I love this new work by Korean painter/illustrator Minjae Lee. Lee is 21 years old, self-taught, and has just started selling his pieces. To see more of Lee’s intricate creations, see his profile on Deviant Art.
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“If I hadn’t taken up painting, I would have raised chickens…it’s all art.” —Grandma Moses Born on September 7, 1860, Anna Mary Robertson Moses (aka Grandma Moses) was one of the most successful and renowned artists in America and possibly the best-known American artist in Europe. Born in a farming community in Greenwich, New York, Moses […]
Canadian First Nation artist “Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, graduated from the Emily Carr School of Art and Design in 1983 with an honours degree in painting. Yuxweluptun’s strategy is to document and promote change in contemporary Indigenous history in large-scale paintings using Coast Salish cosmology, Northwest Coast formal design elements, and the Western landscape tradition. His […]
Born and raised in northern China, Victor Wang is currently a professor of fine arts at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. Wang has a BFA (oil painting) from the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in China and an MFA from Fontbonne University where he works. Of his painting, Wang says, “My path through […]
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Art is a guarantee of sanity. That is the most important thing I have said.
Born in Belgrade, Serbia on November 30, 1946, Marina Abramović is one of the most acclaimed, remarkable and influential performance artists in the world today. From her shocking early work in the 1970s to her blockbuster 2010 show “The Artist is Present”, she has redefined what art can be and brought performance into the mainstream. Her latest […]
These incredible lampwork beads are by Canadian artist Sherry Bellamy. Lampworking is a type of glasswork that uses a gas fueled torch to melt rods and tubes of clear and colored glass. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by blowing and shaping with a variety of tools and hand movements. Bellamy is […]
Born on November 24, 1864 in the Midi-Pyrénées region of France, Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa is considered by many to be one of the greatest painters of the Post-Impressionist period. The son of aristocrats, he suffered from a number of congenital conditions that were attributed to the inbreeding traditions of past generations. His parents […]
For some reason, I am drawn to strange and slightly creepy dolls. The creatures featured in this post are by artist Lesley-Anne Green. Born in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, Green moved to Toronto to attend Sheridan College’s Ceramics Program. After graduating, she took what she’d learned about clay and pots and started making one-of-a-kind clay sculptures […]
Some recent work by Argentine sculptor Guillermo Rigattieri (featured). Check out more of Rigattieri’s work at Esculurasenmetal.com.ar.
Jylian Gustlin is a native Californian and grew up in the San Francisco bay area. She has been shaped by the technology explosion of Silicon Valley and her art reflects her in-depth knowledge of that technology. “I knew that if I finished, I would never make art” is how Gustlin explains leaving college one semester […]