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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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Dark Shadows: The Macabre Art of Esao Andrews

Esao Andrews is an intriguing artist whose work ranges between the comically grotesque and simple, understated beauty. A native of Arizona, Andrews has developed a signature cast of dark and surreal characters, blending erotic and sometimes bizarre images in a … Continue reading

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The Intimate Parade: The Symbiotic Art Of Nathan Spoor

Nathan Spoor is a Los Angeles-based painter and writer whose work I just recently became acquainted with. He shows an astonishing range in his work, everything from foreboding and morose to joyful and colorful. The one thread that links his … Continue reading

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Metalheads: The Tin Can Art of Brian Despain

Writer Philip Dick once asked, “Do androids dream of electric sheep?” In the humorous artwork of Brian Despain, robots not only dream, but also live in a melancholy world somewhere between man and machine. From an early age Despain has … Continue reading

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Scottish Influences: The Dream State Art of Paul Barnes

At first glance, viewers of the work of Scottish artist Paul Barnes see a fairy-tale land populated by cuddly furry creatures and lush trees. But look closer and one begins to see a dreamy, almost unsettling quality to his work. … Continue reading

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Don’t Call It Graffiti: The Guerilla Art of Banksy

Anyone who has seen the film Exit Through The Gift Shop is familiar with the art and legend of the British graffiti artist, film director, social activist and painter called Banksy. Deftly blending social and political commentary in a distinctive … Continue reading

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The Small People Art Of Geraldine Alibeu

I came across the wonderful work of French artist Géraldine Alibeu on a French art website, and I was immediately attracted to her interesting style. At times she’s whimsical and fanciful, while at others she’s dark and strange … like … Continue reading

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