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Back to Fall Colors in New Abstract Drawing

After my happy under-water theme yesterday, I am back to fall colors in my latest abstract drawing. Instead of making distinct, separate lines in this one, I used the calligraphy pens more as brushes, overlaying one color on top of another to create bands of color. It ended up having a bit of a meadowy […]

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De Kooning: Walk on the Wild Side

de Kooning shows over the last half-century, there’s never before been a survey of de Kooning’s entire oeuvre. This blockbuster exhibition (the lines outside the museum were already long when I left at 11 a.m.) covers seven decades of the artist’s life. It starts off with examples of de Kooning’s astonishingly precocious talent at realism—two […]

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An Inside Look at Working in a Series

Approximately 30 million surveillance cameras in the U.S. capture people’s lives on tape every day. In fact, it’s legal to keep such cameras inside dressing rooms in 37 states. And the ongoing popularity of sites like YouTube and Twitter has only made it easier for society to get even more glimpses inside people’s personal thoughts […]

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We Have a Pulse

A couple of years ago at Web 2.0 in San Francisco I unexpectedly ran into one of Alacra’s long-standing investment banking clients. We sat through some sessions together and then over a beer discussed the growing quantity of information on the web that wasn’t captured by the major information services. We agreed that there was […]

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Katia Santiba?ez: Interview

Katia Santibanez is a painter and in one of his interviews he shared about her life and work.She said that she relate colors to idea as working with force of opposition.She also added she would find equilibrium in grid of horizontal and vertical lines and she will mix colors to balance the idea. Read the […]

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Fate of Romantic Vision & Painting

According to Mark Stone the fate of romantic vision in painting is becoming impersonalised.The following are the reasons .Human beings are getting isolated from natural surroundings and situations.Tecnological advances have put boundaries between man and nature.Visual paintings depend on nature and real life.What we right now have around us are goods commodities and stocks with […]

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Ingres at the Morgan

The probity of drawing unfolds in the form of Jean-Dominique Ingres’ small works on paper at the Morgan Library. Seventeen drawings in the Library’s holdings and three letters are displayed in a single, focused, crystalline room. De Jong writes: “Seventeen drawings in the Library’s holdings and three letters are displayed in a single, focused, crystalline […]

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Gallerist at Home: Heather Taylor

Heather Taylor, gallerist and owner of Taylor de Cordoba in Culver City and blogger extraordinaire, is a woman on the go to say the least. Her gallery is best known for its intimate space, innovative program, and collaborative events, such as Eating Our Words. The gallery is home to both established and up-and-coming artists, and […]

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Featured Abstract Artist: Kathy Kimball

Kathy Kimball has proven herself as an artist of excellence by her illustration on children’s books, with her abstract paintings on canvas. Her mixed media consist of collage, acrylic paint etc. Kathy’s paintings are categorised by geometric and organic forms which present the complexity of perception. Her arts have been exhibited in many shows of […]

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6 Reasons to Make More Art even though the Closet is Full

I can cite a number of reasons to explain why I want to produce more artistic features inspite of the declining demand. First and foremost point is that art is a passion and it is the creation of the art which carries more weight. Secondly art is a habit and curbing that habit is sure […]