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Beth Robinson is a self-taught artist based in Vermont, New England who has been sculpting her very unique dolls since 2003. Previously a painter and illustrator, Beth changed course when a friend introduced her to Japanese ball-joint dolls. Clearly not meant for children, each of Robinson’s “little people” is hand made using polymer clays, vintage […]
Born on January 21, 1955, in York, Pennsylvania, Jeff Koons studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art (BFA 1976), in Baltimore and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. “Since his emergence in the 1980s Jeff Koons has blended the concerns and methods of Pop, Conceptual, and appropriation art with craft-making and popular […]
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 Herakut, Christopher David White, Wendy Campbell, John Wilhelm, Francois Nielly, Annalu Boeretto, DZIA, and Julie Veenstra.
Jacksonville, Florida based artist Christina Foard has a BFA in painting and art history. As well as creating her colourful large scale oils of aerial landscapes, figurative works, and abstracts, Foard is a Program Manager for Arts in Medicine at Shands Jacksonville Medical Centre, an interdisciplinary healing arts program serving patients, staff and visitors at […]
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Today’s artist is pop-surrealist Scott Musgrove. Musgrove studied illustration and painting at Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio. After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts, he moved to Seattle, Washington where he created comic books that were published by Fantagraphics Books and Dark Horse Comics. Musgrove’s work has also been featured in […]
California Pop Surrealist artists Greg “Craola” Simkins and Lola are exhibiting at Yves Laroche Gallery in Montreal, Canada. Entitled Escape With Me, the exhibition “leads us through a hidden door by which we escape reality and enter into a surreal dimension where world politics and destruction are left far behind. Their explicitly opulent world brings back […]
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Thirty two year old Amsterdam based artist Raymond Lemstra likes to refer to the “illustrative nature of primitive drawings and sculptures.” “What I find interesting about these is the distortion as a result of selective emphasis; parts of interest are emphasized, unimportant parts reduced or left out. For characters this means they come out big […]
Painter, sculptor, printmaker, designer, draughtsman, and writer, Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse was born on December 31, 1869 in Le Cateau-Cambrésis, France. Before studying art, Matisse worked as a solicitor’s clerk in Saint-Quentin and took a law degree from 1887 to 1889 in Paris. Matisse studied drawing at Ecole Quentin Latour and began painting in the winter of […]
“Jenna Colby is a self taught artist who has always been creative through different mediums, but decided to focus on painting three years ago. Originally from Ohio, Jenna has traveled and lived in both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, but has called Seattle home since 1999. Growing up in a small town Colby was always fascinated with […]