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Icy and Sot: Stencils and Endangered Species

stencilarchive.org February 12, 2016
Icy and Sot: Stencils and Endangered Species

Artist News [When I'm not obsessed with stencils, I'm working for the amazing environmental NGO Center for Biological Diversity. CBD mostly protects... [Read more]

MY RETREATS HAUNT ME LIKE A HANGNAIL MOON. #art...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 11, 2016
MY RETREATS 
HAUNT ME 
LIKE A HANGNAIL MOON.

#art #fineart...

MY RETREATS HAUNT ME LIKE A HANGNAIL MOON. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #streetart #text #words #elbowtoe #oilbar #brooklyn #nyc #door #white #grey #tan [Read more]

#art #fineart #contemporaryArt #streetart #text #words...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 11, 2016
#art #fineart #contemporaryArt #streetart #text #words #elbowtoe...

#art #fineart #contemporaryArt #streetart #text #words #elbowtoe #oilbar #brooklyn #nyc #wall #politica #stateofthenation #primaries #Republicans #democrats... [Read more]

THOSE HUNGRY BEASTS CURING THEIR CUTTING TEETH ON MYOPIC...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 11, 2016
THOSE HUNGRY BEASTS
CURING THEIR CUTTING TEETH
ON MYOPIC...

THOSE HUNGRY BEASTS CURING THEIR CUTTING TEETH ON MYOPIC FUNDAMENTALISTS. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #streetart #text #words #elbowtoe #oilbar... [Read more]

Impatience With Booby Traps , 2016 Charcoal and acrylic...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 11, 2016
Impatience With Booby Traps , 2016
Charcoal and acrylic on...

Impatience With Booby Traps , 2016 Charcoal and acrylic on paper #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #drawing #charcoal #brianadamdouglas #black #white... [Read more]

A film is being shot down the street from my house. They...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  9, 2016
A film is being shot down the street from my house. They are...

A film is being shot down the street from my house. They are using screens to reflect the light on a house but the ambient light was spectacular on this bare... [Read more]

The Assyrians were early on viral marketing… Ancient...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  7, 2016
The Assyrians were early on viral marketing…

Ancient...

The Assyrians were early on viral marketing… Ancient Carl’s Jr. Ad. “Eat like Sargon of Akkad means it” On view at the Brooklyn Museum. Cc: @hragv [Read more]

“Look, we’d love to help you but we are closed right...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  4, 2016
“Look, we’d love to help you but we are closed right...

“Look, we’d love to help you but we are closed right now.” I’ve never understood why access to God had hours. #Brooklyn #church #walkabout [Read more]

MY TERRA VERDE, I’VE TRIED TO PUT YOU BEHIND ME, BUT...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  4, 2016
MY TERRA VERDE,
I’VE TRIED 
TO PUT 
YOU BEHIND ME,
BUT...

MY TERRA VERDE, I’VE TRIED TO PUT YOU BEHIND ME, BUT YOUR MOSSY LEGS KEEP DANGLING FROM THE BACK OF MY HEAD. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #streetart... [Read more]

Rainy day Francis Bacon selfie. #selfie...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  3, 2016
Rainy day Francis Bacon selfie.

#selfie #brianadamdouglas...

Rainy day Francis Bacon selfie. #selfie #brianadamdouglas #elbowtoe #rain #brooklyn #nyc #umbrella [Read more]

KAWS in England

woostercollective.com February  2, 2016
KAWS in England

Brooklyn-based KAWS is about to open his first-ever UK museum exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.  A relevant artist for today's generation, he engages... [Read more]

KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 28, 2016
KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KAWS, one of street art’s favourite artists, who has previously collaborated with Pharrell, Kate Moss and Kanye West, is about to open his first-ever UK... [Read more]

SOMETIMES THE OLD WAYS ARE THE LOST WAYS. EVEN THE...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 27, 2016
SOMETIMES
THE OLD WAYS
ARE THE LOST 
WAYS.
EVEN THE...

SOMETIMES THE OLD WAYS ARE THE LOST WAYS. EVEN THE BEST TRACKERS LEAVE THEM BE. #art #streetart #text #oilbar #wall #warning #elbowtoe #brooklyn [Read more]

I WOULD LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED AS HAVING BEEN FORGOTTEN SO...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 27, 2016
I WOULD LIKE
TO BE REMEMBERED
AS HAVING BEEN FORGOTTEN
SO THAT...

I WOULD LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED AS HAVING BEEN FORGOTTEN SO THAT OUR FIRST INTRODUCTION WILL BE A MYSTERY. #art #streetart #door #text #eulogy #meditation... [Read more]

Artist Interview & Studio Visit: Elle

streetartnews.net December 22, 2015
Artist Interview & Studio Visit: Elle

The elusive Brooklyn based street artist Elle is not so elusive anymore.  She has finally after years of anonymity is finally stepping out of the shadows and... [Read more]

Not much process talk today just work. You have to have...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com December  5, 2015
Not much process talk today just work. You have to have been...

Not much process talk today just work. You have to have been there. Detail of a #wip #art #fineart #paint #painting #oilpaint #brianadamdouglas... [Read more]

Dain is back with “Flower Neck”, a limited edition...

streetartnews.net December  4, 2015
Dain is back with “Flower Neck”, a limited edition screen-print release

Elusive Brooklyn based street artist Dain is back with a brand new hand finished and affordable print entitled “Flower Neck”.  Each one of this edition of 75... [Read more]

#tbt One of my initial studies of working with...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com December  3, 2015
#tbt 

One of my initial studies of working with...

#tbt One of my initial studies of working with @liquitexofficial spray paint and brush, in preparation for my work last year in Miami. It was... [Read more]

Another afternoon on the new painting. I really got a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com December  2, 2015
Another afternoon on the new painting. I really got a peek under...

Another afternoon on the new painting. I really got a peek under the hood today process-wise, and it found it quite settling. The process of painting has... [Read more]

Starting the next painting in earnest today. My entire...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com December  2, 2015
Starting the next painting in earnest today. My entire process...

Starting the next painting in earnest today. My entire process of image making has changed with this series, an attempt to keep the image in flux as long as... [Read more]

It was the big crit day for my students with the...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com December  1, 2015
It was the big crit day for my students with the department...

It was the big crit day for my students with the department chair; I also managed to get a couple hours in on the more developed painting. Listening to the... [Read more]

Last day in the studio for about a week. Heading down...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 22, 2015
Last day in the studio for about a week. Heading down after...

Last day in the studio for about a week. Heading down after teaching tomorrow to visit my wife’s family. I have so much to be thankful for including those of... [Read more]

Largest caterpillar I have ever scene. Assuming it is the...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 22, 2015
Largest caterpillar I have ever scene.
Assuming it is the...

Largest caterpillar I have ever scene. Assuming it is the offspring of Mothra. #parkslope #brooklyn [Read more]

Destroy. Rebuild. I fucking love paint. Detail of a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 20, 2015
Destroy.

Rebuild.

I fucking love paint.

Detail of a #wip...

Destroy. Rebuild. I fucking love paint. Detail of a #wip #art #fineart #paint #painting #oilpaint #brianadamdouglas #contemporaryArt #surface... [Read more]

My kids grabbed a handful of leaves that my neighbors...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 13, 2015
My kids grabbed a handful of leaves that my neighbors catalpa...

My kids grabbed a handful of leaves that my neighbors catalpa tree dropped. We got stopped all the way to school by people amazed by the size of them.... [Read more]

Found this amazing catalpa leaf after my run this...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 13, 2015
Found this amazing catalpa leaf after my run this...

Found this amazing catalpa leaf after my run this morning. #autumn #fall #brooklyn #parkslope [Read more]

I studied with one of the greatest living landscape...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  5, 2015
I studied with one of the greatest living landscape painters for...

I studied with one of the greatest living landscape painters for years, and spent a long time plumbing that genre. It is such a joy to incorporate all of... [Read more]

One of those days – just about lost it today. Picking up...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  4, 2015
One of those days – just about lost it today. Picking up the...

One of those days – just about lost it today. Picking up the brush really saved my ass this afternoon. Detail of a #wip #art #fineart #paint #painting... [Read more]

The take down. #batterup #parkslope #Brooklyn #skull

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  1, 2015
The take down.

#batterup #parkslope #Brooklyn #skull

The take down. #batterup #parkslope #Brooklyn #skull [Read more]

Took the big guy out for a spin around the block. Happy...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  1, 2015
Took the big guy out for a spin around the block. 

Happy...

Took the big guy out for a spin around the block. Happy Halloween! #parkslope #papermache #skull #skullStyles #art #fineart #performanceart #Brooklyn... [Read more]

Landerville. For a long time a group of homeless people...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 31, 2015
Landerville. 

For a long time a group of homeless people were...

Landerville. For a long time a group of homeless people were camped right next to councilman Brad Lander’s office. At some point they moved across... [Read more]

Belt ceremony today. So proud of my kids and their best...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 30, 2015
Belt ceremony today. So proud of my kids and their best friend...

Belt ceremony today. So proud of my kids and their best friend Teddy! #taekwondo #belt #brooklyn [Read more]

Have a great Halloween!!! Pasted a bunch of old prints on...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 30, 2015
Have a great Halloween!!! Pasted a bunch of old prints on this...

Have a great Halloween!!! Pasted a bunch of old prints on this guy including “The Eye of Fatima”. The whole skull has developed a lovely patina.... [Read more]

Have a great Halloween!!! Pasted a bunch of old prints...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 30, 2015
Have a great Halloween!!!

Pasted a bunch of old prints on this...

Have a great Halloween!!! Pasted a bunch of old prints on this guy including “We Are All Just Players”. The whole skull has developed a lovely patina.... [Read more]

All Our Past And Futures, 2015 30 x 19 7/8 inches Oil on...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 28, 2015
All Our Past And Futures, 2015
30 x 19 7/8 inches
Oil on...

All Our Past And Futures, 2015 30 x 19 7/8 inches Oil on linen #art #artist #contemporaryArt #fineart #paint #painting #oilpaint #oilpainting... [Read more]

And… Done. Finished off this beast today. Huge lessons...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 28, 2015
And… Done.

Finished off this beast today. Huge lessons...

And… Done. Finished off this beast today. Huge lessons in paint. Will post more details and the final image once I come upon an appropriate title.... [Read more]

Well that Is that. My version of angry Hobbes from Calvin...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 28, 2015
Well that Is that. My version of angry Hobbes from Calvin and...

Well that Is that. My version of angry Hobbes from Calvin and Hobbes has transformed fully into a late portrait of Newt Gingrich. Time to get out the... [Read more]

One of our pumpkins has gone on to have that look that...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 27, 2015
One of our pumpkins has gone on to have that look that all...

One of our pumpkins has gone on to have that look that all politicians get when the get embroiled in scandal. #pumpkin #melting #guilty #halloween... [Read more]

Library Street Collective Presents “Legacy” at Subliminal...

obeygiant.com October 27, 2015
Library Street Collective Presents “Legacy” at Subliminal Projects

Library Street Collective Presents “Legacy” A Solo Exhibition By Tristan Eaton On View: November 7 – November 14th, 2015 at Subliminal Projects 1331... [Read more]

About a day from tying this painting up. Learned so much...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 26, 2015
About a day from tying this painting up. Learned so much with...

About a day from tying this painting up. Learned so much with this one. #detail #wip #brianadamdouglas #brooklyn #redhook #art #fineart #contemporaryArt... [Read more]

A day with the painting into night. The current piece is...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 23, 2015
A day with the painting into night. The current piece is getting...

A day with the painting into night. The current piece is getting very close. Like the paper pieces it does not translate to film as well as experiencing in... [Read more]

Materials/ concept test. I had to get out of the studio...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 21, 2015
Materials/ concept test. I had to get out of the studio this...

Materials/ concept test. I had to get out of the studio this afternoon and just make something. Learned a whole lot from this and plan on taking these ideas... [Read more]

Had a long and deep conversation about painting with a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 21, 2015
Had a long and deep conversation about painting with a good...

Had a long and deep conversation about painting with a good friend last night. The importance of surface and the time taken in consideration of it as it... [Read more]

Case Maclaim's return to the Bushwick Collective in New...

streetartnews.net September 30, 2015
Case Maclaim's return to the Bushwick Collective in New York City

Case Maclaim is back in NYC and his first stop was in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The German Street Artist has painted several times in The Bushwick Collective... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY: A STEADY DRUMBEAT INSIDE AND OUT

obeygiant.com September 28, 2015
SHEPARD FAIREY: A STEADY DRUMBEAT INSIDE AND OUT

Check out this great deconstruction of Shepard’s recent New Jersey mural via Brooklyn Street Art. In addition to detailed shots of the mural, the article... [Read more]

Getting so much closer. I built an Audio Controller and...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 13, 2016

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Feb 13, 2016 at 11:29am PST Getting so much closer. I built an Audio Controller and View which I just plugged in. It now... [Read more]

Artist Interview: Nick Walker

streetartnews.net February  3, 2016

Everyone’s favorite “vandal” is back in NYC making trouble again.  The infamous Nick Walker not only has several gigantic murals all over New York City, but... [Read more]

The final take down. #skull #Brooklyn #parkslope

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  1, 2015

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Nov 1, 2015 at 9:04am PST The final take down. #skull #Brooklyn #parkslope [Read more]

BOO!!! One more from our Dianne Arbus games. #skull...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 19, 2015

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Oct 18, 2015 at 6:28pm PDT BOO!!! One more from our Dianne Arbus games. #skull #skullStyles #puppetlike #art... [Read more]

Crunch crunch. #skull #skullStyles #redhook #brooklyn...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 18, 2015

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Oct 18, 2015 at 12:38pm PDT Crunch crunch. #skull #skullStyles #redhook #brooklyn #gos2015 #art #performanceart [Read more]