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Artist of the Day / Raoul de Keyser / Deinze, Belgium

“De Keyser was born in 1930 in Deinze, Belgium, where he still lives and works, and attended the Academy of Fine Arts from 1963 to 1964.”  To read more ‘artspeak’ about him, go to the link at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / John Clinock / Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

I like John’s work a lot, and he really does ‘work in a wide variety of media’!  He also posts articles on other artists that interest him, on his website: http://johnclinockart.com/ I am a visual artist working in a wide variety … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Marina Kanavaki / Athens, Greece

I particularly like Marina’s sparing use of paint (although, the first painting shown here is the most ‘complicated’).  She expresses much with relatively little.  There is a meditative quality to her work. Marina Artemis Kanavaki [full name] was born in … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Paul Jenkins / New York City / (July 12, 1923 – June 9, 2012)

Paul Jenkins is probably only a new discovery to me, and I only found that he had recently died as I was gathering some info for this post. “Art is not an antidote.  Art is fire.  It does something final … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Andrew Holmquist

I’ll let the reviewer talk about Andrew’s work.  (And, yes, I somehow managed to show all of them twice!) “The crazy-beautiful paintings of Andrew Holmquist seem to be celebrating the chaos, as if to say, “yes, it’s a train wreck, … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Sir Terry Frost / England

I was introduced to Sir Terry Frost’s work by Stephen Macinnis (http://sbmacinnis.wordpress.com/.  Knowing something of his life and motivation for painting does heighten my appreciation for his work. “In prisoner-of-war camp I got tremendous spiritual experience, a more aware or … Continue reading

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Making It / Rebecca Crowell / Western Wisconsin

Rebecca (https://destructivetesting.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/artist)  has sent me some great photos of herself at work.  This is what my blog is really about, and I again encourage other artists to send photos of themselves at work to mfsmith46@gmail.com.   thanks http://www.rebeccacrowell.com/

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