“Zac Shavrick was born in 1987 and raised primarily by his father, Barry. Fascinated by his father’s work, Zac would join him in his metal shop where they welded together. By age five, Zac was welding on his own, by seven, he was fabricating entire sculptures. As he developed, his work was influenced by his […]
Your weekly Art Quote! Share by clicking the social buttons on the left. See more Art Quotes here. (Photo © Wendy Campbell) All art is but imitation of nature. —Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Omnis ars naturae imitatio est.) from Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius) – Letter LXV: On the first cause, line 3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. […]
Cool stuff from France-based street artist Iemza who paints (mostly) monochromatic creatures in abandoned sites. To see more, check out Iemza’s photostream on Flickr. (Photos by Thierry Gaude)
More great and peculiar work from Chicago based sculptor Jessica Joslin (featured). Joslin assembles her hybrid creatures from objects found in obscure junk shops, flea markets, attics, taxidermy supply houses, specialty hardware distributors…or even just walking through the woods. “Miniature machine bolts, springs and couplings comprise anatomical structures. Many of the beasts have hidden movements: […]
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 […]
Art is a line around your thoughts.
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Niklas Lundberg is a self-taught freelance illustrator based in Umeå, Sweden. Of his work, Lundberg says: “I am a creative guy doing creative things. The fascination of art and design has been something I always had since I was a kid. The passion grew stronger for each year and I knew pretty fast what I […]
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Born in 1971 in Exeter, Devon. UK, Russ Mills graduated from Leeds Met University in 1995 after completing a BA in Graphic Art and Design, specialising in Experimental Film and Animation. After finding gainful employment in various non-creative institutions, Mills went back to basics and began work with pen, pencil and computer. Mills has worked […]
These amazing origami sculptures are by French artist Jacquet Fritz Junior. Fascinated by paper from a very young age, JFJ is a self taught folder. The masks you see here were sculpted by hand from toilet paper rolls and then coated with shellac and various pigments. Fritz also uses other types of paper to create […]