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Born in 1966, London, UK based artist paints the transition from childhood to adulthood, mapping a path of loss, awkward self-awareness and developing sexuality. “When I work it starts almost like a form of meditation, drawing is a way to work directly from the subconscious onto paper, paintings then follow. There are recurring elements in […]
Ann Marshall grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and earned her BFA from School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has worked in a gallery, illustrated an award winning children’s book on the Holocaust, and traveled nationally and internationally as an ethnographer and consumer anthropologist . Her fine art work has been exhibited in […]
I’m a little under the weather today. In the meantime, please enjoy the wonderful work of Moonywolf on deviantART.
This week’s Deviant is 19 year old, South Korean painter/illustrator Minjae Lee. Lee finds inspiration in the human face and abstract movement and colour. Lee assembles his colourful creations with combinations of acrylics, coloured pencils, postercolors, pens, pastels, and paint markers. To see more of Minjae Lee’s fantastic work, visit his profile Greno89 on Deviant […]
Self taught artist and habitual doodler, Craww lives and works in Sheffield, UK. Drawing inspiration from daydreams, music, comics, nature, gin and an overactive imagination, Craww’s work is a stream of consciousness ramble through the woods, populated with skulls, crows and melancholic girls with big hands.” Craww likes ambiguity and his work explores his fascination […]
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
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 […]
I’m so grateful to have StumbledUpon the photographs of Poras Chaudhary. The image below is called “Burst of Red” and was taken at the Hindu religious festival Holi (Festival of Colours). The festival marks the onset of spring and the main day is celebrated with people throwing coloured powder and water at each other. Born […]
Jylian Gustlin is a native Californian and grew up in the San Francisco bay area. She has been shaped by the technology explosion of Silicon Valley and her art reflects her in-depth knowledge of that technology. “I knew that if I finished, I would never make art” is how Gustlin explains leaving college one semester […]
Born in 1956, in Peoria, Illinois, USA, Julie Heffernan has a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art, Connecticut. Her work can be described as “Magical Realism”. Her “lush self-portraiture utilizes art historical references to present a sensual interior narrative, […]
Born on July 6, 1907, in Coyoacán Mexico, Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón is one of the most internationally known Mexican painters of our time. Kahlo survived many difficult events in her life including polio around the age of six, and a bus accident that left her permanently disabled. Kahlo did not intend to […]
It’s Earth Day everyone – a day established to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth and our environment. Founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in in 1970, Earth day is now celebrated on April 22nd in almost every country around the globe. In celebration of Earth Day 2011, DAF presents five […]