Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. This week, we feature the work of Nathan Durfee, Kevin Palme, Emma Balder, Roelof Jacob, Thomas Broadbent, Cathie Joy Young, Katarzyna and Marcin […]
From TED Talks – a great presentation from Dutch kinetic artist Theo Jansen who demonstrates his lifelike kinetic sculptures. “Jansen has been working for 16 years to create sculptures that move on their own in eerily lifelike ways. Each generation of his “Strandbeests” is subject to the forces of evolution, with successful forms moving forward […]
Thought I’d share this interesting TED talk by Siegfried Woldhek presenting evidence on the true face of Leonardo Da Vinci. See more great talks at the TED website.
Photographer Nick Brandt currently has a solo exhibition on at Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Entitled On This Earth, A Shadow Falls, “the collection of photographs represent Brandt’s ongoing photographic project, which is presented in a trilogy of books that memorializes the vanishing grandeur of the natural world of East Africa. The exhibition spans the […]
What do you see? is a children’s book that brings to life the surreal art of Wangechi Mutu (featured). Written by Kyla Ryman, each page of this unusual seek-and-find book reveals a small part of Mutu’s artwork Le Noble Savage (2006), allowing readers to explore each part of the collage work closely. On the final page, the entire piece […]
Sunday’s image is by French painter and illustrator Simon G. Phelipot. To see more of his incredible work visit his website Resonance-Art.com.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Hailing from Montreal, Canada, jewelry designer Daniel Proulx makes unique wire-wrapped Steampunk Jewelry and sculptures from brass, copper and gemstones. Proulx previously worked in the travel industry and in finance. However, one day in 2008, after his “better half” had learned to make simple wire rings, he gave it a try himself and now works […]
There are only a couple of days left to see the paintings of Mi Ju at the Fecal Face Dot Gallery in San Francisco. A native of Korea, Mi Ju has been studying at The San Francisco Art Institute for the past year after getting her BFA from Yeungnam University in Korea. “My work is […]
“Scott Stulberg is a travel and stock photographer who journeys often to distant lands looking for unique stock opportunities. He is represented by many stock agencies including Corbis and Getty Images. He is a contributing writer for Shutterbug magazine and is also co-author of The Digital Photographers New Guide To Photoshop Plug-ins. Scott teaches digital […]
Today’s image is by English/Canadian artist Keith Thompson. Thompson studied illustration at Sheridan College near Toronto and currently works internationally as a freelance artist. His work is used in books, magazines, tv, film, and video games. Most recently, he illustrated Scott Westerfeld’s young adult novel Leviathan which debuted as a New York Times bestseller. Thompson […]
Award-winning First Nations Canadian artist Daphne Odjig (September 11, 1919 – October 1, 2016) was born and raised on the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island (Lake Huron), Ontario, Canada. As a child, art was a favourite subject and she developed the habit of sketching with her grandfather and father who were both artistic. […]
French artist Jean Labourdette aka “Turf One” began his love affair with art with graffiti as a youth in the streets of Paris. After some time, he found the graffiti world somewhat limiting so he moved on to working as a multi-disciplinary artist including illustration, comic strips, painting, and film making. Initially painting on canvas, […]