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Daniel Eatock — London, UK
"Daniel Eatock suggests alternatives to existing models, preferring to find ways around doing things properly, "bypassing the struggle" - as he puts it."
The Art Asylum
Just a random artist with random thoughts and random interests... quite a lot of thoughts and interests actually... welcome to my world :) This is NOT a themed blog... there is no rhyme or reason... glamour will be mixed with rustic country... nature will be mixed with cityscapes etc etc. If I...
One Word for 2014 - FREE PRINTABLES INCLUDED! - The Road to Domestication
If you read yesterday’s post, you saw that I mentioned something called One Word. Instead of a New Year’s Resolution, the new thing is called One Word: a word you choose to focus on for the next year. I thought about this for a long time, and I came up with lots of words. But […]
Steampunk Heart Machine Love Design Decal Sticker Wall Vinyl Decor Art - vivid blue
Steampunk Heart The latest in home decorating. Beautiful wall vinyl decals, that are simple to apply, are a great accent piece for any room, come in an array of colors, and are a cheap alternative to a custom paint job.Default color is black MEASUREMENTS:28" x 26" About Our Wall Decals:* Each decal is made of high quality, self-adhesive and waterproof vinyl.* Our vinyl is rated to last 7 years outdoors and even longer indoors.* Decals can be applied to any clean, smooth and flat surface. Put them on your walls, doors, windows - anywhere you want!*Much faster, cleaner and easier than painting. Shipping: Shipping in packing tube to prevent any damage.In the usa priority mail.We also ship worldwideApplication Instructions:*Our vinyl wall art decals are easy and fun to install.*Complete and simple step-by-step instructions are included with your order.Additional Info:*We can custom size most designs to your specifications.*We can also create custom word art.*Enjoy your new vinyl wall decals!
Graffiti Challenge #55
I did this one for an art battle I do with my students. Every 2 or 3 weeks we pick a new work and make something using that word. This time around it was hope.
Original love art 29" x 15 word art free shipping modern contemporary signed painting
This painting is 29 inches by 15 inches with 2" on the sides on a very strong 2" x 4" inch frame. The sides are painted without staples ready to hang. This art work is made to last 1000s of years. We ship very very fast the same day you buy it, with many layers of thick protective cardboard. The art work is signed, dated, finger printed, and comes with a certificate of authenticity. If you do not like the painting for any reason we will give you a full refund.Chris also does commission work just ask.
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Chris Riggs for Mayor is contemporary NewYork City artist, whose art works are based on a unique combination of cubism, abstract, surrealism, minimalism, pop and street art has made him a leading artist of his generation.
Chris Riggs for Mayor was born in Manhattan, New York in 1973, and studied painting and political science at New York’s City College and Columbia University, New York. He lives and works in Miami and New York.
Chris began his career painting when he was three years old with his grandfather who was from Italy. At age 11, Chris' medium was aerosol, painting murals in the abandoned buildings and train tunnels of New York City. At age 17, Chris traded in his spray cans for a paint brush. Since the mid-1990s, Chris Riggs has been making complex abstract paintings and sculptures. In 2004, Riggs decided to run for Mayor of New York City because he saw an injustice: Bloomberg cut the school lunch program. This angered him, and he decided run for Mayor of NYC and change the city through his artwork. In 2005, Riggs played himself as a mayoral candidate for New-York City in documentary movie “The Promise of New York. “ He started to create art under the name Chris Riggs for Mayor.
He executes his political city-based paintings and sculptures in acrylic and spray paint. Chris associates the vivid colors and geometric shapes he uses with the City’s unique vocabulary and palette, and, most importantly, its politically active, changing the world, dynamic.
These works, based on cubism, abstract, surrealism, pop art, minimalism and street art are derived from the unique point of view of the artist. Chris’ influence includes NYC street art, black and white African art, Picasso, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pollock and Andy Warhol.
Chris Riggs creates sculptures and paintings that function as a political vehicle, using domestic materials charged with significance and suffused with meaning accumulated over years of use in everyday life. Chris Riggs for Mayor abstract canvas and sculptures deals with energy of personal fears, hopes, political fighting, sexual relationships, solitude, cartoons from the past, fun street time, death, happiness, dreams, and city memory.
He has exhibited internationally, including:
The Frankfurt Art Association (Frankfurter Kunstverein) Museum, Frankfurt am Main,Germany (2011)
Jakmel Gallery, Wynwood, Miami (2012)
Alternative Gallery,Bird Road,Miami(2011,2012)
Blu Moon Gallery,Coconut Groove (2011,2012)
Villa 221 Gallery, Miami (2011, 2012)
Gallery 212, Wynwood, Miami (2011)
The Hangar Gallery, Wynwood, Miami (2012)
The Townhouse Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (2011)
Palmer Art Gallery, Houston,Texas (2009)
Auction House: Louis C. Morton, Mexico (2010)
San Paulo Art Gallery, Brazil (2012)
Corson Street Gallery, NYC (2008)
Makeda Gallery, New Jersey (2010)
Rock Star Gallery, NYC (2009)
Avenue A Gallery, East Village, NYC (2009)
Tribeca Art Gallery, NYC (2010)
The Southside speakeasy Gallery, Williamsburg, NYC (2008)
Chris Riggs Art Gallery, Williamsburg, NYC (2005)
Winkle & Baltic's Art Shows, NYC (2009, 2010)
The Bronx Art Space Gallery, Bronx, NYC (2009, 2010, 2012)
Wonderland Gallery, NYC (2009)
TA Project Gallery, Miami, Bird Road art walk (2012)
The Wilton Theatre Auction Gallery, Fort Lauderdale (2012)
Ave74artgallery, Miami (2012)
ABOUT CHRIS RIGGS FOR MAYOR ART:
"Chris Riggs for Mayor is currently one of the most famous artists in New York City."
"Chris's influences include NYC street art, black and white African art, Aboriginal art, Picasso, Keith Haring, Basquiat, Pollock, and Andy Warhol."
"His work is collected by museums, galleries, and collectors in over 50 countries."
"Shortly after starting his academic training as painter, he initiated to combine painting on canvas with street art."
-Young Lee, The Frankfurt Art Association (Frankfurter Kunstverein) museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"We consider him the New Pollock!"
- Palmer Art Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
"I have been working as a full time artist since 2005. I started doing graffiti in 1985."
-Chris Riggs artist
"Chris Riggs is the middle-finger-loving mayoral candidate for New-York city (a.k.a. The Punk)."
- The Promise of New York, documentary film
"Chris Riggs had a great exhibition at the Warehouse Alternative Space, Miami 2011!"
-Bird Road Art District, Miami, USA
"...it is the eccentric Riggs who steals the show."
- Nigel Chiwaya, Queens Ledger newspaper, Film Review The Promise of New York
"A graduate of Columbia University, Brains and Creative Talent."
- Mavis Palmer, private collector
"Chris Riggs decided to start running for mayor because he saw a lunch program cut from a school program. It angered him, and he decided to do something about it - like, run for mayor. He also wants to end the war. He thinks this country needs a "fucking revolution."
- Jessica Delfino, Singer-songwriter, Comedian, New York
"I have been seeing a lot of Chris Riggs for Mayor Campaign signs up on NW 2nd Ave lately. Is he running for mayor of Wynwood?"
-Jacob Katel, Miami New Times
"Don't be afraid to fight for your country!"
-Chris Riggs artist, The Village Voice, NYC
"I think your work is fantastic!"
-Liz Hall, TurningArt.com
"Chris Riggs is originally from NYC and draws his influences from street art, pop art, Picasso, Basquiat and many others, and imbues his work with his own exuberant style! SPECTACULAR!!!"
- Sheri A Friedman, Blu Moon Studio
"Seriously! It’s not about the who’s who, but about the “who”. Let us meet Chris Riggs. He’s an artist who paints with geometric shapes and vivid colors, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, and has a mindset for making a wall come alive."
"Chris Riggs latest show is called “A Journey Through Shapes and Colors.” This show will be part of the Bird Road Art District gallery night, which takes place every third Saturday of the Month"
"I was in a high end auction tonight with Andy Warhol. Both of my paintings sold but Andy's sold for more."
- Chris Riggs, artist
"Street Brilliance: Chris Riggs for Mayor!"
- Art Nouveau Magazine
"Chris Riggs for Mayor, because killing them with color, always works more than kindness"
- Kendrick Daye, journalist, NY Times Magazine
"La galería, que se inauguró con una muestra a cuatro manos entre Chris Riggs..."
- Janet Batet, El Nuevo Herald
"Современный американский художник Крис Риггс (Chris Riggs For Mayor) приобрел популярность благодаря своим ярким абстрактным картинам и скульптурам"
- MSN Russia
- Jumber Asatiani, private collector,Hugo boss
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Easy Hand Lettered Watercolor Canvas - Amy Latta Creations
Friends, I am SO excited about today’s post because I learned an awesome new trick to share with you! If you’ve ever wanted to create a pretty, colorful watercolor background for your lettering, this is the easiest way I’ve ever seen to do it…and you don’t even need paint. You can get this effect using...Read More »
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