Cool stuff from Belgian artist Jef Bertels. “My father had a library full of science fiction, and an indestructible light-hearted look on life. My mother was more serious of nature, but had a talent for drawing and painting effortlessly. Batman, spaceship Orion, and the films of Karel Zeman are among my very first memories. Stories […]
Thanks to everyone who entered DAF’s June Giveaway featuring the Focus Features film “Beginners” directed by Mike Mills and starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, and Goran Visnjic. Our two lucky winners are: Alison Mah from Vancouver, British Columbia Jessy Smith from Evanston, Illinois Alison and Jessy have each won the Beginners: Original Motion […]
Some recent work from Lille, France based artist Amose. Working in various mediums including illustration, traditional painting, spray painting, and screen printing, Amose’s work is inspired by artists such as Vitché and Vasko, Schiele, Klimt, Nate Williams, James Gallagher, and others. Amose shares a studio in Lille with fellow artists Eroné, Sfer, Nada, Spyre who […]
Born in 1956, in Peoria, Illinois, USA, Julie Heffernan has a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art, Connecticut. Her work can be described as “Magical Realism”. Her “lush self-portraiture utilizes art historical references to present a sensual interior narrative, […]
American sculptor Kevin Titzer has a new solo exhibition at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, CA. “Ghost of a Chance” is Titzer’s first solo exhibition Thinkspace and his largest and most complex creations to date. A native of Evansville, Indiana, Titzer recently relocated to Quebec, Canada where his new body of work was created. Titzer […]
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I say that good painters imitated nature, but the bad ones vomited it.
Photographer Nick Brandt currently has a solo exhibition on at Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Entitled On This Earth, A Shadow Falls, “the collection of photographs represent Brandt’s ongoing photographic project, which is presented in a trilogy of books that memorializes the vanishing grandeur of the natural world of East Africa. The exhibition spans the […]
Ken Wong is an Australian digital artist, designer, and art director currently based in Shanghai, China. Ken studied multimedia at the University of South Australia but says “I learned most of what I know about art from reading books and involving myself in online art communities. The internet is a great environment for digital artists […]
Today’s images are by American artist Bruce New. Of his drawings and collages New says, “My work is an attempt to document my existence. To leave a visual record of my thoughts, ideas, and fantasies. I currently reside in the wilds of Kentucky, with a bird and our son, on a mountaintop, right next to […]
Alice Vander Vennen was born in 1957 in Southwestern Ontario and now lives in Cobourg, Ontario. Vander Vennen completed her BA in Art Education at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has studied visual art at the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has practiced as a professional artist since 1980, with exhibits […]
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Born in Brazil, João Paulo Alvares Ruas interest in visual arts began at a young age with comic books as his first bridge to lines and colors. Later, he took Design in University and after a three year stint in London, Ruas went back to his home town of São Paulo, where he now lives […]