The Artsia Blog http://www.artsia.com/articles-view?keys= en Artist Focus: Alastair Taylor http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-alastair-taylor <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="630" height="465" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/taylor2.jpg?1393869842" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Grande', sans-serif; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">This month our Artist Focus interviewee comes all the way from Australia.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-alastair-taylor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-alastair-taylor#comments Acrylic Paintings artist interview Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:04:14 +0000 superadmin 47495 at http://www.artsia.com Artist Focus: Karen Griffiths http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-karen-griffiths <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="630" height="628" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/karen1.jpg?1390852073" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Grande', sans-serif; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Our interview for this month&rsquo;s Artist Focus is with British painter Karen Griffiths, whose extraordinary oil and acrylic paintings feature solitary figures against abstracted backgrounds.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-karen-griffiths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-karen-griffiths#comments Oil Paintings People artist interview interview oil painter Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:47:53 +0000 superadmin 40656 at http://www.artsia.com Artist Focus: Jon Glaser http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-jon-glaser <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="420" height="630" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/glaser1.jpg?1388251366" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Grande', sans-serif; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 17.99715805053711px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Our interview for this month&rsquo;s Artist Focus is with Jon Glaser, an American photographer capturing the beauty of nature on film. His photos have a calm stillness to them, even though the clouds might have been billowing past and the water rushing through.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-jon-glaser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-jon-glaser#comments Photographic Art artist artist interview photographer interview Photography Sat, 28 Dec 2013 17:22:46 +0000 superadmin 36351 at http://www.artsia.com Artist Focus: Simon Goss http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-simon-goss <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="506" height="630" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/simon1.jpg?1384979108" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Grande', sans-serif; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 17.99715805053711px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Simon <span data-scayt_word="Goss" data-scaytid="39">Goss</span> works as a graphic designer, but in his spare time he steps away from the screen to attend live model classes and paint the human form in watercolor.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-simon-goss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-simon-goss#comments Watercolours artist interview interview simon goss watercolor Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:26:43 +0000 superadmin 31293 at http://www.artsia.com Artist Focus: Slavomir Zombek http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-slavomir-zombek <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="482" height="630" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/zombeck1.jpg?1382993630" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-slavomir-zombek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-slavomir-zombek#comments Limited Edition Prints Minimalist artist interview Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:55:10 +0000 superadmin 29292 at http://www.artsia.com Meet Hal Lasko, 98-Year-Old Pixel Painter http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/meet-hal-lasko-98-year-old-pixel-painter <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="703" height="472" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/Screen%20Shot%202013-10-05%20at%209.07.57%20PM.png?1381033375" /> </div> </div> </div> <div><span style="line-height: 1.2;">Way before we started painting on tablets and sending emails instead of letters, Hal </span><span data-scayt_word="Lasko" data-scaytid="3" style="line-height: 1.2;">Lasko</span><span style="line-height: 1.2;"> worked as a graphic artist by hand. </span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.2;">Now, Hal&rsquo;s 98 and still at it. In 2005 he switched to digital painting, and now spends up to 10 hours a day on his work.</span></div><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/meet-hal-lasko-98-year-old-pixel-painter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/meet-hal-lasko-98-year-old-pixel-painter#comments hal lasko pixel painter Sun, 06 Oct 2013 04:22:56 +0000 superadmin 27445 at http://www.artsia.com Jerusalem Holds Its First Biennale, Showcasing 50 Artists At Five Venues http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/jerusalem-holds-its-first-biennale-showcasing-50-artists-five-venues <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="800" height="597" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/998537_602548446443888_2021066161_n.jpg?1379293722" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Today is the opening day of Jerusalem&#39;s first <span data-scayt_word="biennale" data-scaytid="45">biennale</span>, the latest city to join the growing list of places that step into the cultural spotlight every other year.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Running from Sept. 15 until the end of October, the <span data-scayt_word="biennale" data-scaytid="62">biennale</span>&nbsp;is comprised of six exhibitions at five locations that represent more than 50 Jewish artists in total.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/jerusalem-holds-its-first-biennale-showcasing-50-artists-five-venues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/jerusalem-holds-its-first-biennale-showcasing-50-artists-five-venues#comments jerusalem biennale jewish contemporary art Mon, 16 Sep 2013 01:08:42 +0000 superadmin 24947 at http://www.artsia.com Artist Focus: Viktor Khachtchanski http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-viktor-khachtchanski <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image-preview"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_blog_image_preview" width="630" height="500" alt="" src="http://www.artsia.com/sites/default/files/blog/%5Buser%5D/images/viktor1.jpg?1377391030" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Lucida Sans Unicode', 'Lucida Grande', sans-serif; line-height: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Our Artist Focus this month comes all the way from Finland -- surrealist painter&nbsp;Viktor <span data-scayt_word="Khachtchanski" data-scaytid="1">Khachtchanski</span>, whose melting scenes of shape and <span data-scayt_word="colour" data-scaytid="2">colour</span> take us to another world entirely.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-viktor-khachtchanski" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.artsia.com/blog-detail/superadmin/artist-focus-viktor-khachtchanski#comments Oil Paintings Surrealist artist focus artist interview surrealist painting Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:37:40 +0000 superadmin 22764 at http://www.artsia.com