A selection of work from Jonathan Levine Gallery’s exhibition “Hybrid Thinking”. Curated by Wooster Collective’s Marc + Sara Schiller, the show show features work by: Dal, from Beijing, China (now based in Cape Town, South Africa); Herakut, a duo based in Frankfurt, Germany; Hyuro, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently based in Valencia, Spain; Roa, based in […]
Rovi Jesher Salegumba is a Phillipean painter and a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts. Jesher has already defined a style that won him first prize at the 2006 Shell National Student’s Art Competition (oil/acrylic category) for his painting titled “Become”. See more of Rovi Jesher’s work on Deviant Art […]
DAF favourite Esther Barend, has a solo exhibition called “Follow Your Dreams” currently showing at Artclub Gallery in Paris, France. “Barend has an unstoppable need to paint. The paintings in her abstract series are mostly autobiographical in nature, inspired by her rich and complex inner world, her current emotions and contemporary events. The portraits in her […]
Today, I Stumbled upon the dark and sometimes eerie paintings of American artist Esao Andrews. Andrews grew up in Mesa, Arizona and moved to New York City in 1996 to study illustration at the School of Visual Arts. Early influences include Klimt, Schiele, Mucha, Victorian/ Pre-Raphaelite painters, and Joe Sorren. Andrews graduated in 1996 and […]
“Art takes nature as its model.” —Aristotle See more Art Quotes here. (Photograph by Wendy Campbell)
Born in Laval, France on May 21, 1844, Henri Julien Félix Rousseau is considered to be the archetype of the self-taught artist and one of the first of the Naïve or Primitive artists. “Rousseau’s brightly coloured, dream-like paintings, many of them depicting exotic subjects, anticipated some of the major artistic movements of the 20th century, […]
Art is not a handicraft; it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
Maurits Cornelis Escher, best known for his mathematically inspired prints, was born on June 17, 1898 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Escher spent much of his childhood in Arnhem where he attended school. Though he did well at drawing, Escher did not excel in other subjects and received poor grades. From 1919 – 1922, Escher attended the […]
Paris artist Sebastien Feraut (aka Niark1) began his career in web design, eventually turning to freelance illustration, graphic design, and painting. His work can be seen in the music industry, street wear, print design, advertising, and custom toys. To see more of Feraut’s work, visit Niark1.com or check out his profile on Behance.
Born in Warsaw, Poland, 26 year old Marianna Stelmach (aka Vuzel) is a self taught artist who uses a Pentagram tablet and Photoshop to create her digital paintings. Stelmach graduated from an Arts and Crafts High School where she specialized in Jewelery and is currently studying Physical Therapy. To see more, visit Stelmach’s profile on […]
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Greg “Craola” Simkins has a new show called “Inside the Outside” at Joshua Liner Gallery in New York. Born in 1975 in Torrance, California, Simkins “grew up with a menagerie of animals including a number of rabbits, which often emerge in his paintings. He began drawing at the early age of three and was inspired […]
Sunday’s image is by French painter and illustrator Simon G. Phelipot. To see more of his incredible work visit his website Resonance-Art.com.