These wood engravings are by Gerard Brender à Brandis, most carved as white light into the black “canvas” of a wood block. He is well known for his painstaking precision. (Above: One of his color engravings, Kettledrums)
Is there anything more bold and boosterish than art from the American public works regime? This traveling exhibit, 1934: A New Deal for Artists — now at the New York State Museum — contains works created during the Great Depression with the support of the Public Works of Art […]
Toronto artist Stewart Jones paints the light and shadows of the urban environment, spotlighting the angles and spaces of buildings and streetscapes. He’s in a group exhibition of the Canadian Art Collective through Nov 30, 2012. “I am interested in what happens in shadows. How the cityscapes cut […]
Forbes has set the art world talking with the provocative prediction that a work by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat will eventually fetch $100 million. So this is a great time to look at the irrepressible artist who began in the punk graffiti scene as SAMO, collaborated with Andy […]
British painter Charlotte Evans is an emerging artist generating significant attention. Her recent first solo show was tipped as one of the 5 events not to miss in Brooklyn. Her work – with its dreamlike light and color – has been compared to magical realist Peter Doig.
Toronto artist Kendra Sartorelli’s works are inspired by popular culture, the glow of television and computer screens, neon signs, billboards and magazines of today’s mass media. (Above: Monster No.3, acrylic on canvas)