Ladan Alavi

Ladan Alavi
 Ladan Alavi was born in 1960 in Tehran; Iran. She earned her Master’s degree in Art from the Art and Architecture faculty, As an official member of the Society of Painters (S.I.P), she has over 30 years experience in painting. Ladan received an honorary diploma from Azad University in the National Iranian Undergraduate Festival but she claims that although university and university professors play an important role in a student's education, the most important studio for them is the studio of life; life with all its ups and downs is what refines the artist's acquisitive soul. She has had a nu...
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series of images, spaces and components for Jonah Film

series of images, spaces and components for Jonah Film
JONAH - ARTWORK These are a series of images, spaces and components that we have designed for our Jonah film. Jonah is a story set in the fishing town of Zanzibar of a changing man in a changing town. Aggressive tourism sparked through Jonah's discovery of the world biggest fish has caused the town and himself to change beyond recognition. The town is now a glowing, tacky, money making, wildly opportunistic beach town, which has abandoned its original fishing roots. As an old man Jonah is ashamed of what his old fishing town has become and decides to hunt down the legendary...
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Pencil Art by Joe Fenton

Pencil Art by Joe Fenton
the pencil art . artist Joe Fenton has used mainly graphite. The beginning. Can You Make Out The Intricacy? Whoa…That’s Some Beauty! Such Painstaking Attention… And Not To Forget, Eye For Detail. It’s So Elaborate. Every Shade, Every Stroke Of Pencil Is Well-Thought-Out. There It Is…His Fascination For Death. It Is Different From The Other ‘Good-Looking’ Art. It Might Not Seem Pretty, But There Is No Denying Its Beauty. Here It Is, All Ready, To Fascinate Everyone.   Image Source Joe Fenton is a London based artist that works mainly in monochrom...
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Jed Malitz creates 4D sculptures

Jed Malitz creates 4D sculptures
At the intersection of art, science, and technology, Jed Malitz creates life-size glass sculptures of human figures within architectural forms. The New Orleans-based artist describes his works as "4D sculptures of cut glass and refracted light," illustrating how each subject is defined both physically and non-physically through glass silhouettes and their refracted light. The silhouettes, which are based on live-subject 3D photography, suggest the physical outlines of people through holes cut into architectural glass panels. What's even more amazing, however, is the alternative perspective...
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Lucas Samaras, Mirrored Infinity Room

Lucas Samaras, Mirrored Infinity Room
With a prolific career dating back to the mid-20th century, New York-based artist Lucas Samaras has gained renown for his work in painting, sculpture, photography, and performance art. Born in Greece in 1936, Samaras has been the subject of seven major career retrospectives and more than one-hundred solo exhibitions around the world, solidifying his important role in the NYC and international art scene. Some of his most mesmerizing works include Room No. 2, Mirrored Cell, and PARAXENA—wooden chambers covered top to bottom with mirrors that transform the spaces into dazzling, dizzying in...
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Mike LaBossiere wrote about The Secret to Artistic Success

Mike LaBossiere wrote about The Secret to Artistic Success
As a writer and someone who teaches an Aesthetics course, the cause of artistic success is a matter that I find rather interesting. When I was an undergraduate I was involved in a faculty-student debate about artificial intelligence. In the course of the debate, I defended free will. The professor on the other side made an interesting point in claiming that I believed in free will because I wanted credit for my success. That remark stuck with me and I found it applied elsewhere, such as matters of luck (that is, chance that turns out favorable or unfavorable). Since I have been a gamer for ...
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Barnett Newman

Barnett Newman
Barnett Newman (January 29, 1905 – July 4, 1970) was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters. His paintings are existential in tone and content, explicitly composed with the intention of communicating a sense of locality, presence, and contingency.
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Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger
Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist. Much of her work consists of black-and-white photographs overlaid with declarative captions—in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed. The phrases in her works often include pronouns such as "you", "your", "I", "we", and "they", addressing cultural constructions of power, identity, and sexuality. Kruger lives and works in New York and Los Angeles.  
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Balthasar Klossowski de Rola

Balthasar Klossowski de Rola
[smartslider2 slider="8"] Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (February 29, 1908 – February 18, 2001), best known as Balthus, was a Polish-French modern artist. Throughout his career, Balthus rejected the usual conventions of the art world. He insisted that his paintings should be seen and not read about, and he resisted any attempts made to build a biographical profile. A telegram sent to the Tate Gallery as it prepared for its 1968 retrospective of his works read: "NO BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS. BEGIN: BALTHUS IS A PAINTER OF WHOM NOTHING IS KNOWN. NOW LET US LOOK AT THE PICTURES. REGARDS. B."
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