” Travis Louie’s paintings come from the tiny little drawings and many writings in his journals. He’s created his own imaginary world that is grounded in Victorian and Edwardian times. It is inhabited by human oddities, mythical beings, and otherworldly characters who appear to have had their formal portraits taken to mark their existence and place in society. The underlining thread that connects all these characters is the unusual circumstances that shape who they were and how they lived. Some of their origins are a complete mystery while others are hinted at. A man is cursed by a goat, a strange furry being is discovered sleeping in a hedge, an engine driver can’t seem to stop vibrating in his sleep, a man overcomes his phobia of spiders, etc, . . .Using inventive techniques of painting with acrylic washes and simple textures on smooth boards, heâ€™s created portraits from an alternate universe that seemingly may or may not have existed. ” (Continue reading…)
Illustration and paintings created by Netherlands-based artist Maarten Donders. Have a look here.
Street Peeper is one of my favorite site. I visit it almost everyday. I think it’s pretty obvious why I do so. (New York Street fashion pictured above)
Alexi Worth is a painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
” Richard Barnes divides his time between commissioned work and personal projects. He looks at architecture as artifact and, placing it within the context of archaeology, challenges our conceptions of the way we inhabit and represent the built environment. His photographs are in numerous public and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the New York Public Library and the Harvard Photographic Archive. He was a recipient of the Rome Prize for 2005-06. ” (Continue…)
Paul Robert Turner, I have to say these are looking incredibly impressive!
The Verbarius clock tells the time using language, not numbers. Verbarius has five preloaded languages: English, German, Spanish, French and Russianâ€”and you can easily upload any additional language you like from your computer. Sweet!!!