New York based artist Cake studied painting at the Pratt institute and began taking her art to the street about three years ago. “Using Street Art as a therapy of watercolors and illustrative line drawings, Cake brings people from her life to the street, delicately addressing issues like illness, addiction and disconnection. With anatomical diagrams […]
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This month, DAF is pleased to be giving away a copy of the newly released book English Graphic by Tom Lubbock (1958-2011) English Graphic is a collection of essays on the subject of illustration, focusing entirely on English artists using “graphic media”: drawings, prints and watercolors. The pieces are largely drawn from Tom Lubbock’s weekly […]
Dena Schuckit has a BFA from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and her MFA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She was a master printer with Crown Point Press for twelve years. Schuckit works from stacks of saved and categorized photos pulled from online news. “My hybrid landscapes […]
Your Weekly Mixx – Enjoy! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. Visit the Submissions page for information on how to have your art featured in the Weekly Mixx.
An underwater art museum, teeming with life A recent Ted Talk by underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. For deCaires Taylor, the ocean is more than a muse — it’s an exhibition space and museum. Taylor creates sculptures of human forms and mundane life on land and sinks them to the ocean floor, where they are […]
More great work from Paris based artist Sebastien Feraut (aka Niark1). Feraut 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 […]
Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Your weekly Art Quote! Share by clicking the social buttons on the left. See more Art Quotes here. “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals […]
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Born in 1978 in Marshfield, Wisconsin, Kathleen Lolley moved to Kentucky nine months after her birth. She spent her childhood split between Louisville, KY and Pittsburgh, PA. Lolley has a BFA in Experimental Animation from California Institute of the Arts and while there, she experimented with hand-crafted stop motion puppets. This experience introduced her to […]
Born on November 21, 1898 in Lessines, Belgium, René François Ghislain Magritte was a major figure in the Surrealist movement and is considered by many to be the greatest Belgian artist of the 20th century. From 1916 to 1918, Magritte studied at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels under Constant Montald and his early […]
A while back, I used to feature an artist a week from the website Deviant Art. That practice somehow got left by the wayside over the months, but I’ve decided to bring it back in the form of a group feature. My new weekly post will contain images I have found inspiring on Deviant Art […]