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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 […]
I’m really looking forward to Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” movie that is coming out in early 2010. The images in today’s post are by award-winning conceptual artist and illustrator Michael Kutsche. Based in Berlin, Germany, Kutsche has worked for the visual effects industry since 1998. His experiences reach from art directing and animating commercials […]
Takao Tanabe, considered one of Canada’s leading painters and printmakers, has shown work nationally and internationally for over sixty years. Though he studied in New York, Tokyo and London, it was his native area of the coast of western Canada that attracted and inspired him to move from the Abstraction painting of his youth to […]
The images featured today are by photographer Brent Stirton. “Brent is a senior staff photographer for Reportage by Getty Images. He specializes in documentary work and he is renowned for his humanitarian efforts around the world. His images not only earn highly acclaimed awards, such as the Visa d’Or, World Press Photo and the Overseas […]
Born on March 23, 1887 in Madrid, Spain, José Victoriano Carmelo Carlos González-Pérez (better known as Juan Gris), was a painter, draughtsman, illustrator and writer. Gris was considered one of the leading Cubist painters of his time. Gris studied mechanical drawing at the Escuela de Artes y Manufacturas in Madrid from 1902 to 1904. During […]
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
Brooklyn based artist Allison Sommers (featured) has a new exhibition on at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California. Inspired by historical wars including WWI & the American Civil war, “Potter’s Field” includes Sommers’ signature style of miniature scale paintings composed of gouache on paper with creatures, either employed as soldiers, beasts or nurses amongst, engaged […]
Lawren Stewart Harris (1885–1970), one of Canada’s most important and influential painters, was also the driving force behind the famous Group of Seven, and the founding member and first president of the Canadian Group of Painters. Through his life and work, he inspired three generations of artists to paint unbridled by convention, and along with […]
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Born in 1981, Chow Martin is a cat lover, unicorn rights activist, fine artist and creative director based in Toronto, Canada. Martin has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) and is currently represented by WestBerlin Gallery in Germany. “Chow’s work is a coalescence of deconstructed, […]
Sunday’s pic is by American painter Lori Earley. Born and raised in New York, Earley trained at the School of Visual Arts in New York. “My oil paintings are a combination of classical realistic rendering with a personal element of distortion This distortion comes from my innate desire to transform my emotions into tangible planes […]
Born in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in New Jersey, James Jean has a B.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2003, he moved to Los Angeles where he currently lives and works. “In a ceaseless torrent of images, his finely wrought and narrative-driven work has captured the attention of […]