Happy Mother’s Day all you moms out there! In honour of this special day, DAF presents a selection of well known portraits of artists’ mothers. Throughout history, many artists have painted their mothers for a variety reasons; “as a loving tribute, to capture a memorable face, to work through conflicting emotions, as a family legacy, […]
The latest work from UK artist Nom Kinnear-King. “From her shed in the Norfolk countryside Kinnear-King creates in oils and pencil. Portraits of girls roam from town to town in a patchwork old fashioned never world, where accordions and clarinets trail their steps, their joyful and curious behaviour shadowed by sweet melancholy. Nom is represented […]
Dilyara Nassyrova (aka Dilkabear) is a painter and illustrator based in Trieste, Italy. After years of working as a graphic designer, Nassyrova now makes her living full time from her art. Her work has been published in major magazines and also in several books. To see more of Dilka’s work, visit her photostream on Flickr […]
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Cambodian born (LA based) painter Andrew Hem has a new exhibition entitled “Cold Water” on now at LeBasse Projects in Culver City, California. His new paintings “explore the feeling of isolation we get when removed from those close to us – and the ensuing personal darkness that follows. As the viewer progresses through the paintings […]
Born in 1979 in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in New Jersey, James Jean has a B.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2003, he moved to Los Angeles where he currently lives and works. “In a ceaseless torrent of images, his finely wrought and narrative-driven work has captured the attention of […]
An artist can show things that other people are terrified of expressing.
More great stuff from Mexican born, Austin Texas based artist Eduardo Flores (aka Bayo). To see more of Fores work, visit Artwork.Bayo.Me.com or check out his profile on Behance Network.
Fred Calleri was born in Maryland and has been based in Flagstaff, Arizona since 2001. Fred has been interested in art throughout and early influences include Renaissance painters and the Masters of the early 20th century. Calleri covers a wide range of styles and subject matter. By studying artists such as Anders Zorn, John Singer […]
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Maggie Taylor has a BA in philosophy from Yale University and an MFA in photography from the University of Florida. In 1996, after more than ten years as a still-life photographer, Taylor began creating her images digitally. Using ﬂatbed scanners and Adobe Photoshop, Taylor creates unique digital collages that “transport viewers […]
Some recent work from Sayaka Ganz (featured). Ganz was born in Yokohama, Japan and grew up living in Japan, Brazil, and Hong Kong. Currently she teaches design and drawing courses at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Using reclaimed scrap metal and plastic household objects as her materials, Sayaka’s recent sculptures depict animals in motion. […]
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Born in Sichuan Province, China, Liao Zhenwu currently lives and works in Beijing. Zhenwu studied art at the Sichuan Education Institute and oil painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. For more information, visit SOEMO Fine Arts. Related Books: The Revolution Continues: New Art From China New China, New Art Avatars and […]