florence, London, Paris, Rome, Tokyo and the Louvre Museum. His work is recognized by over 50 national and international awards and counting…