Dustin Yellin creates layered collages on sheets of glass, using pieces of books, magazines, and found objects. Take a look at his process, and the scale of some of his pieces, in this video: More of Dustin’s work can be seen on his web site, and on Instagram.
Today, the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled. President Obama chose one of my favorite contemporary artists, Kehinde Wiley, to paint his portrait. More of Wiley’s work can be seen on his web site, and on Instagram. Mrs. Obama chose Amy Sherald to paint her portrait. More of her work can be seen on her web site.
Artist Delita Martin combines drawing, painting and printmaking to create images of black women. Her beautifully complex pieces often incorporate images of household items to show the relationship of each figure to the world around her. More of Delita’s work can be seen on her web site.