The Dark, Iconic Anatomy of Dino Valls Dino Valls is a Spanish painter born in 1959 in Zaragoza. Since 1988, he has lived and worked in Madrid. Building on a childhood passion for drawing, Valls taught himself to paint in oils beginning in 1975. After completing his degree in Medicine and Surgery in 1982, Valls devoted himself full-time to the profession of painting. Technical Insights from “Not Far from Home” #20 « daniel gerhartz April 2, 2012 Warm, Cool, Warm… One of the key elements that I have taken away from years of painting from life is the heightened awareness of the warm /cool interplay on the subject as the form turns. I know I have mentioned this on previous posts, but its importance bears mentioning again.
Stunning Oil Portraits by Harding Meyer Brazilian-born artist Harding Meyer lives and works in Berlin and Karlsruhe where he paints these stunning, large-scale oil portraits. I imagine nothing short of standing in front of these giant canvases truly does them justice, but you can see them in extremely high resolution over on Meyer’s blog. His work will appear in a number of group shows later this year at Würth and the Arts and Museum Dr. Frank Frazetta - Fantasy Artist In 1964 Frank Frazetta's painting of Ringo Starr for Mad Magazine caught the attention of United Artists (makers of James Bond) and was approached to do the movie poster for the 1965 film "What's New Pussycat?" and earned $4000 afternoon, roughly a years salary in those days. Movie Posters by Frank Frazetta What's New Pussycat? (1965) The Secret of My Success (1965) After the Fox (1966) Hotel Paradiso (1966) The Busy Body (1967) Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) Who's Minding The Mint (1967) Yours, Mine and Ours (1968) Mad Monster Party (1969) The Night They Raided Minsky's (1969) Mrs.
Glenn Brown GLENN BROWN Star Dust, 2009 Oil on panel 60 3/4 x 48 inches (154 x 122 cm) Glenn Brown Listed Exhibitions (43 Kb)Glenn Brown Bibliography (101 Kb) Glenn Brown (b. 1966, Northumberland, England) studied at Norwich School of Art, the Bath College of Higher Education, and Goldsmith's College, London. His numerous solo exhibitions include those at the Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Centre d’Art Contemporain, France (2000); Serpentine Gallery, London (2004); Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (2008); Tate Liverpool, England (2009, which travelled to the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin and Ludwig Múzeum, Budapest, Upton House, Oxfordshire, England through 2012); Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands (2013); and Rennie Collection, Vancouver(2013).
"In Pieces" by Marion Fayolle These illustrations come from French artist Marion Fayolle's wordless book entitled "In Pieces." The book is a series of comic-style narratives about human relationships. These works are meant to make us think, laugh and reflect on our own personal relationship history. Masterpieces Painted By The Chinese A Van Gogh? You’ve got it. A Dali? A Rainbow of Colors - The artwork of Joshua Petker Joshua Petker was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1979 and received a BA in Western History from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. While pursuing a degree in History he maintained a growing interest in the arts that developed out of a fascination with graffiti which Petker started creating at the age of 15. After studying abroad in 2001 at the Lorenzo de'Medici Institute of Florence, Joshua decided to pursue a career as a fine artist upon completion of his studies back in the U.S.A. Van Gogh, Neal Cassady, Cy Twombly, Mark Rothko, J.M.W.
Sweet Station Zemer Peled Peled was born and raised in a Kibbutz in the northern part of Israel. After completing a BA (Hons) at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem she graduated with an MA (Hons) from the Royal College of Art. In recent years her work has been featured nationally and internationally in museums and galleries including Sotheby’s and Saatchi Gallery-London, Eretz Israel Museum-Tel Aviv and the Orangerie du Senate, Paris among others. Zemer Peled’s work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world.