Category Archives: Art

Event: #KingsofHipHop Art Exhibit

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Tonight from 7:00 – 10:00 pm is the opening reception of artist Jason Borbay’s #KingsofHipHop series.  With complimentary drinks from Bomb Lager and original portraits of modern day hip hop legends, it’s sure to be a good time.  RSVP here for more details. Can’t make it to tonight’s event but want to check it out?  [...]

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Archan Nair Music Inspired Pieces

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Rolling Stone cover, Chris Brown and Daft Punk images by Archan Nair.  I can’t get enough of this guy. I didn’t mention this in the last post, but he’s also creates music.  Listen to a few of this mixes here.

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Notorious B.I.G. Artwork

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It’s not Friday, but I wanted to share this beautiful painting/sketch my friend sent to me of the late Notorious B.I.G.  Love the way the watercolors blend to replicate his iconic Coogie sweater.  I’ve come across so many paintings and illustrations of Biggie since starting this blog (see past posts here and here), it’s clear [...]

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Artist: Ama Kyere

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Paintings and patterns by Ama Kyere.  I especially like the texture and repetition in the second piece above.  For more work and an on-going catalog of her projects check out her blog here.

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Cecelia Webber Photography

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Gorgeous digital photography from Cecelia Webber.  Inspired by nature in its purest form, these pieces were created solely on images of the naked human body. Some of these are available in limited edition prints on her website here.

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Digital Paintings from FIELD

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Digital paintings by London graphic design studio FIELD.  These are from a series of 10,000 unique images for a paper manufacturer they worked with on the project.  More on the process here.

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Why Street Art Matters

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I read a great post on The Cool Hunter on the importance of street art and how adding color to the outdoor landscape can revitalize a space.  The article further goes on to challenge readers to make a difference and change the face of your city by reaching out to Access Agency. Click any of [...]

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Artist: Leo Eguiarte

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Geometry and colorful explosions from Los Angeles based painter Leo Eguiarte.  That last piece is truly shocking.  See more of Leo’s work here.

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Artist: Yago Hortal

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Captivating colorful paintings from the 2010 collection of artist Yago Hortal.  I could get lost looking at these for hours….  

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Medieval Castle Graffiti

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This 13th century Scottish castle was in need of renovation, so its owners decided to raise funds by increasing public traffic with the help of artwork.  Created by four Brazilian graffiti artists who stayed in the castle for a month, these amazing collaborations came to life.  Since the concrete on the outside walls needed to [...]

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