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Maggie Taylor: Digital Compositions

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Maggie Taylor has a BA  in philosophy from Yale University and an MFA  in photography from the University of Florida. In 1996, after more than ten years as a still-life photographer, Taylor began creating her images digitally. Using flatbed scanners and Adobe Photoshop, Taylor creates unique digital collages that “transport viewers […]

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Joey Monsoon @ Lindsay Gallery

DAF favourite Joey Monsoon (featured) has a new exhibition at Lindsay Gallery in Columbus, Ohio. “Monsoon paints people who have been worn down by the lives they have lived, and that wear and tear shows in their eyes, their skin… even their posture. But as world weary as they are, he always treats them with […]

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Pablo Picasso: 1881-1973

Born on October 25, 1881, in Málaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso (Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso) was a painter, sculptor, draughtsman, printmaker, decorative artist, and writer.  “His revolutionary artistic accomplishments, including the co-founding of Cubism, brought him universal renown making him […]

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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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Mark Rothko: 1903-1970

Born on September 25, 1903, Mark Rothko (Marcus Rothkowitz), was a major Abstract Expressionist artist and had an important influence on the development of colour field painting. Latvian by birth, Rothko emigrated with his mother and sister to the United States in 1913, joining his father and 2 brothers who had come a few years […]

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August Giveaway: Business Cards from Digital Room

Our friends at Digital Room are sponsoring another great giveaway!  This month’s prize: 500 High Quality Business Cards – an important and essential marketing tool for any artist, photographer, or freelancer.  The lucky winner will have their choice of : 2 x 3.5”, 2 x 2” (square card) or 1.75 x 3.5” (slim card) 14 […]

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Etam Cru: Street Art

Street artists Bezt and Sainer from Poland unite their powers to create large scale murals on walls throughout Poland. To see more, visit EtamCru.com.

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Chris Berens: Amsterdam @ Jaski Gallery

The latest work from Amsterdam artist Chris Berens (featured). In his new exhibition at Jaski Art Gallery entitled “Amsterdam”,  “Chris declares his love to his hometown. Again, he does this with beautiful, touching works, like always using the technique watercolor ink and graphite on paper on wood panel. The exhibition can be visited until Sunday, […]