Your Monday Mixx – Enjoy!!
Studies show that sketching and doodling improve our comprehension — and our creative thinking. So why do we still feel embarrassed when we’re caught doodling in a meeting? Sunni Brown, co-author of Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers makes the case for unlocking your brain via pad and pen.
Some recent work from Lille, France based artist Amose. Working in various mediums including illustration, traditional painting, spray painting, and screen printing, Amose’s work is inspired by artists such as Vitché and Vasko, Schiele, Klimt, Nate Williams, James Gallagher, and others. Amose shares a studio in Lille with fellow artists Eroné, Sfer, Nada, Spyre who […]
Queensland Australia artist James Corbett began making sculptures from old car parts in 1999 while running an auto recycling business in Brisbane. A year and a half later, he turned to sculpting full time. Corbett does not bend any of the parts into shape so the unique integrity of each car part is maintained. “The […]
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.
Allison Sommers is a Brooklyn based artist working primarily in gouache. She creates complicated and intricate worlds with a “sharp wit and a penchant for nonsensical combinations”. “Abandoning deference for playful irreverence, Sommers draws on her interests in renaissance and baroque art, toying with staid motifs and trading solemnity for nose-thumbing whimsy. She delights in […]
Born on March 30, 1853 in Zundert, Brabant, in the south of the Netherlands, Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Post Impressionist painter and one of history’s most famous artists. An active artist for only ten years, Van Gogh produced approximately 1000 watercolours, drawings and sketches and about 1250 paintings. At age 16, Van Gogh […]
I love this new piece by Michael Shapcott. To see more of his work, see my post earlier in the year or visit Shapcott’s profile on Deviant Art or his website Michael-Shapcott.com.
Luke Syson was a curator of Renaissance art, of transcendent paintings of saints and solemn Italian ladies — serious art. And then he changed jobs, and inherited the Met’s collection of ceramics — pretty, frilly, “useless” candlesticks and vases. He didn’t like it. He didn’t get it. Until one day … (Filmed at TEDxMet.) Watch […]
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