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Artist of the Week — Yana Dimitrova

24 January, 2013 от · 2 comments

Jasmina Tacheva Talks with Artist Yana Dimitrova Hi Yana! How is everything going – did Sandy disrupt any of your plans? Luckily we have been safe and sound in my part of Brooklyn, only lots of scary winds… the “post” Sandy period I think has been much more difficult to cope with in the entire […]

Artist of the Week — Laelanie Larach

18 June, 2012 от · 1 comment

An Interview with Artist Laelanie Larach by Jasmina Tacheva Hi! Could you tell us a little about yourself? I’m a self-taught artist born in Honduras – a beautiful country that gave me a lot of inspiration. At an early age, I started painting using all types of media, for example pastels, watercolors and charcoal. I […]

Artist of the Week – Grigor Malinov

14 May, 2012 от · 1 comment

An Interview with Painter Grigor Malinov by Petia Hinkova Edited by: Lauren Sophie Kearney Grigor Malinov: It is very important to save and keep the invisible flame inside you     What does painting mean to you? Have you ever tried to live without painting?   I once read something, but I cannot remember well enough if it […]

Artist of the Week – Michael Cho

28 November, 2011 от · No comments

An Interview with Cartoonist and Illustrator Michael Cho by Jasmina Tacheva On his personal blog, Michael Cho describes himself as a: “Freelance illustrator, cartoonist and occasional writer, based in Toronto, Canada.” Behind this unostentatious description stands the artist responsible for both the illustration and the design of Penguin’s 25th anniversary edition of “White Noise” by […]

Artist of the Week — Dimana Zhelyazkova

20 June, 2011 от · 8 comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with the young photographer Dimana Zhelyazkova Dimana Zhelyazkova is a Bulgarian teenager, almost 19 years-old. Ever since she was a little girl, she has had an interest in painting; but few years ago she discovered photography and now she “paints” mainly through the camera. Just a week ago she graduated from […]

Artist of the Week– Irina Panyukova

14 March, 2011 от · 4 comments

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Irina Panyukova Irina Panyukova: “All people see and understand beauty.” Is there a certain moment in your life that made you take up photography? There was not any special event which stimulated me to start making photos. I just realised one day that it really interested me.

Artist of the Week — Javier Muñoz

22 February, 2011 от · 1 comment

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with Javier Munoz How did painting become a main part of your life? I have been drawing and painting since I was a child. Professionally I started my carrier 21 years ago, when I was 16. Who or what has influence on your work? I like very much the paintings of […]

Artist of the Week – Kevin Thom

18 January, 2011 от · 1 comment

Interview with the photographer Kevin Thom by Yana Radilova Kevin Thom: “As long as my eyes are open (and sometimes in my dreams too) I’m looking at the world as if I’m photographing it.” Birth of Kalla * Kevin Thom is an award-winning photographer who specializes in commercial, promotional and headshot photography for artists and […]

Artist of the Week – Silvia Pavlova

11 October, 2010 от · 2 comments

Interview by Petia Kolencova with the artist Silvia Pavlova Translation from Bulgarian: Yana Radilova Silvia Pavlova: My eyes are eager for colours There is one night when Plovdiv changes and art is scattered on the streets. I mean the traditional art meeting “Night of museums and galleries – Plovdiv”. It was one of these nights […]

Artist of the Week – Matt Charles

6 October, 2010 от · 2 comments

An interview with the singer and the songwriter Matt Charles by Lyudmila Yordanova Matt Charles is a singer and a songwriter, born in Tasmania. His home town is Hobart, on the island of Tasmania. More recently he lived in northern Australia and down to the port town of Fremantle on the west coast. He now finds himself in Hamburg […]

Artist of the Week – Pathik Patel

6 September, 2010 от · 38 comments

An interview with the wild nature photographer Pathik Patel by Aneliya Angelcheva Urbanisation is a worldwide trend in the 21st century. The rapid globalization results in more build-up area leading to deforestation. According to a recent global assessment (FAO 2006) forests cover 30% of the total land area of the world while the total forest […]

Artist of the Week – Julie Kaye

30 August, 2010 от · 7 comments

Interview with the visual artist Julie Kaye by Aneliya Angelcheva Julie Kaye was born in Leeds, United Kingdom. She received her BA at Leeds college of Art. Since her emergence in 2008 Julie Kaye has blended the concerns and methods of Pop and Conceptual art. Evolving new techniques of expressive popular culture to create her […]

Mona Youssef : Art is to Love

20 March, 2010 от · 10 comments

A Vanya Nikolaeva’s interview with the artist Mona Youssef I am happy to present you Mona Youssef – an inspiring person and a wonderful artist, whose art lifts the spirit like a feather in spring. Mona Youssef is a jury member of the international contest for visual arts “Light as Inspiration” (15 March 2010-15 April […]

Artist of the Week — Lindsey Olivares

22 February, 2010 от · 2 comments

Interview with Lindsey Olivares by Yana Radilova Lindsey Olivares: “It takes an artistic eye to see the subtlety in life” Lindsey Olivares Do you remember how and when you got interested in art? I’ve been interested in art since I could hold a pencil. As a little girl I drew constantly and always loved creating. […]

Artist of the Week — Jill Mulleady

13 December, 2009 от · 3 comments

An interview with painter Jill Mulleady by Maya Kolarova Jill Mulleady – “a whirlpool of complex emotions” Photo: Personal archive Jill Mulleady (born 1980 in Uruguay) is a painter based in London. She studied theatre at Jacques Lecoq School (2002-03), Paris and MA Fine Arts at Chelsea College of Arts, London (2007–09). Jill Mulleady’s paintings […]

Artist of the week – Into the female sensitivity with Joanne Cruickshank

4 October, 2009 от · 3 comments

An Interview with Joanne Cruickshank by Desislava Velichkova The reason I was very impressed with your work is the way you use a woman’s body. It’s absolutely amazing how you succeed in presenting all the beauty of the naked female soul… Can you tell me more about it?  I like to use myself in my […]

Artist of the Week – Laurent Goldstein

30 August, 2009 от · 13 comments

An interview with Laurent Goldstein by Desislava Velichkova Laurent Goldstein: “In my portrait gallery most of the time people are smiling. I am addicted to happiness!” Laurent Goldstein was trained to be an architect, but then he became the designer and the art manager of several high fashion companies in Paris, London and Milan, before […]

Surrealist Spoons

12 March, 2009 от · No comments

Chuck Clenney Photo: procsilas Salvador Dali Slept with Wooden spoon In Hand. When he Fell asleep The spoon Hit the ground Subconsciously startled To head To the easel Without the artist. Automatic painting.

Things Found In the Wreckage of Angel 1508

14 January, 2009 от · 1 comment

Jerry Ratch Photo: chefranden A canister of unused laughter taken from the mouth of a baby not yet born A splinter of wood from a cross, perfectly preserved in dark tea taken from the belly of a dead Irishman A milky vial of smog taken from the air of Los Angeles circa 1965 A lock […]

Paintings of the Soul

11 December, 2008 от · No comments

Iliana Ivanova, virtual exhibit, part II The artist doesn’t create as he lives, he lives as he creates. Jean Lescure My first acquaintance with Iliana Ivanova’s paintings reminded me that the boundary between an artist’s real life and her artwork can be ever so tenuous, especially when the movements of the soul, its quests and […]