Category Archives: Weekly Art

Impulsive Detours: The Collage Art of Michael Waraksa

I usually find new and exciting artists through online art sites like Visual News, Lost At E Minor and 50 Watts, or magazines like Hi Fructose or Juxtapoz. But I found this week’s featured artist, Chicago illustrator and collage artist Michael … Continue reading

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Art Coutre: The Fashion Forward Illustrations of Peggy Wolf

Peggy Wolf is a Germany-born artist whose love of fashion inspired a career in art. A former student of fashion design, Wolf gravitated more towards drawing rather than dressing sophisticated, artfully-clad women who would be right at home on the … Continue reading

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POP! The Lowbrow Surrealism of Alex Gross

Pop Surrealist artist Alex Gross specializes in oil paintings on canvas whose themes include global commerce, the pursuit of beauty, alienation, and how globalization and capitalism have consumed our visual culture. His work features striking, dreamlike Victorian imagery, a haunting … Continue reading

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Kicking It Old School: The Classic Paintings of Georges Seurat

Georges-Pierre Seurat needs no introduction to even the casual art admirer, as he is one of the more pre-eminent late 19th century artists, and is largely responsible for ushering in the post-impressionist movement in art. Many of his works are … Continue reading

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The Haunting Surrealism of Gabriel Pacheco

Gabriel Pacheco is a Mexican painter and illustrator known for working in the Surreal Visionary style. Born in Mexico City, he began his career as an illustrator when his sister asked him to illustrate a story she had written. Since … Continue reading

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Tales of Mystery and Adventure: The Hand Cut Paper Art of Hari and Deepti

This week I’d like to present the stunning, intricate, hand cut paper works by artists Hari & Deepti, who create astonishing scenes using nothing but paper and lights. Originally from India but now based out of Denver, Colorado, each of … Continue reading

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Life In 2-D: The Clay Illustrations of Irma Gruenholz

Much like artist Korean artist Jee Young Lee, who I featured back in December, Spanish artist Irma Gruenholz creates self-contained worlds by hand, painstakingly building the sets and pieces for each of her amazingly detailed illustrations with hand-crafted clay before … Continue reading

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