Painter Danielle Duer works from her studio in Nashville, Tennessee. She describes her narrative pieces as manifestations of a romantic walk inside her own head. Duer sees this world and the people in it as “blissful and beautiful but equally heartbroken and sick.” She wants each piece of art to contain all of these Authentic […]
Your weekly Art Quote! Share by clicking the social buttons on the left. See more Art Quotes here. (Photo © Wendy Campbell) All art is but imitation of nature. —Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Omnis ars naturae imitatio est.) from Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius) – Letter LXV: On the first cause, line 3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. […]
Another member of the Mercurocrom Collective, Eroné lives in Lille, France. Eroné studied art at the St. Luc Institute in Belgium and is currently working on screen printing, and studying engraving and pyrography. Eroné shares a studio in Lille with fellow Mercurocrom artists Amose, Sfer, Nada, and Spyre. To see more of Eroné’s work, visit […]
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These amazing origami sculptures are by French artist Jacquet Fritz Junior. Fascinated by paper from a very young age, JFJ is a self taught folder. The masks you see here were sculpted by hand from toilet paper rolls and then coated with shellac and various pigments. Fritz also uses other types of paper to create […]
American artist Bill Carman (featured) has a new exhibition entitled “Optical Allusions” now on at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California. Carman’s award-winning work straddles the line between narrative and surreal. A trained artist having earned an MFA in fine arts from Brigham Young University, Carman has since achieved notable success with his imagery as well as garnering […]
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Giovanni Maranghi was born in Lastra a Signa, near Florence, in 1955. Maranghi studied at the Liceo Artistico Art High School, the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Florence, and the Accademia di Belle Ati in Florence. He began showing his work in the mid-1970s and has had exhibitions in Italy, Holland, Belgium, United […]
Born in 1947, Manhattan based sculptor, painter and inventor Tom Shannon attended the University of Wisconsin and the Art Institute of Chicago where he received a Master of Fine Art degree. His paintings are made by swinging a giant pendulum rigged with six remote control paint guns over a canvas. “It is a marriage of […]
“The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.” —Auguste Rodin How many ways can you paint a kiss, an embrace, a loving encounter? One has to only sift through the thousands of images on the internet to see that the depiction of love and affection between lovers through painting, sculpture and photography has […]
Phlegm is a a urban/comic artist based in Sheffield, UK. “The name phlegm came from one of the four bodily humours in ancient Greek medicine, blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm. Phlegm was believed to be responsible for an apathetic and unemotional temperament.” His comic, also titled “Phlegm”, contains his pen and ink illustrations, […]
American mixed media artist Jesse Hazelip was born in 1977 and raised in the mountain desert town of Cortez, Colorado, amidst the Navajo and Ute Nation territory. He moved to Santa Barbara, California at the age of 14 where he became involved in the world of graffiti. Hazelip has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from […]
More great work from Paris based artist Sebastien Feraut (aka Niark1). Feraut began his career in web design, eventually turning to freelance illustration, graphic design, and painting. His work can be seen in the music industry, street wear, print design, advertising, and custom toys. To see more of Feraut’s work, visit Niark1.com or check out […]