Monthly Archives: May 2010

Kiki de Montparnasse

Man Ray’s muse and Hemingway’s friend, Kiki of Montparnasse inspired countless artists in 1920s Paris. Her life was wild, exciting and debauched, but, Kiki de Montparnasse has always made sure that sexy and sensual does not have to mean low end and trashy.

Trompe-L’Oeil painting – Alexa Meade

Alexa Meade is a 23-year-old artist based in the Washington, DC area. She spent four summers interning on Capitol Hill and in 2008 was a press staffer on the Obama Campaign. After graduating from Vassar College with a degree in Political Science in May 2009, Alexa decided to pursue her passion for art. Her political past has taught her that what one experiences cannot always be interpreted at face value; seeing is not necessarily believing.

To view her latest work, check Alexa’s Flickr page.

Sand Animation – Kseniya Simonova

 Amazing masterwork by artist Kseniya Simonova. She is drawing a story “Nothing else matters”. In the end, she wrote “You’re always there” in Russian. Incredible!

70 Million by Hold Your Horses !

This is an entertaining and cheeky music video for “70 Million”, hit song by Franco-American band, Hold Your Horses!, offers a wink at art history as band members playfully reconstruct famous paintings in an off the wall lyrical interpretation all their own. Produced by L’Ogre.