Tagged: art

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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...

James Tissot

Five For Friday #55 [Paintings]

“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...

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Pictures of Magazine: Vik Muniz

Artist and photographer, Vik Muniz, has made a career out of creating amazing pieces of art from what others discard. In the documentary Waste Land, filmmakers followed Muniz from his home in New York...

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In His Own Backyard: Joshua Davis

I’ve been a fan of Joshua Davis for more than a decade. Back then, he was one of several developers, like Hillman Curtis, Brendan Dawes and a few others making their mark creating amazing Flash content....

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A Compassionate Lens: Pierre Gonnord

Based in Spain, French photographer Pierre Gonnord takes a slightly different approach to his wonderful large-scale portraits. While his aesthetic borrows from old world master painters, his subjects are what really captivate the viewer. Rather than photographing impossibly...

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Alphastructaesthetitologist: Jon Contino

While many would call him a typographer, an illustrator or, simply, an artist, Jon Contino calls himself a Alphastructaesthetitologist. Don’t bother looking it up on Wikipedia, you won’t find anything. That being said, the title seems...