Happy birthday to Mark Ryden (featured) who was born on this day (Jan 20, 1963). Blending themes of pop culture with techniques reminiscent of the old masters, Mark Ryden has created a singular style that blurs the traditional boundaries between high and low art. His work first garnered attention in the 1990s when he ushered […]
Interesting stuff from Japanese artist Ydk Morimoe (born 1985). See more at Tieba.Baidu.com.
Born in 1975 in Hiroshima, Japan, Tokyo based artist Shintaro Ohata creates a combination of two and three dimensional sculptural paintings depicting daily unintentional scenes as if they were frames in graphic novels. See more of Ohata’s work at Yukari Art. You can also see some of his earlier more traditional work on his personal […]
Beth Robinson is a self-taught artist based in Vermont, New England who has been sculpting her very unique dolls since 2003. Previously a painter and illustrator, Beth changed course when a friend introduced her to Japanese ball-joint dolls. Clearly not meant for children, each of Robinson’s “little people” is hand made using polymer clays, vintage […]
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 […]
The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.
Paris artist Sebastien Feraut (aka Niark1) began his career in web design, eventually turning to freelance illustration, graphic design, and painting. His work can be seen in the music industry, street wear, print design, advertising, and custom toys. To see more of Feraut’s work, visit Niark1.com or check out his profile on Behance.
Born in Ourinhos, Brazil in 1973, Henrique Oliveira has a BFA in painting and a Masters in Visual Poetics from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Oliveira’s installations that he calls “tridimensionals” are huge constructions that combine sculpture, painting and architecture. Often supported by walls and using PVC tubing, he creates his installations by arranging […]
Born on May 13, 1882 in Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France, Georges Braque was a major painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor of the 20th century. Along with Pablo Picasso, Braque was a key figure in the development of Cubism. He was also responsible for the introduction of many collage techniques including stenciling and combed false wood-grain effects. […]
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