In honour of Nerd Pride Day, I present the geeky creations of Romanian born artist Alex Dragulescu. Dragulescu’s images are based on algorithms designed to transform internet maladies such as spam, phishing, and computer viruses into intriguing works of art. Dragulescu has a BS in Cinema and Photography from Ithaca College and a Masters of […]
Born in 1979 in Gwang ju, South Korea, Jung Yeon Min currently lives and works in Paris, France. Min began her art education at an arts high school in Korea, followed by four years at Hong Ik University in Seoul, and then three years at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. Influenced […]
1. Picasso, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust £68 million ($106.5 million US) One of a series of highly prized, intimate portraits Picasso painted in 1932 of his lover, Marie-Thérèse Walter With a $70m to $90m (£44-£57m) estimate, this one sold to an anonymous buyer and set a record for any work of art at auction. […]
The latest work from Spanish painter Lita Cabellut. Cabellut grew up a gypsy in Barcelona. At the age of 13, she was inspired by the old Spanish and Dutch Court master painters after a visit at the Prado Museum, and decided to become an artist. Cabellut had her first exhibition at the age of 17 […]
Based in Manchester, UK, photographer Lee Jeffries began his career in sports photography. A chance meeting with a young homeless girl in the streets of London changed his artistic approach forever. Jeffries recalls that, initially, he had stolen a photo from a young girl huddled in a sleeping bag. The photographer knew that the girl […]
There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it.
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Color is one of the fundamental elements of our existence, and defines our world in such deep ways that its effects are nearly imperceptible. Whether in the micro-sense with the choice of an article of clothing, or the macro-sense where cultures on the whole embrace color trends at the scale of decades, color is a […]
On November 9, 2009, Berlin will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Numerous events are going on around the city including the restoration of the East Side Gallery – a 1.3km long section of the wall located along the bank of the Spree River. Initially created in 1989/1990, the wall […]
June 21st is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Established in 1996, it is a day for all Canadians to celebrate the cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and their contributions to Canada. June 21st was chosen because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice (first day of summer and longest day of […]
French artist Patrice Hubert is a self-taught sculptor, inventor and creator of the unique performance works entitled, “Kinetic Mecanik” Hubert’s work fits into the Gothic Revival of the late 19th Century and New Age movement of the 1970’s. Inspired by HR Giger and Hieronymus Bosch, he uses the inventiveness from da Vinci to Jack Kirby to create metal sculptures […]