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CNN Features Gottfried Helnwein “Astonishing photo-realistic portraits you won’t believe were painted by hand”
CNN World Recently featured Gottfried Helnwein on the “Ones to Watch” in an article they titled “Astonishing photo-realistic portraits you won’t believe were painted by hand”. The images you are about to see may shock or confound you. When portraiture looks this realistic, it can be hard to accept that what you see is just paint on a canvas, or ink scratches on a page. Discover nine of the finest artists from around the world who are recreating humans in their art — with strikingly lifelike results. Gottfried Helnwein frequently depicts children in his gigantic, mesmerizing portraits, along with “low culture” icons including Donald Duck, with the loss of childhood innocence as a reoccurring theme.
Stephen Ibbott “The One & Only” – Voted “Must See” by Now Magazine
Ray Caesar, “The Trouble With Angels” Featured in Beautiful Bizarre
Master digital artist Ray Caesar‘s solo exhibition, ‘The Trouble With Angels’ opens in Rome on the 14th of February at 7:00 pm for the public reception at the Dorthy Circus Gallery, with Ray in attendance! This will be followed on February 15 by a museum show at the Palazzo Saluzzo Paesana, Turin.
The work from Ray’s exhibition is featured in the soon to be released March issue of beautiful.bizarre magazine, so we have kindly been given a sneak peek at the pieces he will be showing in Italy next week. Below we share some of these with you.
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Ray Caesar in Time Magazine
Check Out the World’s Best Collection of Cat Art. Ray Caesar, Anita Kunz, along side Tracey Emin and other top artists contribute to Cat Art Show in Los Angeles
An upcoming exhibit of cat-inspired art in Los Angeles is the latest opportunity for people who generally browse online cat photos and videos by themselves to appreciate them with other fans IRL (in real life).
“Cat Art Show” — a free event that runs from Jan. 25 to Feb. 2 at the gallery 101/exhibit on Santa Monica Boulevard — is expected to feature a little over 100 works for sale by 78 artists and donate some of the proceeds to the Stray Cat Alliance of Los Angeles.
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Cats, the Crips Take Over the L.A. Art Scene
Black book covers one of Los Angeles largest art shows ever to hit the scene. Proof that the felines-in-art trend has more than nine lives: “The Cat Art Show,” coming to Los Angeles in late January, which showcases the work of dozens of artists, from Shepard Fairey to Tracey Emin, Ray Caesar and Anita Kunz. (Some of the profit from the selling exhibition will benefit the city’s Stray Cat Alliance.)
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Work in Progress – by David Cain
David J. Cain Murdochville, Canada b.1964
David J. Cain began his career working at CityTV. A good place for a total novice looking to learn from the ground up. However, his first love has always been drama. So eventually he joined the Cinematographers Guild where, over the years, he was lucky enough to work on a few features and TV movies. His current work ranges from corporate and documentaries to narrative; from writing, directing, cinematography, editing and composting.
This is the first of many shorts films David plans to create in his off time for Gallery House.
To reach him via email please contact him at email@example.com
Ray Caesar – Language of the Human Mind & Why Broccoli is Important
Ray Caesar, Tea with Me & He 40 x 30″
Ray Caesar of Gallery House has a new and full interview at 144D blog site –find out what inspires Ray, his philosophy on life and why broccoli is important! Click here.
Ray Caesar featured in Arrested Motion
Last weekend, CHG Circa presented a survey of the work of Ray Caesar (interviewed) – past and present. Featuring a mix of older limited editions as well as all new works, the Toronto-based digital artist reacquainted his fans in Los Angeles with his disturbing and surreal portraiture. One of the rare artists we feature who has made the unconventional medium a success, Caesar has proven his unusual and unique vision shines through no matter how he choses to express it.
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Ray Caesar covered in Platinum Cheese
This April marks the return of Ray Caesar to the Corey Helford family as they present an exhibition highlighting a decade of highly personal yet hunting works from the digital artist. ‘Ray Caesar: New and Rare Works’, will unveil at CHG Circa with six new works and three studies, plus a catalogue of works reflecting his evolution. “As a retrospective, I wanted to show a selection of work from the different stages of the past and definitely show work that hasn’t been seen on the West Coast before,” says Caesar. When asked to describe his aesthetic, the artist replies, “Pretty pictures with a little pinch of pain and putridity portraying the past of a person with more than a few peculiar problems.”
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Ray Caesar Featured on Wooden Leg
Ray Caesar will exhibit new and rare stuff on Saturday, April 13 at CHG Circa, Culver City, CA, USA. If you are not familiar with Mr Caesar work, here some facts: Ray was born in London in 1957 and moved to Canada at early age. From 1980 to 1996 he worked in the art & photography department of the Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto, documenting disturbing cases of child abuse, surgical reconstruction, psychology, and animal research. From 1998 he started using 3D modeling software Maya, mastered while working in digital animation for television and film industries. Sum all these data up and you have his digital paintings as result. Needless to mention Ray Caesar is one of the most outstanding artists of the beginning of this millennium.
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