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Art: Coespace To Open Soon In Downtown Bangor
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Picture by Justin Russel


11/05/12 - Our friend Joshua Schmersal is about to open Coespace. In his own words: "COESPACE provides an inspiring, functional, exciting and modern space to artists, individuals, small businesses and movers and shakers alike, to work, play and create, all in the heart of downtown Bangor." Read more about it here.

They are at:

48 Columbia St
Bangor, Maine 04401
(207) 951-5151
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http://www.thecoespace.com



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Art: Aaron Kizer Speed Painting
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11/08/12 - A friend of mine told me that I had to check out Aaron Kizer and his Abe Lincoln painting that he created in under 6 minutes. I was impressed, mostly because I can barely draw a smily face. Thus, I told him I would do a post about it. Click here to watch a video of him painting it.


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Art: Pictures Of New York City Without Electricity
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11/03/12 - Wouldn't a zombie apocalypse be awesome in New York? I wouldn't last more than an hour, but it would an awesome shit show of insanity. Click here for more pics of New York without electricity.


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Art: Danny O'Connor
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11/02/12 - One of our friends is friends with artist Danny O'Conner. She said, "Hey, check out his stuff. It's pretty good." We checked it out and it was good, so we decided to post it. Enjoy!


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Art: I Like This Chair
chair


11/01/12 - I like this chair.


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Art: Bryan Lewis Saunders Does Every Drug Known To Man And Paints Himself Each Time
artist does drugs and paints himself


10/29/12 - I wish I could draw or paint. Instead I'm good at sleeping and eating a lot. This guy took every drug known to man and painted a self portrait each time. Pretty interesting stuff. Click here to see more drug paintings from Bryan Lewis Saunders.


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Art: Amazing Pumpkin Carvings
pumpkin carvings


10/21/12 - I wish I could draw, paint, carve, etc. I can barely read and write. FML. Click here for more.


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Art: Put Green Glow Sticks In These And Hide Them In The Bushes
halloween eyes


10/11/12 - That would have scared the hell out of me when I was a kid. Green floating eyes in the bushes! Awesome use for a toilet paper roll.


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Art: John Whalley Has An Opening This Month
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10/02/12 - Greenhut Galleries presents John Whalley's World of Wonders from October 4th through the 27th. The Opening Reception is Thursday October 4th from 5-7 PM. John will have an "Artist's Talk" on Saturday, October 6th at 1:30 PM. The gallery hours are  M-F 10-5:30 and Sat. 10-5.

World of Wonders is John Whalley's 4th solo show with Greenhut Galleries.  This body of work continues Whalley's style of exquisitely rendered paintings and drawings.  Advancing the tradition of American realists and acknowledging the Dutch masters, Whalley's works go well beyond mere technique.  His work exudes tremendous warmth, luminosity and charm. He responds to what he calls "the beauty that speaks softly."  Carl Little stated in Art New England, June/July 2008,  "Whalley does not simply reproduce the objects that resonate with him; he transforms them by adding light, enlarging them, or arranging them in particular ways to highlight a particular element.  Whalley need not suffer the anxiety of influence - his work is his own....the viewer gravitates to those images that seem signature - ...Here we pause and admire."

Whalley's work is in numerous private, national and international collections as well as the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia; the Otto Naumann Collection, New York, New York and the Alfred Bader Collection, Milwaukee, Wisconsin to name a few.  A 30 year retrospective book of drawings and paintings,  John Whalley - In New Light, was published in 2006.  In addition, John Whalley - American Realist was published in 2001.  In 2008, he was featured on the television show Bill Green's Maine.


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Art: Did You Know The Easter Island Heads Have Bodies?
easter island heads have bodies


05/19/12 - It's true. The Easter Island Statues have bodies.

-P.S. The singularity is near.

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