Wednesday, November 30, 2011

carlos frias




genesis viii, 2007, acrylic on canvas, 30x30, genesis 20, 2007, mixed media on paper, 24.5x24.5, genesis vii, 2007, oil on canvas, 44x36

marvelous marks....see more here.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

danielle rante




all is coming (detail), capture, cowlick

exquisitely delicate....see more here.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

kathleen thum











through trickle, 2006, gouache and graphite on rice paper, 52x17, sod/seethe, 2007, acrylic, gouache, collage on paper, 42x30, tough cords, 2006, gouache and graphite on rice paper, 52x17

leather and lace...see more here.

sunday church drawing



















more from the strip district in pittsburgh, pa...

see this post for an explanation of the changes to the sunday church drawings.

Friday, November 25, 2011

dara alter





















sorry, no info.

i love landscape that looks like lacis...see more here.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

happy thanksgiving!

















nicole houff, thanksgiving barbie, fine art photograph, 9x12

food, family, fun and barbie, what could make a thanksgiving more complete. holiday blessings to you all...see more here.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

christo kasabo




structural 3, acrylic and oil pastel on canvas, 60x90, egg, acrylic and oil pastel on canvas, 60x80, the way to the temple 2, acrylic and oil stick on canvas, 60x68

chunky color....see more here.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

alexandra pacula























enigmatic symphony, 2010, oil on canvas, 28x36, gyratory impression, 2010, oil on canvas, 42x60, tumultuous paradise, 2010, oil on canvas, 60x72

i discovered this artist just as i began taking night photographs a few weeks ago...i love serendipitous occurrences....see more here.

Monday, November 21, 2011

bill fisher




























untitled 2010-49, 2009, oil and cold wax on panel, 48x48, untitled 2010-50, 2009, oil and cold wax on panel, 48x48, untitled 5, 2008, oil and cold wax on panel, 48x48

excavating the surface...see more here.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

sunday church drawing



more from the strip district in pittsburgh, pa...

see this post for an explanation of the changes to the sunday church drawings.

Friday, November 18, 2011

sandy skoglund























fox games, 1989, color photograph, 46x63, the green house, 1990, color photograph, 46x59, revenge of the goldfish, 1981, color photograph, 27.5x35

one of my all time favorite artists. i grew up with a postcard of revenge of the goldfish on my bedroom bulletin board-had it for years and stared at it all the time....simply fascinated with the stunning color and super weirdness of it. as an older, educated art person, i still find her work fascinating and most appreciate her fun use of repetition and materials...see more here.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

annie vought




















creamed chicken and olives (detail), 2010, paper cut letter, the next ten things i'm gonna do is get drunk, 2010, paper cut letter, 55x59, i am sorry, NO (detail), hand cut paper, 30x21

more amazing feats in cut paper...see more here.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

bob verschueren













installation 11/95, pine needles, installation XVII/oo, young date leaves, installation V/o2, eucalyptus leaves

drawing with plant materials...see more here.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

nicki dennett















life changes, 24x58cm, grow your own, 24x58cm, online shopping, 24x58cm

i'm so envious of those who can paint their dreams....see more here.

Monday, November 14, 2011

robin denevan




emerald-reflections, encaustic on canvas over wood panel, above and below the amazon, encaustic on canvas over wood panel, ochre-mangrove, encaustic on canvas over wood panel

another amazing interpretation of landscape in encaustic...see more here.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

sunday church drawing

















see this post for an explanation of the changes to the sunday church drawings.

Friday, November 11, 2011

todd mcdonald






























sorry, no info on this piece, from the top, oil on board, 24x48, sorry, no info on this piece

someday skyscrapers will look like this...see more here.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

dalek




2008, 2009, 2008

exploding fanciful worlds...see more here.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

diana behl



fun at parties, 2008, screenprint, mixed media and collage on paper, 15x22, vista, 2009, graphite, mixed media and collage on paper, 22x30, may, 2011, mixed media and collage on panel, 12x16

bejeweled drawings...see more here.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

crystal wagner



conversion, 2008, mylar, foam, core board, intaglio etching, cut paper, graphite, 10ft x 6ft x 1ft, mechanism, 2010, graphite, cut paper, mylar, relief print, 3.5ftx6.5ft, metamorphosis, 2008, mylar, foam, core board, intaglio etching, cut paper, graphite, 18ft x 10ft x 2ft

every once in while i'm totally blown away by artist's work and this is no exception...see more here.