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]
My, my! At Waterloo, Napoleon did surrender . . . and DC Hampton Jacobs surrenders to the urge to link Archie Pop Art with ABBA's classic hits. Meet your Waterloo @ The Pop Culture Cantina on May 1st. [more]
Usually, art world press conferences avoid politics, but for the opening of the 6th Marrakech Biennale, events like the Syrian refugee crisis were used as a starting point to introduce the exhibition, which kicked off February 23 featuring 50 artists across several venues of the ancient city.
“Art brings together people, not tears them apart,” said the Palestinian curator Reem Fadda, who is the Associate Curator of Middle Eastern Art for the Abu Dhabi Guggenheim. In her selection of artis... [more]
In writing this article, I first found myself repeating what I wrote last year. I guess I really want you to understand how much I love being amongst fellow artists, art enthusiasts, and art. So instead of reiterating my love of Art Basel Miami, I am here to tell you which of the art I would want to rip off the wall and take home with me …AND to take you on a journey to the party splendor that glows within Art Basel Miami.
In this concentrated sea of art, there is a hope that just around t... [more]
My first show in Paris was unexpected, overly welcomed, and consummated life long friendships.
I’ve always said that having a fashion show is a dream and a nightmare. Usually, it’s a nightmare due to poor staging, models, or any other easily flawed piece of the larger puzzle; and the dream because it’s the glow of my work on stage. This time every moment was flawless, it’s Paris, and my host Anggy Haif is an expert. Within four days, he was seamlessly able to corral three fabulous models... [more]
An element is one of those most basic visible things. In science, the elements are on the periodic chart (hydrogen, iron, oxygen, gold, sulfur, etc.). All the complex chemicals are simply combinations of these (H2O). In art, it is an element if it is visible and there is nothing more simple or basic to define it. It cannot be a combination of more than one thing and still be an element. In practice, the elements are commonly seen in combination with each other. For example, color and value ar... [more]
Found objects have always been secret allies for visual artists. They are stumbled upon and acquired, magpie-like, because of a private vision of “intrinsic interest,” to be teased out and made concrete later. Found photographs, too, have long since found their place inside artists’ private wunderkammern. Following the Box, an exhibition of a particularly curious origin now on view at the Indian Museum, Kolkata, brings the aesthetic power of found photographs front and center. http:/... [more]
From visual arts to “ACS” art magazine. From beautiful canvases to a great media company which is promoting arts, artists, cultures and creativity. Everywhere. Renée LaVerne Rose was born in Chicago(USA) and raised in the Southside neighborhood Morgan Park, where grandparents and extended family resided. As a child her parents exposed her to a multitude of arts/cultural experiences which feed curious nature. As a young adult, Renée grew to relish exploring the world... [more]
Here is a taste of what`s in Carpazine January/February. Featuring: Drew Maillard, Bispos de Paris, Darbie Richards, ,Andaluz The Artist, French Street Artist BEBAR, Brazilian Street Artist Franciscoskt, Baby Punk Sticker new book and much more!!! [more]
Carpazine Art Magazine Special Edition Featuring: Fernando Carpaneda Celebrating 35 Years of Underground Art. Plus: Ginger Coyote, Leigh de Vries, Drew Maillard, Jesse Mosher, Manoush, Jimmy Woods, Chris Oleary, Muskga, MF Gallery, Juventude Maldita, Gazelle the Love Issue, Matthew Lineham, Magosh, A.R.D, Stax:Visions of Soul, Baby Punk Sticker, Arte XXX, Bispos de Paris, Ear and There, Bebar, Andaluz The Artist, Darbie Richards, Franciscoskt and many more! [more]
Here's a taste of what's in Carpazine February/March. Carpazine Underground Art magazine featuring: Exclusive Interview with Musician CAMDEN, Graffiti Artist IACO, Painter Herman James, Street Artist Key Detail, Street Artist Yu-Baba, Without Rules, FLASHBACK: Frank Russo,Twerps,Scarecrowove,The Death Head,L`Amour Supreme at MF Gallery, PLUS: Rockin For the Homeless 3.0, New Film: João Brandão Adheres to Punk!, Dwelling: Art Project and many more! [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]