September, 2013

Tania Doucet Creates Sanctuaries of Delight

Tania Doucet Creates Sanctuaries of Delight

As she draws upon the visual symbolism of the Canadian coast in a fresh and unexpected way, Tania Doucet builds a world of wonder, refuge, and fantasy as these dreamlike visions in acrylic paints on canvas come alive with a glowing vibrancy. Bending reality with lighthearted ease, the artist’s bold and playful use of surrealism […]

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Tom Stewart Paints the Ever-Changing Sea

Enamored of the lonely, wild vastness of the ocean, Tom Stewart uses the abstract textures and patterns formed by watercolor and wax to create paintings full of a charged sense of abandon. His work focuses on the movement of the sea, on the texture of spray, and on the interplay between the ocean and the […]

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Scottish Artist Graeme Swanson’s Takes on the Big Apple

Scottish Artist Graeme Swanson’s Takes on the Big Apple

Scottish artist Graeme Swanson creates luminous abstract compositions in oil and acrylic, fleetingly evoking landscapes with dramatic juxtapositions of vibrant tones. Born and based in Aberdeen, the painter describes his process in geological terms, likening it to erosion. He creates each piece through the accumulation and excavation of successive layers of paint, lending the resulting […]

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Eric Oberhauser: Painterly Philosophy

Eric Oberhauser: Painterly Philosophy

Serenely poetic, the paintings of Canadian artist Eric Oberhauser harmoniously blend the aesthetics of art with colorful portrayals of life and existence. Imbued with creativity and tender tranquility, Oberhauser’s brushwork infuses vivaciousness into the prosaic, softly creating scenes with an electrifying vividness. Portraits, genre scenes, and landscapes alike are rendered with a gentle yet disquieting […]

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Elena Kozhevnikova: Life and Art With No Borders

Elena Kozhevnikova: Life and Art With No Borders

“I incarnate my attitude in my works,” says Elena Kozhevnikova. The artist’s approach mixes a sharp eye for color and structure with a free-flowing spirit. She combines paint, metal, canvas and what she refers to as “Cosmos” in dynamic, colorful compositions that have an otherworldly glow. That glow comes from her ability to juxtapose light […]

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Videobrasil Channel VB New online channel features statements, exclusive tapes and historical records

An interview granted to Brazilian television by the American artist Aysha Quinn, and a performance (picture above) that has José Roberto Aguillar wrapping up the Museum of Image and Sound, in São Paulo, in a tribute to the Bulgarian Christo. These two historical events from the Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, both dating from the 1980s, […]

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The Collisions Of DVANDE

The Collisions Of DVANDE

For DVANDE (Daniel V. Anderson), medium is a flexible, fascinating creative tool, full of possibility. DVANDE creates intriguing modern bas-reliefs with a technique he calls “canvas sculpting,” in which the contours of the canvas’s surface itself interplay with oil paint and mixed media laid on top. That paint comes in waves of blocked color, often […]

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