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An Artist a Week: James R. Eads

Week 56: James R. Eads “Hello, Beautiful World.” Find him on Instagram, Tumblr, or his website. James R. Eads is a painter whose visions of far-away places and intricate galaxies inside each human soul captivate, soothe, and invigorate me. I came across Eads through his Prisma Visions tarot deck, which was a birthday gift a… Continue reading An Artist a Week: James R. Eads

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An Artist a Week: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Week 55: Gian Lorenzo Bernini “Apollo and Daphne: Love in Vain” I don’t cover much art that wasn’t created in the last 200 years, but I feel like trying to talk about sculptures (or appreciating women) without mentioning Bernini has been blasphemous thus far so I’m ending 2016 with a mea culpa. (For the sake of… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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An Artist a Week: Gwen D’Arcy

Week 54: Gwen D’Arcy “Amorphous” Find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Society6, or Storenvy. Illustrator and tattoo artist Gwen D’Arcy creates some truly beautiful woman. Consider this your warning that some of the art on her pages might be NSFW; she frequently draws beautiful, topless female bodies. These women are usually alternative (tattoos, piercings, dyed… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Gwen D’Arcy

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An Artist a Week: Carmen Herrera

Week 53: Carmen Herrera Untitled (1948) Abstract minimalist artist Carmen Herrera has been creating art a long time. She was born in Cuba, trained there and in France before moving to New York City, where she has lived producing art since 1954. Earlier this year at 101 years old she finally got a solo exhibit in NYC.… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Carmen Herrera

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An Artist a Week: Kelly McKernan

Week 52: Kelly McKernan “The Oracles” (2016) Find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Deviantart, her store, or her website. Kelly McKernan’s website describes her work as always having “a woman and a world” at the core of every piece. Her works, a mixture of watercolor and acrylic mostly, usually include said woman in an… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Kelly McKernan

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An Artist a Week: Marilyn Minter

Week 51: Marilyn Minter “Blue Streak” (2012) Visit her website or read more about her here. Painter and photographer Marilyn Minter is a person unafraid of the erotic, sexual, and sensual. (Consider this my warning that her works on other pages might not be safe for work.) The nature of her work is personal, perhaps… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Marilyn Minter

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An Artist a Week: Zemer Peled

Week 50: Zemer Peled “Large Peony and Peeping Tom” (2014) Visit her on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or her website. Zemer Peled is an artist specializing in installations made from tiny shards of pottery combined together. Her website describes her work as examining:  “The beauty and brutality of the natural world.  Her sculptural language is formed by… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Zemer Peled