Milja Ficpatrik

Milja Ficpatrik

Ok, I know it's so damn corny to quote somebody just to describe yourself, let alone Confucius, but this quote says all about my relationship with Widewalls, so forgive me for doing this: Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Am I forgiven?
Ed Moses portrait - photo credit LA Times Ed Moses

Ed Moses, an eminent American abstract painter was one of the central figures in the Los Angeles circle of artists for more than fifty years. His exhibitions at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles were among the key events at West Coast art scene from 1957 to...

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MaisMenos - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of the artist MaisMenos

MaisMenos (more precisely spelled as ±MAISMENOS±, with the plus-minus signs) is an intervention art project by Portuguese artist Miguel Januário which offers a critical reflection on the model of political, social and economic organization that...

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Olafur Eliasson Olafur Eliasson

There are a number of goals anyone’s art may be aimed to fulfill – from existing just for the sake of it to sharing one’s ideas and beliefs with the world. Some see the possibility of art to influence a wide audience, making artwork that is both...

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Imi Knoebel

The explorations of intense relations between different pictorial elements occupied Imi Knoebel greatly and made him one of the burgeoning European abstract artists of the post-war period. The lessons learned from the avant-garde helped him a lot in finding...

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Hajime Sorayama in his studio - Image via  andronikiphotosheltercom Hajime Sorayama

Predicting the future, Hajime Sorayama announces the world of seductive robotic women through his imaginative and highly accomplished paintings in the hyper-realistic style. Creating art that has always been ahead of their time, during the 1970’s his...

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Minimal and Conceptual Art William Anastasi

William Anastasi is concerned as one of the pioneers in conceptualism and minimalism. He is famous for his Subway, Pocket, and Walking drawings that explore the autonomy and functions of the artistic objects. The artist has established a very interesting and...

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Zenoy - BATTLE BBOY LETTERS, 2013 Zenoy

Zenoy is a French street artist, whose style is recognizable for its combination of text with comics and other Pop art figures. After humble beginnings of appearing on the subway trains and walls, where he developed his appreciation for tagging and writing...

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Contemporary Art David Lynch

Widely considered as one of the world’s top living filmmakers and movie innovators, David Lynch is an avant-garde director who is revered for his ability to film mind-bending visions of reality that simultaneously entrance and disturb the viewers. He is...

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Richard-Long-Portrait-of-the-artist Richard Long

Richard Long is one of the most famous British land artists, known for his groundbreaking pieces and original vision that earned him many prizes and awards. He has been a land artist who uses walking as a way of expressing himself since the late 60s but has...

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Eduardo Paolozzi in London - Sculpture works in scottish gallery and home school echo that the scottish culture is independent from London Eduardo Paolozzi

Enchanted by modern machines and the rapid development of technology, Eduardo Paolozzi produced graphic art, collages, pottery, films, mosaics and sculptures. Mainly driven by industrial engineering, this prolific and inventive Scottish artist was a prominent...

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Ron Arad Ron Arad

Ron Arad is a famous Israeli mastermind designer, artist, and architect who constantly experiments the boundaries between these disciplines with his diverse and bold creativity. His international breakthrough happened when he invented the Rover chair and...

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Robert Motherwell - Portrait Robert Motherwell

Considered as one of the most eminent American Abstract Expressionist painters, Robert Motherwell is not just a founder of the New York School, alongside Philip Guston, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko, but has also proved himself as an...

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Ronald Ventura - Photo of the artist Ronald Ventura

Ronald Ventura is the most famous and successful Filipino contemporary artist known primarily for his multilayered works that stands for the miscellaneous national, historical, cultural and religious identity of the Philippines. Featuring a wide and complex...

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Magic Realism Konrad Klapheck

In Konrad Klapheck’s work comically absurd, sexually indicative and magnified cartoonlike everyday objects had found its depiction in a very strict, strong, vivid and stark style. This German graphic artist and painter have become famous for his Typewriters...

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Alberto Giacometti - Photo of the artist in his studio - Image via dailyartfixx paris jean annette biography Alberto Giacometti

Emerging out of the conceptual basis of Surrealism and Cubism, Alberto Giacometti established his unique aesthetic style with delicate figurative sculptures and expressive portraits that resulted from intense observations. Particularly fascinated by...

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Spencer Mar Guilburt Spencer Mar Guilburt

Bored with the dull life of Malibu, Spencer Mar Guilburt is back in Venice, where he indulges in the vibrant life style which corresponds his fiery style. Spencer criticizes the gentrification that’s happening in Venice Beach, but won’t leave Los Angeles....

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Ravi Zupa - photo of the artist Ravi Zupa

Ravi Zupa is an eclectic and self-taught American artist from Denver, Colorado that creates interesting pastiche prints, manufactured sculptures, music videos and big installations using a variety of styles and techniques. He finds his biggest inspiration in...

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Urban and Street Art Sten Lex

From Rome and Taranto in Italy, comes a duo of street artists, by the name Sten Lex. Famous for their style which can be considered as a crossroad between Op Art (Optical art), photography and stencil, their work is characterized by a highly developed...

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