Pøbel

by Friday, October 6, 2017

Pøbel is a Norwegian lone wolf. He’s been cutting stencils since the late nineties, but didn’t start painting outside till 01-02. He soon realized there were no streets in Norway. Being fascinated by the graffiti and street art movement that happened in the bigger cities, he was inspired to take this urban culture and place it ...

Bob Peak

by Wednesday, October 4, 2017

One of the most imaginative and prolific illustrators of the 20th century, Robert Peak revolutionized advertising in the film industry and is considered the “Father of the modern movie poster.” Robert Peak totally transformed the approach to movie advertising from basic collages of film stills or head shots to flamboyant artistic illustrations. United Artist hired ...

Lee Friedlander

by Sunday, October 1, 2017

Born in 1934, Lee Friedlander began photographing the American social landscape in 1948. With an ability to organize a vast amount of visual information in dynamic compositions, Friedlander has made humorous and poignant images among the chaos of city life, dense landscape and countless other subjects. Friedlander is also recognized for a group of self-portraits ...

David Salle

by Friday, September 29, 2017

David Salle's career in art was incubated in the distinct hotbed of post-studio artists under the tutelage of the renowned John Baldessari. At a time when the art world had posited painting as past its prime, or important only within the confines of a new and austere minimalism, Salle along with his peers, were reinvigorating ...

Rachel Whiteread

by Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tate Curator, Linsey Young, explores the work of Rachel Whiteread, one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists and the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993. Using industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber and metal to cast everyday objects and architectural space, her evocative sculptures range from the intimate to the monumental. ...