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Andy Warhol - Art and Commerce!

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Andy Warhol - Art and Commerce!

Andy Warhol, ANDY WARHOL! Leading exponent of the Pop Art Movement in the 60’s, American consumerism and capitalism jester - popular and fabulous! Surely, the first thing that comes to mind when you listen to Warhol’s name are Campbell's Soup Cans…like these ones right?  Ref 1. Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1962   Often I wondered, what is sooo special about Andy Warhol’s work? What does it really mean? To put it into perspective, the artist lived through Post-WW2 times; and with flashes of color, mixed media, fast-serigraphy and team work he managed to catch everybody’s attention in New York City. Not...

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Mexican Truck- Bed Commuters Meet Art! By Alejandro Cartagena.

Mexican Truck- Bed Commuters Meet Art!  By Alejandro Cartagena.

In honor of Monterrey, Mexico. The actual hometown of the artist VIII and your art blogger, Ana Karen M. We present to you a Contemporary Mexican Photographer you will love connecting with... The city of Monterrey is located near the USA-MEX border; it is a fast growing city that flourishes with industrial factories and companies. This said, it is a city that involves a lot of construction workers, long roads and multiple shifts in a week to finish a job.  Ref.1 By means of documentary-styled photography, Alejandro Cartagena has created, his titled series Carpoolers in 2011-2012 in which he shows...

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Mario Jung: Art that Speaks from the Soul

Mario Jung: Art that Speaks from the Soul

Artist Mario Jung’s richly colored landscape paintings are full of texture and warmth. From art enthusiast and professionals in the field to doctors, we can all tell his artwork is simply enamoring.. *Available for purchase. Contact Valeria Llamosa for more information: val@offthewallgallery.com  In the mid 80’s, Mario Jungs’ artistic career was in launch mode. He Graduated class of '71 from the Seoul Industrial Junior College; he fought for his artistic career and even won the Grand Prize of Western-style painting in 1986. Sadly, his life changed catastrophically after a fall from a third story balcony that left him blind, deaf and paralyzed. Mario was giving...

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3 AND A HALF FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT PICASSO.

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3 AND A HALF FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT PICASSO.

“EVERY CHILD IS AN ARTIST. THE PROBLEM IS TO REMAIN AN ARTIST ONCE YOU GROW UP.”  -PABLO PICASSO (1881 – 1973)  ''THE PROBLEM IS TO REMAIN AN ARTIST... ''  These words have stuck to me well throughout the years, not only due to their truthfulness, but their playfulness ... I believe this quote very much exemplifies how truly eccentric Picasso was! And to honor his eccentricity we have sumed down  3 AND A HALF interesting facts about the innovative Artist!   ''La Fenêtre de L’Atelier À La Californie'' 1959. Color aquatint on BFK Rives wove paper.  Artwork size: 16 x 13 in. / 40.5 x 33 cm. Email val@offthewallgallery.com...

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CATRINA "The Day of The Dead Muse"

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CATRINA "The Day of The Dead Muse"

FINALLY, it's about to be "Día de los Muertos" (The Day of the Dead) ,and in MEXICO this means it's time to take out the face paint, and draw some "Catrina" makeup ART on our FACES. 1. photo by MaloMalverde During this day, and quite frankly during whole season, you will find the image plastered EVERYWHERE. You can find it on tee shirts, murals, as sugar treats, and even as decorations on our Altars for the Dead ! 2. Photo by wiki commons  This day has become a tradition us Mexicans LOVE... During November 1st we dress up as this alluring, colorful creature, and go to school, work,...

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