Tags archives: neo-pop

'Want To See A Sad Boy Smile? Pay Him' Opens At Studio 900

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On April 14, Art Nouveau Magazine presented Want To See A Sad Boy Smile? Pay Him, the debut solo exhibition by artist/designer GreatEclectic at Studio 900 in Atlanta, GA. GreatEclectic gave viewers a glimpse into his elaborate rants and musings on fame, power, money, love, the rise and the fall and our generation’s obsession with celebrity. His signat[...]

The "Girls, Girls, Girls" Issue Available Now

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It's officially spring. The birds are chirping. Pimps and players are flirting. And the girls? Well depending on who you ask, they run the world. It wouldn’t be spring without a tribute to the girls, girls, girls. Art Nouveau’s Spring issue, entitled Girls, Girls, Girls is a tribute to the art of vintage pin-ups. You can see traces of the influence in[...]

Constant Surprises: Monica Ellis Finds Us

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For the past couple of weeks, I've been meeting some interesting artists in the most inconspicuous ways. Take for instance Monica Ellis. Just the other day, my friend and I were killing some time because we had to wait for the restaurant to buzz us when they were ready for us, so we wandered around because the place was too crowded, and we stumbled upon [...]

Preview GreatEclectic's Show Before It Opens Thursday

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  I've never met GreatEclectic, but I know him quite well. I've never felt more innately connected to someone with whom I've never shared conventional contact; but that is the beautiful mystery that is the Great Mister Daye. He conveys and connects with the world and the one individual alike, because he is his work; as with any masterpiece,[...]

PaperFrank Piece In Atlanta

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Atlanta based artist PaperFrank has been killing the arts scene in Atlanta. From RockSmith Clothing to City of Ink his signature style, a mix of neo pop and anime, is everywhere. You Mad? If you have a great photo of “Art is Everywhere” email it to info@an-mag.com with the subject message “ART IS EVERYWHERE.” Click here for everything we've got on [...]

Spray Paint Can Art by Dillon Boy

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While browsing Flickr I came across these spray paint can art pieces by Dillon Boy. Witty and political his cans are bright as the sun but the messages are grim as a Charlie Sheen drunken voicemail. At once there is Mickey Mouse splattered in blood on one can and Hello Kitty with sex on the brain--literally. Take a closer look at Dillon Boy's Spray Paint[...]

Artist of the Week: B. Denise

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  B. Denise didn't go to HIllman, but she's got class. The 20-year-old South Dakota born artist, yes I said South Dakota, is currently in the studio knocking out new paintings of everything that influences her thought process. B. Denise is Art Nouveau Magazine's Artist of the Week. Take a closer look at her work below. [nggallery id=491] &nbs[...]

Artist of the Week: Risa Marie

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Risa Marie is your number one fan. At least if you're a hip musician. The painter graduated from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with a BA in Illustration and currently lives in Minnesota where she creates beautifully rendered portraits of everyone from Pharrell Williams, to Kid Cudi and Chester French. Risa Marie is Art Nouveau Magazine's Artist o[...]

Greg Gossel's Four Pieces For 'Quentin vs. Coen' Show

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Remember when Bill Murray was Greg Gossel's muse. Gone is that chum face. The violent and cult followed directors Quentin Tarantino and The Coen Brothers are the artists latest inspiration. At least for this group show they are. On April 7, Spoke Art will present Quentin vs. Coen - a tribute to the films of Tarantino and the Brothers at Bold Hype [...]

Spraypaint Lust: The Art Of Chris Hobe

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Atlanta based, SoCal born artist Chris Hobe recently sent me these images of his latest work. His mixed media work finds the artist giving 70's and 80's pin up and commercial art a fresh take. The artist tells me he's involved in the design and branding of an artistic movement called ARTISTIC REVOLUTIONARY THREAD (A.R.T). Check out more of his work after[...]

Hometown Glory: Amy Ahlstrom's Pop Inspired Quilts

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Amy Ahlstrom is leading a growing trend of ultramodern fiber-based art better known as quilting. Affectionately referred to as, The Urban Quilter, Amy acts as “part documentarian, part DJ,” to create pop-art inspired postcards of her favorite urban places. Growing up in a family of quilters, sewers, and knitters gave the San Francisco based artist her st[...]

Artist Of The Week: Rich Pellegrino

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Rich Pellegrino is an illustrator and artist currently working in Warwick, Rhode Island. I stumbled upon is work on Tumblr of all places. Who knew people posted anything other than nonsense. Rich's neo pop work finds the artist working mostly on vibrant portraits of icons of the past and present. Rich is Art Nouveau's Artist of the Week. Take a closer l[...]

Fahamu Pecou Solo Exhibition Opens Nov 14

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Fahamu Pecou's solo exhibition Whirl Trade will open with a reception Nov 14, at Get This! Gallery in Atlanta, GA. The show runs through Jan 9, 2010. An artist talk: Saturday, November 21, 2009, 1PM (in conjunction with Westside Arts 3rd Saturday Art Walk). Whirl Trade is Fahamu Pecou’s first solo exhibition with Get This! Gallery. The show will focus on[...]