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]
Danny Volk talks to artists in their studios about life and art—while they do his make-up. This concept was a new one for us, and, unsurprisingly, it produces some unique moments: see artists like Theaster Gates, Pope.L, and Jessica Stockholder working in their studios as you've never seen them before.
Revisit Season 1 as we anticipate the all-new Made-Up Season 2, to be released this Spring on ArtSlant.
This week: Pope.L puts on his best Dick Cheney face to do Danny's make up. Expect gr... [more]
2015 Cleveland Print RoomJuried Exhibition: THE PEER SHOW.DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2015
The Cleveland Print Room is seeking photographic submissions for our first juried exhibition, June 12 - July 11to be judged by Barbara TannenbaumCurator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Print Room invites members and non-members to submit artwork for our 2015 juried exhibition, The Peer Show. This is a unique opportunity for photographic artists to exhibit their work and receive substanti... [more]
On Everyday Enchantment
Enchantment. A spell wrapped in a noun. Three syllables. One state of being.
To live with Enchantment is to see beyond the brick and mortar that make up your home and into the magic infused within its frame. It is to peel back the layers of your day to day and search for that elusive energy that winds its way up your spine and outward into your life.
To learn from Enchantment is to listen to Coyote's call when he plays his tricks. He is a messenger really—t... [more]
Art or Not? Do you ever get the feeling when you enter a gallery, that you just don't get it? Sometimes it seems that the art world is a big ruse, making the most of that fear of the equivocal. Every week, we invite you to turn your ironic eye on art and identify the accidental imposter of the two images below—you might be surprised.
This week, abstract stains: which of the below is a work by a world famous artist?
...one of the pioneers of the post-Abstraction-Creation movement i... [more]
Exhibeo Art Magazine invites you to submit your art to "The Art of Rebirth & Renewal"
Awards and Cash Prizes
Cash Prizes (1st place $300, 2nd place $200, 3rd place $100 USD) awarded approximately 1 week after winners are notified.
1st Place winner awarded a full spread interview with Exhibeo Art Magazine, 2nd and 3rd place awarded extended reviews (700-1000 words + art photos), 3 Honorable Mentions awarded reviews (500 words + art photos) published in the June 2015 edition of Exhibeo Art Ma... [more]
Challenging the myth that cutting edge art is created only by young artists,
The Haggus Society presents Edges & Curves 4.This event is open to any artist 40 years and older.
Media limited to:2D (no larger than 32″ x 44 inches)Small 3D (no larger than 14″ x 10″ x 8″inches)6 images per submission, includes detail imagesFile size: 300 ppi resolution2400 x 3000 pixels in either directionFiles smaller than 300 ppi will be rejectedPlease name image files accordingly:Lastname_ImageNumber.... [more]
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Photo: Lisa Rastl.
Term: 2015–2021Start date: 1 October 2015Application deadline: 22 May 2015Academy of Fine Arts ViennaSchillerplatz 31010 Viennawww.akbild.ac.at
The Paintings Gallery, one of the three most significant international Old Masters collections in Vienna, in situated within the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, with about 1,600 paintings. Highlights of the collection include the Dutch Masters, such as Hieronymus Bosch's triptych The Last Judgement; the old German Masters with major works from Lucas Cranach the Elder; Flemish paintings from Jacob Jordaens, Pe... [more]
We want your photographs!
There are three weeks left to submit to the 2015 ApertureSummer Open, an open-call exhibition for which all photographers are eligible. Curated by Aperture magazine editor Michael Famighetti, this year's theme, Black Mirror, considers visions of the future. Do we live in a world wilder than science fiction?Above is a featured submission by Aras Gögten from the series Arkanum, which explores humans' relationship to real and imagined landscapes
Enter now. The deadl... [more]
What follows is the first chapter of a novel I've been working on for over several months. Many of my novel's chapters have been submitted to MFA fiction workshops at The New School in New York City.
The story of my novel takes place nearly 75 years past our present time. The chapter below is about one of my main characters, a painter from post apocalyptic Paris in the year 2101. It is important to note that this character lives in an asylum, which is located in the country of Aurora (post apo... [more]
Mike Weiss Gallery is pleased to announce that Musée National d'Art Moderne - Centre Pompidou has added Michael Zelehoski's Open House to its permanent collection.
With his upcoming show New Order opening on May 7th at Mike Weiss Gallery, this news could not have come at a more exciting time.
Zelehoski starts wi... [more]
Theodore Darst, Untitled, 2015. Animated gif.
Table of Contents:
Welcome to Editions | Andrea Alessi
The Internet as a Platform for Art Criticism, and Dildos | Char Jansen
Mario Rising: Imagery, Identity, and Myth in an 8-bit Classic | Guy Parker
The Sphinx of Waikiki | Gan Uyeda
Do It Anyway: Platforms of Perseverance in San Francisco | Leora Lutz
Performing Tables | Caroline Picard
Welcome to Editions
We don’t have websites,... [more]
The real artwork is number two.
The real artwork is Composition with White Square, a lithograph by Antoni Tàpies (1964). If you like it, it is on sale at $4,000 at Spaightwood Galleries. The fake is coffee stains courtesy of Pekka Nikrus.
Return to this week's Art or Not [more]