Born on November 7, 1890 in Vlachovo Brezi, Bohemia (now Czech Republic), Jan Matulka worked in a variety of styles including Realism, Post-Impressionism, Abstract Impressionism, Surrealism, and Abstraction. In 1907, Matulka’s family immigrated to New York where he studied at the National Academy of Design for nine years. In 1917 Matulka received the Joseph Pulitzer […]
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 […]
1. Postminimalism is an art term coined by Robert Pincus-Witten in 1971 and is used to describe artistic fields which are influenced by, or attempts to develop and go beyond, the aesthetic of minimalism (a style that uses pared-down design elements). In visual art, postminimalism art uses minimalism either as an aesthetic or conceptual reference point. More an artistic […]
I hope you enjoy Sunday’s image: Reclining Nude, Head Resting on Right Arm by Amedeo Modigliani circa 1915. Oil on canvas 51.8 cm (20.39 in), Width: 65.2 cm (25.67 in).
Dirk de Keyzer was born in Sleidinge, Belgium in 1958. He has traveled his own path in the world of sculpture for more than twenty years and has known the difficult first steps of all struggling artists, the hard work and the wait for recognition. De Keyzer’s bronze sculptures are cast using the lost wax […]
Sunday’s pic is by Australian illustrator Ken Wong. I did a short profile on him back in April 2009 but wanted to share his work again. To see more, visit KenArt.net.
Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a f**king sharp knife to it.
“Nanami Cowdroy was born in Sydney, Australia with close bonds to her mixed Japanese-European heritage. Growing up with such contrasting cultures and surroundings, has greatly influenced her style of art and creative expression. By intertwining complex characters and highly detailed objects her pieces reflect a juxtaposition between foreign and familiar entities and environments. Her imagination is illustrated […]
Episode 4 of Video Art Quotes – enjoy! Check out more quotes by clicking the Art Quotes link in the navigation menu. In this episode: “Artists don’t make objects. Artists make mythologies.” — Anish Kapoor “To be an artist means never to avert one’s eyes.” — Akira Kurosawa “Creativity takes courage.” — Henri Matisse “Vision is the art […]
Another great video from PBS Offbook: Art in the Era of the Internet. “The Internet has intensfied connections between people across the planet. In this episode of OFF BOOK, we take a look at the impact of the this new interconnectivity on the art world. Traditional funding models are dissolving, new forms of expressing ownership […]
Giovanni Maranghi was born in Lastra a Signa, near Florence, in 1955. Maranghi studied at the Liceo Artistico Art High School, the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Florence, and the Accademia di Belle Ati in Florence. He began showing his work in the mid-1970s and has had exhibitions in Italy, Holland, Belgium, United […]
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In case you missed it (like I did), here are the latest gallery works from Greek artist Alexandros Vasmoulakis‘ second solo exhibition in Greece (Feb. 15, 2011 – March 24, 2011) at A.Antonopoulou.Art Gallery in Athens. Vasmoulakis is generally known for his large-scale wall paintings he has created in the streets of Athens-GR as well […]