Tagged: art

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Dripped: An Homage To Jackson Pollock

I was never really a Jackson Pollock fan before seeing the Ed Harris film about his life. I just never understood what the work meant or what Pollock was trying to say. Even after...

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Brilliant Currency Collages By Mark Wagner

“The dollar bill is ostensibly the most successful publication ever printed.” – Mark Wagner The moment I saw this post on Elusive Muse – especially the video – I knew I would love the...

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Wired: Intricate Portraits By Charis Tsevis

I’ve been putting my own computers together since I was in college and over the course of several decades of building and upgrading, have accumulated a massive cache of spare parts – most of which are...

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Sublimely Mundane: Uta Barth

At first glance, the photographs of Uta Barth may not make much of an impact on you – then again, you may find them to be utterly compelling abstractions of color, form and texture....

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Saving Grace: Dennis Hopper

While there’s no shortage of celebrities who also fancy themselves photographers (amateur or otherwise), few have engaged the craft with as much passion and with such a creative eye as the late actor Dennis...

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Our Spiritual Senses: Brad Kunkle

When I first saw the paintings of Brad Kunkle, I thought they were photographs that had somehow been altered or augmented. They’re not. His gorgeous brushwork is at once dream-like and photorealistic and his paintings...

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The Ripening: Artists In Their 80s

There’s a fantastic article up on LightBox right now that begins: “Time is rough on a lot of life pursuits. Athletes dwindle. Dancers pull tendons. Politicians? It varies. But artists, if they work it...

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Five For Friday #74

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield A small tribe of fishermen have existed for many years on the shores of Lake Turkana...

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Five For Friday #55

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau We’ve talked about expanding what we cover on Faded + Blurred to include things like art, dance and...

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Inside The Painter’s Studio: Joe Fig

Very few get the privilege of seeing an artist at work. The labor-intensive struggle that ensues during the creative process can be such a private and personal activity. We are usually only given access...