1 09 2015


Alexandr Starodubov

14 08 2015

I was born in Moscow in 1959. I live in Moscow. I use mixed media in my work: tempera, acrylic. Probably, my genes, for it was a matter of chance. I have been painting professionally since 1988 after the retirement from the Army. Before that I was an amateur artist.

Louis Vivin

13 05 2015

Vivin was self-taught and a representative of naïve painting. He showed great enthusiasm for painting as a child, but his career took him in a completely different direction: he worked as a postal clerk until 1922, pursuing his art only in his spare time.[2] Eventually, he was discovered by the German art critic Wilhelm Uhde (1874–1947), an association which helped him start exhibitions and build a reputation as a serious artist. When he worked in the postal service, his job was an inspector. Once he retired in the year of 1923, Louis Vivin finally took up the full-time part of being an artist.[3] His birthplace was in the city of Hadol, France. He moved to Paris, France in the year of 1889 where he lived with his wife in the district of Montparnasse.

There is something very calming about naive art. Like when I was a kid and we played with minature cars and trucks creating our own little worlds where nothing ever went wrong.

Franz Xavier Winterhalter

1 03 2015

Franz Xaver Winterhalter was a German painter and lithographer, known for his portraits of royalty in the mid-nineteenth century. His name has become associated with fashionable court portraiture.

These are the selfies of the 19th century. Vanity is not a modern invention.



Brad Kunkle

28 12 2014

I find Kunkle’s work interesting mostly because of the gilding. Gold or copper, I am not sure. It is mesmerizing. The paintings themselves leave me a little confused. I’m not sure what any of them are about. If  you watch the video you can get a feel of his opening show. Seems like he sells very well.

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Ben Kehoe

29 11 2014

He (Ben Kehoe) lives in another world. One not too far from The Family Guy. I was going to put a clip from the show in here but they are pretty crude… Ben Kehoe’s work is not crude. But a little tongue in cheek. Or a least a grin. Like the Bob Newhart Show.

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rudy nappi

27 11 2014

The dramas and cliches grown out of teenage boy fantasies. Tough guys and loose women. The ones that didn’t graduate from high school and hung around the local gas station.

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