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More fantastic portraits for you by American painter Kris Lewis. Check out more of his work at KrisLewisArt.com.
Sara Blake (aka ZSO) is an interactive art director, designer, and illustrator based in New York City. Blake graduated from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study with a concentration in Graphic Art and Postmodern Studies. “ZSO (pronounced |zō|) is a collection of letters that I find aesthetically and phonetically beautiful. Together they make […]
Jylian Gustlin is a native Californian and grew up in the San Francisco bay area. She has been shaped by the technology explosion of Silicon Valley and her art reflects her in-depth knowledge of that technology. “I knew that if I finished, I would never make art” is how Gustlin explains leaving college one semester […]
If you’ve got four minutes to spare, check out this great video—part one (Auctions) of a four-part series on Artsy.net. How did the art auction business become a multi-billion-dollar industry? This video is a quick review of the complex history of auctions, with specific attention to the last 20 years. It features record-breaking sales, like Jean-Michel Basquiat’s painting Untitled […]
I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
For some reason, I am drawn to strange and slightly creepy dolls. The creatures featured in this post are by artist Lesley-Anne Green. Born in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, Green moved to Toronto to attend Sheridan College’s Ceramics Program. After graduating, she took what she’d learned about clay and pots and started making one-of-a-kind clay sculptures […]
Born in Kirkenes, Norway photographer and sculptor Simen Johen lived in Sweden before moving to New York in 1992 where he earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. Photographs from Simen Johan’s ongoing project, Until the Kingdom Comes, are on currentlty show now at Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City. Johan’s images […]
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This week’s Deviant is sculptor Ellen June Jewett. Born in Markham, Ontario Canada, Jewett’s interest in shaping three dimensional forms began at a young age. A self-taught sculptor, Jewett has a degree in Biological Anthropology and Art Critique from McMaster University in Ontario. Sculpting with only her hands, Ellen’s inspiration comes from her relationships with […]
San Francisco based artist David Ball is exhibiting a collection of 20 collage/mixed media works in the group exhibition “Harum Scarum” at Minna Gallery in San Francisco. “In this latest series Ball celebrates color and character through vibrant layers of acrylic paint, colored pencil and collage that unite to form otherworldly scenes of mythical creatures […]