Archive for August 11, 2015

Artist of the moment………Street Artist JM Rizzi also known as JMR



JM Rizzi is a contemporary American artist whose work is a blend of modernism and Pop art. JM Rizzi was born in Brooklyn, New York in the year 1975. The artist attended college at the School of Visual Arts located in New York City.

Over his artistic career he has painted murals for several hotels and restaurants located around the Manhattan and New York City areas. Below we view JM Rizzi at the the Pod Hotel located in Manhattan:

Price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip we view a show featuring JMR from 2011.:

Below a link to the website of the artist:

What I enjoy most about this artist is his sense of loose abstraction similar to what I feel when looking at water or wood.

There is also an artist named James Rizzi, who is sometimes confused with JMR.




Artist of the moment…….Alex Israel

Alex Israel is an contemporary American Pop artist who works with themes of the culture of Hollywood.  Alex Israel was born in Los Angeles, California in the year 1982. Israel is a painter, sculptor, and installation artist.

Israel earned a B.F.A. from Yale University. The artist went on to earn a M.F.A. from the University of Southern California based out of

The artist is part of the permanent collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Artist.

Below a great interview with Alex Israel:

Price range information: The artist works with acrylics on very large surfaces. Works range from $250,000 to $1,000, 000.

Israel has been part of exhibitions in the United States and Europe.

What I enjoy most about Alex Israel is his use of color.