In 2008, with the launch of TheGreatNude, we set about “recreating” famous Nudes to generate a some of our first videos. Here’s a re-release of one of our first of those videos, a Life-painting session where we attempt to recreate Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” with my guest, italian artist Giorgio Casu. This is HANDY CAM pre-HD video, and we’ve certainly improved our productions since this video. But we had a great model, and I can’t believe we fit all those people in my tiny Hell’s Kitchen studio apartment! And how about that Red Wig?
This is our first session together and I am working with the iPad to do some quick sketches, chat, and get acquainted with each other. I spent an hour working on these three drawings. I started with a portrait of Sweet Pea’s face, then did two quick 20 minute sketches of her seated on a […]
Figurative Complexity • John Belardo has sculptures and drawings on exhibit at the Romano Gallery at the Blair Academy – October 27 to November 28. Check out one of John’s beautiful works here. Romano Gallery Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 07825 Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM or by appointment, […]
TGN Publisher Jeffrey Wiener went down to the Emmanuel Fremin Gallery in 2014 to meet with Ted Lawson and discuss his artworks. Lawson, who’s works span the range between abstract and realistic art, continues to push the boundaries of where technology and the figure intersect.