Studio Visiting: Artist Narine Isajanyan
It’s always cool when you meet an artist and they invite you to their studio. I think that’s a key part of the process that the collectors and galleries don’t usually appreciate because they rarely get to see. Narine Isajanyan invited me in to her space to see some... Read more
Kickin It w/ Artist Bradley Theodore
We had the opportunity to kick it with Bradley Theodore,one of the dopest artists in NYC and only getting bigger. Originally from Turks and Caicos and now residing in Manhattan, Bradley have captivated art audiences with his colorful skeletal reproductions of some of arts most loving figures as well... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – One on One with/ TRUST.iCON [@TrustiConStreetArt]
TrustiCon, one of the dopest street artists from London to the U.S., had a super dope show at LabArt Los Angeles this month. He also displayed new murals to let the city of Los Angeles know that he was back in town. His newest work, filled with video game... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Ministra Crew (San Jose, Costa Rica)
This September, we took a trip to San Jose, Costa Rica to film and photograph what we thought we knew of their street art scene. Little did we know that we would find loads of color, creativity, personality and style nested in what some would call a “tourist country”.... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Jason “JaFleu” Fleurant
Jason “JaFleu” Fleurant is an Haitian American painter. The son of two immigrants of Haiti, he was raised in West Palm Beach, Fl after his family relocated from Chicago, Illinois. Jason’s mother nicknamed “JJ’ as a joke saying he looked like JJ Walker on Good Times when he cried... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Robert Miller (@CanvasBully)
Robert Miller a Michigan native now residing in Dallas, TX, started expressing his encrypted abstract thoughts through painting in December 2011. The name Canvas Bully represents the artistic taking of aggression and transforming it into something positive in the form of art. It is an attitude that exudes confidence,... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – King Saladeen
The Artist Profile: King Saladeen (Raheem Johnson). ArtAboveReality’s new online series of artist sit-downs titled “The Artist Profile” allows viewers to have a relaxed look at the living artist in their environment. Questions, jokes and in-formalities make up this artistic viewing experience. Read more
"Paint to Connect The Dots" by Danny Minnick (@DannyMinnick) at Gallerie Sparta
It was my typical artsy sunday. For months I made it a tradition to hit a new gallery and check out already established artists or the up and coming ones that will eventually take over the whole freaking thing. This past sunday, I encountered both in Danny Minnick. Let... Read more
#TheArtistProfile: John Fitzpatrick of New Hope Cellar Door
The Artist Profile: John Fitzpatrick of New Hope Cellar Door. ArtAboveReality’s new online series of artist sit-downs titled “The Artist Profile” allows viewers to have a relaxed look at the living artist in their environment. “One day my grandmother asked me to STOP drawing stick figures on ladders dropping... Read more
Stolen Dreams in the Promise Zone w/ @SaveDupree‎
Directed and Edited By: Badir McCleary Philadelphia’s international artist James Dupree battles with abuse from the City of Philadelphia unlawfully seizing his multi-million dollar art studio in the Mantua community. Please comment and share! http://www.artabovereality.com info@artabovereality.com Social Media: @ArtAboveReality ArtAboveReality, 2014 Read more
The “Art Project” Episode 5: Art Talk with Harry Blitzstein
ArtAboveReality takes a walk down Fairfax Village to talk Art with Mr Harry Blitzstein. Harry Blitzstein, an artist for over 50 years shares his style, love for art and inspiring words in the interview. With heroes such as Bob Dylan and Paul Cezzane, he presents an eclectic art style... Read more
The “Art Project” Episode Two – Boardwalk Art Gallery w/ Mikhail Khodzhayants
Check out the opening episode for the online series “Art Project” directed by ArtAboveReality and hosted by Badir McCleary. ArtAboveReality is an online media platform that showcases some of the newest and talented artists of all kinds. With coverage of museum exhibits, art galleries, one on one interviews and... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Artwork by Jerry Adam Puryear
I first met Jerry Puryear in 2004 while working at Saint Joseph’s University and immediately noticed that he was a creative brother, we instantly clicked and spent many days at work cracking jokes with our co-workers and friends at the job. With moving around and life hitting us both,... Read more
ArtAboveReality interviews "The B Store" [@BByAperire x @24Footwear] in Los Angeles
ArtAboveReality interviews “The B Store” in Los Angeles ArtAboveReality had the awesome opportunity to interview two entrepreneurs named Joshua Pinkay and Hiromi Dragonfield from “The B Store” in Los Angeles. These two entrepreneurs, and their brands “BByAperire and 24Footwear” have turned heads on Melrose Avenue! With a visually pleasing... Read more