Alex Blas: From Barbie Couture To Figurative Painting

Paintings by Alex Blas

I just recently learned of fashion designer Alex Blas’ paintings. I had no idea he was a figurative painter in addition to designing high-end fashions for both people and Barbie dolls or almost a decade now. But he is. And one whose work you ought to see. Read more

UNDERBELLY is Back, Better and Showing At Fathom Gallery

Underbelly Kathy Hepinstall and Rohitash Rao

What do you get when you put two talented long-time friends with a slightly perverse sense of humor together? You get Underbelly – a collection of witty, insightful and aesthetically compelling single panel comics that reveal the darker side of culture and society. Now turned into paintings, they will be exhibited at Fathom Gallery in Los Angeles. Read more

“Connect” – New Work by Nigel Van Wieck at the Didier Aaron Gallery

New Work by Nigel Van Wieck

The Didier Aaron Gallery in New York presents “Connect”, an exhibition of 35 paintings by one of my favorite contemporary artists, Nigel Van Wieck. Read more

New and Fabulous Lucy Williams 3D Architectural Art

The McKee Gallery is presently exhibiting new work by British artist Lucy Williams in “Festival,” her fourth exhibition in New York. Read more

Tattooed Porcelain Figurines by Jessica Harrison. Flash Opens at Galerie L.J.

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Tattooed porcelain figurines by Jessica Harrison are featured in the Scottish artist’s first solo exhibition at Paris’ Galerie L.J.  Read more

Gucci Pickles? Tiffany Yogurt? A Commentary On Consumer Culture from Peddy Mergui.

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Wheat is Wheat is Wheat by Peddy Mergui is an exhibition that explores the dynamic and often blurred ethical boundaries of design within consumer culture. iMilk by Apple. Wheat Flour by Prada. Coffee by Cartier, Yogurt from Tiffany & Co., Baby Formula by Chanel …. you get the idea. Read more

Heroines by Deborah Oropallo At Melissa Morgan Fine Art

Heroines by Debprah Oropallo
above: Deborah Oropallo, Where am I?, 2012, 50 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches, acrylic on paper

Melissa Morgan Fine Art just received artist Deborah Oropallo’s newest paintings and works on paper from her latest series “Heroine.” in their Palm Desert Gallery. Read more

New and Beautiful Paintings by Stephen Magsig. City Views Opens At George Billis Gallery.

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above: Stephen Magsig, 68 Mercer St., Oil on linen, 30 x 24″

I’ve been a longtime fan of Stephen Magsig’s work having introduced you to his Urban Alphabet paintings and his Postcards From Detroit back in 2009. Read more