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Born in 1953 in Germany, Leslie Wayne currently lives and works in New York. From 1971-73, Wayne studied painting at the University of California Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies. In 1984, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture from Parsons School of Design in New York. Wayne’s work has been shown in […]
John Chamberlain is currently exhibiting his new sculptures concurrently at 24th Street gallery in New York and the Britannia Street gallery in London via his new representation with Gagosian Gallery in New York. Chamberlain is best known for his distinctive metal sculptures constructed from discarded automobile-body parts and other modern industrial detritus, which he began […]
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1. Beatrix Potter – July 28, 1866- December 22, 1943 – Born in South Kensington in London, England, Potter is best known for her illustrated children’s books. She was an author, illustrator, mycologist, farmer, and conservationist. In her 20s, Beatrix developed into a talented naturalist. She studied plants and animals at the Cromwell Road museums […]
Xiau-Fong Wee is a young artist living and working in San Francisco, California. She currently is a student at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University and has participated in numerous shows across the Bay Area. Xiau Fong enjoys live painting demonstrations and ”art battles” during exhibits. Her work was recently published along with other AAU […]
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Martin Stranka is a young photographer living in Prague, Czech Republic. Stranka studied at Bank University in Prague and fell in love with photography about five years ago. Entirely self-taught, Stranka uses a digital full-frame camera Canon 5D and Photoshop as a final touch for his ideas. He is influenced by the work of Robert […]
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1. Edvard Munch’s famous painting The Scream was vandalized with lightly scrawled graffiti that reads in Norwegian, “Could only have been painted by a madman.” It is unclear whether it was Munch himself or a visitor at an early exhibit that wrote the words. 2. Vincent van Gogh was not a successful artist during his […]
Born on September 25, 1903, Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz), was a major Abstract Expressionist artist and had an important influence on the development of colour field painting. Latvian by birth, Rothko emigrated with his mother and sister to the United States in 1913, joining his father and two brothers who had come a few years […]
Thanks to everyone who entered DAF’s June Giveaway featuring the Focus Features film “Beginners” directed by Mike Mills and starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, and Goran Visnjic. Our two lucky winners are: Alison Mah from Vancouver, British Columbia Jessy Smith from Evanston, Illinois Alison and Jessy have each won the Beginners: Original Motion […]
A native of France, born of Italian parents, Liz Brizzi grew up in Los Angeles. Brizzi is inspired by urban themes and loves to portray the beauty she captures in the raw and industrial aspects of city life. Her mixed media technique begins with the manipulation of her original photography collaged onto an acrylic painted […]