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Cecily Brown Doing Paintings

Posted 2015-09-21 23:40:21 | Views: 17,642
"I’m not the kind of artist who has an idea and then carries it out; it’s more like I find what the idea was through doing the paintings."
- Cecily Brown 

Tesla vs Edison

Posted 2015-09-21 15:25:44 | Views: 20,641

Monet - Joy and Torment

Posted 2015-09-21 12:13:47 | Views: 15,080
Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

- Claude Monet 

Beyonce on How Men Are.

Posted 2014-08-30 00:13:46 | Views: 11,919
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"When you really don't like a guy, they're all over you, and as soon as you act like you like them, they're no longer interested."
- BEYONCE 

Robin Williams paid $75,000 and a Picasso painting for Aladdin

Posted 2014-08-15 08:00:45 | Views: 14,104
Robin Williams, Disney and a Late Picasso. 
Robin Williams was only paid $75,000 to do the voice work in the 1992 film Aladdin Under the condition his voice would not be used in advertising to sell products for the movie. 

When the film broke $200 million at the box office, Disney broke their promise to Williams.

Robin Williams was very upset with Disney. A few years later Disney to make good gave Williams a late Picasso painting (not the one in the photo) 

Williams never fully forgave Disney.  


3 Things you may not know about Robin Williams and the aftermath of the Disney film Aladdin. 

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY Y'ALL

Posted 2013-06-30 17:07:30 | Views: 12,127
 HAPPY
FOURTH
OF JULY
MODEL: ALYSHA NETT 

Shin Haenam X Low Classic X Nazine

Posted 2013-06-28 13:39:47 | Views: 13,523
Summer 2013 collection by Nazine
Shin Haenam for Low Classic

Tomasz Kobialka - No Parking

Posted 2013-06-21 14:42:00 | Views: 12,009


Tomasz 

Kobialka

No Parking, Oil paint, dry pastel and spray on linen, 120 x 70cm - 2011 


Tomasz is a Polish born Australian painter, presently living and working in Berlin. “Freedom is a destructive concept that involves the absolute elimination of all limits.”


Art by Julius Hofmann

Posted 2013-06-21 14:27:24 | Views: 10,551


Julius Hofmann doesn’t illustrate invented stories. He portrays what is inside him: doubt and fear, possible danger and threats, and he plays with temptations, metamorphoses and masquerades. His stories come into being during painting, and are made with brushes and paint, and also with saws, cutters, cardboard, glue or on the computer. Their meaning changes, is expanded or deleted, often faster than they came into being. Julius Hofmann is a filmmaker. He’s a filmmaker, but above all he’s an actor, a make-up artist, a set designer, a cameraman, a editor, a sound engineer and director, all in one. His films, though few, are nevertheless of high quality, and compact in an oppressive way, just like his paintings, which look like condensed films. It is implied that things have happened and that afterwards anything is possible. A road to a dark forest, water that is devoured by the night, a shadow kingdom behind a wall. The young artist appears to have left behind trails, tempting us to look at something. 




















Hofmann feels connected to the romantic artists, who always left something open, something to guess at. Like them, he doesn’t feel comfortable with the classical harmony of ‘noble simplicity and silent greatness’. He’s closer to symbolism, just as Francis Bacon, who suppressed his doubts and loneliness with the images he made. But examples aren’t the starting point of the word of forms and motifs of Julius Hofmann. His starting point is the tension between the flood of media images that surrounds him, which he dissects with his keen glance, and the world of silence that he soaks up for his wealth of images and souls during his long cycle rides. In the beginning there is only chaos. Within that he starts weaving his threads and from that he constructs his paintings. Some have enticing, friendly colours, others are brightly coloured. There aren’t many figures, but they are full of symbolism. The most prominent character in the paintings and films is a man with a dog mask. The mask makes him both invisible and acts as a protective helmet, to combat villains and to suffer together with prisoners. Murderers appear too, but they already show the face of death. Femininity looks like cast porcelain and mobile technology is indispensable for the image world of the painter and sculptor. Here, he is a man of his time. But he is also someone who tests the designer’s harmonies and looks for the boundaries of destruction.

Julius Hofmann makes a breach in the wallpaper of our daily image mania and gives us a view of his world. Better yet: He tempts us to discover a counter-world that looks fierce in order to protect something fragile. (Bernd Sikora)
JULIUS HOFMANN 
Scary things happen, like in the stories by the brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen and E.T.A. Hoffmann. But no blood is drawn. No fingers are raised threateningly, no fingers are cut off and nobody is burnt.

Gabby Mejia Wearing KRELwear

Posted 2013-06-21 13:50:03 | Views: 10,431
Gabby Mejia wears KRELwear 
Krelwear’s philosophy is based in the beauty of "toobular" knit design. Branching through two separate lines, one of a kind and made to order. The products range from sweaters, dresses, skirts and tanks, to accessories such as hats, scarves,leg warmers and cuffs.The one of kind line embraces flaws with no rules at all; enhancing originality throughorganic methods, let it run, knit. These garments are elegant and funky. Inspiration is found in the process using mixturesof the finest yarns available. "Toobular" design, lets us create pieces with no or very few seams. When the fabric is completed so is the garment. Most pieces can be worn several ways making them interchangeable and convertible. The made to order line follows the same "toobular" philosophy, but are more conservative in comparison. The fabrics are much simpler in their fabric structure. Some of these pieces are also convertible.


KRELwear was recognized as a GenArt "Fresh Faces of Fashion" Among its list of thrilled garment owners are: Alanis Morrisset, Christina Ricci, Carmen Electra, Pink, Cameron Diaz, and Natasha Lyonne. The line is available in boutiques around the U.S. and Japan.

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Maybe Legal Apparel

Posted 2013-06-21 10:32:19 | Views: 9,084

Works by Pinkney Herbert

Posted 2013-06-20 08:05:24 | Views: 8,775


Herbert: Music and color can be a direct line to one’s feelings and thoughts. I attempt to visualize sounds with the energy I feel from music.”

Fredric Koeppel of the Memphis Commercial Appeal expounds on the maturation of Herbert’s long career in the following statement: “Herbert, long a creative presence and an influential teacher in Memphis, has defined his commitment to abstraction in several decades’ worth of paintings and drawings that teem with energy so compelling that the whirling, tornado-like vortexes that comprise his central motif seem to suck viewers into their maelstroms – or blow them out of the gallery…. Now (in the drawings) there’s a quality that could almost be called contemplative.”

PINKNEY HERBERT 
Music and color are the driving forces behind artist Pinkney Herbert’s abstract works on paper. His improvised bursts of color, line and form visually imitate the “broken time-progressions” musicians create when a beat is not established. Using pastel on white paper, Herbert composes the work with an urgent and expressive energy. Like in a musical composition, pauses are often as important as the notes, and Herbert activates his work with plenty of white space.

Catty Barbie

Posted 2013-06-20 07:46:12 | Views: 9,296