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]
They call it “Marbs.” Some of them do, anyway—not the real deal money; not 'Tony' and 'Mel' Banderas-Griffiths, whose beach-front palace’s lease, quite tragically, outlived their marriage—but the ones who are there for an earthier breed of bacchanal: the drunks, the San Tropez tanners, the motor-mouthed swimsuit babes, the rutting Croyden bucks—and so on, and so forth. Breasts as buoyant as puppies; pectorals as tight as spinster's mouths: the strip on Puerto... [more]
I am a new Abstract Artist. I am working with textured Paints, Metallics, Metal, Pumice Gels and Fabric to create a quirky and eccentric new look to Art. Aesthetic in taste, and non conventional, I like thinking out if the box. This makes my Art Pieces, unique, quirky, almost spiritually different to mainstream, in images and portraits. I like to get people thinking about what they see.
The lights and and Sun reflections in the paintings, changes the pictures also. Conveying differ... [more]
God first spoke to me when I was 8, while sitting in a wooden church pew in a sanctuary that was outfitted like a synagogue. I recall it was during the part in the "Jewish" ( I cannot verify this is actually a traditional Jewish practice, as I have never seen it happen in any subsequent standardized "Jewish" services) service when the Torah is brought out and everyone is singing and holding up their hands in the air reaching to touch the holiness. God's voice came through the retro woofers ( no... [more]
Comicon North by Vanguard Culture/Rebecca Romani by aagz Gary Aagaard, Lauren Berley, Thayer Bray, Maclovio Cantu IV, Brittany Ellis, eric garcia, Wes Hardesty, Khryztof, Michael Koerner, Alberto Lopez, Kathleen McLaughlin, Chris Smith, Richard Smolinksi, Sallie Whistler Marcucci at The Studio Door
July 3rd - July 26th
Article by Rebecca Romani
It’s late on a Friday and the Studio Door Gallery on 30th is still going strong for the opening of its national Comicon-inspired show, “Strip: Caricature, Satire and the Funnies.” The caricature artist is working on a couple who looks thrilled to be getting mildly caricaturized and someone is busily adding lines to the communal canvas off in the corner. She is concentrating so hard she barely notices people looking over her shoulder.
MUSEE MAGAZINE by klompching Matthew Arnold, Bill Durgin, Ima Mfon, JOHANNA WARWICK, Kimberly Witham at KLOMPCHING GALLERY
July 8th - August 1st
FRESH 2015 ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW AT KLOMPCHING GALLERY
Klompching Gallery presented FRESH 2015, the gallery’s annual summer exhibition on July 8,2015.
FRESH 2015 is co-curated by Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching, from an international open call for submissions. Five new voices are presented, each presenting distinct bodies of work, but united in bringing the subject of the photograph(y) itself into scrutiny through their different methodologies of merging subject and image construction. READ MORE
Los Angeles Theatre
36"x48" oil on linen 2015
HUFFPOST Arts & Culture
Artist Gregg Chadwick Engages Hollywood in New Exhibition: "Cinema of Time"
Article published July 7, 2015 By Kathy Leonardo
You are invited to the Opening Party on Sunday, July 12th from 4-7 pm
At UPPER WEST at 3221 Pico Blvd in Santa Monica.
Drinks and appeti... [more]
How do you like your Eggs? Controversial. This may be the answer the Milwaukee Art Museum would give after its recent acquisition of Eggs Benedict by Nicki Johnson. Although, rather than a lush scooping of hollandaise drizzled over ham hock, this dish consists entirely of a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made from 17,000 colored condoms.
Many Catholics, not being the biggest fans of responsible spunk containment, have thrown in that extra delicious garnish—controversy. Even possibly going for that ultima... [more]
Two boys crouch on either side of the wall that separates the West Bank from Jerusalem. They are smuggling 1,000 loaves of Ka’ak Al Quds (“bread of Jerusalem”) through a hand-bored hole in the concrete. Ramallah-based artist Khaled Jarrar interviews them from behind an unsteady camera. “Pull! Pull!” urges the older boy. Dust from both the flour and the wall is seen as the younger child collects the bread on the other side in a makeshift production line. The zero-shap... [more]
THE EXPATS IS A PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES CREATED BY YOURS TRULY. THE SERIES WAS PRODUCED IN ONE OF THE MANY PHOTO SHOPS LOCATED IN NEVE SHA’ANAN. NEVE SHA’ANAN IS A NEIGHBORHOOD LOCATED NEAR THE CENTRAL BUS STATION OF TEL AVIV. THIS IS A NEIGHBORHOOD THAT HAS BEEN EXTREMELY NEGLECTED WHERE MANY IMMIGRANTS RESIDE. THE NEIGHBORHOOD IS MADE UP OF PRIMARILY AFRICAN AND SOUTH EAST ASIAN IMMIGRANTS. NEVE SHA’ANAN IS A PLACE FEW WOULD THINK WOULD BE WORTH WHILE TO EXPLORE BUT HAPPENS TO... [more]
#FemalePhotographers #Artists #Activists #Storytellers Worldwide Open Call for an important exhibition:
#WomenAsWitness Curated by Zoraida Lopez Juried by Asmara Pelupessy and Berette Macaulay Submission Deadline: July 15th
"An exhibition unveiling how women document resilience, resistance, and survival" Sept 1st - 30th, 2015, New York
Details here: https://womenaswitness.wordpress.com/
#Art #Exhibition #Photography #Documentation #&lr... [more]
NEW YORK PHOTO DIARY, JUNE 24 2015 - Catherine Troiano
Last Wednesday, Klompching Gallery re-opened in their new location at 89 Water Street, DUMBO. The gallery has been located in DUMBO since it opened seven years ago, but until recently was one of a number of arts businesses situated on the second floor of 111 Front Street. Two Trees Management, a prominent real estate company in the neighborhood that has been a long-standing proponent of DUMBO arts, enabled the move and Klompching is one of te... [more]
My southern California Debut ;-) by Lightning Bolt Wonder Mike R Baker, Michael Burr, Martin Eggiman, Frankie Greco, JII, Connie DK Lane, Andrew Levine, Emily Maddigan, Noel Madrid, Kenny McBride, Heather McMillen, Katie Philips, Emily Quest, Caprice Spencer Rothe, Anna Schoendorfer, J. Renee Tanner, Lightning Bolt Wonder at Enter Through the Gift Shop
July 10th - August 28th
I have been looking for the right space and group of people to share my work with for the last 2 years. I have now found that space and am excited to share a new body of work that includes, the beginning of many new series of works. The planetary series, The Vision Quest series, the Lazer series, new miniature art books and of course some of my classics, Pixel Perfect, Angel Hearts and if time permits perhaps a new mermiad and new ballerina. The clock is ticking - Namaste. [more]
CHRISTOPH WALTER PIRKER lives and works in Graz and Knittelfeld. He formulates projects at the interface of architecture, painting, music and text.
"The artwork is created first as a text, it has to be deciphered first and in its depth of its layers it is not presumed that it is at all decipherable.” (Christoph Walter Pirker)
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