Spoke Art’s Summer Group Show

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Debuting today in San Francisco, Spoke Art Gallery’s annual ‘Summer Group Show’ will feature a diverse range of terrific art from local, national and international emerging artists. The exhibition will showcase works of varying mediums and styles, representative of the new contemporary art scene.

The show will have it’s opening night today (August 2, 2012), from 6pm – 10pm. It will be on view till August 25, 2012.

Visit Spoke Art’s site for more details.

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Roy Nachum’s “Blind” Art Exhibit

Roy Nachum’s latest painting, sculpture and art installation series, ‘Blind’, owes its origins to a rather serendipitous encounter of the artist with Braille signage at a museum exhibition. The incident…

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Contests and Exhibitions

Broaden your artistic horizons with “Contests and Exhibitions,”  a brand new section on JazJaz, that will bring you news about the latest art, design and photography contests and exhibitions, from around the world.


100,000 Photos For Hope is a one day photography exhibition and auction, that will be held on the 16th of July at the Melrose Arch, Melrose, Johannesburg, South Africa.  Interested photographers can participate by donating images for sale and auction at the event.

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All proceeds from the event will go towards ‘The Sunflower Fund’, an initiative to fund the placement of impoverished patients into the South African Bone Marrow Registry, and to provide hope to those suffering from life threatening blood disorders.

Visit the Facebook event page for more details.


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The Contemporary Art of Maess, a Brilliant Artist From Poland

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Maess is an exciting Polish contemporary art artist, whose intriguing artworks have been well received in her country.

Poland, throughout its rich 1000 year history, has always welcomed and assimilated new cultural and artistic influences, and contemporary art is no exception.The art market in the country is currently enjoying a new wave of dynamic works, which are being produced by some really talented artists like Maess.

The artist is a graduate of Industrial Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Her illustrations and sketches have been exhibited in art shows in many numerous European countries.  The latest edition of FUKT Magazine has also done a feature on her drawings.

Link to her official site [Flash only].

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The Incredible Book Art of Brian Detter

Brian Detter, an Atlanta based artist, creates stunning pieces of art by literally taking scissors to paper. The pages and contents of great works of literature are cut and manipulated…

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