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Split-Rocker

Split-Rocker by Jeff Koons

A lot has been said about the floral sculpture installation Split Rocker by Jeff Koons currently installed at the Rockerfeller Centre Plaza in New York and here is my addition to all that is gone before. A mammoth art installation at 37 feet high, the Split-Rocker was designed by Koons in 2000 and been shown at various locations prior to arriving at this venue. The shell of steel is embedded…
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Element Series

Do We Need Art in the Workplace?

A lot of companies are unlikely to have a budget for art and I can understand it not being a priority when there is the business and employees to look after but any workplace or space that thinks art is splurging or a luxury needs to question that belief and revisit the idea. Art in the work place should be considered a very worthy corporate investment having several benefits for employees and…
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Buddha

The Art Trust

I received a Whatsapp message a few months back, the person asking if they had reached Kobo Art. Replying in the affirmative, Mr. Qamar proceeded to tell me how he was a curator from India and interested in collaborating with us. We exchanged a few introductory emails and since I was to travel soon, it was decided we would connect on my return. He mentioned the possibility of visiting Dubai…
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