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“Alexandros Vasmoulakis was born in 1980 and has been painting from an early age. He studied fine art at university and has honed a highly distinctive style that is prevalent throughout his work. He is based in Athens but has recently spent a year or so in Paris soaking up the culture that that city […]
I’m feeling a bit off today. In the meantime, please enjoy this painting by Deviant Artist – L Rushton.
This week’s Deviant is painter/illustrator Jerihely Leal. Born in Venezuela in 1976, Leal studied Electronic Engineering and graduated in 1998 but soon abandoned that field in favour of his lifelong dream of working as an artist. It was not long after that Leal began working as an illustrator for a national sports magazine as well […]
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1. The masterpiece sculpture Pietà (1498–1499) is the only work Michelangelo Buonarroti ever signed. It is housed in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. Michelangelo signed the Pieta only after its completion when Lombard visitors to St. Petronilla thought the statue had been carved by “il Gobbo nostro da Milano”. Read more 2. The […]
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Born on December 22, 1960, in Brooklyn, New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a successful graffiti and Neo-Expressionist artist who continues to influence contemporary artists today. Basquiat showed a passion for art at a young age and was encouraged by his mother who had an interest in fashion design and sketching. Early influences included cartoon drawings, […]
“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 […]
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I’m a little under the weather today. In the meantime, please enjoy the wonderful work of Moonywolf on deviantART.
DAF favourite Esther Barend has a new series of paintings entitled “Girls in Paint” – a fusion of the female portrait with her well known abstract style. About Girls in Paint: “Long ago I started as a realistic painter. Then I radically switched from oil to acrylics and at the same time into abstracts. I […]