I’m feeling a bit off today. In the meantime, please enjoy this painting by Deviant Artist – L Rushton.
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I’ve been thinking about eco-art again and am fascinated by artists who can turn trash into treasure. One of the most recognized and awarded of these is Australian artist John Dahlsen. Dahlsen studied art at the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne College of Advanced Education, and for many years made his living […]
“John Park is an artist and teacher living in Los Angeles, California. He received his training at the Rhode Island School of Design where he studied classical drawing, painting, sculpture and anatomy. His current series is an attempt at reconciling these classical influences with the more urban aesthetic of the Pop Surrealist movement. The paintings […]
In the world of street art, Brazilian artists are getting a lot of attention these days and I can see why. Brazil has a vibrant street art scene and it is widely accepted by the public. The quality of the art has changed the view on “graffiti” and it is no longer seen as vandalism, […]
Based in Lviv, Ukraine, Irena Zablotska (aka Joulu) finds inspiration in music, beautiful views, friends, country trips, in love, in sufferings, and in dreams that have not come true. Zablotska also works as a designer and an urban artist. She has exhibited in the Ukraine, Costa Rica, U.S., France, and Russia. To see more, visit […]
Maurits Cornelis Escher, best known for his mathematically inspired prints, was born on June 17, 1898 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Escher spent much of his childhood in Arnhem where he attended school. Though he did well at drawing, Escher did not excel in other subjects and received poor grades. From 1919 – 1922, Escher attended the […]
The essence of a sculpture must enter on tip-toe, as light as animal footprints on snow.
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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 […]
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. […]
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Born on October 28th, 1909, in Dublin, Ireland, Francis Bacon was one of the most innovative, powerful and disturbing artists of the period following World War II. At a time when art was dominated by abstract styles, he painted the human figure and was one of the first artists to depict overtly homosexual themes. Bacon […]
A selection of works from WWA Gallery’s new exhibition We Are Who We Pretend To Be opening today in Culver City, CA. Titled after Kurt Vonnegut’s cautionary quote, the exhibition features ten diverse painters and mixed media artists manipulating and questioning notions of identity and reality. Artists include Justin Bloomer, Nicole Bruckman, Vincent Cacciotti, David […]