For well over a decade, until approximately 1954, Oppenheim created few pieces that survived her own art practice however, she remained in contact with the creative community. Continue reading Mini Biography: Meret Oppenheim
Now my wife and her sister alternate hosting Thanksgiving, we do a large gathering around Christmas at her mother’s home, and my wife’s mother either joins us or her sister on Christmas day. This means that every other Thanksgiving we need to have the space for between 17 and 21 people to eat a holiday dinner. Continue reading Happy Holidays
In 1880, Derain was born in a suburb outside of Paris to a middle class family and by age 18 he was studying to be an engineer but dropped out of school. After serving in the military for a few years Derain returned to the classroom and attended Académie Julian a private art school founded by artist Rodolphe Julian. Continue reading Mini Biography: André Derain
Pink Parachutes doesn’t involve any old-style black and white photography and the Photoshop effects used were minimal. I used a colored pencil effect on the trees in the background and plasticized the oil from the derrick to match the army men. Continue reading Pink Parachutes
I play computer games. Although not a lot of computer games as I only play 2 computer games (and their subsequent expansions) but I’ve played those two games for about 15 years.
I’m a dedicated but loyal player. Continue reading Not All Who Wander are Lost: Explorer’s Paradise
Fast Car is 3 separate street scenes united by the fast, electric blue muscle car that runs in front of them. The photographs have been minimally altered while the car has been blurred to suggest motion. Continue reading Fast Car
Although Pereira sometimes listed her birth year as 1907 she was born in 1902 in Boston. While still a teenager her father died and the family moved to NYC where Pereira worked as a stenographer during the day and attended art classes at night. Continue reading Mini Biography: Irene Rice Pereira