On this day in 1888, which is 130 years ago, Vincent Van Gogh cut of a piece of his right ear in a bout of anguish brought on by his fight with Paul Gauguin, who was leaving Arles and their shared yellow house. Earlier in the evening Gauguin had threatened Vincent with a saber, and…Read More
Instagram Gem O’ Th’day #4: Trude Viken
Because I find some of the most striking visual art when prowling through people’s Instagram posts. @trude_viken Trude Viken is an artist I discovered while searching #contemporaryart, and is a perfect example of why I am sharing Instagram posts. Normally we get our art filtered through art publications and critics. It comes with the stamp…Read More
All my digital paintings so far, with details.
My most consistent body of work is my digitally created drawings and paintings, mostly completely from my imagination. Most of these also feature my illusionistic “digital impasto” techniques, which I began working with about 8 years ago in an attempt to achieve digitally what I most missed about traditional painting. My objective is direct: I…Read More