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Archangel Michael a/k/a Saint Michael a/k/a Sf. Mihai

archangel michael a/k/a sf. mihai gif art by amy adams

Sf. Mihai or Archangel Michael was mentioned to me in particular by an ex-cop turned Santeria Priest named Rob at a Botanica about 20 years ago. Since then I’ve had a keen interest in this leader of the other archangels. I have often identified with the warrior archetype and he is a warrior. In the past I’ve made some sketches of him, this is the first mixed media work, paint […]

Aurora art, not the phenomena in space but the singer songwriter

aurora the singer songwriter art - prints available for sale by amy adams art a/k/a amyincluj

Popular culture art with an original mixed media work of Aurora the young singer songwriter. Combining traditional art creation processes with technology including deep dream, digital painting and working with layers upon layers there are many iterations of one image that all started with a piece of paper, paint, conte crayon, carbon and pastels. Here is a gallery with some of the final digital images.

Suicide Squad Art

Harley Quinn original art by amy adams a/k/a amyincluj Suicide Squad - superhero or supervillain? Worst. Heroes. Ever.

I’ve been a lot pre-occupied the last couple of days with creating little videos, various drawings and digital versions of Katana and Harley Quinn both characters from the upcoming movie Suicide Squad. So here are 2 more gifs and Katana’s gif is my favorite – I’m having so much fun! Let me know what you think in the comments!

Ode to Henri Cartier Bresson: Romanian Train Limited Edition Prints

Fine Art Print Edition of Ode to Henri Cartier Bresson by Amy Adams

Limited Edition Signed Prints Fine Art limited edition signed prints on 100% Cotton canvas of my oil painting Ode to Henri Cartier Bresson the original oil painting was painted around 2007/2008 as a re-imagined version of the original photograph of a couple on a train. It seems fitting to paint a version of his photograph since he studied painting. Yet, I didn’t know that when I decided to re-imagine his […]

Major Ai Weiwei exhibition champions the visual power of dissent

Ai Weiwei "Spy Camera Lanterns

Maurizio Marinelli, University of Sussex In Chinese, the term “dissident” is translated in two different ways. The first (持不同政见者) has a very clear political connotation and literally refers to a person who supports a heterodox political opinion. The second (异己) indicates a more general alterity and non-conformism, the first character (异) alluding to something that is uncanny, out of the ordinary. Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose latest exhibition opens at […]

The building blocks of dissidence: Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and #Legogate

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s installation titled Sacred at London’s Royal Academy of Arts in London, September 2015. AAP One

Ai Weiwei has been in the news quite a lot lately so today we are sharing this article written by Anne Harris from Monash University. Later this week there will be more shared here as well. Thanks for visiting the blog and feel free to share your thoughts and opinions in the comment section. Below this article are a series of links to ‘#legogate‘ articles. Author: Anne Harris, Monash UniversityThe […]

Max Beckmann, German Expressionist Painter

Max Beckmann Painting The Rape of Euorpa

Artists I like: Max Beckmann Selected Works progressing from 1901 until the 1940’s Beckmann PDFs Thanks for stopping by and reading about Max Beckmann. I hope that you will be moved and excited by his art. A new comment system is in place – for awhile there was no commenting but it’s back 🙂 So, feel free to leave a comment and don’t forget to share this article on twitter […]

More on Philip Evergood

Pittsburgh Family by artist Phillip Evergood

You can click on any of the slides above for a full view of the image. When I first posted the first 2 images shown here back in 2012 on other posts, I really didn’t know or find a lot of info on the artist. Having revisted the works, decided to look for more info on the artist Phillip Evergood and share it here. At the bottom of this article […]

Art Blog: Articles, Random Art Blog Posts, Resources and Info

paved with gold art by amy marie adams

amy marie adams [a/k/a amy adams] change-maker, visual artist and blogger Artists I Like the Series Artists I like my blog series can include a full detailed article or might just be an image. What artists do you like? Articles & Info for Artists Articles in this section are written by various authors exploring art. Art MAG Visual Art Mag Visual is a series of collections and articles from Medium […]

ARTICLE: The Liberty Project: What’s behind it? and a few pix

the liberty project study 2 - artist amy marie adams

Studies for the Liberty Project: Two Paintings Acrylic on stretched canvas 30x40cm Oil on canvas mounted on board 40x40cm Here are 2 recent paintings for a project that I am working on, for now I will call it ‘The Liberty Project.’ Over the last years it seems that there is a lot of hate towards immigrants in the US and in addition since the whole 9/11 incident the US government […]

Josef Albers, Master of Colour

Gropius project - Josef Albers Stained Glass

Artist’s I Like: Josef Albers Josef Albers was a master of colour and a teacher. I was first introduced to him when his book Interaction of Color was on the syllabus for the foundation Color Theory course in college. Along with his book we were required to purchase a pack of very expensive beautiful paper and in addition to a myriad of painting and drawing color projects, we were required […]

Hugo Simberg Finnish Symbolist Painter

The art of Hugo Simberg - Garden of Death

UPDATE: Today on this 10th day of September 2015 (orig pub date 30/04/2013), I decided to post a quick update to this article on my blog since I came across an article that really grabbed my attention. It was on Hugo Simberg’s photographs. At the bottom of the page is the link to it. Previously, I hadn’t thought of Simberg as referencing photographs in his art process, yet he does. […]

Alexandru Ciucurencu (Romanian, Post-Impressionism, 1903–1977)

alexandru ciucurencu painting

The first painting, which I personally prefer, shown here by Alexandru Ciucurencu is based on a passage from a poem by renowned Romanian author Mihai Eminescu, “Imparat si proletar” (Rulers and Workers) the author of the article doesn’t specifically say what passage of the poem and I am unfamiliar with this work so there is not interpretation or speculation here, although I wonder if there is something else behind it. […]

Thomas Hart Benton, American Artist

Thomas Hart Benton - american painter - oil painting "The Hailstorm"

Thomas Hart Benton was an american painter who painted everyday life. Shown above are 2 oil paintings that illustrate his use of colour – 1. The Sheepherder 2. The Hailstorm That is my favorite thing about his works is how he uses colour. You can read more about Thomas Hart Benton here. Feel free to add any links to his works in the comments section. Artists I Like: Thomas Hart […]

Giacomo Brunelli BW Photos

Giacomo Brunelli's Dog Photograph from his book The Animals [Copyright Giacomo Brunelli]]

Dog Photograph from his book The Animals Giacomo Brunelli does not publish basic photography, he creates works – herein lies the difference between art photography and photography in general. On a personal note I am particularly fond of animals as subjects in creative works. Here is a collection where animals are shown in ways that can evoke a myriad of thoughts, feelings and stir your emotions. You can see an […]

Constantin Brancusi, Romanian Artist & Sculptor

Brancusi Seated photo of a photo from Atelier Museum in Paris by Bogdan Badulescu

Artists I Like: Constantin Brancusi Constantin Brancusi’s atelier in Paris, I didn’t go when in Paris but a friend of mine did. Recently I viewed his pix on FB and asked to share them in my artists i like series. So here they are and following them are a few excellent links with his bio, photos and other info about this great romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi. To see more photos […]

ARTICLE: Assigning titles to artworks: Untitled drawing and my thoughts about titles

Female Face Pastel Drawing | Artist Amy Marie Adams

Should an artist title their work or not? Recently an impassioned discussion occured just about that topic. Most of the participants thought titles were important for various reasons – the majority did. All of the people in the discussion have different reasons for making and presenting their art as well. Personally, I do title but more as a matter of tracking then anything else, it is more convenient for me. […]

Mircea Roman, Romanian Sculptor

Image of a work by Mircea Roman a romanian sculptor

Mircea Roman is an award winning sculptor who studied in Cluj, left Romania for London for some years and then came back. Below you’ll find a few good links in english and/or romanian. Regardless of which language, either way good pix so you can see the work. Also shared here is a youtube interview with him and larger images of the works shared on this page in the gallery. Hope […]

Maria Truța a Romanian Painter

IImage of Maria Truta's painting Laughing Crying (rasu plansu)

Artists I Like: Maria Truța In 2007 there was a retrospective of Maria Truța’s work at the Muzeul de Arta in Cluj-Napoca. She graduated from Cluj’s art academy in 1968. This is a scan of a 40×40 oil painting with a title translated to english is Laughing Crying from the exhibition catalog. There is an article about the exposition in romanian here.

Emilio Ortiz, painter, Mexico

Emilio Ortiz: Study for a fresco, oil painting

Emilio Ortiz was a Mexican artist (1936 – 1987) Artists I Like: Emilio Ortiz Some of his works have been up for auction but not a lot of info is available about the artist. Here is one I found for sale online – I did find however the following excerpt on wikipedia where he is included in a list of artists in a movement called – Nueva Presencia Nueva Presencia […]