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Lori Earely

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ck
September 29th, 2010

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Lori Earely is a ‘contemporary surrealist figurative artist’ (there’s a mouthful…) whose roots lead back to good ol’ New York. She was noticed at a young age for the talent expressed in her emotionally intense oil portraits. [ Continue Reading ]

Chloe Early, No Words for Justice

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Salvatore
April 16th, 2010

eye of the storm chloe early 600x420 Chloe Early, No Words for JusticeChloe Early is by far the second most interesting person I’ve written about. I don’t know if that’s saying much. But you should all recognize how amazing these works of wachamacallit are. [ Continue Reading ]

Art for Art’s…

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Ry
March 26th, 2010

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There’s simply nothing wrong with a little fun.

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Is it a Bird, a Plane, No! It’s Art!

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20somethingrlNYC
November 25th, 2009

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If someone were to ever ask me if I wanted to see what a comet, in moving form, looked like, I would probably have to respectfully decline. Considering that the only images I have ever seen of a comet were in movies such as Armageddon or Deep Impact where parts of the Earth are either inevitably destroyed or the comet is depicted as an approaching Doomsday symbol, you could imagine my apprehension of actually wanting to experience the foreign notion of not the destructive powers of an astroid, but instead of the beauty.  I know, you’re thinking, why would I ever think something that could end civilization would be ever be beautiful?  David Spriggs has managed to change my mind ..
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Kristi Ropeleski

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kt
October 15th, 2009

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This is something like what my Halloween costume is going to be. Minus the half-nakedness. And speaking of half-nakedness, much of Kristi Ropeleski’s work features models in various states of undress.

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Overpainted—not overrated.

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nrvsnrg
October 14th, 2009

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Gerhard Richter is a well-regarded German painter—perhaps best known for Sonic Youth‘s use of one of his paintings as the cover for Daydream Nation—who has been using photographs as guide material for years. But it was only recently that he noticed the interesting effect of paint dribbled onto the photos themselves. He ran with it, and the results are impressive indeed. [ Continue Reading ]

Where’s the Nearest Truck Stop?

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kt
October 1st, 2009

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Most New Yorkers can appreciate a portrait of something they encounter everyday. Particularly when the portrait presents the subject in a much more vibrant and appealing way than they normally perceive it. Hmm…that was more confusing than I intended it to be…

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Nimit Malavia

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kt
September 30th, 2009

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There’s definitely something of a comic book vibe in Nimit Malavia’s artwork. But it doesn’t take too much analysis to see that his work is also chock full of raw emotion.

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Amy Casey – A New Favorite

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Ry
September 11th, 2009

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Amy Casey is a painter that took her obsession with natural and unnatural disasters to an impressive artistic extreme.

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