Tyson Anthony Roberts | Deconstructed Landscapes Artmuse is pleased to introduce you to our new artist, Tyson Anthony Roberts. We learned of his work through Artmuse.com curator and design blogger, Jaime Derringer of Design Milk. We very much enjoy his fresh take on the landscape and hope you do too! Tyson is based in California and studied art and biology at UC Davis. Currently working in primarily acrylic, gouache, and crayon, Tyson renders rural and urban landscapes of a different variety. Working from photographs, he distills and edits the key elements, thoughtfully selects the colors, and reconstructs the scene using a series . . .
Today we have a treat for you. We have not one, but two new Jim Flora editions. Known for his irreverent, jazz-inspired illustrations, Flora’s art will bring a welcomed whimsy into your home. You can read artmuse.com contributor, Grant McDaniels’ POV on The Outrageously Cool Jim Flora here. Live Artfully. Always. Abstract Tangle 3 by Jim Flora Print: $25 / $75 / $200+ Framed: $135 / $220 / $395+ Free U.S. shipping for all framed prints! Giant Fish by Jim Flora Print: $25 / $75 / $200+ Framed: $135 / $220 / $395+ Free U.S. shipping for all framed . . .
The Outrageously Cool Jim Flora Modern, youthful, sinister at times, but distinctive, with a “go-lucky I’m free” and “I dance a quick jive”—this is Jim Flora’s work to me. My initial exposure to Flora’s art was on the Columbia (1940s) and RCA Victor (1950s) album covers of the original jazz pressings I collected during my teen years in the 70s. Seeing new album covers with his illustrations would be like moments jiving to a hip beat through a maze of lindy hop routines with so many lines, angles and distinctive motifs. First glance might seem like crammed discordant imagery. But, . . .
Artmuse is proud to showcase artist Jennifer Chenoweth with Sphere of Influence and Circle of Influence as our newest collectible affordable art editions. Recently, our artmuse.com contributor, Reese Darby, had an in-depth discussion with Chenoweth about architecture, painting, philosophy, and parenthood. Revealing the beautiful moiré effect with her work and life, Chenoweth speaks effortlessly, gracefully and with humor about these complex topics. AM: Firstly, tell me a little bit more about Sphere of Influence and Circle of Influence. JC: They are scans of existing paintings for the background, plus scans of some transparency images that are layered together. There are . . .
Born in 1962, Painter David Leonard has shown regularly in Austin, Texas and nationally, and since 2004 in commercial galleries. He has a BFA in Fine Art for painting from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. He discovered his passion for art at a young age. His first subjects: people and places. His later inspiration: cityscapes, landscapes and man-made objects—often industrial. His blue-hued oil paintings convey a certain calmness one would not typically associate with the subject. “It’s true I don’t care for edgy tension. I prefer a balanced calmness. I want the viewer to be at ease with . . .