Throughout his career, Robert Arneson (1930 – 1992) was outspoken about his disapproval of war. Concerned about nuclear threads, he created a series of works, depicting, military generals as monsters, inspired by aboriginal masks from New Guinea. Continue reading Modern Art Monday Presents: Robert Arneson, Ronny Portable
Between 1959 and 1960 Gego (Gertrude Goldschmidt) and her partner Gerd Leufert spent a year in the United States. While in Iowa Gego created this three-dimensional work, titled Sphere (1959). The sculpture epitomizes her investigation of “Lineus Paraleles“ (parallel lines). Continue reading Modern Art Monday Presents: Gego, Sphere
Pop artist and designer Heather Lee Fazzino cites Keith Haring and Takashi Murakami as primary creative influences, though it would be hard to not include her father, renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino in that category as well. You can see that she shares her dad’s meticulous attention to detail in this gorgeous hand-painted, one-of-a-kind guitar that any fan of The Beatles would love to own.
When I spotted this sparkling resin sculpture replicating a batch of glitter-drizzled Pink French Fries — intermingled with what looks to me like Pot Leaves — at the recent Affordable Art Fair, I immediately thought another artist was highjacking the ideas of whimsical pop artist Betsy Enzensberger, but I was mistaken.
Continue reading Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Glitter French Fries Sculpture
This photo was taken way back in September of 2019 at one of several visits I made to the overwhelmingly cool Beyond The Streets exhibit in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Somehow, it’s been hiding in my file of Pink Things for over three years and, while its fortunate to have found to, it’s also too bad I did not give some it coverage three years ago when the exhibit was still in progress, but I was able to find out the that artist is Bill Barminski!