Mark Ryden‘s new exhibition “The Gay ’90s: Olde Tyme Art Show” opened on April 29, 2010 at the Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York. “The central theme of The Gay 90s: Old Tyme Art Show references the idealism of the 1890s while addressing the role of kitsch and nostalgia in our current culture. “In the […]
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Lisa G. is a self-taught artist working and living near Paris, France. Of her work Lisa says, “It is a universal language by which all my emotions passes from my mind. It is my way of existing, my breath.” To see more of Lisa G’s work, visit LisaGPeintre.Blogspot.com.
Canadian First Nation artist “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, graduated from the Emily Carr School of Art and Design in 1983 with an honours degree in painting. Yuxweluptun’s strategy is to document and promote change in contemporary Indigenous history in large-scale paintings using Coast Salish cosmology, Northwest Coast formal design elements, and the Western landscape tradition. His […]
Born in 1955 in Somerville New Jersey, Willie Cole transforms everyday items into sculptures “melding the social, political, and cultural perspectives of urban African American experience. He frequently ritualizes his found “western” objects, creating potent global artistic hybrids. Many of his sculpture’s forms and motifs are directly derived from African art.” Cole has a B.F.A […]
Born in 1953 in Louny, Czechoslovakia, Zdenek Janda studied painting privately from 1968 to 1974 and has been a freelance artist since 1978. Janda’s style of magical realism was adapted from medieval painting techniques from Cenino Cenini (II Libro dell Arte, 1437) and applied to the detailed execution of his work. To see more, visit […]
Maciej Hoffman was born on August 31st in 1964 in Wroclaw, Poland. From 1985-88, Hoffman studied at the Theological Academy in Wroclaw. It wasn’t until his third year there that he realized that he had a strong desire to become an artist. In 1988, Hoffman enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw and […]
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
Your Monday Mixx – on Tuesday – Enjoy!!
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Your Weekly Mixx – Enjoy! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. Visit the Submissions page for information on how to have your art featured in the Weekly Mixx. Join the Daily Art Fixx email list for monthly updates – for […]
The latest work from Liverpool, UK based mixed media artist Danny O’Connor (aka DOC). O’Connor graduated from Liverpool’s John Moores Art School where he studied graphic arts. Concentrating mainly on figurative and portrait subject matter, his influences include comic books, graffiti, illustration, and character design. With a strong graphic element visible in his work, O’Connor […]
This week’s Monday Mixx is a selection of artists that I viewed this weekend at the Queen West Art Crawl Outdoor Art Show and Sale, held in Trinity-Bellwoods Park in Toronto, Canada. “The Queen West Art Crawl (QWAC) promotes meaningful interaction between art and people in the neighbourhoods of West Queen West and Parkdale in […]
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 […]