Archive for July 7th, 2010

Russian artists Vasily Kandinsky (1866–1944) and Kazimir Malevich (1878–1935), considered two of the pioneers of abstraction, separately explored a geometric vocabulary during the course of their careers. Malevich is recognized for his circa 1914 invention of Suprematism, an abstract style expressing universal truths through the interrelationship of color and geometric forms. On the other hand, [...]

Star Wars fans pay attention. You can now get a piece of the Dark Side…with these unique Darth Vader Helmets that are currently up for auction. Pop surrealist, graffiti, tattoo, lowbrow, comic and underground artists Shag, Marc Ecko, Amanda Visell, Tim Biskup, J. Otto Seibold, Gary Baseman, Joe Ledbetter, and Jeff Soto, among others, paid [...]

We have recently added a new feature to the Gilbert Musings website. Chatting! It is easy and quick to sign-up. You will notice it on the bottom right hand side of the site page. You can be chatting (Facebook-style) with me or other site guests in minutes. Discuss art, something we posted, films, books, the [...]

A preteen-aged housefly named Nat and his two best friends, I.Q. and Scooter, stow away on the Apollo 11 and journey into space for a trip to the moon. Fly Me to the Moon is a Belgian CGI animated 3D feature film that was the first animated movie created for 3D. Directed by Ben Stassen, it has an [...]

The city of Al Hajjara in Republic of Yemen tucked precariously in the Haraz Mountains, is the city of Manakha, which is close to one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Sana. At an altitude of 2,300 meters, Manakha is the main city in the Haraz mountains and was an ancient stronghold. It [...]

Sculptor, painter and paper artist Andrea Kocks, born 1960 in Oberhausen, Germany, lives and works in New York City and Munich. Here are some examples of his gorgeous site-specific paper installations. Andreas graduated with a MFA in Sculpture from Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in 1989 after receiving a BFA in Integration of Fine Art and Architecture from [...]

Painter and illustrator Lonnie Busch‘s artwork covers a broad sprectrum from editorial work to advertising, characters, products, and food. He has created artwork for corporations and institutions across the United States, including the 2002 “Greetings from America” stamps and the 2004 “Summer Olympics” stamp for the US Postal Service. Not only that he has also [...]

Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On Google PlusCheck Our Feed