"Street in Venice" (1882), John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925)
Leonid Afremov is a passionate painter from Mexico who paints with palette knife with oil on canvas. He loves to express the beauty, harmony and spirit of this world in his paintings, which are rich in different moods, colors and emotions.
[i watched this tonight and I was blown away by its directness. now here’s a self-aware white dude who understands his privilege and acts upon it responsibly while remaining earnest instead of “well-intentioned.” i honestly do not think renzo went into the piece knowing how it will turn out in the end and that’s why this is important to check out. this piece deftly attacks the notion of the “National Geographic Syndrome” and the veiled “white savior complex" in art in one of the best ways possible.]
Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane
One of the most eye-catching artworks at this year’s Burning Man festival was a 55-feet tall sculpture of a woman in a beautifully elegant pose. Truth is Beauty is the second of three sculptures in a series called The Bliss Project by artist Marco Cochrane. Constructed of welded steel rods and balls and covered in stainless steel mesh skin, the massive sculpture had interactive lighting effects that made it constantly change.
Andres Amador is an artist who uses the beach as his canvas, racing against the tide to create these large scale temporary masterpieces using a rake or stick ..
Andres’ creations are simply stunning and knowing that these delicate creations are temporary somehow makes them even more beautiful.
Paul Klee, Dream City, 1921
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
His work is frantic. As if he were painting with his heart racing. His life was as tumultuous as…
The Charles Bukowski Tapes by Barbet Schroeder (1987)
The Wind From Hastings
For On Space Time Foam, his new installation at the HangarBicocca, Saraceno conceived a large transparent membrane (which he amusingly calls la lasagna) that visitors can get into.
First Look at Miyazaki’s New Manga
The 72-year-old legend, Hayao Miyazaki, has said to retire after his latest film, The Wind Rises, releases. Well, The Wind Rises was released in June of Japan and will release early next year in the United States, but it seems like Miyazaki is enjoying his “retirement,” by working on something new: a manga based off of samurai in the Warring States era of Japan. No word on this manga releasing soon, but it’s a promising bit of info for those wanting more from Miyazaki, post-directing!