Category Archives: Weekly Art

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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Tangled Up In Blue: The Art of Mel Kadel

I recently discovered the dreamy, swirling artwork of Los Angeles-based artist Mel Kagel and I was immediately drawn to the organic colors, forms and movement of her work, as well as her use of repeated graphic elements and slowly revolving … Continue reading

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Go With The Flow: The Wavelength Art of The Brendan Monroe

At first glance, the undulating art of Oakland-based artist Brendan Monroe looks like it might have been torn from the pages of a physics textbook. And you may be halfway right, as Monroe says that his interpretation of the world is rooted … Continue reading

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Into The Woods: The Melancholy Art of Andy Kehoe

According to his rather strange yet humorous bio, Pittsburgh, PA artist Andy Kehoe was only three years old when his sea merchant father was killed by pirates on an ill-fated mission shipping pickles and kittens to Spain. After being thrown … Continue reading

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Sinister Beauty: The Surreal Worlds of Ray Caesar

Ray Caesar is a Toronto-based artist who creates worlds populated by pale beauties straight out of the gilded Victorian Age. His characters almost glow with a flawless, almost porcelain beauty, staring from cold, impassive eyes that project an eerie, sinister … Continue reading

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