How have you ever painted a real hooker?


Living Proof proposes the question to Natalia Fabia in her interview in the current issue #3. You will also find Ron English, Kevin Lyons, Ellen Stagg, Stash, Craig Wetherby, House Industries, Cope2, Mars-1, Curtis Kulig, Option-G, and SP.One (Greg Lamarche), just to name a few contemporary artist making names for themselves. The Magazine itself is a 5×7 collectable piece, check out the site and get a copy for yourself.


Khoda is a five minute video that took two years to complete and is comprised of 6,000 individual paintings shown at a rate of 20 per second. It was made by Reza Dolatabadi as his graduate film in college.


it’s oil


Amy Bennett’s paintings look like photos of a miniature still lifes. Amazingly, it’s actually oil on canvas. Take a look at her work.
Via E-sushi

It’s nice to be nigo


Nigo shares with the internet one of his “Kimpsons” commissions by Kaws.  The painting is massive.

Via Nigo

Win a Sam Flores Painting


We have always liked the work of Sam Flores and the store that is Upper Playground.  To celebrate Upper Playground’s 10 year anniversary, the artist and store have come together to create a mega giveaway in the form of a 4′ x 6′ painting by Mr. Flores.  All you have to do is give them your email address.  Let’s hope shipping is free.

All of the information is here

Steve Powers in Brussels


Steve Powers latest show, Semaphores of the Soul, opens tomorrow night at Alice (Artists Living in Constant Elevation) Gallery in Brussels, Belgium.  Showcasing some of his best work from the past seven years, “Powers has created a new way of painting, a hybrid of text and image that functions as a screen shot of his mind.”

We’re especially partial to the rendering of Bez from the Happy Mondays in the center of the drawing above.

Exhibition Dates: 29.01 2009 > 07.03.2009

VERNISSAGE: Thursday 29.01 2009 – 18:00 to 22:00

Not to be missed.  More info here.



Donald Wilson Roller is a well connected artist. For example, his artist statement was written by Robin Williams and the intro to the site by Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher. Regardless of who his friends are, his work is interesting.

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