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HÉCTOR ZAMORA is a Mexican artist based in São Paulo, Brazil. Over the past decade, he has created his most significant pieces by working on public spaces, often rearticulating the physical characteristics of a specific urban or architectural environment.
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, an eighteenth-century German sculptor active in Austria, is best known for his series of dramatic “character heads.” The metal and stone busts are often disturbing in their extreme expressions. They have long prompted critics and scholars to … Continue reading
David Spriggs creates these amazing 3D installations, Painting on multiple panes of glass,Public School.
Polish born and New York based artist Agata Olek had an exhibit at the Christopher Henry Gallery in Manhattan entitled “Knitting is For Pussies.” The exhibit featured a miniature apartment in which every object inside was crocheted!
Mauro Perucchetti was born in Italy in 1949. Works at the junction genres of minimalism and pop art. His work is provocative, ironic and Italian sensually. Lives and works in England
American artist Rachel Perry Welty uses thousands of the throw away items and takes these ordinary items to create works of art with texture, complexity and meaning. She describes: “most of us don’t pay much attention to the mundane objects we … Continue reading
Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist whose paintings, collages, soft sculptures, performance art and environmental installations all share an obsession with repetition, pattern, and accumulation. (She has described herself as an “obsessive artist”). Kusama’s work is based in Conceptual art … Continue reading
Brassaï was a leading member of the French “school” of photography, he was born Jules Halasz in Brasov, Hungary. (He takes his pseudonym from his birthplace.) Originally Brassai had an aversion to photography. As a young man, he studied painting … Continue reading
It’s increasingly obvious that regular spray paint tag graffiti is becoming a thing of the past and that artists are finding more creative ways to leave their mark. As part of a guerilla art movement Crate Man is taking over … Continue reading
Beginning in 1999, Zac began collecting junk, found objects, and general trash which he then glued to wooden substrate to form an image — in these cases, faces of men and women. His assemblage artworks are made on a large … Continue reading
Ali Mahdavi was born in Tehran (Iran) in 1974. He’s an accomplished fashion/celebrity photographer and a clothing designer for Thierry Mugler, but his most passionate and interesting works are, to me, his self-portraits.
It is often said that Florine Stettheimer, an early-Modernist painter of extreme originality and wit, lived a charmed life. Born to a wealthy German-Jewish family in New York in 1871, she was one of five children. Early on, her father … Continue reading
Alexa Meade is a 23-year-old artist based in Washington, DC. She has innovated a Trompe-L’Oeil painting technique that can perceptually compress three-dimensional space into a two-dimensional plane. Rather than painting a representational picture on a flat canvas, Meade paints her … Continue reading