Edouard Martinet was born in Le Mans, France in 1963. He studied art at L’Ecole Supérieure des Arts Graphiques (ESAG), Paris and graduated in 1988. From 1988 – 1992 he lived and worked in Paris as a graphic designer, and in 1990 started sculpting and holding exhibitions. From 1992 – 95 he lived in Charente […]
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks 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 David Breuer-Weil, Floyd Elzinga, Gilles Bensimon, Gil Maia, Igor Melnikov, JR, Marchal Mithouard (aka Shaka), Mohau Modisakeng and Zeng Fanzh.
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks 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 Tschabalala Self, Takashi Nakagawa, Ralf Wall, Michael Carson, Hua Tunan, Aurora Robson, Alaa Abou SHAHEEN, Julie Alice Chappell and a video essay by Jonathan […]
Born in 1975 in Meza, Arizona, Frank Gonzales has a BFA from Laguna College of Art and Design in Laguna, California. The New York based artist is currently preparing for a solo exhibition “Fragments of Nature” at Beals & Abbate Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. “In Gonzales’s fragments of his subjects, a small part […]
Born on March 24, 1886 in Highland Park, Illinois, Edward Henry Weston was a major American photographer and co-founder of Group f/64. Weston began taking pictures at the age of sixteen when he received a Bull’s Eye #2 camera from his father. His first photos were of the parks of Chicago and his aunt’s farm. […]
Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.
Born on December 8, 1922, in Berlin, Germany, Lucian Michael Freud was a British painter and draughtsman and considered to be the leading figurative painter of his time. Freud was the son of the architect Ernst Freud and the grandson of renowned neurologist and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. His family fled from Nazi Germany to England […]
There are only a couple of days left to see the paintings of Mi Ju at the Fecal Face Dot Gallery in San Francisco. A native of Korea, Mi Ju has been studying at The San Francisco Art Institute for the past year after getting her BFA from Yeungnam University in Korea. “My work is […]
Today’s images are by Adobe Flash artist Erik Natzke. Natzke is an interactive designer who is constantly trying to blur the lines between design and technology. With a keen awareness for how and where to push the limits of the medium without isolating the audience, Erik is a consistent risk-taker. Imagination, adventure, and a desire […]
Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1975, Matthew Curry majored in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. “Curry is a twice Grammy nominated designer, illustrator, painter, and the principal of the award winning design studio, Imagefed, based in Washington DC. The visual language Matthew Curry has developed is easily recognizable on album and magazine […]
Born in Shanghai in 1963, Zhang Linhai was adopted from a Shanghai orphanage and at a young boy, witnessed the devastation of the Cultural Revolution. As a child, Linhai suffered from various illnesses, including polio, and at the age of four was left with a crippled leg and hand. Despite his challenges, at the age […]