Lenny Santiago(Lenny S) is an expert conversationalist, a passionate photographer, and is currently the Senior Vice President at the RocNationentertainment agency. He’s worked with A-list industry names, including rapper and producer Jay-Z, singer and businesswoman Rihanna, and designer/producer Kanye West to name a few. Did I mention that he has an Instagram page for his couch which currently holds over 65 thousand followers?
The Out of Africa art galleries are a great way to expose other countries to the influence of contemporary African artists. African culture has strong roots in modern culture all over the world, and contemporary art is no different. By allowing other countries to explore and appreciate modern-day African art and artists, Out of Africa continues to educate art collectors on the cultural impact of African artists.
Sometimes inspiration comes from the darkest moments in our lives. ” New Orleans fine art painter Lillian Aguinagafaced a difficult moment in her life and, against all odds, reached for her artistic roots and created something extraordinary.
For centuries, painters have created portraits to present important figures of history. But Otis Quaicoe is modernizing portraits in his own creative aspect. He originally grew up in a large city in Ghana located in West Africa. His journey with art started at a young age when he became inspired by the designs of movie posters, which were hand-painted. This early inspiration became his drive to become a painter.
These are only brief descriptions of scenes captured by the magnumphotographer Elliot Erwitt, and I was fortunate to observe some of his work this week at the Jackson Fine Artgallery on a Thursday morning, in Midtown, Atlanta.
There’s a scientific law that dictates that says structure and order cannot be created by chaos. This law has been used quite a bit as proof of there being a higher power, and to disprove the Big Bang Theory. In art, chaos can be an essential part of the beauty seen in a particular project, or an artist’s preferred style. Italian contemporary pop artist, Antonio Murgia, lives and works by this creed.