1. Reverse Graffiti (aka clean tagging, dust tagging, grime writing), is a method of creating art in public spaces by removing the dirt from its surface. Early forms of reverse graffiti include writing and pictures drawn on the dirty windows of cars and shops. In the last several years, a more advanced method has emerged […]
Victor Vasarely was born in Pécs, Hungary on April 9th, 1906. Vasarely grew up in Piešťany, Slovakia and then Budapest where he studied at the ‘Mühely’ Academy which was known as the centre of Bauhaus studies in Budapest. In 1930, Vasarely moved to Paris where he worked as a graphic artist and creative consultant and […]
Drawing from a background in psychology, Bristol UK based artist Alexander Korzer-Robinson focuses on the notion of the “inner landscape”. Using discarded materials, Korzer-Robinson makes objects as “an invitation to the viewer to engage her/his own inner life in order to assign meaning to the artwork.” His cut book art is made by working through […]
New work from American painter Joe Sorren in his new exhibition “When the Rain Comes” at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles. “Joe Sorren injects a surreal mood through soft, eerie imagery, thick brushstrokes, and animalistic figures caught in motion. Created with oil on panel, Sorren’s newest body of work, When the Rain […]
This week’s Deviant is Canadian artist Félix Girard. Girard was born in 1988 in Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, near Quebec City. A self-taught artist, both of Girard’s parents are painters giving him early exposure to different artistic mediums and techniques. Girard’s influences include comics, Brian Froud, Jan Vermeer, Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt, Salvador Dali, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, William […]
Alice Vander Vennen was born in 1957 in Southwestern Ontario and now lives in Cobourg, Ontario. Vander Vennen completed her BA in Art Education at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has studied visual art at the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has practiced as a professional artist since 1980, with exhibits […]
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
Your Monday Mixx – on Tuesday – Enjoy!!
Born in 1964 in Glasgow, Scotland, Paul Cadden studied print design at Glasgow College of Building and Printing as well as Animation and Illustration at James Watt College. At first (and second) glance, Cadden’s pieces look like photographs. They are however, meticulously detailed pencil and graphite drawings and paintings. Cadden defines his work as Hyperrealism […]
Born on December 8, 1922, in Berlin, Germany, Lucian Michael Freud was a British painter and draughtsman and considered to be the leading figurative painter of his time. Freud was the son of the architect Ernst Freud and the grandson of renowned neurologist and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. His family fled from Nazi Germany to England […]
Today’s feature is São Paulo, Brazil artist Silvio Alvarez. Alvarez is self-taught and has been working with collage since 1989. I find Alvarez’s work very interesting: “He gives us a cheerful picture of everyday life in the big city, without, however, failing to provide a critical analysis of society. Silvio believes that the most important […]
Your Monday Mixx is on Tuesday this week – enjoy!
Born on September 25, 1903, Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz), was a major Abstract Expressionist artist and had an important influence on the development of colour field painting. Latvian by birth, Rothko emigrated with his mother and sister to the United States in 1913, joining his father and two brothers who had come a few years […]