The Crane Situation, mixed media by Pascal Normand
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18-07-2016

Pascal Normand / Artiste Photographe It is uncanny already that something as seemingly “low-brow” as graffiti is considered to be, can also be considered fine art—uncanny and paradoxical, but then, paradoxical is a key component of Pascal Normand’s work. There can be no doubt that graffiti is, indeed, art all on its own, but Normand takes that graffiti …
Dreamscape No 0401 by Milly Martionou
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26-06-2016

The art of Milly Martionou makes me smile, not just because her art is bristling with optimistic paroxysms of delight, but also, on a far more simple level, because the name of her artistic style tickles my proverbial funny bone. Just days ago I finished an article about Rachael Bingaman’s style of art, Abstract Realism, …
Soulmate, watercolour by Stephanie Noblet
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24-06-2016

One need not survey a large selection of Stephanie Noblet’s art in order to see that she lives up to her name, “Noblet” or “Noble.” While it may be argued that her work pushes the line between art and what some may see as sexually evocative, still, it is clear that she keeps that line …
Thriving, No. 3, oil painting by Rachel Bingaman
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22-06-2016

Rachel Bingaman is not only a highly prolific artist, most commonly painting trees and sylvan landscapes, but her work is also surprisingly diverse in a breadth of topics and subjects for a painter who refers to her art as abstract realism, a term that seems to be extraordinarily confining. And yet, Bingaman has found ways …
Tapography by Barbi Leifert
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13-06-2016

Complexity is only the multiplicity of simplicity –Peter Milyneux Barbi Leifert is the art lover’s artist because her paintings stand at the crossroads of multiple styles of art. She classifies her art as abstract expressionism. Far be it from me to argue with an artist about his or her own art, but a Leifert painting simply doesn’t …
It's A Jazz Thang 36 X46 Acrylic on canvas .
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30-05-2016

The artist, Gary Aitken—alias, Dasmang—is the commemorative portrait king of great musicians and their legacies. Not all of his portraits are for deceased musicians; he has painted Esperanza Spalding and Bradley Thachuck, both of whom are still very much alive both in the body and in the world of music. But what Gary Aitken does …
Abundance, 18 x 24 inch acrylic on gesso board by Anna Roberts
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18-05-2016

To put it simply, Anna Roberts is the go-to surrealist of the 21 st century. Mind you, her art isn’t only surreal, but then, that might be all for the better, for surrealism is more difficult to understand for the average viewer, so a wise artist will create works for a broader audience as well …
Evie Zimmer "Bloom" Oil on Canvas 40"x30", 2014
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07-04-2016

The artist, Evie Zimmer, is masterful with therapeutic art. With anxiety and depression ever more rapidly on the rise in our modern, Western society, the treatment might be easily found at the art gallery. We do not necessarily need to leave the comfort of civilization to head to the wilderness or the beach. Art is …
Here Comes the Sun, 60 x 60 cm oil on canvas by Daria Zaseda
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21-03-2016

Daria Zaseda is an oil painting artist who is growing and branching out with new tools and experiments as she learns and develops her artistic talents. She shares with us her story. How did you get started with art? I’ve always wanted to paint. But I wanted it in a modern way: I was thinking …
Romance is Dancing by Alain Laugier
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16-03-2016

Romance in Colour by Alain LéLé A resident of Nice, France, artist Alain LéLé’s typical topics for his paintings are, not surprisingly, romantic. While he does delve into the area of painting portraits with decidedly less success, his emphasis is the romantic scene. On the whole, his artistic fascination is on a scene in a …