Nicholas Harper has gained national notoriety for his surrealistic paintings. His vivid Byzantine- inspired portraits feature long necks, large hands and darkened eyes.
In this segment, Harper explains his craft and gives us a look into his contemporary art exhibit. From KTCA in St. Paul/Minneapolis.
Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock’s attempt to draw all of the buildings in the Big Apple began as a way to cope with his move from Australia to New York City. As a child, he used whimsical drawings as a way to communicate.
So he decided to continue his creative practice to capture the architecture of his adopted home city and has never looked back.
This week marks the 205th birthday of Edgar Allan Poe. The exhibition “Terror of the Soul” at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City brings together more than 100 items related to his poetry, fiction and literary criticism.
Co-curator Declan Kiely speaks about the author’s writing process and the influence of his tales and poems, which have frightened and thrilled readers for more than 150 years.
Artist Amanda Louise Spayd has created has a whole world populated by endearing doll-sized creatures. Her fabric creations bring to mind cast-off children’s toys and ill-conceived taxidermy experiments with crooked human teeth.
Their nervous and spooked appearance leaves one to wonder whether they look like this because they were abandoned.
Tim Jaeger wants his paintings to be a verb instead of a noun. With bold brush strokes and vibrant color, the subjects on his canvas are filled with emotion and intensity. Even when they are roosters.
Drawing inspiration from his childhood, his roosters are full of humanity and are garnering attention from collectors.