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The Dance by Kathleen Munn

The Abstractions of the Obscure Artist, Kathleen Munn

In August of 2011, I went to the AGO here in Toronto for an exhibit on Abstract Expressionism before stumbling on the beautiful art of Kathleen Munn. The Rothko‘s at the Abstract

How to Feel Miserable as an Artist

Source: Canadian Illustrator, Keri Smith . Don’t do this to yourself. This may have been written for fine artists but I believe it translates to anyone in a creative field. A list

Diane Arbus photography

INSPIRATION: The Wonderfully Odd Lens of Photographer Diane Arbus

Photographer Diane Arbus was one of the finest artists of her generation casting her lens on working-class weirdoes, human anomalies, and what some might call ‘freaks’. Diane Arbus photography is lauded for her stylised yet naturalistic look at strange sights.

Inspiration: The Profound Abstract Art & History of Artist Victor Pasmore

The abstract artist Victor Pasmore had an extensive and diverse body of work, so there is no shortage of work to inspire you. Take a look at the life and art of the renowned British artist.

INSPIRATION: Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) is one of the most well-known and prolific artists of all time, painting over 20, 000 pieces. Starting from a young age he always had immense artistic

Dentsu's Sound Sculptures

INSPIRATION: Dentsu’s Sound Sculptures are Bright and Mesmerizing

Dentsu’s Sound Sculptures ad campaign imagery for Canon is bright and mesmerizing. The neon paint cascades upwards over top speakers.

Floris Neusüss Photograms

INSPIRATION: Floris Neusüss Photograms are Haunting and Beautiful

I stumbled upon Floris Neusüss photograms a little while ago and have been in love with them ever since. This is one of the oldest known ways of producing an image and

INSPIRATION: Jean-Michel Basquiat & The Radiant Child

“Every line means something.” – Jean-Michel Basquiat A couple of weeks ago I had the extreme pleasure of watching Tamra Davis‘ documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child and a few days later,

INSPIRATION: Photorealism

“Photorealism is the genre of painting based on using the camera and photographs to gather information and then from this information, creating a painting that appears to be very realistic like a

INSPIRATION: Rob Dobi’s Urban Exploration

Rob Dobi is a graphic designer and photographer living in New Jersey. His T-shirt designs are fantastic, but what really inspires me are his photographs of abandoned buildings of the Northeastern United