Archive | May 2013

The Life

As a self taught Scottish painter, Jack Vettriano captures the carefree human spirit we all long for. He shares a bit of the Edward Hopper flair in his shading and atmospheres. Advertisements

Paper Design

Lucie Thomas teamed up with Thibault Zimmermann to form Zim & Zou, A french studio devoted to graphic design, illustration, paper sculpture, and installation. Rather than composing images on a computer, they create, stage, and photograph three dimensional items made out of paper or leather. Click on Images to see better detail. View their full […]

Distorted Design

Alberto Seveso is an Italian graphic designer who has had clients of all sizes. His unique style features incredible photo manipulation, varying levels of ink washes (see his high speed ink spread photography in images 2-4) and graphic elements.

The Time Machine

Okay, something a little different today. Today is about Daniel Duarte, a Portuguese product designer. He’s worked for several different product/furniture design studios and his latest piece nailed it. I mean…. no more watching the clock, only to be stunned that time suddenly stops when you’re stuck in the most boring of situations! The Time […]

Skeletal Remains

Joe Vollan, a Seattle Pop Surrealist painter, features senses of wonderment ¬†and narrative in his paintings. I saw a gallery showing of his at Flatcolor Gallery in Seattle, Washington a few years back and I was taken back by the intricate detail he puts into each and every painting. Whether it be the gears moving […]

Stella’s View

Stella Im Hultberg has been a favorite of mine since I saw an article about her in Hi-Fructose Magazine. After that in 2009, I had the pleasure of seeing her work at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle, Wa. She currently works in Brooklyn, NY and has gallery shows all over the world.

Caution: The World Of Black and White Ahead

If you get offended easily and don’t appreciate a different approach to art, then please avert your eyes…. Kara Walker is a contemporary African American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her silhouettes. She is most well known for her cut paper silhouettes, but also has videos and books too. I’ve […]

May Your Path Be Colorful and Bright

Scottish sculpture artist Jim Lambie’s trademark theme is using brightly colored vinyl tape arranged into patterns around the floor of the gallery space, tracing the shape of the room to reveal the idiosyncrasies of its architecture.

Human Nature Isn’t Always Clean…

I am A huge fan of the Gonzo style, and this artist’s style instantly stood out to me.   Russ Mills: “My work dwells in a netherworld between urban fine art and contemporary graphics, A collision of real and digital media it is primarily illustration based with a firm foundation in drawing, I focus mainly […]

Impressive (Not As Famous) Places of Worship

From the beginning of religion, buildings have been a key focus to draw inspriation. The architecture and location are not only scared, but are meant to be beautiful offerings to the god(s)/deities. Here are some of my favorite finds of religious buildings that you haven’t seen A MILLION TIMES.