Oregon based artist Chris Cole’s work is derived from a fascination of physics, gravity, motion, light, and a definition of space. “My kinetic sculptures and paintings are the result of a life spent exploring the relationships between the industrial and natural worlds, between human progress and humanity’s excesses. The Northwest, and the small towns that […]
Knowing my affinity for Steampunk, fellow artist and blogger Esther Barend, brought the creations of Belgian sculptor Sephane Halleux to my attention a little while ago, and I am happy to share his works today. Halleux studied illustration at Saint Luc in Liege, Belgium from 1992-1995 and began a career at an animation film studio […]
Your last Monday Mixx of 2010 – Enjoy!!
Your Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
1. Giclée is the process of making fine art prints from a digital source using ink-jet printing. The word “giclée” is derived from the French language word “le gicleur” meaning “nozzle”, or more specifically “gicler” meaning “to squirt, spurt, or spray”. It was coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne to represent any inkjet-based digital […]
Your Weekly Mixx! 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. This week, we feature the work of David Breuer-Weil, Floyd Elzinga, Gilles Bensimon, Gil Maia, Igor Melnikov, JR, Marchal Mithouard (aka Shaka), Mohau Modisakeng and Zeng Fanzh.
Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a f**king sharp knife to it.
“The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.” —Auguste Rodin How many ways can you paint a kiss, an embrace, a loving encounter? One has to only sift through the thousands of images on the internet to see that the depiction of love and affection between lovers through painting, sculpture and photography has […]
Cool stuff from Belgian artist Jef Bertels. “My father had a library full of science fiction, and an indestructible light-hearted look on life. My mother was more serious of nature, but had a talent for drawing and painting effortlessly. Batman, spaceship Orion, and the films of Karel Zeman are among my very first memories. Stories […]
American artist Lyle Carbajal uses his paintings to explore the unintentional. “Through the use of color, bold line and image placement he hopes to capture the naiveté of daily life.” Influences include the Brut and Cobra groups of past and present, the naïve artists of Latin America, graphic designers and illustrators, religious painters, and children. […]
“The Art Review Power 100, published each year in the November issue of Art Review magazine, is a comprehensive listing of the artworld’s most powerful figures. Entrants are ranked according to a combination of influence over the production of art internationally, sheer financial clout and activity in the previous 12 months – criteria which encompass […]
While perusing a used book store the other day, I came across “The Fantastic World of Gervasio Gallardo”! Born in Barcelona in 1934, Gervasio Gallardo studied art in Spain and worked for several Spanish agencies before moving to Munich in 1959. He then spent four years in Paris working with the Delpire Agency. In 1963, […]
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