Archive for October 4, 2013

Artist of the moment…..Park Seo-Bo

Park Seo-Bo is a contemporary artist born in Ye-Cheon, Kyung-Book, South Korea in the year 1931. Park Seo-Bo uses a specific type of Korean paper in her art. For his artistic education the artist attended Hong-Ik University located in Seoul, Korea. Park Seo-Bo is a modernist painter who enjoys dealing with the ideas of nature and space. That nature and man are indeed one body.

Some critics claim he is an action painter. It seems as if he is certainly trying to create tension by using so many varieties of medium, but each is used subtly, nothing is overdone. The main theme through this action painter it seems is to create his vision, to leave his energy on the canvas.

Price range information:  $10,000 to $150,000.

In this clip we visit a show from 2010. The artist is great at varying surface texture:

Spent a year in the early 1960s living in Paris, France.

In the past has served as vice president and president of the Korean Fine Arts Association.

Served as Dean of the College of Hong-Ik University.


Artist of the moment……Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu

Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu was a world famous artist born in Gorele, Giresan Province, it what used to be the Ottoman Empire in the year 1911. The artist is also a poet. A brother was a renown writer and sister an architect. His father played a key role in the government, attaining high positions and the artist lived in many cities during his childhood.

The artist attended the Academy of Fine Arts located in the capital Istanbul, Turkey. To continue his artistic education Eyuboglu moved to Paris, France and worked under the guidance of Andres L’hote.

Eyuboglu also was prolific as he wanted the average person to be able to afford his art, developed woodcuts, and would allow the students he was working with to help in the printmaking process.

Bedri Eyuboglu worked as a painter, poet, sculptor, and also completed many mosaics throughout his career. Working in gouache he completed works in various mediums at a quick pace.

The artist worked mainly with gouache on paper as his mediums of choice.

In this clip we view a montage of works by Bedri Eyuboglu:

Bedri Eyuboglu passed away in 1975 from cancer of the pancreas.

Part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

I enjoy his use of color and the way he uses designs from the Persian School of Art in his work. A wonderful mix of realism and abstraction.

Price range information: Sorry, none available.


Artist of the moment…..Luke Marston

Luke Marston is a Coast Salish artist born in the year 1976. Both mother and father are professional carvers, Jane and David Marston.  Luke has a brother John Marston who is also an artist.

The artist apprenticed at Thunderbird Park for five years at the Royal British Columbia Museum. He was able to work with such renowned artists as Sean Karpes, Simon Charlie, and Gary Peterson.

Luke has completed several large totem poles and large sized commission works.

price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip a brief montage of works by the artist.

What an exciting up and coming young artist!