Tag: modern art

  • Andre Woolery artist profile – modern art

    Andre Woolery artist profile – modern art

    Marvel at the intricately constructed portraits of pop-culture icons from a self-taught New York-based artist Websites Andre Woolery Andre Woolery Shop When someone describes Andre Woolery’s art as tacky, that’s not a criticism but a statement of fact. The Harlem-based artist has made a name for himself creating impressive portraits of pop-culture icons using tiny […]

  • Blek le Rat artist profile – graffiti art

    Blek le Rat artist profile – graffiti art

    Before Banksy, French graffiti artist Blek le Rat daubed the world’s walls Book Blek le Rat: Getting Through the Walls (Thames & Hudson) Website Blek le Rat With Bristolian graffiti artist Banksy fetching a whopping ¬£322,900 at Sotheby’s in 2007 for his work The Rude Lord, it’s worth noting that before Banksy, there was Xavier […]

  • Takashi Murakami artist profile – modern art

    Takashi Murakami artist profile – modern art

    A look at the Warhol-like creations of Japan’s artful marketeer Takashi Murakami Website Takashi Murakami It’s a clich√© to call Takashi Murakami “Japan’s answer to Andy Warhol”, but there are some inescapable similarities between the hip Japanese artist and the iconic US figure. Warhol took everyday objects and repackaged them as high art. So does […]