It was about this time last year when I first featured Janet Lage’s artwork. Her Hose Me series is now on exhibit at Brown University until September 30th.
I am back from vacation and needing some get work done music in my listening queue. This week’s song, by Birdy Nam Nam, is a faster paced digital rocker, Love Your Enemy (Kill Your Friend) from the album Manual for Successful Rioting.
Over the weekend, many different outlets shared views of the September 11 tragedy. Artists have also expressed their feelings over the years and Googling for artist 9/11 tributes will return thousands of works.
Ben Grasso’s paintings portray architectural structures, which resemble wooden houses from his home town, undergoing a deconstruction/reconstruction process. These homes are torn from their foundations and lifted high into the air where they are reborn into new, dramatic and beautiful forms.
Thomas Hawk is a “photography factory” trying to publish 1,000,000 finished, processed photographs before he dies. With a goal like this, you can imagine the range of imagery in his collection. The number of photographs in Hawk’s collection is stagering as he documents life around him.
I recently setup a new Today in Art Flickr group and have been overwhelmed with the quality and variety of the participation. The purpose of this group is to find new artists on Flickr to feature on todayinart.com. So, I wanted to create this post to thank those who are participating already and encourage new folks to join.