There’s simply nothing wrong with a little fun.
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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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 ]
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…
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.