Living in Tokyo often means crowding into packed subway cars, being herded down busy city streets, and listening to an array of noises coming at you from all directions. In all the chaos, it’s nice to know there is somewhere I can go to escape this barrage of the senses and regain a sense of […]
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Born in an army hospital in Shirley, Massachusetts, Dan Bentley learned to walk and talk in Mineral Wells, Texas, and has lived in Rochester, New York since about 1978. Dan’s “build it himself” style of education landed him at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he studied a mix of Engineering and Fine Arts, resulting […]
I’d certainly known it (slavery) existed in the world, but not to such a degree. I felt so horrible and honestly ashamed of my own lack of knowledge of this attrocity in my own lifetime. And I thought, if I don’t know, how many other people don’t know.” —Lisa Kristine, Humanitarian Photographer Humanitarian photographer Lisa […]
1. Mannerism is a period of European art that emerged from the later years of the Italian High Renaissance around 1520. It lasted until about 1580 in Italy, when a more Baroque style began to replace it. Northern Mannerism continued into the early 17th century throughout much of Europe. Mannerism encompasses a variety of approaches […]
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Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
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More great work from Japanese sculptor Michihiro Matsouka. Matsouka finds inspiration from his childhood memories and deteriorated devices. Creating worn out devices that fuse animals and fish with machinery, Matsouka primarily uses stone clay for his work, but will incorporate other materials that seem to be suitable. The sculptures are meticulously finished with acrylic paint, […]
Merav Shacham is an Illustrator, Graphic Designer and Animator from Haifa, Israel. Shacham studied at the Visual Communication department at Neri Bloomfield Academy of Design and Education and graduated with honors in 2006. As well as working as a graphic designer & art director for Israel Channel 2 TV in Reshet, Shacham has combined her […]
Since I’m inarticulate, I express myself with images. —Helen Levitt Born on August 31, 1913 in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, Helen Levitt was once called (by David Strauss in a 1997 Artforum International article) “the most celebrated and least known photographer of her time.” Perhaps this lack of recognition stems from Levitt’s tendency to be an “intensely private” person who did not […]
Carne Griffiths’ artwork is born from a love of drawing and the journey of creating an image on the page. Working primarily with calligraphy ink, graphite and liquids, such as tea brandy, vodka and whiskey, he draws and then manipulates the drawn line. After graduating from Maidstone College of Art in Kent, UK, Carne served […]