ArtEffects By Doron Azouri

5 JANUARY 2016

Just Above the Waterline. Bertrand Flachot

Just Above the Waterline Artworks by Bertrand Flachot Works combining photography and drawing in which lines are drawn along the edges of images of Paris to represent the confluence of past and present, or as the title suggests, the meanders of memory that has flown out of the banks of the Seine. In nautical terminology, […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Chrissy Norman

Chrissy Norman Born in Suffolk, Chrissy knows its landscape well and constantly turns to it for inspiration. A watercolour artist for several years she is now best known for her etchings reflecting her passion for trees and the East Anglian coastline. Although primarily a colourist she frequently enjoys the contrasts that black and white studies […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Felix Vallotton

Felix Vallotton Swiss Painter 1865 AD – 1925 AD Félix Edouard Vallotton (December 28, 1865 – December 29, 1925) was a Swiss/French painter and printmaker associated with Les Nabis. He was an important figure in the development of the modern woodcut. Born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1865 and obtaining French citizenship in 1900, Vallotton drew his […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

The women of HOPE GANGLOFF

The women of HOPE GANGLOFF     Despite their richly observed detail and careful compositions, Hope Gangloff’s portraits display a kind of effortlessness. Like a writer who crafts a great story without a dazzling style, Gangloff paints a quiet quasi-realism, capturing the moods of her subjects—friends, typically—by emphasizing line, gesture, and facial expression. If that sounds like […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

KEHI DEWILEY

KEHI DEWILEY Los Angeles native and New York based visual artist, Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history’s portrait painting tradition. As a contemporary descendent of a long line of portraitists, including Reynolds, Gainsborough, Titian, Ingres, among others, Wiley, engages the signs and visual rhetoric of the heroic, powerful, majestic and the sublime […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

ROBERT PATRICK PUCKETT

ROBERT PATRICK PUCKETT “You have to just get paint on the canvas, and like writing a song, it kind of tells you the chorus needs to be added here, or the verse needs to be here” “You have a dialogue with the shapes, the lines and colors, like a fight or a nice chat. You […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

KUMI YAMASHITA

KUMI YAMASHITA Born in Japan but now living and working in New York City, artist Kumi Yamashita does incredible things with light and shadows. Kumi has an impressive list of solo and group shows sine the late 90s along with a host of permanent collections around the world. Kumi received her bachelor in fine arts […]

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2 JANUARY 2016

Daniel Martin

Daniel Martin Daniel Martin’s most recent work comprises explicit portraits of defiled faces, and the images have an unsettling expression. It feels like the portraits were deliberately damaged after the painting was completed. This consciously cultivated spontaneity in painting is intrinsic to Martin’s work. A misshapen tree, that imperfection of beauty, is a source of […]

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2 JANUARY 2016

Yves Pires

Yves Pires Yves Pires was born the 4th of July in Paris, France. His passion for Visual Arts started early on, from the early days of primary school in the small town of Choisy le Roi just south of Paris, where Yves lived with his parents. Naturally of a timid nature, design and drawing was […]

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2 JANUARY 2016

George Hendrik Breitner

George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923) George Hendrik Breitner was born in Rotterdam in 1857. In 1876, he enrolled at the academy in The Hague. Later, he worked at Willem Maris’ studio. In this early period he was especially influenced by the painters of the Hague School. Breitner preferred working-class models: labourers, servant girls and people from […]

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