Spreading fear and mayhem in the visual arts.

Daniel Martin Diaz at Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City

by Suzanne on December 12th, 2008

Eve Serpent by Daniel Martin Diaz, oil on wood, 2008 - click for details/larger view

Daniel kindly informed me about his upcoming show at Billy Shire Fine Arts. Anatomy of Sorrow opens tomorrow evening and will feature new paintings by the inimitable DMD.

If you can't make it to Culver City before January 3rd, you can watch this video interview about the show as a small consolation.

Elegy by Daniel Martin Diaz, oil on wood, 2008 - click for details/larger view

Opening reception: Tomorrow, Saturday, December 13, 2008, 7 - 10 PM

On show: December 13, 2008 - January 3, 2009

Address: Billy Shire Fine Arts, 5790 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, USA, tel: 323-297-0600

Gallery hours: Tue- Sat: 12 PM - 6 PM

Preview show | Press release

Video feature

Artist's website

StuntKid, Scott Musgrove & Daniel Martin Diaz

by Suzanne on December 1st, 2006

December starts with three great opening receptions for people living in Philadelphia and Phoenix:

StuntKid (a.k.a. Jason Levesque), Scott Musgrove & Daniel Martin Diaz are all opening their shows tonight, 1 Dec 2006.

© StuntKid - click to enlarge

The StuntKid's Girls Are Pretty at Trinity Gallery in Philadelphia.

© Scott Musgrove - click to view portfolio

Scott Musgrove's Little Creatures (also featuring: Jeremy Fish's works) at Lineage Gallery in Philadelphia.

→ Runs until: 28 Dec 2006

© Daniel Martin Diaz - click to enlarge

Daniel Martin Diaz at Perihelion Arts Gallery in Phoenix.

Red For Love - Black For Evil

by Suzanne G. on May 14th, 2004

Daniel Martin Diaz - via Michelle)

"The cult to Santa Muerte is a syncretism between the Catholic Church and pre-Colombian worship of death," Aridjis said [...]

The cult of Santa Muerte has seen a revival in the past decade, which Aridjis attributes to disillusionment with "the system." "There is a complete disappointment with the government, people can't expect anything from the politicians, the parties or the established church," he said.

A shrine to the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico's beloved dark-skinned version of Mary, stands on the next street corner from the macabre Tepito shrine...

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