Otis

An Artist Who Built His Audience by the Side of the Road

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Otis Houston Jr. first attracted attention along a Manhattan highway. Now a gallery is showing his work at a major art fair.
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California Lost 175,000 ‘Creative Economy' Jobs, Study Finds

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

“There is no economic recovery in our area unless a working creative engine is driving it,” said Representative Karen Bass of California.
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Bold, Striking Portraits by Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe Render Expressive Subjects in Shades of Gray

Bold, Striking Portraits by Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe Render Expressive Subjects in Shades of Gray

3 monthes ago   |   Colossal

“Red Bandana on Green Suit” (2020), oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. All images © Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe courtesy of Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, shared with permission Set...
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Gift Books for Children

5 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Upside-down fairy tales, a neon periodic table, the art of Ramona Quimby and more.
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Otis

Otis

5 monthes ago   |   Peter Barker's Paintings

Pastel 11 x 10 inches Here's a recently finished Pastel portrait of 'Otis', my step-daughter's Border Terrier, done for her birthday. Otis is a flighty, full of energy terrier...
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Comics That Dismantle the White Cowboy Myth

7 monthes ago   |   NY Times

In “Black Heroes of the Wild West,” James Otis Smith introduces a new audience to Stagecoach Mary, Bass Reeves and Bob Lemmons.
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An Artist's Journey From Soviet Russia to the USA with Zhenya Gershman

An Artist's Journey From Soviet Russia to the USA with Zhenya Gershman

7 monthes ago   |   Fine Art Tips

An intriguing and inspiring interview with Soviet Russian born artist and entrepreneur, Zhenya Gershman . In the video interview below, Zhenya generously shares how she quickly...
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Wear a mask, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe

9 monthes ago   |   This isn't Happiness


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In Bright Paintings Full of Color, Artist Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe Depicts Black Subjects in Gray

In Bright Paintings Full of Color, Artist Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe Depicts Black Subjects in Gray

10 monthes ago   |   Colossal   |   2 articles

“Sitter” (2019), oil on canvas, 86 x 54.75 inches. Photo by Robert Wedemeyer. All images © Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, shared with permission For...
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An Artist's Journey From Soviet Russia to the USA with Zhenya Gershman

An Artist's Journey From Soviet Russia to the USA with Zhenya Gershman

11 monthes ago   |   Fine Art Tips

An intriguing and inspiring interview with Soviet Russian born artist, Zhenya Gershman . In the video interview below, Zhenya generously shares how she quickly moved from...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

On The Sunny Side

On The Sunny Side

Saturday Leftover Day. Tom Sims was a comic strip writer who is known for little else than his stint as a writer on The Thimble Theater, the strip that was known for... Read more ...

"Green Roof"

"Green Roof"

This is my demo painting I did two days ago for my One-Day Zoom Workshop. It was another successful one. The feedbacks from my 3 Zoom workshops so far have approved that using... Read more ...

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

I was always fascinated by monumental statues of Easter Island, Chile. Here is the watercolor painting of a gorgeous sunset on Easter Island with their Moai Stones. This... Read more ...

The Art Party Circuit Comes Roaring Back at Frieze New York

But even Michael R. Bloomberg, whose name graces the building, got stuck outside the Shed until he provided the proper Covid documentation. Read more ...

Got Masks? Here's What to Do With Them

As more people are vaccinated and guidelines around mask wearing are easing, some are finding ways to preserve, repurpose and recycle their face coverings. Read more ...

Jake Tapper's Hero Is Embedded With the Rat Pack, Hoping to Catch a Rat

Tapper's new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” plumbs the connections among Hollywood, the Mafia and the Kennedy administration. Read more ...

Trying to Imagine Post-Pandemic Life? Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison Can Help

“To the Lighthouse” and “Beloved” suggest how to envision a world we might actually want to re-enter. Read more ...

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Acrylic Gloss Varnish Sealer on Mat Board Collagraphs When you make a collagraph plate from mat board , the... Read more ...

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More experiments with reduction printing

More experiments with reduction printing

This is a 7 color reduction linocut print on japanese mulberry paper, roughly 9 x 11 in size. Below are each of the different colors as they were printed. Read more ...