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A Look at Robert Rauschenberg

On the occasion of Robert Rauschenberg‘s birthday, today, October 22nd, I’d like to take a look at his work and contributions to the art world. Rauschenberg was an American painter and sculptor but also worked in other mediums as well.  Rauschenberg’s approach was sometimes called “Neo Dadaist.” Rauschenberg is  known for his “Combines,”  in which … Continue reading

Campbell’s Celebrates “The Art of Soup”

Campbell’s Celebrates “The Art of Soup”

I just love soup, don’t you?  I didn’t think there could be anything better than a nice warm bowl of soup on a cool day but Campbell’s found a way to make eating soup even better. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s famed work, “32 Campbell’s Soup Cans,” they are releasing limited-edition cans … Continue reading

Elvis Remembered in Art

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.  As one of the most popular singers of the 20th century and surely one of our most recognizable cultural icons, rather than discuss his contributions to the music and film industries, I’d like to take a look at how his image been represented in art over … Continue reading

Brillo® Kicks off 15 Minutes of Fame Contest

Today, our eyes are on Brillo®.  Yes, those steel wool soap pads whose boxes became modern works art by Andy Warhol. Brillo is calling all artists to create and submit an original Cover Design for a limited-edition commemorative book which will celebrate Brillo’s 100 year anniversary in 2013. The winner of the 15 Minutes of … Continue reading

Ringo Starr Art

Today’s artist to watch is Ringo Starr. Yes, that Ringo Starr.  Ringo is primarily known as drummer for the Beatles but he is an accomplished visual artist as well.  He began doing art on his computer  as a way to pass time while on tour.  I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Ringo’s artwork at an … Continue reading

Sean D’Anconia – A Shining Pop Star

Sean D’Anconia – A Shining Pop Star

Today’s artist to watch is pop artist Sean D’Anconia. Sean D’Anconia’s goal is to define a new twenty-first century graphic-ideal.  He was born in Canada but lived and worked in Hong Kong, Florence, Los Angeles and Vancouver.  His background in filmmaking and fashion and his world travels are definitely evident in his work and help … Continue reading