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I came across the work of Toronto artist Julia Hepburn recently at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. “Each compartmentalized piece displays a single scene with virtually no context. Viewers are encouraged to use their imaginations in order to develop a narrative explaining the scene. The use of small, doll-sized scenes, not only draws people in […]
“If I hadn’t taken up painting, I would have raised chickens…it’s all art.” —Grandma Moses Born on September 7, 1860, Anna Mary Robertson Moses (aka Grandma Moses) was one of the most successful and renowned artists in America and possibly the best-known American artist in Europe. Born in a farming community in Greenwich, New York, Moses […]
Your Sunday image: Spring by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha. Enjoy!
Born on June 12, 1890, in Tulln, Austria Egon Schiele was a major figure of the Austrian Expressionist movement. Schiele began drawing as a child and in 1906, at the age of sixteen, attended the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. During these years, he was strongly influenced by Gustav Klimt and the Vienna Secession artists […]
“Marion Peck was born on October 3, 1963 in Manila, the Philippines, while her family was on a trip around the world, and grew up in Seattle, Washington. She received a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1985. Subsequently she studied in two different MFA programs, Syracuse University in New York and […]
The artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like the bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.
“Working in portraiture, UK artist David Walker’s medium is spray paint. He uses no brushes and has developed a signature multi-layered style, where marks are created, scraped off and then recreated. The results speak for themselves – visually rich canvases that fuse photo realism, abstraction and graffiti sensibilities, with a raw energy that comes from […]
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 […]
Abstract Expressionist painter and sculptor Willem de Kooning was born on April 24, 1904 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. De Kooning worked for a commercial-art and decorating firm and studied at the Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts at night. He immigrated to the United States (illegally) in 1926 and worked as a house painter in New Jersey […]
Born in 1985 in Shanxi Province, China, photographer Liu Di graduated from the Professional Photography Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 2009. In 2010, the young artist won the Lacoste Elysee Prize for his series called “Animal Regulations”. Liu’s images are composed of over-sized animals set in suburban settings like […]
Mark Bannerman is an award winning 3D digital artist and illustrator living in Scotland with his wife and their young son. A perfectionist who excels at generating 3D renders with an organic humanized quality, his portfolio speaks of technical confidence, inspirational subtlety and stunning concept. Using 3D fused with a traditional media aesthetic to create […]
Your weekly Art Quote! Share by clicking the social buttons on the left. See more Art Quotes here. (Typography by Wendy Campbell) Artwork used in quote: Paul Klee, Was fehlt ihm, (What Is He Missing?), 1930, stamp drawing in ink, Ingres paper on cardboard, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen near Basel (public domain)