ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: INTERVIEW WITH URBAN LOWBROW ARTIST MATTHEW KNIGHT Meet Matthew Knight, an up and coming urban/lowbrow artist currently based in Ireland, whose psychedelic monster characters seem to pop off the canvas and beg to be touched. Knight is unconventional when it comes to his canvases, as he likes to use recycled materials in his [...]
Joseph Loughborough grew up in Portsmouth, UK playing in and around creeks in the area and near the derelict boatyards. Words and references of this influence can be seen embedded into his work under layers of paint. Skateboarding for nearly 15 years in and out of cities in Europe has also added an urban feel [...]
Gorgeous paintings and moleskin sketches from artist Andrew Hem.
ARCIBOLDO, 1526–1593: NATURE AND FANTASY EXHIBITION AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY Sixteen of the composite heads painted by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, though bizarre, are filled with scientifically accurate components, are featured in their first appearance in the United States at the National Gallery of Art at the Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy exhibition now through January 9, 2011. [...]
Artist and activist Patricia Obletz, from Buffalo, Manhattan, Chicago, now Milwaukee, studied life drawing and painting at Parsons School of Design and at the National Fine Art Academy at Art Students League from 1965-68, where she studied with Vaclav Vytlacil in 1972. Still Thinking
DESIGNER KARIM RASHID ‘UNPLANNED BRUTALISM’ NEW FURNITURE UNVEILING Karim Rashid will be showing his new furniture designs at Vintage 20 in New York City, on show November 5 – 8, 2010. Vintage 20 is a Manhattan based firm specializing in European mid-century furniture and decorative art.
MARC CHAGALL EXHIBIT IN HAMBURG The Bucerius Kunst Forum is showing around 150 works by Marc Chagall (1887 – 1985) in an exhibit titled Marc Chagall. Lifelines now through January 16, 2011. The exhibition presents numerous paintings, drawings and prints by Chagall from the collection of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, which can be seen for [...]