Toronto-based artist Adeyemi Adegbesan creates some of the most gorgeous and intricate portraits I’ve seen. Looking at these I feel like I understand time as a continuum, because it’s like seeing 1,000 years into the past, 1,000 years into the future and into the present all at the same time.
As a teacher of multiple grade-levels, I see young people enter and pass through various developmental stages. When kids are young, they all dance, they all sing, they all draw. At some point, though, they start making comparisons, and with those comparisons comes self-doubt. Suddenly, they don’t dance, they can’t
I can only speak for myself, but with everything that is going on in the world it straight up feels like we are living in the last days! Gabor Urban was born in Subotica/Szabadka, Vojvodina Province in 1946 and his work reminds me of the world we are existing in
PAUL DELVAUX was a Belgian artist whose work spanned the 20s through the 80s, and his muses were nudes and skeletons. Although his paintings hearken Renaissance masterpieces, he was heavily criticized for his use of nudity and for the morbidity of his work. After his mother’s death in 1933, he
Today I associate Belgium with the astounding and esoteric arts practiced by the Church of Ra, as well as a host of other groundbreaking underground musicians and artists. But Belgium has a rich history of challenging artists, one of its most noteworthy being printmaker Félicien Rops (1833-1898). A companion of Baudelaire, he
@al_grime_art is Alexander Lindahl, and if you’re a fan of gore and horror, you need to see his paintings. Although he’s using acrylics, Lindahl looks like he uses fresh blood, decaying flesh and oozing corpses to create some of the most vivid and horrific paintings I have seen. Rather than