Crystal Punch – Sparkly Pole Dancers & Crystal Clad Boxers By Hip Hop Icon Fab 5 Freddy.

crystal punch by fred braithwaite

The Cosmpolitan Las Vegas, in conjunction with the Art Production Fund, has been featuring the work of Fred Brathwaite (aka Fab 5 Freddy) as the first artist-in-residence at their on site at gallery, the P3 Studio. The show, Crystal Punch, opened on December 15th and will run through March, 2011. (more…)

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Sweet Structures. Buildings Made Of Sugarcubes by Lionel Scoccimaro.

Sugar Buildings by Lionel Scoccimaro
above: a digital print of Lionel Scoccimaro’s Sugar cube tower atop raw meat

Marseille-born and based artist Lionel Scoccimaro is a photographer and sculptor whose work encompasses many different art genres and utilizes various unusual materials. One of his most interesting series are his sugar cube sculptures in the forms of buildings, water towers and igloos. (more…)

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Europe Gets Introduced To A Great American Portraitist, Alice Neel.

Alice Neel paintings
detail from Alice Neel’s 1965 portrait of Hartley, the artist’s son.

The work of Artist Alice Neel has finally reached Europe with a comprehensive retrospective of the American painter’s impressive portraiture. An inspiring exhibition, and the first major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s greatest portrait painters, American artist Alice Neel, has made its way to London’s Whitechapel Gallery after debuting last fall at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (more…)

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Tiki, Tatts and Skulls. Lionel Scoccimaro’s Go Big Or Go Home.

Lionel Scoccimaro Go Big or Go Home

The talented contemporary artist and photographer Lionel Scoccimaro had an exhibit titled Go Big Or Go Home earlier this year at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery. If you missed it, don’t fret, I’m bringing it to you here. (more…)

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A Sneak Peek At The 2010 Vader Project & Auction Catalog

The 2010 Vader Project

If you’ve never heard of The Vader Project, the idea began in 2005 and the first exhibit took place in 2007. Since then, it has continued annually. Each year, various artists are asked to customize a 1:1 scale authentic prop replica of the actual Darth Vader helmet featured in the STAR WARS™ films. (more…)

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