Archive for January, 2011

Butt Johnson’s first solo show at CRG Gallery, The Name of the Rose, opens January 14 and runs through February 19, 2011. The show will feature drawings that fuse the idioms of old master drawings and engravings with a subject matter both contemporary and allegorical. In employing the visual language of engravings writ in the [...]

English artist Chantal Joffe’s artworks consist of large scale paintings often depicting woman and children. She finds their clothing and bodies interesting. Inspiration for her pieces range from family members photos to advertising to fashion magazines, as well as pornography. Here are some examples of her work… Spider

Fossilized, the first solo US exhibition of work by Jens Praet is opening at Industry Gallery January 15, 2011, 6-8 PM, and running until February 26, 2011. The Belgium-born, Florence-based Praet has shredded and recycled copies of Art in America, Capitol File, Details, Fast Company and Robb Report mixed with clear resin to create five different designs [...]

Are you a fan of Vampires and Zombies? Want to learn how to draw these infamous monsters that continue to infiltrate novels, television shows and movies today? These two books “How To Draw Vampires” and “How To Draw and Fight Zombies” from Antarctic Press could be a good place to start. Product Description: Are you wracked [...]

Nike Chase is an animation by the London design house, Ilovedust. The Nike Chase piece is a stunning animation, for which Radium Audio Ltd provided the music & sound treatment. Texture upon texture, layer upon layer, everything was considered from the ground up, from the cityscape to the sirens.  Even the wind was recorded authentic [...]

Michael O. creates absolutely stunning surrealistic digital art pieces! His style is best described as ‘photo-manipulation on steroids’ combining unique Photoshop techniques and digital painting. With the exception of the original digital photograph, his work is created entirely on a computer utilizing his knowledge of digital techniques and traditional art skills learned in his younger [...]

EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT THREATENS TO TAKE BACK OBELISK IN CENTRAL PARK The Egyptian government official charged with protecting his country’s ancient monuments is threatening to take back an iconic obelisk in Central Park unless New York City takes steps to restore it. Zahi Hawass, secretary general for Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, wrote in a letter [...]

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