1. Artemisia Gentileschi – July 8, 1593–ca. 1656: Born in Rome, Italy, and influenced by Caravaggio, Gentileschi is considered to be one of the most accomplished painters of the early Baroque period. She was trained by her father and well known artist Orazio Gentileschi as well as artist Agostino Tassi. Tassi raped the 18 year […]
More incredible work by renowned American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. “Chihuly is most frequently lauded for revolutionizing the studio glass movement by expanding its original premise of the solitary artist working in a studio environment to encompass the notion of collaborative teams and a division of labor within the creative process. However, Chihuly’s contribution extends […]
Simon Riley was born in Liverpool and attended St. Martins School of Art in London. After becoming a pavement artist, chalking old masters onto chewing gum splattered paving slabs all over the UK, he spent several years in advertising making award winning TV commercials and trails for the BBC. But after serious illness, Simon began […]
Your Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Sunday’s images are by London based Photographer Iain Crawford. To see more of his work, visit Iain.Crawford.com. Enjoy! All Photos © Iain Crawford
Recently, I came across the Papergirl Art Project, a unique idea that, in the style of American paper boys/girls, rolled art pieces are randomly distributed by bicycle to unsuspecting recipients in the streets of Berlin. The initial concept began in 2005, after the city of Berlin began tightening laws and fines on anyone pasting posters […]
A man who has been locked up for a few years knows the value of reality.
San Diego based illustrator is also exhibiting in Minna Gallery’s “Harum Scarum” show on now until February 25, 2012. Artist Statement: “My work constructs communication for the purpose of conducting connectivity. Reaching toward others on a common ground in order to ignite an atmosphere of evolution, is necessary to me.” To see more, visit KatherineBrannock.com […]
More great stuff from Mexican born, Austin Texas based artist Eduardo Flores (aka Bayo). To see more of Fores work, visit Artwork.Bayo.Me.com or check out his profile on Behance Network.
Your Monday Mixx! Enjoy!
Born on December 22, 1960, in Brooklyn, New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a successful graffiti and Neo-Expressionist artist who continues to influence contemporary artists today. Basquiat showed a passion for art at a young age and was encouraged by his mother who had an interest in fashion design and sketching. Early influences included cartoon drawings, […]
Born in Urbino, Italy on April 6 (or March 28) 1483, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino aka Raphael was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Though his career was short, Raphael produced works of “extraordinary refinement” that would have a great influence on European painting. Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Raphael […]
Born on October 14, 1894, most people know E.E. Cummings, the writer. As a poet, Edward Estlin Cummings was very popular throughout the 20th century and received tremendous critical acclaim. Less well-known is Cummings’ accomplishment as a visual artist. Cummings considered himself as much a painter as a poet and he devoted a tremendous amount […]