Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. This week, we feature the work of Alex Janvier, Ernest Zacharevic, Julia Manning, Nadav Kander, Andrew “Mackie” McIntosh, Michihiro Matsuoka, Julia Veenstra and […]
DAF Group Feature: Vol. 138
Your weekly Mixx – enjoy!
Wassily Kandinsky: 1866-1944
Born on December 16, 1866 in Moscow Russia, Wassily Kandinsky was a painter, printmaker, stage designer, art theorist, and a central artist in the development of 20th century abstract art. Kandinsky studied economics, ethnography and law in Moscow from 1886 to 1893, and wrote a dissertation on the legality of labourers’ wages. In 1896, Kandinsky […]
Four Hands Photo: Photography/Painting
These painterly and dream-like photographs are by Lisbon, Portugal based team José D’Almeida and Maria Flores of “Four Hands Photo”. To check out more of their work, including their paintings, visit FourHandsPhoto.com. (Note: Four Hands Photo’s website seems to be down. In the meantime, you can check out more of their work on Empty Kingdom).
Vladimir Fedotko: Photography
Born in Leningrad, photographer and photo manipulator Vladimir Fedotko currently lives and works in St. Petersburg, Russia. After discovering Adobe Photoshop in 2005, Fedotko has used a combination of traditional drawing, photography and computer processing to create his unique images. To see more, visit Fedotko’s profile on 35Photo.ru.
Earth Day 2011:
Environmental Artists Making a Difference
It’s Earth Day everyone – a day established to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth and our environment. Founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, Earth day is now celebrated on April 22nd in almost every country around the globe. In celebration of Earth Day 2011, DAF presents five […]
Every work of art which really moves us is in some degree a revelation – it changes us.
Jeannie Lynn Paske: Obsolete World
Wonderful illustrations from Portland, Oregon based artist Jeannie Lynn Paske. Obsolete World: “There is a world tucked away behind this one. An old world made up of endless fields,distant hills and timeworn cliffs. A place where the sun is always setting. A land in which extinct slow-moving monsters and elegant gentle-faced creatures of all shapes […]
Stella Im Hultberg: Painting
Today’s Image is by Brooklyn, NYC artist Stella Im Hultberg. Born in South Korea, raised in Seoul, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and later in California, she studied Industrial Design and worked as a product designer before returning to art. Check out more of her work at StellaImHultberg.com.
Andrea Petrachi: Cyber Sculptures
Born in Lecce, Italy in 1975, Andrea Petrachi a.k.a. Himatic creates cyber sculptures from things most of people simply throw away. His work is based on the assembly of everyday items, discarded electronics, gadgets and toys. Himatic sees his work as a symbol of our out-of-control desire to buy things. Petrachi will be exhibiting at […]
Paul Curtis: Reverse Graffiti
For the many who think that street art is vandalism, plain and simple – consider reverse graffiti. Reverse graffiti (aka clean tagging, dust tagging, grime writing), is a method of creating art in public spaces by removing the dirt from its surface. Early forms of reverse graffiti include writing and pictures drawn on the dirty […]
Carrie Ann Baade: Painting
Carrie Ann Baade is an internationally exhibiting artist whose surreal oil paintings are rich with allegorical meta-narratives inspired by literature and art history. She has been awarded the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Fellowship, the Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship for Established Artist, and a nomination for the prestigious United States Artist […]
Linda Herzog: Painting
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 […]