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Nicoletta Ceccoli: Painting

Nicoletta Ceccoli was born in San Marino, Italy and graduated from the Institute of Art in Urbino where she studied animation cinema. While Ceccoli is gaining  recognition as a painter, she is already well known as an award winning children’s book illustrator. Working with publishers in Italy, the US, and the UK, some of her […]

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Berenice Abbott: 1898-1991

Born on July 17, 1898 in Springfield, Ohio, Berenice Abbott is best known for her powerful black-and-white photographs of New York City in the 1930’s. Her pictures of buildings, houses, trains, warehouses and store fronts, provide an incredible record of New York City during that period. Abbott studied briefly at Ohio State University before traveling […]

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Sylvia Ji: Painting

“Sylvia Ji was born in 1982 in San Francisco to artistic parents. Ji’s interest in art was implanted at a very young age when she would look through her mother’s sketchbooks and watch her father paint. In her art, she explores themes of beauty, sexual provocation, and social notions of femininity juxtaposed against the dystopian […]

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Jean Paul Riopelle: 1923 – 2002

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 […]

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Annie Leibovitz: Photography

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 […]

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Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: 1571-1610

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 […]

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Happy Holidays!!

Happy Holidays everyone!! Wishing you all the very best and a Happy New Year!!

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Sam Jinks: Hyperrealism

Sam Jinks currently lives and works in Melbourne, Australia where he creates his hyper-realistic Sculptures out of Silicon. Jinks has a background in film and television effects but has been working on his own art full time for the last five years. Jinks has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Australia. His work […]

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Casajordi: Collage

Georges Bousquet aka Casajordi is an illustrator and collage artist based in Perpignan, France near the Spanish border.  He creates his collages by first sketching out his ideas on paper and then taking them into Photoshop.  Each image has about 300 layers and takes approximately 15 hours to build. To see Casajordi’s collages in more […]