Tag Archives: Visual Arts

DUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery Walk

It is that time of the month again! If you are in New York, please join us tonight as we head to Brooklyn for DUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery Walk and enjoy a festive night filled with art, culture and amazing people. This month we’ve also teamed up with the amazing meetup ART IS CULTURE (http://www.meetup.com/ART-IS-CULTURE). […]

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Investigating a world of visual intoxication.

Upon arriving at the Mighty Tanaka Gallery during DUMBO’s 1st Thursday Gallery Walk, I was entranced by the photographic abstractions of this artist.  Alexandra Pacula’s oil paintings are of dizzying and enchanting moments to which you cannot help but feel transported towards.  Pascula reveals her own enchantment in the following excerpt with poised vitality. “My work investigates […]

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Alyssa Monks and Paul Cadden

I’ve always marveled at artists who take on hyperrealism.  Two of my favorites include Alyssa Monks and Paul Cadden.  Both take precision and detail to the extreme but employ different qualities to achieve their vision. Cadden takes on an oldschool photographic approach that provides rawness to his graphite works.  The tones immediately remind me of […]

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Excavating and Creating

Though I log a good amount reading into examining worldly art publications, this artist takes a unique approach in reviewing one book in particular.  Fransesca Pastine takes her crafty expression to the popular art book ArtForum.   With a poignant approach, she excavates through this section of the art world. What looks like color exploding […]

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Taking a Look at Ben Heine

One day last year, I caught sight of Ben Heine’s humorous and clever Pencil Vs Photography works during a daily perusal of StumbleUpon.  Though I was entertained by the precision and creativity of the work, I entirely forgot about it until recently.  At the time, I had no idea who the artist was, or the […]

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Visions Ignited

Passion is something that’s inherently accepted in art.  Passion from the artist, passion from the audience, it’s a burning emotion that is all consuming and constantly igniting new artistic visions. Kyle Thomson is taking the sentiment into his own hands with his seemingly preternatural self-portraits.  This self-taught college student is clearly able to amp up […]

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Artsnapper Releases Private Beta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Get acquainted with the world of Art through Artsnapper Artsnapper is a visual art guide that enables you to discover, review and recommend art right at your fingertips  New York, NY May 24, 2012 – Are you fascinated by the art world but are not quite sure what to look for, where to go, or how to begin?  […]

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Ron Ulciny Does Sculptures

I really enjoy the use of different materials and the natural colors that are used in this sculpture. The wood of the bowling pin compliments the nature infused sub-sculpture inside of it; the sandalwood color of the pin really working for this sculpture due to the darker elements of the night time scene within the […]

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Van Gogh Up Close exhibit

In Philadelphia, one of the most widely visited museums to check out visual art is Philadelphia’s very own Museum of Art. The Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the country and is one of the most beautiful attractions in Philadelphia. From now until May 6th, the Art Museum will be hosting Van Gogh Up Close, an exhibit that will be […]

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Shadow Art is Unreal!!!

I have never actually seen shadow art but by the look of these images, the art appears to require immense amount of creativity not only in the positionining of the materials used, the angle of the lighting but also in the images that are created. My favorite pieces are the ones that appear to be […]

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