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Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

junkyardarts November 24, 2014 0

Here in the northeast, the weather is taking a turn for the make-you-want-to-hibernate, which is why I am cozying up to Sean Landers’s painted plaid paradise.  If you need to find me, I’ll be

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The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

junkyardarts September 26, 2014 0

Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly smooth line?  I love looking at it.  I love watching it happen.  I even love how it happens in different mediums!  Ink, charcoal, paint, it doesn’t

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Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

junkyardarts July 31, 2014 0

Age ain’t nothin’ but a number. Wrinkles on the other hand do their darndest to plaster that number all over our faces, hands, just about everywhere.  But why the shame in showing our age?

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Inspiration Nation: Michael Borremans

Inspiration Nation: Michael Borremans

junkyardarts March 4, 2014 0

In honor of his next major retrospective at BOZAR, in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art, we give you some of our favorite paintings by Michaël Borremans. Bozar / Michael Borremans

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Inspiration Nation: John Harlan Norris

Inspiration Nation: John Harlan Norris

junkyardarts November 4, 2013 0

I was introduced to John Harlan Norris from a friend who heard about his work down in the NOLA area.  Much to my delight, not only is his work a lot of fun to

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Inspiration Nation: Vince Low

Inspiration Nation: Vince Low

junkyardarts July 10, 2013 0

Anyone who knows me recognizes I have a touch of the OCD. It comes out mostly in my compulsive need to touch fabrics…particularly if they look all foldy and bent. This compulsion also translates

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Moving Pictures: Setting Collage In Motion Is Another Work Of Art In Itself

Moving Pictures: Setting Collage In Motion Is Another Work Of Art In Itself

junkyardarts May 20, 2013 0

Artist Vesna Pesic (Becha) wanted to promote her solo exhibition Untitled Places a few years ago (I know, I’m way behind on this one) and so she, with the help of animator Zeljko Katanic, took her

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Inspiration Nation: Roby Dwi Antono

Inspiration Nation: Roby Dwi Antono

junkyardarts May 8, 2013 0

It’s always refreshing when I find an artist doing something odd enough to make me stop and look around. Roby Dwi Antono’s The Way Of Grace series did that and more, with the beautifully

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Inspiration Nation: Bearded Beauties

Inspiration Nation: Bearded Beauties

junkyardarts April 15, 2013 0

I’m just loving these illustrations from artist Justin Russo.  His series of bearded beauties is lovely, not just in it’s delightfully silly theme, but the execution as well.  The beards perfectly match each iconic

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Inspiration Nation: Teodora Axente

Inspiration Nation: Teodora Axente

junkyardarts October 26, 2012 0

I am just totally taken aback by the work of Theodora Axente in such a wonderful way. I’ll be honest, I’m not entirely sure what she’s saying in all of them, but that’s my

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