Category Archives: fine art
Alberto Burri The Artist Alberto Burri was born on March 12 1915 in the small Italian town of Città di Castello. He was a qualified physician and served in the Ethiopia campaign and then World War II both as a … Continue reading
Gardar Eide Einarsson proving sometimes all you need is black and white.
Eric Beltz makes drawings that plunge you into the religious rhetorical myths of the origin of America. Frontiers men going insane in their log cabins an axe in one hand the bible in the other, pagan ideas rising from the … Continue reading
Futo Akiyoshi creates this series of leg paintings, which resemble flags. We can detect a possible subtext here of cultural diversity,to these images he attaches the suggestive titles “leg of woman who dislikes me”,A,B,C,D etc this opens an experiential narrative … Continue reading
Jorinde Voigt produces works that look like blueprints for strange complex happenings, this diagramatical feel is allied to a sense of rhythm and intensity for interesting results. The visual tradition of a diagrams is used to draw the viewer in … Continue reading
Brian Dettmer takes what is fast becoming the arena of antiquity- the paper book and to coin a modern term ‘remixes’ it. He seals the book by glueing the edges then with scalpel cuts back into the layers and reselects … Continue reading
Francis Hollenkamp Brooklyn-based artist Francis Hollenkamp created an art installation comprised of 10,000 little green and brown plastic toy soldiers! The miniature military forces are lined up evenly into squared rows and columns, separated by weapon of choice. Hollenkamp’s intention … Continue reading
Andrew Sea James Great colourful quiet abstraction and more from Andrew Sea Jones.
Andre Kertesz was born in Hungary in 1894 his photographic style was very unorthodox for its time with unconventional angles and subjects. His style has more in common with the modern use of photography to illuminate all areas of life, … Continue reading
Joan Miro The blending of the representational pictoral plane with a sense of flattening and abstraction or symbolization of reality. Joan Miro takes us inside his vision that drips with atmosphere and feeling. The composition runs around the circle at … Continue reading
David Bomberg “The mud bath” by David Bomberg the poetry of the machine let loose on the human form. Calm yet feverish forms settle in an apparently random pile, order shines through a minimal chaos. Contempary painting at the turn … Continue reading
William Eggleston William Eggleston visionary of colour photography from memphis and northern mississippi. Discovering beautiful moments from the everyday oeuvre. He went against the artistic grain in the sixties in his use of colour for ‘serious photography’.
Langdon Graves Great thoughtful images from Langdon Graves, minimal and crisp!