Brooke DiDonato’s Photographs Subvert the Everyday

Brooke DiDonato’s photographs put a strange touch on ordinary Western backdrops. The narratives, though vague, evoke intimacy in how it confronts its disappearing or despondent characters. In series like “Recess,” “In Bloom,” “Roses” and “A House is Not a Home,” the artist is able to either inject fleeting beauty into undesirable places or extract surrealism out of the unassuming. More

Go to Source
Author: Andy Smith

Erick De La Vega & Krystopher Sapp @ The Dark Art Emporium

The Dark Art Emporium welcomes you to the dark side… join them March 10, 2018 from 7-10pm for the opening of The Shape of things to Come.

In a world where things seem to go bump in the night, and the macabre slithers beyond every murky crook and nanny, the insidious art of darkness prevails in The Shape of Things to Come, the new exhibition of Erick De La VegaKrystopher Sapp. Can you hear them whispering and calling out to you, taunting and intriguing? As these nocturnal disturbances loom with twisted narratives and eerie emotion, help The Dark Art Emporium celebrate this wonderfully eerie new collection of work. To view additional artwork and purchase your favorite pieces, please visit the gallery’s online shop. Continue reading

Interview: How One Artist Draws Millions of Dots to Create Amazingly Realistic Portraits

Million Dots Pointillism Drawings Stippling Art David Bayo

Artist extraordinaire David Bayo has an all-embracing approach to his craft. Putting a spin on conventional drawing and painting techniques, the French creative produces a range of work, including intricate white charcoal drawings, whimsical water art, and, most recently, highly-detailed stippled portraits rendered in graphite.

Each of these speckled creations is composed of millions of meticulously placed, hand-drawn dots. Through this tedious method, Bayo is able to achieve an impressive level of tonality and an amazing amount of detail. These jaw-dropping pieces take days to complete, culminating in a portfolio that showcases not only the artist’s apparent skill, but his undeniable dedication, too. Continue reading