Tomáš Krá aka A-Tom was born October 21, 1985 in Czech Republic. He graduated in 2005 from Vaclav Hollar (art school) where he studied drawing, modeling, painting and fell in love with 3D computer graphics. He currently is a senior artist working in film. Here is some of his work.

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Think American movie posters are cool, then you need to take a look at these 30 awesome illustrated Polish movie posters. Photographic close-up’s of the actors in awkward photoshopped positions does not a good movie poster make. These illustrated gems show the true grit and emotion, which captures the essence of the films they represent. The American counterparts ain’t got nothing on these.

Alice in Wonderland

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New York-based artist & illustrator, Garrett Pruter was born and raised in California. He uses collage and drawings to create his wonderful pieces. Here are some samples of his work.

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An exhibition of Matthys Gerber’s paintings are currently on show at the Sarah Cottier Gallery in Sydney, Australia through October 23, 2010. Gerber was born in the Netherlands in 1956 and has lived in Australia since 1971 and works primarily with painting and photography. The work tends to hover between abstraction and representation.

Jeep

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Oscar nominated, Hollywood legend Tony Curtis who molded himself from a 1950s movie heartthrob to a respected actor with such films as “Sweet Smell of Success,” and “Some Like It Hot,” and later on reinventing himself as a writer and surrealist painter (his canvasses sold for as much as $20,000) has died at age 85, at his Henderson, Nevada home of a cardiac arrest.

Reflecting a determined streak that marked other areas of his life, Curtis began with frivolous movies that exploited his handsome physique and appealing personality but then steadily moved to more substantial roles, starting in 1957 in the harrowing show business tale “Sweet Smell of Success.” Read whole article: artdaily

Tony Curtis as Josephine in the film ‘Some Like It Hot’.

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Mesmerizing video ‘Traces of the Molten State’  by Etsuko Ichikawa which shows glowing molten glass drawings on paper. The paper is extremely thick, similar to a slice of plywood, hence the paper does not disintegrate. Must be seen to be believed.

Etsuko Ichikawa was born and raised in Tokyo and received a BFA in painting from Tokyo Zokei University in 1987. In 1991 she began to study glass blowing on the small island Noto, in the Sea of Japan. Ichikawa was so attracted to glass as a medium, in 1993 she moved to Seattle to pursue it and worked for Dale Chihuly as a studio assistant.

She currently maintains a studio in Seattle , where she lives with her husband, Michael, who is also an artist.

Visit Etsuko Ichikawa’s website to see more of her drawings and site specific installations.

Taxi Driver has long been regarded as a cinematic milestone, and Robert DeNiro’s portrait of a near-psychotic loner gunman is widely believed to be one of the greatest performances ever filmed. Time magazine includes the film in its list of 100 Greatest Movies, saying: ”The power of Scorsese’s filmmaking grows ever more punishing with the passage of time.”

Now available are previously unseen photographs from this film, in Steve Schapiro’s Taxi Driver.

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