Tag Archives painting

Jeremy Geddes

by Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Jeremy Geddes studied painting at the Victorian College of the Arts, he has been a dedicated artist since 2003.  He is mostly known for his paintings of cosmonauts and people floating, story falling, colliding and drifting in empty landscapes. Geddess won the Spectrum Gold Award for his cover art for the comic, Doomed. His children's picture book, The ...

Jeremy Mann

by Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Jeremy Mann was born in 1979. He holds a Cum Laude BFA from Ohio University and an MFA with valedictorian honor from Academy of Art University in San Francisco. In his creative practice, Mann aims to imbue his city, San Francisco, with drama, mood, and personality. He paints his immediate surroundings with intimate, dynamic expression. ...

August Macke

by Tuesday, March 28, 2017

August Macke was born in Meschede, Germany. His father, August Friedrich Hermann Macke (1845-1904), was a building contractor and his mother, Maria Florentine, née Adolph, (1848-1922), came from a farming family in Germany's Sauerland region. The family lived at Brüsseler Straße until August was 13. He then lived most of his creative life in Bonn, ...

Afro Basaldella

by Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Italian painter Afro Basaldella, known simply as Afro, is best known for his calligraphic, abstract work from the 1950s. As a wave of painting called Art Informel (“formless” art, named for loose shapes and compositions lacking a central focal point) swept Europe and regional circles of modern artists proliferated, Afro joined the short-lived painters ...

Clyfford Still

by Saturday, March 11, 2017

Although not as widely known as some of his New York School contemporaries, Clyfford Still was the first to break through to a new and radically abstract style devoid of obvious subject matter. His mature pictures employ great fields of color to evoke dramatic conflicts between man and nature taking place on a monumental scale. ...