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Leslie Wayne: Mixed Media

Born in 1953 in Germany, Leslie Wayne currently lives and works in New York. From 1971-73, Wayne studied painting at the University of California Santa Barbara, College of Creative Studies. In 1984, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture from Parsons School of Design in New York. Wayne’s work has been shown in […]

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Michihiro Matsuoka: Childhood Dreams @ Artishox Gallery

DAF favourite Michihiro Matsuoka is having his first European exhibition entitled “Childhood Dreams” at Artishox Gallery in Hasselt, Belgium. “Born in 1969, living and working in Ichinomiya-shi, Aichi, Japan. Matsuoka finds inspiration from his childhood memories and deteriorated toys and devices out of that period. He urges the viewer a kind of nostalgic feeling with […]

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Loretta Lux: Photography

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 […]

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Jean Paul Riopelle: 1923 – 2002

Born on October 7, 1923 in Montreal, Canada, Jean-Paul Riopelle is one of Canada’s most famous painters. Riopelle studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montreal in 1942, and then at the École du Meuble, graduating in 1945. He studied with Paul-Émile Borduas under whose direction Riopelle created his first abstract painting. Riopelle was a […]

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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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Angelina Wrona: Painting

“Angelina Wrona has been experimenting with various styles and media in her art for years. Earlier realist and folk art was rewarding yet not completely satisfying as darker, interesting and more peculiar ideas were beginning to form. Never interested in abstract art, her first exposure to Juxtapoz Magazine was like opening a door to the […]

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Ben Slow: Street / Portrait Art

London, UK artist Ben Slow “paints what he sees – in the urban environment, in the media and in the people of the city that he loves.”  Working from his London studio, Slow finds an exciting dynamic in the contradictory relationship between the glamorous pop images and the raw, unrefined urban context in which such […]

February Giveaway: Contest Results

Thanks to everyone who entered Daily Art Fixx’s August Giveaway.  Congratulations to our lucky winner Melissa Nucera from Ambler, PA. Melissa has won 250 Die-Cut Business Cards from UPrinting.com.  Many thanks to them for sponsoring this month’s contest. Stay tuned next month for another great giveaway!