Dave Kinsey was born in Pittsburgh in 1971 and attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and the Art Institute of Atlanta before moving to California in 1994 to pursue a career as a designer and fine artist. His work captures the universal essence of the human condition mainly through a symbolic portrayal of contemporary life. […]
Born in 1947, Manhattan based sculptor, painter and inventor Tom Shannon attended the University of Wisconsin and the Art Institute of Chicago where he received a Master of Fine Art degree. His paintings are made by swinging a giant pendulum rigged with six remote control paint guns over a canvas. “It is a marriage of […]
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More great work from New York based artist Leslie Wayne. Wayne’s work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the U.S. and Germany. She is in many public collections including Neuberger Museum of Art in New York, The Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. […]
Born in Dresden in 1969, Loretta Lux left East Germany in 1989 and from 1990-1996 studied painting at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich. In 1999, she began taking photographs. “Her subjects, with gazes ambiguously empty yet psychologically activated, assume formal poses and appear in calculated garb and hairstyles. Employing photography, painting, and computer […]
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Washington based artist Margo Selski is known for her “lush Surrealist paintings that quote Flemish painting and 19th century portraiture.” Selski has a B.A. in Studio Art and Art Education Berea College, inKentucky, an Master of Arts for Children S.U.N.Y. Brockport, New York, and a Master in Fine Art in drawing and painting from the […]
Max Ernst was born on April 2, 1891 in Brühl, Germany. A prolific artist, Ernst is considered to be one of the primary pioneers of the Dada movement and Surrealism. Ernst studied philosophy at the University at Bonn in 1909 and was influenced by the ideas of Freud, Nietzsche and the Max Stirner. In 1911 […]
Your weekly Art Quote! Share by clicking the social buttons on the left. See more Art Quotes here. “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” —Paul Cézanne Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), The Large Bathers (French: Les Grandes Baigneuses), 1898-1905, oil on canvas, 210.5 cm x 250.8 cm, Philadelphia Museum of Art
A very interesting TED Talk about modern origami and how it is being used to create not only beautiful sculptures but to solve technological problems ranging from consumer products to the space program. Robert Lang merges mathematics with aesthetics to fold elegant modern origami. His scientific approach helps him make folds once thought impossible — […]
“Chinese painter Qiu Jiongjiong’s experiences growing up have made him something of an eccentric in the art community: he began painting at age two, at three he began performing local opera (his grandfather was a famous Sichuanese Opera performer). He established his dream of being an artist when he was young, then at 18 years […]