Vlasic does more than just capture the likeness of the individual and their essence. Part of her art, is in selecting interesting, unique and fascinating people. She prefers those who have life experience and unusual personalities. “Pretty people aren’t as interesting,” Vlasic said. Another important element of this work is that she has consciously selected poses and images of these that eliminates sexuality from the nude. Her portraits alter their subjects in a way that their tattoos cannot.
Everything you wanted to know about the Biennial of the Americas and more happening in Denver this summer.
Leanne Goebel interviews Paola Santoscoy, the curator of The Nature of Things at the Biennial of the Americas and a video interview with Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper who talks about the biennial, the Hamilton Building and all things creative economy.
Is the Denver Biennial already a success as Mayor Hickenlooper claims? Yes and No. Read more here in Leanne Goebel’s post on Huffington Post.
Stephen Hannock is a craftsman of the highest calibre, a scientist, an artist, a man with a network of A-list collectors and friends. His luminescent paintings are more like documentary films that capture his own personal story and intertwine it with stories and people of a specific place.