I feel very fortunate to live during a time where access to information to just about anything is available with the click of a mouse. I have been traveling around the world the last few years and have seen many great works of art. A big chunk of my time these days though is dedicated […]
I was reminded by a friend on facebook today about Canadian artist and animator Ryan Larkin and I thought I would share it with you. Larkin, the son of an airline mechanic, was born in Montreal on July 31,1943. He grew up in Dorval, Quebec and studied with painter Arthur Lismer at the Ecole des […]
London based artist Nom Kinnear-King has a BA in Fine Art Print and Photo Media from Norwich School of Art and Design in the UK . Her paintings and drawings have been featured on Creep Machine, Caarpaccio.(Spain), in Death Mook (Australia) and currently featured in ‘ Ballad of’ magazine (London) and as the cover art […]
Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau (Copper Thunderbird) was born on March 14, 1932 in Fort William, Ontario, Canada. Morrisseau was a painter, carver, draughtsman, storyteller, teacher, Grand Shaman, and was dubbed the “Picasso of the North” by the French press. Morrisseau invented the pictographic style, now used by three generations of Aboriginal artists. The first of five […]
The latest work from Paris based painter Françoise Nielly. “Françoise Nielly’s painting is expressive, exhibiting a brute force, a fascinating vital energy. Oil and knife combine to sculpt her images from a material that is, at the same time, biting and incisive, and sensual. Whether she paints the human body or portraits, the artist takes […]
Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe.
Greg “Craola” Simkins has a new show called “Inside the Outside” at Joshua Liner Gallery in New York. Born in 1975 in Torrance, California, Simkins “grew up with a menagerie of animals including a number of rabbits, which often emerge in his paintings. He began drawing at the early age of three and was inspired […]
Another Monday Mixx – enjoy!
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art 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 Alex Janvier, Ernest Zacharevic, Julia Manning, Nadav Kander, Andrew “Mackie” McIntosh, Michihiro Matsuoka, Julia Veenstra and […]
Based in Tampa, Florida, multi-media artist Kathie Olivas’ work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the United States. “Her current body of work, entitled the “Misery Children” series, focuses on the constant social desire to assign “cuteness.” This often serves as a means to make something innocent and more appealing, therefore, […]
Today I decided to catch up with the recent and “seriously silly” creations of California based artist Nemo Gould. Gould has been creating his odd creatures, robots, and kinetic sculptures from old vacuum cleaners, kitchen pots, gasoline pumps, and whatever else he can get his hands on, for more than 20 years. His work has […]