In honour of International Women’s Day this year, we bring you a visual selection of women artists that have appeared on Daily Art Fixx over the last seven years. Enjoy! Click on an image to open the gallery.
The latest work from Australian artist Scott Marr. Marr’s new collection continues his unique technique of drawing using pyrography and painting with natural pigments, predominantly from the bush. By the time Scott Marr sits down at the easel, his works of art are already well underway. A large part of Scott’s artistic practice is comprised […]
Born on September 16, 1886 in Strasbourg (then part of Germany), Jean (Hans) Arp was a pioneer of abstract art and a founding member of the Dada movement. After studying at the Kunstschule, Weimar from 1905 to 1907, Arp attended the Académie Julian in Paris. In 1909, Arp moved to Switzerland where in 1911 he […]
Today’s image is by San Paulo, Brazil artist Gabriel Silva. Though the subject is of a mother and child, the illustration reminds me of Klimt’s “The Kiss“. Since the folder where the image is located is titled “Gustav”, I’m guessing that it was the inspiration for this piece. I was unable to find any biographical […]
“Amsterdam artist Chris Berens is an anomaly in the art world, an expert painter who does not use traditional media (he uses inks on photo paper rather than oils on canvas…and NO digital or photographic elements whatsoever), but nonetheless creates compellingly executed, enigmatic, and emotionally resonant paintings. His work features a fantastical mélange of exotic […]
This week’s Deviant is German digital artist Oliver Lehmann. Born in 1972 in Euskirchen, Lehmann currently lives near Cologne (Köln), Germany. Initally working with chalk, charcoal and pastels, he switched to digital art in 1999. Lehmann’s influences include Hellnwein, Giger, Dali, Kubicki, and Bargeld. Using Photoshop, stock photos and textures, and imagination, Lehmann creates a […]
The nation is bound together by its creative artists and not by parallel lines of rusting steel.
Your Monday Mixx! Enjoy!
Your Monday Mix!
When Tracy Chevalier looks at paintings, she imagines the stories behind them: How did the painter meet his model? What would explain that look in her eye? Why is that man … blushing? She shares three stories inspired by portraits, including the one that led to her best-selling novel “Girl With a Pearl Earring.”
I’ve been thinking about eco-art again and am fascinated by artists who can turn trash into treasure. One of the most recognized and awarded of these is Australian artist John Dahlsen. Dahlsen studied art at the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne College of Advanced Education, and for many years made his living […]
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, […]
Happy Canada Day all you Canucks and friends of Canucks out there! In celebration of our National Day, DAF presents a collection of work from well known (and not so well known) Canadian artists. Have a great day everyone! Featured artists: Arthur Lismer – A September Gale – 1921 Betty Goodwin – Aerialist 1962 Yousuf Karsh […]