Monthly Archives: June 2011

Just got back from NYC! Saw some awesome artists I’m gonna review from the Museum of Modern Art…:)  Just a quick reminder for myself to look into Andrea Bowers and Lee Ufan

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Stephen Johnston

     Stephen Johnston is a rather young surrealist artist who recently got his big break while exhibiting in the Saatchi Gallery. He works with oils on canvas and focuses his work on “our changing culture, humanity, and the link between them”. … Continue reading

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Shel Silverstein

   Shel Silverstein is one of my all time favorite illustrators, and poets. His poems, and illustrations are defined by a whimsical nature that brings joy to his readers. I found his book “Where the Sidewalk Ends” the other week and, realized … Continue reading

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Paintinnggg numero uno in progress

      So I am finally experimenting with water! This is my first painting I’m working on. Not sure where it’s gonna go but I thought I’d post it up here. Been practicing with figures alot to see where I’m … Continue reading

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Susan Derges

     For the nearly the past three decades Susan Derges has focused the main portion of her photography on water. She says she has always had an interest in the amount of beauty water can possess under the right circumstances. Her passion for photographing … Continue reading

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Jim Zuckerman

     Zuckerman is the first photographer I’ve found whose works really inspire me. He combines both photoshop, and digital photography to create works that are a bit out of the ordinary.     Zuckerman began his career pursuing an education in … Continue reading

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Casey Baugh

    Completing my never ending reign of figurative artist posts is the painter, Casey Baugh. When I first stumbled across Baugh’s work I was enamored by his photographs of figures. However, when I clicked on the work to enlarge it, and … Continue reading

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Steve Huston

                     http://www.eegallery.com/artists/hus.inx1.html   Steve Huston was originally known strictly for his illustrations. So much so that he began working for companies like Paramount Pictures, MGM, Warner Brothers, and Dreamworks. It wasn’t until after he got his start with illustration … Continue reading

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Jenny Saville

     “Bodies fascinate me. I find having the framework of a body essential. Having flesh as a central subject, I can channel a lot of ideas.”- Jenny Saville http://www.gagosian.com/artists/jenny-saville/       Jenny Saville is a contemporary artist currently residing in Oxford, … Continue reading

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Mark Demsteader

  Centered in Britan, Demsteader has recently become one of the most popular figure artists in his country. His works combine both his technical skill at creating realistic portraits, along with leaving the work seemingly unfinished, or abstracting a part of the … Continue reading

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