From PBS Off Book: LEGO blocks are one of the most beloved toys in the world, playing a role in many a person’s childhood. But for some creators, LEGO has evolved from toy to art form.
I’d certainly known it (slavery) existed in the world, but not to such a degree. I felt so horrible and honestly ashamed of my own lack of knowledge of this attrocity in my own lifetime. And I thought, if I don’t know, how many other people don’t know.” —Lisa Kristine, Humanitarian Photographer Humanitarian photographer Lisa […]
For all you Banksy fans out there. I saw this news article on BBC and had to share.
Born on March 12, 1918 (or 1920) in Brooklyn, New York, Elaine Marie Catherine Fried de Kooning was a painter, sculptor, draughtswoman, printmaker, writer, and wife of influential artist Willem de Kooning. De Kooning studied in New York at the Leonardo da Vinci Art School, the American Art School, the Academy School, and with Willem […]
One of my favourite websites for discovering new art is DeviantArt.com and I plan to feature artists from the site on a regular basis. While there’s a lot to sift through, the site’s organization makes it easy with it’s category organization and (if you’re a member) handy tracking tools to help you follow your favourite […]
Born in 1942 in Edinburgh, Scotland, Albert Watson is one of the world’s most successful fashion and commercial photographers over the last forty years. As well as being exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide, his photographs have appeared on more than 250 covers of Vogue and has been featured in numerous other publications, including Rolling […]
To be an artist is to believe in life.
More great illustration from Seattle native Stacey Rozich. Rozich studied Illustration at California College of Arts in San Francisco. Her work varies from bold folk art in watercolor and gouache, to simple pen and ink line drawings that is pattern and textile inspired. Featured in her work are tribal animal masks, witch doctors, optical designs […]
Mark Bannerman is an award winning 3D digital artist and illustrator living in Scotland with his wife and their young son. A perfectionist who excels at generating 3D renders with an organic humanized quality, his portfolio speaks of technical confidence, inspirational subtlety and stunning concept. Using 3D fused with a traditional media aesthetic to create […]
Born on July 22, 1882 in Nyack, New York, Edward Hopper is considered to be one of America’s greatest realist painters of the twentieth century. Hopper studied illustration with the Correspondence School of Illustrating in New York City in 1899 and then at the New York School of Art between 1900 and 1906. He studied […]
Happy Holidays Everyone!!! Wishing you peace, love, and happiness throughout the year. See you all in the New Year! Cheers!
I’m really looking forward to Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” movie that is coming out in early 2010. The images in today’s post are by award-winning conceptual artist and illustrator Michael Kutsche. Based in Berlin, Germany, Kutsche has worked for the visual effects industry since 1998. His experiences reach from art directing and animating commercials […]
Born in Moscow on January 8, 1883, Pavel Filonov was a Russian avant-garde painter, graphic artist and poet. Filonov came from a working-class background and was orphaned in childhood. He moved to St Petersburg in 1897 and earned money through embroidery, house painting, restoring buildings, retouching photographs and making posters and wrappers for goods. Filonov […]