Is It Klimt? No, It’s Art Nouveau (Nouveau!) Artist Richard Burlet!

I’m an Art Nouveau guy. No, seriously. I owe my appreciation for art in a larger sense (anything besides comic book art) to Alphonse Mucha. During my teens and early 20’s, the only art I was actively interesting in was fantasy or comic artists: Boris Vallejo (yes, yes, I know he is, essentially, a Frazetta […]

Art Shines Truth Upon The World!

  via STREET ART UTOPIA » We declare the world as our canvasStreet Art by Herakut » STREET ART UTOPIA. For more Herakut art, click HERE. Give Us Art! salutes you (and your work) Herakut! Savage1

More Lounge Inspired Art by Artist Remi LaBarre! Part 2

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a dynamic painting style. So dynamic in fact, I felt the need to double up my posts featuring his work. So here it is, more of LaBarre’s beautiful art… “When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough background […]

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 […]

Artist Lloyd Metcalf “Advert. Art. Design.” Give Us Art’s New Featured Artist!

Lloyd Metcalf: Advert. Art. Design.

Artist Lloyd Metcalf Give Us Art’s latest ‘Featured Artist’ is Lloyd Metcalf. Lloyd’s work runs the gamut: digital painting, fine art, oil painting, water color, pen and ink, photography, and video. I’ll be honing in on the oil painting and digital painting aspects of his work. This line, from his bio, sums up Lloyd pretty […]

THUNDERBIRD is coming! The New Exhibition by Primal Artist Obi Kaufmann!

"Thunderbird" The new show by Artist Obi Kaufmann

Artist Obi Kaufmann has made the Give Us Art! blog again. His new solo show titled “THUNDERBIRD” opens November 19th and shows until December 18th, 2011. If you’re a follower of the blog you’ll recognize Obi’s name. Previous posts Dark, Powerful, Visceral: Obi Kaufmann!, Vampire Tree: Part 1 and Vampire Tree: Part 2 discussed his […]

The Simple Joy of Joseph York’s Abstract Figure Art!

"Jubilee" copyright Joseph York.

Artist Joseph York, by all appearances, seems a simple and strait forward man. While reading his bio there’s not an ounce of arrogance or pretension in his words. As I perused his gallery of work I was struck with the thought that art is a lifelong journey. His 80s work is interesting, but you can […]