Your Weekly Mixx – Enjoy! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. Visit the Submissions page for information on how to have your art featured in the Weekly Mixx.
Born on October 23, 1885 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, Lawren Stewart Harris is widely credited for the formation of the well known Canadian collective called the Group of Seven. Harris grew up in a privileged, conservative, and religious family. His family’s wealth enabled him to focus on painting from an early age and from 1904-1908, […]
Born on April 16, 1927 in Rochester, Indiana, John Chamberlain is an American sculptor best known for his works made from automobile parts. Chamberlain grew up in Chicago and attended the Art Institute of Chicago from 1951 to 1952. From 1955-56, he studied at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. “His early welded-iron sculpture was […]
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Your Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Phlegm is a a urban/comic artist based in Sheffield, UK. “The name phlegm came from one of the four bodily humours in ancient Greek medicine, blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm. Phlegm was believed to be responsible for an apathetic and unemotional temperament.” His comic, also titled “Phlegm”, contains his pen and ink illustrations, […]
Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence.
Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp was born to a family of artists on July 28, 1887, near Blainville, France. Three of his siblings were successful artists and Duchamp was the grandson of painter and engraver Emile Nicolle. From 1904-05, Duchamp studied painting at the Académie Julian but by his own admission, preferred playing billiards. His early works were […]
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 […]
Based in Ferrara, Italy mixed media artist Stefano Bonazzi uses charcoal drawings, photo manipulation, and digital photography to create his surreal concepts. “All my work is steeped in the perspective with which to face life, a disillusioned and cynical vision that leads me to focus on the negative aspects of things. Theway I look at […]
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Os Gêmeos (The Twins) are brothers Otávio and Gustavo Pandolfo. Based in São Paulo, Brazil, the pair have been painting graffiti since 1987, and their work has been a main influence on street art in Brazil. Their subjects range from family portraits, to social and political commentary, and Brazilian folklore. As well, their work often […]
Damon Drummond aka Ultrajunk is a found object metal artist from Akron, Ohio, USA. His passions are robots, rayguns, lamps, and anything with a vintage science fiction or future Victoran style. From kitchen stove burners, bicycle headlights, old table legs, and other odds and ends, Drummond’s creations depend entirely on his daily finds at the […]