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Brett F. Harvey, powerful male nude sculpture

Brett F. Harvey, powerful male nude sculpture

In order to convey my own concepts of masculinity and beauty, my work presents a dichotomy between intimidating physicality and pensive vulnerability. This upends historical tropes, and speaks to the inner emotions and experiences conflicting and encompassing all humanity. I hope that my own attempts to try to better understand these spiritual and philosophical concepts…

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How to Ship Paintings, Guide for Artists & Galleries

How to Ship Paintings, Guide for Artists & Galleries

Xanadu Gallery Owner, Jason Horejs shares decades of shipping experience. Professionalism I have often declared that artists and gallerists are as much in the performance art business as the visual art business. We want to convey to the collector that the work of art they just bought, or are considering to buy, is a masterpiece….

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Vivian T-N Ho, figurative painter & author

Vivian T-N Ho, figurative painter & author

June 15, 2016 | figurative painting | No Comments

Vivian T-N Ho is the artist and pen name of Truc-Nhu Ho, PhD. Vivian is an American trained Vietnamese artist who resides in the U.S. In addition to a 3-year studio art education at the University of Utah where she learned figurative drawing and painting from the late portrait painter Alvin Gittins and figurative artist…

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Keith Perelli, figurative art printmaker

Keith Perelli, figurative art printmaker

June 11, 2016 | mixed media art | 2 Comments

I have explored monotype as a means of experimenting with embedded collage and drawing within the structure of a printed painting. Embracing the unforgiving nature of the process and the unexpected were liberating aspects of this challenging medium. Included in these works are ideas exploring; healing as it relates to natural disasters cancer or mental…

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Lauren Amalia Redding, figurative metalpoint, silverpoint

Lauren Amalia Redding, figurative metalpoint, silverpoint

June 8, 2016 | life drawing | No Comments

Within my art practice, I draw upon two primary influences: my mother’s Cuban family and their cultural and personal legacies, and the meticulous draftsmanship that constitutes my technical fulcrum. I primarily work in the anachronistic medium of silverpoint, drawing with a piece of silver or gold in a stylus to create delicate works that require…

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How To Pack Paintings for International Shipping, Ric Nagualero

How To Pack Paintings for International Shipping, Ric Nagualero

6 minutes of humorous but very informative video tutorial, Ric handles his artwork with respect and does not forget to add his Certificate of Authenticity and I like the way he turns up tabs to tape ends for easy removal, way to go Tapeman!! Love the zany music and sound effects! When reviewing shipping strategies,…

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