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An Artist a Week: James R. Eads

Week 56: James R. Eads “Hello, Beautiful World.” Find him on Instagram, Tumblr, or his website. James R. Eads is a painter whose visions of far-away places and intricate galaxies inside each human soul captivate, soothe, and invigorate me. I came across Eads through his Prisma Visions tarot deck, which was a birthday gift a…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: James R. Eads

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An Artist a Week: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Week 55: Gian Lorenzo Bernini “Apollo and Daphne: Love in Vain” I don’t cover much art that wasn’t created in the last 200 years, but I feel like trying to talk about sculptures (or appreciating women) without mentioning Bernini has been blasphemous thus far so I’m ending 2016 with a mea culpa. (For the sake of…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

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An Artist a Week: Gwen D’Arcy

Week 54: Gwen D’Arcy “Amorphous” Find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Society6, or Storenvy. Illustrator and tattoo artist Gwen D’Arcy creates some truly beautiful woman. Consider this your warning that some of the art on her pages might be NSFW; she frequently draws beautiful, topless female bodies. These women are usually alternative (tattoos, piercings, dyed…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Gwen D’Arcy

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An Artist a Week: Carmen Herrera

Week 53: Carmen Herrera Untitled (1948) Abstract minimalist artist Carmen Herrera has been creating art a long time. She was born in Cuba, trained there and in France before moving to New York City, where she has lived producing art since 1954. Earlier this year at 101 years old she finally got a solo exhibit in NYC.…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Carmen Herrera

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An Artist a Week: Kelly McKernan

Week 52: Kelly McKernan “The Oracles” (2016) Find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Deviantart, her store, or her website. Kelly McKernan’s website describes her work as always having “a woman and a world” at the core of every piece. Her works, a mixture of watercolor and acrylic mostly, usually include said woman in an…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Kelly McKernan

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An Artist a Week: Marilyn Minter

Week 51: Marilyn Minter “Blue Streak” (2012) Visit her website or read more about her here. Painter and photographer Marilyn Minter is a person unafraid of the erotic, sexual, and sensual. (Consider this my warning that her works on other pages might not be safe for work.) The nature of her work is personal, perhaps…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Marilyn Minter

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An Artist a Week: Zemer Peled

Week 50: Zemer Peled “Large Peony and Peeping Tom” (2014) Visit her on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or her website. Zemer Peled is an artist specializing in installations made from tiny shards of pottery combined together. Her website describes her work as examining:  “The beauty and brutality of the natural world.  Her sculptural language is formed by…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Zemer Peled

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An Artist a Week: Glaciesclover

Week 49: “Glaciesclover” “Young Aluce” (2016) Find them on Instagram, Deviantart, Tumblr, Twitter, or Facebook. This week’s An Artist a Week feature is over Glaciesclover (“Glacies” for short, also occasionally known as “kurobadansuu”). Their drawings–typically done in pencils but occasionally with watercolors or digital drawing tools–are simple, flowing, captivating portraits. This might not make the…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Glaciesclover

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An Artist a Week: Geneva “GDBee” Benton

Week 48: Geneva “GDBee” Benton “Teal General” (2016) Find her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Deviantart, Patreon, or her website. Buy her work on MyShopify. GDBee works in both traditional and digital mediums and was chosen for this project for her bright, lovely color palettes and cute kickass female subjects. The girls of GDBee’s art…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Geneva “GDBee” Benton

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An Artist a Week: David S. Goodsell

Week 47: David S. Goodsell “Flu Virus” Find his books on Amazon. David S. Goodsell has been an artist since he was a child and a scientist since college. He is an award-winning illustrator responsible for textbook drawings turning molecular structures into art. Goodsell’s illustrations feature cellular structures magnified up to 1,000,000x and shaded in bright,…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: David S. Goodsell

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An Artist a Week: Sølve Sundsbø

Week 46: Sølve Sundsbø “Morning Beauty” ft. Jessica Stam (2006) Find him on Instagram, Facebook, or his website. Norweighan photographer Sølve Sundsbø says if he has a style, that it’s that he has no single style at all. His work in fashion photography uses many techniques, including X-rays, 3D scanning, and painstaking hand-painted retouching. Many of…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Sølve Sundsbø

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An Artist a Week: Emma Rios

Week 45: Emma Rios Island #2 Cover (2015) Find her on Twitter, Flickr, or Tumblr,. You might know Spanish comic artist Emma Rios through her work on Pretty Deadly, Mirror (where she is the author, not the artist), or I.D. She also co-curates the magazine Island. I personally found her through Pretty Deadly and fell madly in love with…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Emma Rios