The images shown today are by American artist David Choe. Born in 1976 in Los Angeles, California, Choe is is one of the most diverse and prolific artists working today. His art, photos, and writing have been featured in Giant Robot, and Vice magazine among numerous other publications. His client list includes Marvel Comics, Levi’s, […]
There’s an Australian photographer I’ve been following on Deviant Art for about a year named hotburrito2, (mrs miggins) and I’m excited to share his work with you today. Many of hotburrito2’s photos feature water and the beach. Many include animals, mainly dogs, birds, and the occasional kangaroo. Other photos (my favourites), are composed with random […]
The generous folks at Large Format Posters.com are sponsoring this month’s giveaway with a 16 x 20 photo canvas print! Photo canvas printing has been gaining in popularity over the last few years and you really get an artistic feel from this format. It’s also great for printing your own original artwork. I particularly like […]
Born and raised in the valley of Salt Lake City, Utah, Linda Herzog grew up with a love of nature and animals. Moving to Southern California in 1986, Linda received inspiration from the ocean and started painting marine life. In 1998 her interest turned to painting wildlife in a realm of unique unreal settings that […]
1. Yayoi Kusama – March 22, 1929 – Born in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, Kusama is a sculptor, painter, writer, installation artist and performance artist. As a child she experienced hallucinations and visions of polka dots and net patterns, and had severe obsessive thoughts. Early in her career, she began covering surfaces including walls, floors, canvases, […]
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 […]
The intensity with which a subject is grasped – that is what makes for beauty in art.
Impressionist painter (Jean-Baptiste) Armand Guillaumin was born on February 16, 1841 in Paris, France. Guillaumin studied at the Academie Suisse in 1861 where he formed life-long friendships with Cezanne and Pissarro. Guillaumin exhibited at the Salon des Refusés in 1863 and later became a friend of Vincent van Gogh, meeting him through his brother Theo, […]
1. Considered a pioneer in modernism, Romanian artist Constantin Brâncuşi‘s sculpture “Bird in Space” was the cause of a court battle in 1926-27 when US customs officials refused to believe that bronze piece was art. They imposed the tariff for manufactured metal objects, 40% of the sale price or about $230 dollars. Marcel Duchamp (who […]
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!!
Born in Montreal, Canada in 1943, Ryan Larkin, grew up in Dorval, Quebec and studied with painter Arthur Lismer at the Ecole des beaux-arts de Montreal. The death of his brother in the 1950s affected Larkin, and he began drinking heavily in his teens. Larkin began working at the National Film Board in 1961 where […]
Born in 1978 in Karachi, Pakistan Ryan Johnson currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He has a BFA from the Pratt Institute in New York and an MFA from Columbia University, New York. Johnson’s sculptures are made from a mish mash of ingredients including casting tape, glass, plywood, cement, plastic, cardboard, spray paint, […]
Born in Normandy, France on April 21, 1904, Jean Hélion is recognized as one of the leading abstract painters in Europe during the 1930’s. Hélion moved to Paris in 1921 where he worked as an architectural apprentice until deciding to become a painter in 1925. He became a member of the Groupe Art Concret in […]