Born in Dresden in 1969, Loretta Lux left East Germany in 1989 and from 1990-1996 studied painting at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich. In 1999, she began taking photographs. “Her subjects, with gazes ambiguously empty yet psychologically activated, assume formal poses and appear in calculated garb and hairstyles. Employing photography, painting, and computer […]
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Pablo Picasso is one of my favourite artists and I plan to do a more in-depth profile of him in a later post. But if you’re a Picasso fan, the On-line Picasso Project is a website you shouldn’t miss. The On-line Picasso Project is non-profit project that catalogues an amazingly large number of Picasso’s works […]
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Born in Sacramento, California, Rob Sato is a painter, illustrator and comic book artist. Sato has a B.F.A. California College of Arts & Crafts and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. “The driving force behind his work is the compulsive desire to see a joke fleshed out. In setting out to make a painting, […]
“Alexa Meade is a 23-year-old artist based in the Washington, DC area. She spent four summers interning on Capitol Hill and in 2008 was a press staffer on the Obama Campaign. After graduating from Vassar College with a degree in Political Science in May 2009, Alexa decided to pursue her passion for art. Her political […]
The artist can know all the technique in the world, but if he feels nothing, it will mean nothing.
Self taught artist and habitual doodler, Craww lives and works in Sheffield, UK. Drawing inspiration from daydreams, music, comics, nature, gin and an overactive imagination, Craww’s work is a stream of consciousness ramble through the woods, populated with skulls, crows and melancholic girls with big hands.” Craww likes ambiguity and his work explores his fascination […]
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Born in 1947, Manhattan based sculptor, painter and inventor Tom Shannon attended the University of Wisconsin and the Art Institute of Chicago where he received a Master of Fine Art degree. His paintings are made by swinging a giant pendulum rigged with six remote control paint guns over a canvas. “It is a marriage of […]
American artist Brian Despain has a new show on at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle, Washington. “Despain works with imaginary yet recognizable modern landscapes, but populates his world with seemingly self aware and melancholy robots. His work blends the natural world with technology with a slightly morbid slant. Skulls, machinery, and birds provide the […]
Jason Shawn Alexander is an expressionist figurative painter from Tennessee, now living and working in Los Angeles. His intimate works penetrate to the core of human integrity, often depicting images of figures wrenched in that critical space where the strained coordination of mind, body, and spirit, hangs in the balance of existential woe. Abstract elements […]
Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas was born on July 19, 1834, to a wealthy banking family in Paris, France. Educated in Latin, Greek, and ancient history at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris, Degas initially intended to study law, briefly attending the Sorbonne’s Faculté de Droit in 1853. In 1855, he studied painting at the École des […]