Monthly Archives: July 2011

Matt Small

http://www.matt-small.com/    Painting on found pieces of metal Matthew Small pieces reflect that of an urban atmosphere. His mixed media paintings are vibrant in color, and emotion. His style is very unique and consistent throughout most of his works. Focusing on portraits of … Continue reading

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Samantha French

http://www.artistaday.com/?p=8569 Samantha French’s work has always represented the people, places, and things that are close to heart. Drawing on experiences she had while growing up in innesota some of her most well known works are those that include swimmers. She … Continue reading

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Jim Kazanjian

  Jim Kazanjian recieved both a master and bachelors degree in fine art from the Kansas City Art Institute back in the early nineties. He enjoys fragmenting his photographs into seperate pictures and eventually combining them to form one surrealistic … Continue reading

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Banksy

    Banksy is the first Graffiti Artist I came across that I actually respected as an artist. I first heard about Banksy back around my junior year of high school. Prior to seeing some of Banksy’s work I saw Graffiti … Continue reading

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Alexandre Farto

    Farto is a 24 year old Porteguese graffiti artist who mainly works with portraits. His works appear everywhere in London. Billboards, walls, and buildings throughout the city are home to his masterpieces. He has only just begun his art … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

And so the reign of graffiti artists begins with Alexandre Farto and Banksy. ( One of my all time favorites 🙂 ) Ironically enough Farto was discovered when one of his works appeared next to Banksy’s at a festival back … Continue reading

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Patrick Bremer

   Bremer is a young collage artist and figure painter centered in London. He mainly works with oils, magazine clippings, and other mixed media such as paper mache and newspaper to create his captivating collages. One of his major sources of inspiration is Jenny Saville. He … Continue reading

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Mask Research

  While browsing through some articles  about the meaning and history of masks, I found some information that I found to be pertinent to my concept. Tribal masks from various countries in Africa are revered as living subjects. When a member … Continue reading

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Sayaka Ganz

   I came across Sayaka Ganz while on Artist a Day. The piece that drew me to explore her work more was “Emergence”. In this  sculpture two horses gallop side by side as they emerge from the wall. The black horse is entitled … Continue reading

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Terry Strickland

        Terry Strickland is an oil painter whose inspiration comes from fairy tales, and superheroes. In her paintings, she takes a well known character, or story, and places a modern twist on it. She arranges these well known characters into our … Continue reading

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