The latest works from Seattle based artist Robert Hardgrave (featured). Of his recent pieces, Hardgrave says, “My paintings are meditations on the unpredictability of life. Despite all the information we are given, I believe much is unknown to us in the moment, with clarity only achieved upon later reflection. My working process parallels this belief. […]
Today, we look at the hyperrealist sculptures of Patricia Piccinini. Piccinini was born in 1965 in Freetown, Sierra Leone and moved to Australia in 1972. Piccinini has a Bachelor of Arts (Economic History), from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts in Painting from the Victorian College of the Arts. To construct her […]
DAF is excited to have MOO.com provide us with 3 sets of 100 business cards for three lucky readers. If you have not come across MOO before, they love to print – whether it’s creative business cards, unique MiniCards, Postcards, Greeting cards, StickerBooks and much more! These are great promotion tools for any artist or […]
Many art lovers simply don’t have the budget to purchase original works of art. Enter the Art-O-Mat – re-purposed cigarette vending machines that have been converted to sell pocket size original works of art. North Carolina artist Clark Whittington created the first Art-O-Mat in 1997 which he showed along side his paintings at a solo […]
DAF favourite Esther Barend has a new series of paintings entitled “Girls in Paint” – a fusion of the female portrait with her well known abstract style. About Girls in Paint: “Long ago I started as a realistic painter. Then I radically switched from oil to acrylics and at the same time into abstracts. I […]
He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.
Born in 1976 Ulan-Ude (Siberia), Zorikto Dorzhiev has emerged as one of Russia’s most acclaimed young artists, with his work exhibited in 2008 at the Council of Europe and the Beijing Olympics, and his recent series Steppe Story shown for two months at St Petersburg’s Russian Museum in 2009. Dorzhiev studyied at the Buryat Republican […]
Born in 1976, Long Beach, California based painter Ali Smith has a B.S in Studio Art from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York and an MFA from California State University. “Smith uses the canvas as an open space of exploration; an empty landscape that serves as the starting point for investigation into abstract terrains. […]
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Fantastic street art from 22 year old Barcelona, Spain based artist and illustrator ARYZ. His work can be found on abandoned walls on the outskirts of Barcelona as well as in New York, Germany, Poland, Italy, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. When he’s not painting walls, ARYZ also works with Nike True City IPhone App. To see more, […]
1. Nocturne painting depicts scenes evocative of night or subjects as they appear in a veil of light, in twilight, or in the absence of direct light. Nocturnes usually include landscapes and the technique has been employed by artists from the Baroque period of the early 17th century to the present. Artists use various methods […]