Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]
TODD WILLIAMSON and GREG WALTER: ARTE DE CAMERA By Peter FrankThe courtship dance between visual art and music has gone on almost as long as has human creativity. Unlike the other art forms, which engage multiple senses and complex cognitive and social conditions, music and visual art stimulate singular responses in humans – visual art acting upon the eyes, music upon the ears. They therefore present themselves as entirely d... [more]
Can a graphic novel inspired by Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex" successfully combine issues of race, sex and religion with pop culture imagery such as Archie Comics characters? You be the judge: DC Hampton Jacobs' "Oedipus Ram" concludes today @ The Pop Culture Cantina. [more]
Will actor and singer Ramsay Khalid Sharma find redemption or destruction? The answer is found in Act Nine of DC Hampton Jacobs' "Oedipus Ram", now online @ The Pop Culture Cantina. This penultimate installment pays tribute to early 1960s Girl Group The Shirelles. [more]
There's more tragedy in store for actor and singer Ramsay Khalid Sharma in TERROR, Act Eight of "Oedipus Ram"! DC Hampton Jacobs' new graphic novel pays tribute to 1960s exploitation cinema, specifically the 1964 Ann-Margret vehicle Kitten With A Whip. [more]
Jorge Mujica, Magic Johnson / Larry Bird 1984 NBA Finals, 2015. Spray painted Aluminum, 33 x 20 in..
ArtSlant is pleased to partner with stARTup Art Fair LA to present two panels and a Special Project by LA artist, Jorge Mujica. stARTup Art Fair runs January 29–31, 2016, at the Highland Gardens Hotel and is the only fair exclusively for unrepresented artists.
ArtSlant Special Project
Jorge Mujica — Double Dribble: Hotel Scrimmage, Booth #227
Double Dribble is intended to be... [more]
Scott Weiland fans paid tribute to the fallen rock star at an interactive tribute event held at MIST Harlem on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. The event revolved around an art exhibition which included a 40"x50" oil portrait of Weiland painted in 2014. It additionally featured music video presentatons, a sing-along, and a live art happening in which guests and fans from around the world contributed their favorite lyrics to another portrait-in-progress. This one, at 4x6 feet, is even more monumental t... [more]
OEDIPUS RAM is a story with music, dance, comedy, drama, sex, violence and brilliant color! It all leads to an inevitable tragic ending. DC Hampton Jacobs' new graphic novel is inspired by the famous Greek tragedy OEDIPUS REX. It will appear on Wordpress's Cartoons + Castanets blog in one week. [more]
Is the online graphic novel ready for an Asian male lead who's everything an iconic cartoon character should be but also a seriously flawed human being? Meet Ram Sharma, Thai/Indian star of the forthcoming feature OEDIPUS RAM! [more]
Ramsay Khalid Sharma and Donna Dante, stars of the forthcoming online graphic novel Oedipus Ram have connections to several Rock groups. One of them is The Hypsterz, from whose ranks New Archies lead singer Mal Hypster emerged. A new version of The Hypsterz figures into the latest cartoon production by DC Hampton Jacobs. [more]
The cartoon narrative that ends with the online graphic novel Oedipus Ram began with fan art images of The Archies, which appear in DC Hampton Jacobs' forthcoming online serial. In one week, Oedipus Ram debuts @ Wordpress's Cartoons + Castanets website. This feature is free for public viewing. [more]