Your first Monday Mixx of 2012 – Happy New Year everyone!
Born in Dresden in 1969, Loretta Lux left East Germany in 1989 and from 1990-1996 studied painting at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich. In 1999, she began taking photographs. “Her subjects, with gazes ambiguously empty yet psychologically activated, assume formal poses and appear in calculated garb and hairstyles. Employing photography, painting, and computer […]
Born in 1965 in Fukuoka, Japan, Takahiro Kimura is an illustrator, painter, animator, and character designer working and living in Tokyo. To see more of Takahiro Kimura’s work, visit Faceful.org or his profile on Behance. Also, check out IndiesArt.com for a big selection of Kimura’s “Broken Face” collages. Related Books: Collage Techniques: A Guide for […]
Maurice Bernard Sendak was born on June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, to Polish-Jewish immigrant parents. He was often sick as a child and spent much of his time indoors where reading was a major pastime. It was during this time that he began drawing, a passion that continued throughout high school. Shortly after […]
A selection of work from Jonathan Levine Gallery’s exhibition “Hybrid Thinking”. Curated by Wooster Collective’s Marc + Sara Schiller, the show show features work by: Dal, from Beijing, China (now based in Cape Town, South Africa); Herakut, a duo based in Frankfurt, Germany; Hyuro, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently based in Valencia, Spain; Roa, based in […]
I was reminded by a friend on facebook today about Canadian artist and animator Ryan Larkin and I thought I would share it with you. Larkin, the son of an airline mechanic, was born in Montreal on July 31,1943. He grew up in Dorval, Quebec and studied with painter Arthur Lismer at the Ecole des […]
Curves are so emotional.
1. Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) art movement lasting from 1911 to 1914, fundamental to Expressionism, along with Die Brücke. The group was founded by a number of Russian emigrants, including Wassily Kandinsky, Alexej von Jawlensky, Marianne von Werefkin, and native German artists, such as Franz Marc, August Macke and Gabriele Münter. The name Blaue Reiter (“blue […]
Portland based artist Jim Kazanjian received his MFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California in 1992 and his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1990. He has worked professionally as a commercial CGI artist for the past 16 years in television and game production. Influenced by writers such as […]
Born in Barcelona in 1934, Gervasio Gallardo studied art in Spain and worked for several Spanish agencies before moving to Munich in 1959. He then spent four years in Paris working with the Delpire Agency. In 1963, he traveled to the United States where he met Frank and Jeff Lavaty who have represented him since […]
These incredible lampwork beads are by Canadian artist Sherry Bellamy. Lampworking is a type of glasswork that uses a gas fueled torch to melt rods and tubes of clear and colored glass. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by blowing and shaping with a variety of tools and hand movements. Bellamy is […]
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Today’s artist is American painter Kris Lewis. Lewis studied illustration at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and then relocated to Los Angeles where he currently lives and works. Influences include “Alfonse Bougereau, Andrew Wyeth, Hans Holbein, Albrecht Durer, Hieronymus Bosch, Gustav Klimt, Antonio Mancini, and Jules-Bastien LePage. His reverence for masters of old […]