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Dain Mergenthaler Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-14T00:29:52+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Dain Mergenthaler.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I think that my cartoony, frilly, animated work is a [...]

Under the Radar: Aimee Gilmore | Eva Perez | Ann Moody

2018-01-14T00:29:53+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work [...]

Where Is Ana Mendieta? Inspiring a New Generation of Artists Today

2018-01-14T00:29:55+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

On the 8th of September, 1985, Cuban-American performance and multi-media artist Ana Mendieta fell naked from the window of her 34th floor apartment. The fatal fall occurred in the presence of her then husband, minimalist sculptor Carl Andre, who was subsequently charged with her murder. Despite evidence, including Mendieta’s acute fear of heights, which would [...]

Greg Ito Offers a Pictorial Language for Our Dreams

2018-01-14T01:12:32+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Using icons and imagery from childhood fairytales, anime, and classical western art, Greg Ito paints unique moments that form a larger narrative around psychology, love, and life. Each economical vignette evokes a sense of wonder, magic, loneliness, and an underlying darkness characteristic of the contemporary human condition. With diagrammatic precision, Ito gives form to the [...]

Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Monia Ben Hamouda

2018-01-14T01:12:34+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Milan-based artist Monia Ben Hamouda may not seem like a “web artist” in the traditional sense because her work isn’t primarily about or made to be specifically displayed online. But it’s also true that what constitutes a net, web, or new media artist today is increasingly hard to define. Ben Hamouda’s work has an almost [...]

Ella Goerner Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-14T01:12:38+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Ella Goerner.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? Geophilia.  What is an artist’s responsibility? No other than everybody [...]