Ekundayo (Dayo) was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1983. At the age of 5, his father snuck him out of the state without his mother’s knowledge, and for seven years Ekundayo and his father moved from place to place living a life on the run. With hopes of finding her son, Ekundayo’s mother helped start […]
Cool stuff from France-based street artist Iemza who paints (mostly) monochromatic creatures in abandoned sites. To see more, check out Iemza’s photostream on Flickr. (Photos by Thierry Gaude)
1. The term Trompe-l’œil, (French for “that which deceives the eye”), is an art technique where the artist reproduces realistic images that fools the viewers’ eye into perceiving an image as three-dimensional. Artists have been creating Trompe l’oeil art since the discovery of perspective techniques dating as far back as 400 B. C. and it […]
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art 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 Alex Janvier, Ernest Zacharevic, Julia Manning, Nadav Kander, Andrew “Mackie” McIntosh, Michihiro Matsuoka, Julia Veenstra and […]
Today I Stumbled Upon the amazing work of artist Brian Dettmer. Dettmer is known for his alteration of old books, maps, and cassette tapes which he transforms into fine art sculptures. Born in 1974 and raised in Naperville, Illinois, Dettmer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbia College in Chicago. Initially, Dettmer worked with […]
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.
Sunday’s images are by London based Photographer Iain Crawford. To see more of his work, visit Iain.Crawford.com. Enjoy! All Photos © Iain Crawford
The artist known simply as Amose was born in 1979 and currently lives and works in Lille, France. Amose studied illustration at the St. Luc Institute in Belgium. Amose works in various mediums including illustration, traditional painting, spray painting, and screen printing. His work is inspired by artists such as Vitché and Vasko, Schiele, Klimt, […]
Your Monday Mixx – Cheers!
In honour of Leonardo da Vinci‘s birthday today, DAF is featuring a mini-bio from Biography.com. “Born on April 15, 1452, in Vinci, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci was the epitome of a “Renaissance man.” Possessor of a curious mind and keen intellect, da Vinci studied the laws of science and nature, which greatly informed his work […]
Born in Lecce, Italy in 1975, Andrea Petrachi a.k.a. Himatic creates cyber sculptures from things most of people simply throw away. His work is based on the assembly of everyday items, discarded electronics, gadgets and toys. Himatic sees his work as a symbol of our out-of-control desire to buy things. Petrachi will be exhibiting at […]