Despite Tightening Up Of Society, Iranian Art Sees A Boom

The Persian word for "love" is spelled out in Swarovski crystals and glitter, with a small footnote from the artist: "A picture is worth a thousand words and a word a thousand pictures." The estimate wasn't high enough. When the acrylic painting on canvas sold at Bonhams in Dubai two years ago for a historic [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:34+00:00 May 27th, 2010|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Despite Tightening Up Of Society, Iranian Art Sees A Boom

San Francisco Zen Center presents ‘The Accidents of our Materials’ with sculptors Arthur Ganson & Elizabeth King

The San Francisco Zen Center has announced that they will present The Accidents of Our Materials with sculptors Arthur Ganson and Elizabeth King. The presentation will explore the concepts of gesture, intention, and empathy as Ganson and King present their work and engage the audience in conversation. Using materials as varied as oil, concrete, and [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:34+00:00 May 18th, 2010|* News & Updates|Comments Off on San Francisco Zen Center presents ‘The Accidents of our Materials’ with sculptors Arthur Ganson & Elizabeth King

Frank Frazetta, Renowned Fantasy Artist, Dies at 82

Frank Frazetta, 82, the celebrated comic artist and illustrator whose ax-wielding muscular warriors, scantily clad heroines and ferocious beasts of prey graced numerous science fiction and fantasy novels, died May 10 at a hospital in Fort Myers, Fla., after a stroke. Mr. Frazetta, who started as a pencil-and-ink comic book artist, painted movie [...]

By | 2010-05-13T13:06:07+00:00 May 13th, 2010|* News & Updates, Frank Frazetta|Comments Off on Frank Frazetta, Renowned Fantasy Artist, Dies at 82

Blue Line Pro Sketch Card 2010: Benefit Auction For the American Cancer Society

Blue Line Art is organizing their third annual exhibition and auction of original sketch card art to benefit the American Cancer Society. last year's event  raised over $6,000.00  and hopefully this year will be bigger and better. Some of the past contributors include; Steve Rude, Don Perlin,David Michael Beck, Joe Staton, Todd Nauck, Dick Giordano, and many [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:35+00:00 April 12th, 2010|* News & Updates|2 Comments

Sam Weber on The Wheel of Time: The Shadow Rising

In the video Illustrator Sam Weber describes his creative process for the cover of  The Shadow Rising, volume four of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time. I've never read any of the Wheel of Time Series but from what Sam describes of the volume, has my interest peaked. Video via Tor.com

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:35+00:00 January 18th, 2010|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Sam Weber on The Wheel of Time: The Shadow Rising

Poets and Artists

Just received a link to Poets and Artists, a quarterly poetry and art publication. Inside you'll find some familiar names including; David Jon Kassan, Tony Pro, Doug Clarke, and Adam Reeder. Would love to see a printed version of Poets and Artist, but for now I'll have to settle for the web publication. Some of [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:35+00:00 December 22nd, 2009|* News & Updates|1 Comment

Bodies in Motion

Bodies in Motion is a full image library from Scott Eaton's 2009 photo shoot of the same name.  Scott has managed to upload a small sample of the full 10,000 image library. Inspired by photographer Eadweard Muybridge, the  purpose was to capture the dynamic figure in motion. Each image was shot at 10 frames-per-second from [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:35+00:00 December 5th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Bodies in Motion

Beautiful Grim: Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Just received an email about a great cause.  Concept Artist Mike Daarken Lim is organizing an Art Auction to help benefit his girl friend Cat ,who is currently battling cancer. They are currently,accepting submissions ,which center around the theme  "Beautiful Grim."  The interpretation of theme is let up to you.  Deadline for submission is February [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:35+00:00 November 23rd, 2009|* News & Updates|2 Comments

Gallery Sues Shippers Over Damaged Painting

The Propitious Garden pictured above A federal lawsuit filed in Manhattan on Friday accuses Lufthansa Cargo and others of destroying a $3 million painting by the American artist Brice Marden during a move last year from Moscow to New York, Reuters reported. The painting, “Au Centre,” a two-panel work from 1969 in two shades of [...]

By | 2018-05-09T03:03:36+00:00 August 26th, 2009|* News & Updates|Comments Off on Gallery Sues Shippers Over Damaged Painting

Adam Reeder in the News

Our friend Adam Reeder has just been featured on CNET: iPod-toting geek, er, Greek gods by Greg Sandoval If Leonardo da Vinci or Michelangelo were alive today, they would incorporate into their work the major symbols of our time and culture, says San Francisco artist Adam Reeder. According to Reeder, who is also [...]

By | 2009-08-20T15:01:37+00:00 August 20th, 2009|* News & Updates, Adam Reeder|Comments Off on Adam Reeder in the News