1. The masterpiece sculpture Pietà (1498–1499) is the only work Michelangelo Buonarroti ever signed. It is housed in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. Michelangelo signed the Pieta only after its completion when Lombard visitors to St. Petronilla thought the statue had been carved by “il Gobbo nostro da Milano”. Read more 2. The […]
Officially hitting book store shelves today is GREAT WOMEN ARTISTS published by Phaidon as part of The Art Book series. With 646 pages featuring over 400 artists, over 500 years, from 54 countries, this is the “most extensive fully illustrated book of women artists ever published”. “Edited down from a long-list of over two thousand […]
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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Martin Stranka is a young photographer living in Prague, Czech Republic. Stranka studied at Bank University in Prague and fell in love with photography about five years ago. Entirely self-taught, Stranka uses a digital full-frame camera Canon 5D and Photoshop as a final touch for his ideas. He is influenced by the work of Robert […]
Born on November 12, 1840, in Mouffetard, a working-class district of Paris, France, Auguste Rodin is considered to be one of the most important sculptors of modern times. He began drawing at the age of 10, and at 14, attended the Petite Ecole – a special school for drawing and mathematics. Rodin was a promising […]
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Born in Belgrade, Serbia on November 30, 1946, Marina Abramović is one of the most acclaimed, remarkable and influential performance artists in the world today. From her shocking early work in the 1970s to her blockbuster 2010 show “The Artist is Present”, she has redefined what art can be and brought performance into the mainstream. Her latest […]
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More great work from New York based artist Leslie Wayne. Wayne’s work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the U.S. and Germany. She is in many public collections including Neuberger Museum of Art in New York, The Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. […]
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One of my favourite websites for discovering new art is DeviantArt.com and I plan to feature artists from the site on a regular basis. While there’s a lot to sift through, the site’s organization makes it easy with it’s category organization and (if you’re a member) handy tracking tools to help you follow your favourite […]
Very interesting and inspiring Ted Talk by Polish/American architect Daniel Libeskind – “17 Words of Architectural Inspiration” which I think relates to all creative endeavors. The video is 18 minutes long, but well worth the watch. Libeskind’s many buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the Denver Art Museum, the Royal Ontario Museum, and in […]