Archive for December 1, 2013

Artist of the moment…….Patricia Knop

Patricia Knop is an American artist that enjoys working in many artistic mediums to keep her creativity flowing at a very high level.Knop is an excellent painter and sculptor, where she works with clay on most occasions. Knop was formerly married to director Zalman King, and Knop herself is established in Hollywood  circles for her writing  talent. Knop worked in movies the Red Shoe Diaries and Nine and 1/2 weeks.

In this clip more works by Patricia Knop:

Knop is self taught artist and likes think of herself as an ” outsider” artist.

Her husband Zalman has passed away.

When she paints Knop enjoys painting with very thick and textured paint, giving even her paintings a sculptural quality.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

What an amazing and talented artist, or shall I say super artist! Over her career she has co-written or written by herself more than 100 screen plays in addition to her paintings and sculptures. Another artist who was skilled in these mediums of art was Frederic Remington, the American painter of the Old West. Remington also wrote screen plays.


Artist of the moment…..Mathew Aqigaaq

Mathew Aqigaaq was an Inuit sculptor born in the year 1940 in Kazan River Falls, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1940. Aqigaaq would relocated to Baker Lake, Nunavut Territory, Canada for most of his artistic career. The artist enjoyed working with the figure and in particular the mother and child theme.

The artist spent a long time in hospital dealing with health concerns. During this period of time many Inuits faced problems with the on set of tuberculosis.

The artist has a brother named David Ikutaaq.

Mathew Aqigaaq passed away in 2010.

Price range information: Works range from $1,000 to $5,000.