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 plasticit... [more]
The Power of Women
As you all know, I am endlessly fascinated by powerful women; forceful females who dare to express themselves fearlessly; and who have a true sense of themselves and complete comfort in their own skins.
In my last blog, I talked about Brigitte Bardot; a woman who exhibited masterful control of her own sexuality; overtly sensual and utterly self-aware. To my mind, she is like a lioness; potent, confident and wonderfully true to herself; regardless of the controversy that sur... [more]
Brigitte Bardot | The Inspiration
I get asked, on a fairly regular basis, why I choose to paint Brigitte Bardot with such regularity. “Just what is it about Bardot that draws you to her repeatedly in your art?” To which I generally reply; “People say God created women. However, that’s impossible, because Bardot proves that God is actually a woman herself.” This may, as a first impression, appear as a mere glib comment, a humorous statement of my admiration for a wom... [more]
Artist Jeremy Penn Paints Portrait of Rock Icon David Bowie
"Chameleon" by Jeremy Penn
A question that has always fascinated me has been that of longevity in art. What is it that makes an artist endure? What is it that causes an artist to turn from a painter into a legend; that causes his or her works to be pored over, discussed and debated for decades, or even centuries after their death? The question is, of course, a bit of a philosophical one, not to mention a subjective one. However, I pe... [more]
The Rolling Stones were on television last night here and to write what's in an almost twenty minute video i shall avoid other than to say this has been VERY popular since i uploaded it yesterday.
The Rolling Stones On Fire Tour 2014 interview for Australian Tv now on Youtube can only be seen on my Youtube Channel and The Rolling Stones Interview recorded December 8, 2013
James DeWeaver Channel on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/kimpeek3000 [more]
Perhaps wanting to leave the boundary of the flat surfaces, or just another dimension to work with, many artists have created works on some areas or on all four sides of the cube sides turning them into works of art.Joan Tuset looking back, between his ancient works, i do not wanting to forget the past. He has chosen six faces among them, and reproduced exactly the same in two identical cubes.
Joan Tuset. Six faces 2012. mixed media on two wooden cubes 16.50X 16.50 [more]
Jon Bon Jovi is in Australia and he currently is about to start his "Because We Can Tour 2013" in Melbourne, this interview was recorded December 6, in Dolby HD.
He's interviewed here on Australian Television and the hyperlink will take you to my James DeWeaver Channel on Youtube http://bit.ly/18JGiAc with this LATEST Bon Jovi Interview, as well as the Kid Rock interview who is supporting Bon Jovi while their in Australia. [more]
Presenting New Work “The Mermaid” Bronze Sculpture by Lisbeth Sabol
Lisbeth Sabol just returned from several intense days at the bronze-casting foundry personally directing the application of patinas on five of her new bronzes. Announcing the latest release in this collection: the new Mermaid bronze.
Rising from the depths of Lisbeth’s imagination to materialize, “The Mermaid” gently turns her body as her hair is swept by ocean currents. Delicately balan... [more]
Artizfacts Studio Gallery in the heart of downtown New Rochelle is now accepting submissions for an art exhibition opening on Saturday, December 14th 2013.The Exhibit is open to various mediums of 2D artwork. All work submitted must be original creations of participating artists.Various works will be considered such as painting, drawings, pastel, college, photography, limited edition prints, digital formats.Three artworks not larger then 40"x 40" are allowed into the exhibit. Let us know whether... [more]
I just wanted to write a brief description of an INCREDIBLE singing performance and the stage presence of Lorde, a seventeen year old from New Zealand who went from virtual obscurity to an overnight sensation appearing on Ellen Degeneres, The Late Show with David Letterman and MANY more.
On Sunday December 1, 2013 she performed Team at the 27th. Annual ARIA Awards which are the Australian Record Industry Association here in Australia, i have uploaded on my Youtube Channel for anyone wanting to... [more]
What About Art? is a new multidisciplinary art space in Bandra, with an international artists’ residency, two artists’ studios and a project space dedicated to video art.
THE RESIDENCY AND ARTISTS STUDIOS
Recently WAA also kick started its residency and studio spaces with the intention of making working spaces accessible to artists in Mumbai. WAA wishes to adapt to both the needs and economies of emerging artists and offer affordable studios in the middle of Bandra. The residenc... [more]
The Courage to Create
WEEKEND OF DECEMBER 6-8, 2013
The Painter (il miglior fabbro)
24"x30" oil on linen 2013
What role does creativity play in our lives? Is it an inner imperative that helps us forge the well-lived life? This workshop at Esalen, situated along California's rugged Big Sur coastline, engages with the notion that creativity is a “battle with the gods” in light of its Latin origins in the word creare, the natural urge “to grow or... [more]