News Tagged: Fine Art

  • The Art of Style Writing: Gorey Profiles Master Penman Jake Weidmann

    Naturally graffiti writers often have an obsession with letters. In the world of calligraphy, very few people have earned the prestigious title of Master Penman, Gorey looks at the work of one of the few who have, Jake Weidmann.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday January 15, 2013

  • 12ozProphet Exclusive: Bob Dob Studio Visit

    A studio visit with artist Bob Dob for his first solo show in 3 years. See his show tonight, November 2nd 2012 at La Luz De Jesus Gallery. There will be 86 new pieces of art on display and a limited edition silk screened Mouseketeer Army poster will be available after the show.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday November 02, 2012

  • Recap: Van Arno "Ice Loves Rococo" at Corey Helford Gallery

    On October 13, CHG Circa-the Corey Helford Gallery’s new sister gallery exhibited recent work from Van Arno titled “Ice Loves Rococo”.

    ©12ozProphet - Saturday October 20, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Exclusive: Van Arno Studio Visit

    Preparing for his solo show this weekend Saturday, October 13, 2012, Corey Helford’s new gallery CHG Circa presents “Ice Loves Rococo,” featuring the new paintings of Van Arno in chromatic Rococo vision, his third solo show with Corey Helford. “The Rococo era followed the overblown, overdecorated Baroque period, but put a more informal,...

    ©12ozProphet - Friday October 12, 2012

  • PBS NewsHour: Where Detroit Industry Has Floundered, Art Scene Flourishes

    Check out this interesting 10-minute news report of the flourishing art scene in Detroit. Thanks to doubleyoueyel for posting this link in the Writers Forum. Check out all of the latest graffiti from the streets of the Motor City in the Detroit thread.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday July 27, 2012

  • Last Chance: "Motion: The Art of Movement" at Corey Helford Gallery

    This weekend in the last to check out Motion: The Art of Movement at Corey Helford Gallery. The massive group show opened on June 9th included work from 25 up and coming contemporary artists picked personally by Jan Corey Helford.

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday June 28, 2012

  • Katsu Sculpture By Evan Roth

    Here is a sneak preview of a new 3D model from Award Winning Graffiti Analysis creator Evan Roth. Looks like Katsu is next on the list to recieve a physical duplication of their tag.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday June 22, 2012

  • Recap: Evan Hecox "Dark Island" At Joshua Liner Gallery

    Tenement rows and storefronts braided in between bicycles, gates, subtle graffiti covered trucks and the common NYC wandering flâneur, are what compose the theme of Evan Hecox's work for "Dark Island".

    ©12ozProphet - Friday June 22, 2012

  • Futura Does The Cover For Exit Magazine

    UK Magazine EXIT gave Futura 2000 the opportunity to do the cover for their latest Spring/Summer 2012 issue. A full length article with Futura, including a review of his "Expansions" exhibition in Paris, will be included in this issue.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday June 08, 2012

  • Recap: Todd James “Yield to Temptation” at Nanzuka Gallery in...

    New York City artists and former graffiti writer Todd James (aka Reas), recently had his first solo exhibition at the Nanzuka Gallery in Tokyo, Japan. His new works include vibrant colored paintings of girls, pirates, and soldiers amongst other imagery. Nanzuka Underground and PictureBox have also created a book of sketches made for paintings in...

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday June 05, 2012

  • Video: A Brief History of John Baldessari Narrated by Tom Waits

    John Baldessari is one of the most influential artists to ever live. Check out this awesome short biography done by Tom Waits that is witty as hell and hilarious.

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday May 16, 2012

  • Street Artists as New York Nightlife's Core Figures

    In Disotecture part 2, street artists Keith Haring, Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf are described as some of the leaders of club design in the late 70's and 80's. On the gritty downtown NY stage, they were regarded as the people's artists of New York City, and subsequently turned into interior designers.

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday May 10, 2012