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, […]
Japanese born pop surrealist painter Naoto Hattori has a new solo show – “The Magic Caravan” – at Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome, Italy. “Hattori, the artist of the bizarre, reminds in a pop Surrealist way of Bosh and Arcimboldo. Fantastic creatures, animals and a world observed by thousands of eyes unveils the secret of […]
Many of you may already know that 40 years ago today, on November 10, 1969, Sesame Street – the longest running children’s program on U.S. television premiered on the Children’s Television Network. For myself and many others, the characters of Sesame Street were like part of the family – we watched every day, had Sesame […]
For all you Banksy fans out there. I saw this news article on BBC and had to share.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Lisa G. is a self-taught artist working and living near Paris, France. Of her work Lisa says, “It is a universal language by which all my emotions passes from my mind. It is my way of existing, my breath.” To see more of Lisa G’s work, visit LisaGPeintre.Blogspot.com.
I say that good painters imitated nature, but the bad ones vomited it.
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The generous folks at Large Format Posters.com are sponsoring this month’s giveaway with a 16 x 20 photo canvas print! Photo canvas printing has been gaining in popularity over the last few years and you really get an artistic feel from this format. It’s also great for printing your own original artwork. I particularly like […]
Eduardo Flores (aka Bayo) was born in Mexico City and moved to Austin, Texas four years ago to work in advertising. “By using acrylics or graphite or oil paintings, my work depicts mostly cheerless and melancholic worlds, where the main character is the mind as the center of mental conflicts. sometimes euphoric, sometimes psychotic, my […]
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Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Kamakura, a small town just outside of Tokyo. The city is home to many beautiful Buddhist Temples and Shinto Shrines. For me, the highlight of the visit was the bronze statue of the Amida Buddha at Kōtoku-in Temple. Sculpted in approximately 1252 by One-Goroemon and Tanji-Hisatomo, the statue […]