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Matthew Quick: Accidental Empires

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An award-winning artist Matthew Quick is known for conceptual realism – that means stuff that looks like it actually is, but makes you.


Mary Henderson - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Briefly describe the work you do.

I’m a painter, working mostly in oil on panel and gouache on paper. I make representational paintings that are based (at least initially) on found images from the internet. 1,143 more words

Aaron Nagel "Fathoms" exhibition at the Lyons Wier Gallery

Another successful show at the Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea! Aaron Nagel’s intense collection called “Fathoms” will be on view from now until June 7th, 2014. 303 more words

Artist Profiles

Dreamscapes by Jon Jaylo

Jon Jaylo’s  artworks play around a parallel dream world where everything is floating surreal and dancing in a contained universe inspired by poetry. His technical depictions are often varying in display and style, as if he himself is never contented with the present stature of his works. 199 more words

Art Theory

Inside out – should it be our new thinking?

– A short introduction to “ego tunnel pragmatism”, an emerging candidate for a new philosophy of science

Today’s worldview in popular science is rather close to the philosophy of… 1,944 more words


Shades or into the darkness

I am feeling rather blue lately. I have recently lost 2 of the most important people in my life at the same time and I don’t really think I will ever be able to get over it. 204 more words



Robert Williams is an artist I have maximum respect for, since I discovered that he was responsible for the name and the cover artwork of one of the most iconic albums  not only in rock and music history. 409 more words

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