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Paul Manes: Reality
15Apr

Paul Manes: Reality

As I prepare for my interview with Paul Manes, I get excited. Here is a man who has influenced the art world for over 30 years. Textbooks reference his work as perfect examples of aesthetic; of balance between light and dark; of the use of space. I start with small

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James Fortune: Legends
10Apr

James Fortune: Legends

James Fortune was in the right place at the right time when he was thrown quite suddenly into the world of photographing the greatest rock n’ roll bands of the 20th century. I had the honor of being able to speak with him about his experiences and what he has

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The Art of David Yarrow
05Apr

The Art of David Yarrow

Wildlife photographer David Yarrow spent the onset of the New Year trekking knee-deep through Japanese snow. While many tourists prefer to visit the island of Hokkaido during the summer, Yarrow believes that the winter best characterizes Northern Asia, where blizzards blow a deep, white serenity over the wilderness. Seeming to

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Sergio Valenz – Stories
20Jan

Sergio Valenz – Stories

The ART of (TAO): How did you find your passion for art? Sergio Valenz (SV): Ever since was a child I was passionate about drawings and expressing myself through art so I never experienced a search because art was already a very important part of my life.   TAO: Where

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Don Frost, Freeform
20Jan

Don Frost, Freeform

The ART of (TAO): You were recognized for your work at a very young age (6 years old). How do you think this early recognition affected your development as an artist? Don Frost (DF): Acquiring such acclaim at the innocent age of six was two­-sided. This award gave me a

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John Van Alstine – Branded
15Jan

John Van Alstine – Branded

If we were to boil down the essence of John Van Alstine’s art to a single theme, it would be one of balance. Aesthetically, balance is a clear foundation of every sculpture. His art is the “marriage of the natural and man­made.” Nature is represented by stone in many forms,

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