Monthly Archives: May 2010

http://www.brianlasagarealism.com/Homepage_UDY6.html When I discovered these typical Canadian landscapes, their flora and fauna, I had a sudden bout of nostalgy for my youth as a young parent in Ontario (a long time ago!). Brian LaSaga paints his Newfoundland with precision and … Continue reading

Posted in Painting | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hong

http://hongchunzhang.com/index.php?screen=series&series=03_Hairy%20Objects%20Drawings Hong Chun Zhang graduated in 1994 from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing ( China ). She lives and works in Kansas (USA). From symbolic memories ( the chinese scroll of both her hair and her twin … Continue reading

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tate Modern | Giorgio Morandi Exhibition

http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions/morandi.htm Several years ago, I visited an exhibition of paintings by Giorgio Morandi (Italy, 1890-1964) in Bologna, his hometown. Anonymous glasses, plates, vases…I thought I’d get bored fast! – I wasn’t. The artist used soft brown, yellow, blue, grey, and … Continue reading

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

http://gallery-tsubaki.jp/artist/sachie_horigome/01.htm Such subtle transparencies and delicate hues in these ‘Bottles’ ( 2007 ) ! Sachie Horigome ( Japan, Miyagi 1981 ).

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

http://www.philipayers.com/images/ONPAPER/waterclr_drawng/index.html Philip Ayers, ‘Trees’, 2002; ink and graphite on paper. See also his remarquable foliages in the painting section of the site and here.

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

-Kenichi Hoshine-

http://www.kenichihoshine.com/ Kenishi Hoshine. Untitled. I like the wax work here, it gives mystery to the portrait.

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

http://www.jameschronister.com/works_001.html?photo=10 Can you believe it? This is oil on canvas, and not any pencil drawing… ‘Untitled (Large Snowy Forest2)’ 2009. …and this one is no photography ! Magnified details on the site show the artist’s technique ( very close to … Continue reading

Posted in Forestry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Skip Steinworth•Drawings

http://skipsteinworth.com/SkipSteinworth/Home.html Too many boxes in yesterday’s second photograph! Here is yet another one, drawn by the artist Skip Steinworth. He called it ‘Think–Inside the box’ , 2006 (graphite pencil on rag board).

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dezeen & Blog Archive & Cloud Lamps by Yu Jordy Fu

http://www.dezeen.com/2009/01/12/cloud-lamps-by-yu-jordy-fu/ Yu Jordi Fu (London), ‘Cloud Lamp’. Recycled paper and light source. You can even make a chandelier that way: ‘Cloud Walk’ (pretty name isn’t it?), by the same designer using traditional chinese papercut technique..

Posted in Graphic Design | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Scott Fraser

http://www.sfraser.com/pages/artwork/studyinwhiteIV.htm Carefully laid tables. ‘Study in White IV, and VIII’ by Scott Fraser (USA 1957). They look like an exercise in virtuosity. Compare with the sculpted porcelain below: same hues, both under one light source. It seems unreal, out of … Continue reading

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Baronian Francey | Art Gallery | Brussels, Belgium | Artists | Helmut Stallaerts

http://www.baronianfrancey.com/artists/108-helmut-stallaerts Your guests are waiting! Helmut Stallaerts (Brussels 1982, lives and works in Lennik, Belgium) ’02/12/26 details’

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

TWIG GALLERY

http://www.twiggallery.com/spip.php?rubrique11 I found this picture (from an exhibition in Brussels) in the newspaper this morning. Gilles Barbier is a versatile French artist with a keen sense of derision. There is a French proverb saying: “Mieux vaut une tete bien faite … Continue reading

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Selected PaintingsChair Series

http://www.adasadler.com/_/Paintings.html Ada Sadler (USA), ‘Bathtubbie Collection n77’. She offers a variety of chairs also. Everything looks very lonely, like discarded polaroid pictures. This artist paints banality with a flair.

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Elspeth Diederix

http://www.elspethdiederix.com/ I’m snaffling this one from Aluis. Thank you Antonio! Elspeth Diederix, ‘Black Bowl, 2008.

Posted in Art History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

http://okee.emuseum.org/art_archive.html Chris LaMarche (Indiana),’Separate Shades’.

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Marty Klein Nature Art &Oak Leaves on Bolete Cap& scanography

http://martykleinart.com/largeimagepage1_files/oakbolete.htm Marty Klein, ‘Oak Leaves on Bolete Cap’. Unexpected botanical beauty revealed through careful scanning. Thank you for the link, Johnshaven!

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Italian Renaissance drawings at the British Museum | Le Cabinet de Curiosités de Madeleine Miranda

http://madeleinemiranda.wordpress.com/2009/08/12/italian-renaissance-drawings-at-the-british-museum/ The British Museum has been showing Italian Renaissance drawings (from the Uffizi, Florence) since last week. Here are a beautiful ‘Head of a Woman’ by Verrocchio (1470) and another one by Leonardo da Vinci (same title and year). Andrea … Continue reading

Posted in Arts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment