Saturday, June 11, 2011

Michael Gaughan

Watercolors by Michael Gaughan, based out of Minneapolis.  Check out his website here.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Phoebe Unwin



 "Man with Flowers"


Phoebe Unwin draws from her memory, rather than any concrete visual resource, to create images that talk about the essence of the subject.
See her profile on the Wilkinson and Honor Fraser Gallery websites.
Read more about Phoebe Unwin on ArtSlant and the Guardian.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Cory Arcangel

 "Photoshop CS: 84 by 66 inches, 300 DPI, RGB, square pixels, default gradient “Spectrum,” mousedown y=22100 x=14050, mouseup y=19700 x=1800"
from the series Photoshop Gradient Demonstrations

 "Research in Motion (Kinetic sculpture #4)"
see video of the installation at the Whitney Museum

"Various Self Playing Bowling Games"
different gaming consoles rigged to roll only gutter balls

"There's Always One at Every Party" 
compilation of clips from the television series Seinfeld of every time Kramer mentions his idea of the coffee table book about coffee tables

 installation view of "The Sharper Image" (2010) at the Museum of Contemporary Art Miami

Cory Arcangel is a multimedia artist who appropriates aspects of popular culture and the media to comment on the relationship of technology and culture.

Watch Cory Arcangel discuss his current exhibition at the Whitney titled "Pro Tools":


Really awesome pixel art by Unomoralez.  Super scary stuff, strongly inspired by horror manga--like Junji Ito or Kazuo Umezu.  Check out his website to see more images and animated gifs here.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Matias Alonso

Matias Alonso was a Spanish comics artist who worked on adventure strips predominately in the 50's and 60's.  Check out this flickr set that is full of great covers that he did, here.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Jean-Pierre Roy

"Geometry for the Post-Devine"

"Rise of the Broken Sleeper"

"A Palace of Intimate Measure"

"Tale of a Black City"

Jean-Pierre Roy explores luminescence and landscape, destruction and creation in his paintings.  You can see his work over at Rare Gallery, or on his website here.  Be sure to check out his website, because he has a ton of work. 

Monday, June 6, 2011

Gordon Cheung


 "Minotaur 3"

 "The Deluge"

 "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse"

"The Guardians"

Gordon Cheung is a London-based artist who combines a variety of mediums to create imagery that is alternately utopian and dystopian.
Find more information on the Jack Shainman and Alan Cristea Gallery websites.

Micah Lidberg

Awesome work from designer/illustrator Micah Lidberg.  Check out his website here.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Happy Birthday, Richard Scarry!

Richard Scarry, the famous children's book illustrator, would celebrate his 92nd birthday today.
Find a list of his books on the Random House website.

Stef Driesen






Stef Driesen's paintings express both physical and emotional sensuality by merging the human form with its surroundings. He implements the colors and compositions of Northern Renaissance masters while attempting to unify romantic idealism with carnal reality.
See more of his work on the Alison Jacques and Marc Foxx Gallery websites.

Happy Birthday Richard Scarry!

Happy 92nd Birthday to the creator of Busytown and Lowly Worm (my favorite)!