American Photographer Trey Ratcliff is best known for his HDR photos and his website StuckinCustoms.com – the #1 travel photography blog in the world. His photos have been featured in exhibitions around the world, on major television networks, and one of his HDR photographs was the first of its kind to hang in the Smithsonian. […]
The latest (2011) from Sheffield, UK based artist PHLEGM. Born in North Wales Phlegm is well known for his self-published comics and street art. Much of the large scale street works originate from his comics. Check out more of Phlegm’s work at PhlegmComics.com and on Flickr.
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 […]
Born on October 7, 1923 in Montreal, Canada, Jean-Paul Riopelle is one of Canada’s most famous painters. Riopelle studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal in 1942, and then at the École du Meuble, graduating in 1945. He studied with Paul-Émile Borduas under whose direction Riopelle created his first abstract painting. Riopelle was a […]
Born on October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz has been documenting American popular culture since the 1970’s and is one of the most sought after portrait photographers today. The Leibovitz family moved frequently with her father’s duty assignments in the US Air Force and Annie took her first photos when they were stationed […]
Born in Milan, Italy on September 29, 1571, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio is considered one of the first great painters of the Baroque school and a revolutionary figure in European art. Caravaggio trained in Milan under the Lombard painter Simone Peterzano, a pupil of Titian – the leading painter of the 16th century Venetian school […]