Your weekly Art Quote! Share by clicking the social buttons on the left. See more Art Quotes here. “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped […]
Happy May 1st everyone! Around the world, countries are celebrating what is often referred to as May Day. The celebration is rooted in the Pagan observance of the “cross-quarter day”, when the Northern Hemisphere falls halfway between the spring equinox and summer solstice. Over time, the Pagan holiday lost much of its original meaning, though […]
Travis Louie’s “The Creature Show” is on now at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. This new exhibition features a series of his signature monster infused alt-Victorian daguerreotype style paintings featuring “people and their pets”, (as well as a few Lovecraftian entities on their best behavior). The Creature Show runs through May 7, 2011. For […]
The latest exhibition “Fermata” from world renowned Brazil based urban artists (and twin brothers) Otávio and Gustavo Pandolfo (aka Osgemeos). Fermata, showing at Museu Vale in Brazil, runs through February 12, 2012. “Revealing uncommon possibilities and dealing with what is current and not distant, OSGEMEOS make us aware that we are part of something in […]
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 […]
The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics are underway and I came across this incredible work of art created especially for the event. In 2008, The City of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – a venue city for the Games, commissioned Canadian Artist Gordon Halloran to create a large installation at City Hall to open the Olympic celebrations […]
You should always respect what you are and your culture because if your art is going to mean anything, that is where it comes from.
Thanks to everyone who entered Daily Art Fixx’s May Giveaway. Congratulations to our lucky winner MJ Coward. MJ has won 100 5″ x 7″ Postcards from UPrinting.com. Many thanks to them for sponsoring this month’s contest. Stay tuned next month for another great giveaway!
More “gentle monsters” from Dan May (featured). “May is a fine artist currently living in Cincinnati, OH. A native of Rochester, NY, Dan attended Syracuse University where he achieved a BFA and began to immediately pursue his artistic interests. As a modern narrative painter, May cultivates a rich texture of the surreal and mysterious in his highly […]
In their book “The Ruins of Detroit “, French photographers Yves Marchland and Romain Meffre document Detroit’s downturn and the effects of deindustrialization on what was once the fourth largest city in the US. “Until the 1960s, Detroit was one of America’s most important cities, a hub of industry with a population of almost two […]
American Photographer Trey Ratcliff is best known for his HDR photos and his website StuckinCustoms.com – the #1 travel photography blog in the world. His photos have been featured in exhibitions around the world, on major television networks, and one of his HDR photographs was the first of its kind to hang in the Smithsonian. […]
Cambodian born (LA based) painter Andrew Hem has a new exhibition entitled “Cold Water” on now at LeBasse Projects in Culver City, California. His new paintings “explore the feeling of isolation we get when removed from those close to us – and the ensuing personal darkness that follows. As the viewer progresses through the paintings […]
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