Revisit: If Tom Waits Was a Painter! The Lounge Inspired Art of Remi LaBarre! Part 1

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a style of painting that conjures up piano bars, lounge acts and old-world cafes. But more than that, his signature style evokes the feeling and emotions of a bygone age. When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough […]

Rare Find: Artist Agnes Martin Interview!

Artist Agnes Martin

I may not find her artwork visually stimulating, but the thought behind her work, and more importantly the woman herself, are amazingly interesting. Martin has been discussed on his blog before. Guest writer/contributor Christina Lazarakis (having now moved on to her own blog Small Kitchen Chronicles) wrote this article Thank You, Agnes Martin, for Making […]

Revisit: Love Me Some FIRE! Molotov Art of Russian Artist Radya Timofey!

Working on “Eternal Fire” 2. A series of portraits of heroic WW2 fighters celebrating Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany. Art by Radya Timofey.

Fire! Fire! Fire!! Being a slight pyromaniac myself, I couldn’t resist posting about this artist. The 23 year old Russian artist Radya Timofey has quite a collection of street art credited to his name already, but “Eternal Fire” has to be one of his best! Since doing this installation, he’s already created 2 more but […]

The Beauty And Delicacy Of Artist Luigi Prina!

A beautifully crafted flying ship by Artist Luigi Prina.

Artist Luigi Prina: Art comes in a lot of forms…and Artist Luigi Prina combines engineering, patience, skill and dedication to create beautiful, functional flying ships. Luigi Prina might be 83 years old, but he still has the imagination of a child. The Italian architect’s studio is filled with miniature flying ships of all shapes and […]

Drug Inspired Portraits: Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders!

Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders Drug Portrait Series - 7.5mg Hydrocodone / 7.5mg Oxycodone / 3mg Xanax. All rights reserved.

I’m sure some of you have seen this project, by Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders on Facebook. If you haven’t… (or even if you have!) this is a series of portraits created while on various drugs. Here is what Saunders has to say about the project on his page: “After experiencing drastic changes in my environment, […]

Capitol Hill (Art) Wall Project: Part 2!

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Last week, we looked at the first half of the Capital Hill Wall Project (sponsored by the Sound Transit Art Program) that’s located in my awesome, little Seattle neighborhood (Capitol Hill). Here is the second half of this fabulous installation! Look! There’s even more! BOOM, indeed! This art wall is something I enjoy as often […]

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