Category: Art

Disney Destino 0

Dali and Disney create Destino.

In 1945, at a party held by Jack Warner, an unlikely pair met for the first time. The two, Salvadore Dali and Walt Disney, soon began to discuss collaboration of talents. The project is the animated short film, Destino. Inspired by Disney’s Fantasia, Dali saw the use of animation as...

Street Art - Noda, NC 0

On my own: Street Art in NoDa

Leaving the wheelchair. The first day of spring and two years in a wheelchair left me antsy to get out of this prison house, and with the good doctor’s permission to drive,  I finally get to escape on my own. I head to NoDa,  the art district of Charlotte. I...

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The Sex Pistols and the Art Movement Dada

An angry, impish singer with red spiked hair screams into a mic. He shows a mocking disdain toward the raucous audience. The bass player poses and sneers playing random notes when he plays at all. The rest of the band plays hard-driving music to match the anger of the vocalist....

Graffiti Art by Hush 1

Hush

My love of graffiti originated as a child watching the trains whose tracks divided my small hometown. My curiosity was piqued by the freight cars covered with graffiti tags and images. I wanted to know these faceless individuals were and the stories behind each piece. I never saw it as...

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Strange Dolls by Beth Robinson

The Creator Beth Robinson Beth Robinson is an artist who creates the bizarre. She is a skilled doll maker whose work is known as “Strange Dolls.” These creations are dark and eerie, proving not all dolls are for children. Of her dolls, Robinson says: They are disproportional, strangely dressed, and...

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The Unknown Graffiti artist, Banksy

Banksy is a UK based graffiti-stencil artist, whose work is known for its humor, irony, and social commentary. Although his art is well known, he keeps his identity hidden. Banksy’s reasons for anonymity are unknown. Although many graffiti artists choose to remain faceless behind aliases, this is mainly due to...