More great work from South Korean artist Minjae Lee (aka Greno89 on Deviant Art). To see more of Lee’s work, visit grenomj.com. There’s also a good interview with the artist at FashionArtExpression.com.
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. This week, we feature the work of Claudio Fuente, Coista Magarakis, Pastel, Hector Frank, Jaqueline Rush Lee, Aida Muluneh, Monique Orsini, Stéphane Halleux, […]
Born in Normandy, France on April 21, 1904, Jean Hélion is recognized as one of the leading abstract painters in Europe during the 1930’s. Hélion moved to Paris in 1921 where he worked as an architectural apprentice until deciding to become a painter in 1925. He became a member of the Groupe Art Concret in […]
Shingo Matsunuma (aka shichigoro) is a Japanese artist based in Yokohama, Japan. Matsunuma studied oil painting at university but most of his current work is created in Photoshop. To see more, visit Shichigoro.com or visit Shingo’s profile on Deviant Art. Discovered on: WalkingBlind Art & Literature Magazine Issue No.2 Vol. No. 1
Born on July 9, 1937 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, David Hockney is a painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century. From 1953-57, Hockney studied at the Bradford School of Art and then at the Royal Collage of […]
DAF recently had the opportunity to visit flameworker Brad Jesson at his studio in Stratford, Ontario. Watch the video below to see Brad’s work in glass marble and pendant making. Brad began working with flameworked glass in January of 2008, and has practiced his art on a full-time basis since February of 2010. A self-taught artist, […]
A picture lives by companionship, expanding and quickening in the eyes of the sensitive observer. It dies by the same token. It is therefore a risky and unfeeling act to send it out into the world.
Born in London, England in 1963, Sophie Ryder studied at Kingston Polytechnic (1980-81) and the Royal Academy Schools, London (1981-84). “Individual animals and groups of them, fashioned in wire and in bronze, some realistic and some fantastical, have featured in Ryder’s sculpture and colourful collages since her student days. Her technique of manipulating and winding […]
For all you Banksy fans out there. I saw this news article on BBC and had to share.
Sarolta Bán is a 27 year old self-taught photographer/photo manipulator from Budapest, Hungary. Originally a jewelery designer, Sarolta usually works on an image from a few hours to a couple of days and uses up to 100 different layers for one picture. “I like using ordinary elements and by combining them, I can give them […]
Born in an army hospital in Shirley, Massachusetts, Dan Bentley learned to walk and talk in Mineral Wells, Texas, and has lived in Rochester, New York since about 1978. Dan’s “build it himself” style of education landed him at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he studied a mix of Engineering and Fine Arts, resulting […]
More art quotes to ponder! Check out Episode 1 too!
Yarn bombing, aka yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, or graffiti, is a form of street art that has been spreading across the globe over the last few years. Knitters and crocheters take their “matronly craft” to the streets covering urban objects with brightly coloured fuzzy goodness. Few objects are off limits and tree trunks, hydrants, mailboxes, park benches, […]