Dinnerplates by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant

Dinnerplates by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant

Look at these wonderful dinnerplates! They were handmade by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, members of the English Bloomsbury Group. In 1932 they created “The Famous Women Dinner Service”,  a series of fifty dinnerplates, painted with portraits of famous an fabulous women: 12 dancers and actresses, 12 writers, 12 beauties, and 12 queens. Below the image of the late Greta Garbo.

Art historian and director of the National Gallery Kenneth Clark and his wife Jane commisioned this applied art project. The fifty fabulous plates are on show at the Piano Nobile gallery in London through 28 April, 2018. Continue reading

Children at Places for Grown Ups

Children at Places for Grown Ups

And in specific children at The Art Gallery during an opening, not acting like grown ups: gotta love it! Mimi Berlin thinks these private moments are always a joy to the eye.

These pictures are a small selection of Mimi Berlin’s Party-Snaps Series: here’s How They Do It at Gallerie Ramakers in The Hague, at het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, at Stigter van Doesburg and Baars Projects, Amsterdam and at Ventura Lambrate in Milan.

Carpet interiors by Farid Rasulov

Carpet interiors by Farid Rasulov

The Carpet interiors by Farid Rasulov are installations and digital prints of entirely upholstered rooms in which he stages animals in white. We, at Mimi Berlin, think they are wonderful. We would transform our house into Rasulov’s Carpet Interiors but we dont own a vacuum cleaner: so that’s a no go, period. Farid “Rasulov is active across a wide range of artistic media – large scale paintings, installations, 3D graphics, animation and sculpture.” (read more faridrasulov.com)

(imagecredits: Farid Rasulov)

Dogs in the Livingroom is an installation from the solo show at the Raboan Moussoin Gallery, Paris in 2014.

Glass Objects by Ned Cantrell

Glass Objects by Ned Cantrell

Just that, we, at Mimi Berlin, like them objects very much. So we’re sharing.
xoxo have a nice day!

This Danish works are represented by the Nyholm Cantrell gallery (image courtesy of nyholmcantrell.dk) (and via lerssi.com/ livinginashoebox.com)

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Vernissage Tjebbe Beekman Wait, hold that thought!

Vernissage Tjebbe Beekman Wait, hold that thought!

Dutch painter Tjebbe Beekman is showing his new work (Wait, hold that thought!) at Gallerie Stigter van Doesburg in Amsterdam, through December 23rd, 2017. Mimi Berlin went to the opening and so did these kids. They spent their time in a separate corner with an IPhone.vernissage mimi berlin

(imagecredits: Mimi Berlin)

Tjebbe Beekman/Galerie Stigter van Doesburg

World Premiere: Miles Aldridge (after Cattelan) at Reflex Gallery

World Premiere: Miles Aldridge (after Cattelan) at Reflex Gallery

Reflex Gallery has presented the latest series ‘(after Cattelan)‘ by British Photographer Miles Aldridge at the photography-fair Unseen Amsterdam: a world premiere. For the ‘(after Cattelan)‘ project, Miles Aldridge was invited by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan to photograph in his exhibition ‘Not Afraid of Loveat the Musee de la Monnaie in Paris, which will run through and to respond to his art. This special collaboration resulted in a series of six pictures, in which Aldridge’s models are having a dialogue with the most famous sculptures by Maurizio Cattelan .

If you haven’t been to the Unseen Amsterdam fair you probably will have a chance to see and/or buy this work if you visit the Reflex Gallery

(images credits: reflex gallery / mimi berlin/ artsy.net)