February 9, 2016

Borja Bonaque - At Ease With AI, INTELLIGENCE

Borja Bonaque was commissioned by innovation publication, INTELLIGENCE to illustrate for an article in their 4th issue about our relationship with artificial intelligence. The article uses examples of both real and fictional AI machines and asks the very real question of whether or not we're ready.



“We will let them listen in on our conversations: verbal, written, they’ll watch everything we’re reading and writing and saying and hearing….It will be like an assistant that helps you through the day, will answer your questions before you ask them, or even before you realize you have a question….That’s where we’re headed. But then a comment on that is it’s not an alien invasion of these intelligent machines to displace us, we will use them to make ourselves smarter, which is what we do today.”
-Ray Kurzweil




January 29, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann - Wilson Revisited, Princeton Alumni Weekly

Thomas Ehretsmann has created yet another amazing portrait. This one was commission by Princeton Alumni Weekly who needed a piece to accompany an article about their famous and influential alumni, Woodrow Wilson." A member of the Class of 1879, Wilson spent 24 of his 67 years at the University, as a striving student, revered professor, and reformist president." Check out the entire article!


January 27, 2016

Stimulate Your Senses

RSAR Newsletter
 
Richard Solomon Artists Representative
 
Stimulate Your Senses
 

Oscar Ramos

"Touch comes before sight, before speech. It is the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth."

- Margaret Atwood

 
 

Jack Daly

"Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert."

- William Osler

 
 

Charles Chaisson

"I want people to see what's inside my head rather than just looking at me."

- FKA Twigs

 
 

Michal Dziekan

"I do believe that using fragrance is a plus. It's one of our senses and it's be a waste not to use our sense of smell. I also think smell is something that tells a lot about a person."

- Nacho Figueras

 
 

Mark Summers

"Taste is one of the five senses, and the man who tells us with priggish pride that he does not care what he eats is merely boasting of his sad deficiency: he might as well be proud of being deaf or blind, or, owing to a perpetual cold in the head, of being devoid of the sense of smell."

- E.F. Benson

 
 

David Johnson

"You always have to stimulate the senses."

- Henrik Fisker

 
 

Goni Montes

"All things are in a state of vibration. Vibrations from objects in our surroundings are constantly impinging upon us and carry to our senses a cognition of the external world. The vibrations in the ether act upon our eyes so that we see, and vibrations in the air transmit sounds to the ear."

- Max Heindel

 
 

Michal Lisowski

"When you start using senses you've neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes."

- Barbara Sher

 
 

Leonard Peng

"Every second of every day, our senses bring in way too much data than we can possibly process in our brains."

- Peter Diamandis

 
 

Tim Bower

"We tend to block off many of our senses when we're staring at a screen. Nature time can literally bring us to our senses."

- Ricahrd Louv

 
 

Rudy Gutierrez

"Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses."

- Hannah Arendt

 
 

Karla Ortiz

"If 'seeing is believing' what happened to taste, touch, sound and smell ? Did our creator really intend to favour sight over the other senses ? I don't believe so."

- ALex Morritt

 
 

Ricardo Martinez

"All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses."

- Friedrich Nietzsche

 
 

Maria Corte Maidagan

"Sensual is everything that refers to the delight of the senses. And that's what artists do, is stimulate the senses in any possible way."

- Shakira

 
 

Niklas Asker

"The eye is the most refined of our senses, the one which communicates most directly with our mind, our consciousness."

- Robert Delaunay

 
 

James Bennett

"One more organ or one less in our body would give us a different intelligence. In fact, all the established laws as to why our body is a certain way would be different if our body were not that way."

- Montesquieu

 
 

Mark T Smith

"I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown."

- Jim Morrison

 
 

Guy Stauber

"All we have to believe is our senses: the tools we use to perceive the world, our sight, our touch, our memory. If they lie to us, then nothing can be trusted."

- Neil Gaiman

 
 

Kent Barton

"There is no reason to suppose that taste is in any way a lower sense than the other four; a fine palate is as much a gift as an eye that discerns beauty or an ear that appreciates and enjoys subtle harmonies of sound, and we are quite right to value the pleasures that all our senses give us and educate their perceptions."

- E.F. Benson

 
 

Chris Gall

"Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful."

- Helen Keller

 
 

Dongyun Lee

"When something is new to us, we treat it as an experience. We feel that our senses are awake and clear. We are alive."

- Jasper Johns

 
 

John Mattos

"Once you appreciate one of your blessings, one of your senses, your sense of hearing, then you begin to respect the sense of seeing and touching and tasting, you learn to respect all the senses."

- Maya Angelou

 
 

Thomas Ehretsmann

"Before two human beings come in close physical contact, their auras have mingled; that is the reason why we 'feel the presence of another' at times before we become aware of him by means of our ordinary senses."

- Max Heindel

 
 

CF Payne

"You think about some of the most memorable meals you've ever had; the food will be good but it will often be about locating a mental memory and taste is inexorably linked to all the other senses and memory, so ultimately it is all about taste."

- Heston Blumenthal

 
 

Paul Cox

"Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part."

- Claude Debussy

 
 

David Palumbo

"We cannot create observers by saying 'observe', but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses."

- Maria Montessori

 
 

Edward Kinsella III

"The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once."

- Rene Descartes

 
 

Mark Elliott

"Music evokes a lot of different emotions and triggers different senses."

- Kaskade

 
 

Sam Spratt

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science."

- Edwin Powell Hubble

 
 

Gary Kelley

"A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world."

- Hans Hofmann

 
 
       
Niklas Asker
Charles Chaisson
David Johnson
Dongyun Lee
Goni Montes
  Jack Daly
John Mattos
Guy Stauber
Maria Corte
Ted Wright
  James Bennett
CF Payne
Jason Seiler
  Patrick Arrasmith
Kent Barton
Chris Gall
Bill Sanderson
Douglas Smith

Ricardo Martinez

Mark Summers
  Piotr Jablonski
Tyler Jacobson
Karla Ortiz
Chase Stone
       
Mark Elliott
Gary Kelley
Edward Kinsella
Tran Nguyen
Kinuko Y. Craft
  Eric Drooker
Rudy Guitierrez
Mark T. Smith
  Michal Dziekan
Michal Lisowski
Oscar Ramos
Sylvain Sarrailh
  Tim Bower
Paul Cox
Leonard Peng
  Thomas Ehretsmann
Gregory Manchess
David Palumbo
Sam Spratt
 
 

Richard Solomon
Artists Representative

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richard@richardsolomon.com
 
 
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January 26, 2016

Dongyun Lee - Exceptional Performance: A nonrenewable resource, Deloitte University Press

Dongyun Lee was commissioned by Deloitte University Press to illustrate a spread illustration for their 18th issue! The article goes into detail the one element that companies should not only seek out but maintain at all costs, exceptional performance. Read the entire article here!




January 19, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann - The Long Story of Leading From Behind, The Atlantic

The Atlantic commissioned Thomas Ehretsmann to illustrate portraits of Nixon and Kissinger for an article about the two larger-than-life characters' foreign policy in the depths of Cold War. A little more to know and the infamous duo. Dark times call for dark portraiture, Ehretsmann's beautiful piece is once again the perfect fit.



January 15, 2016

Niklas Asker - January/February, ACC Docket

Niklas Asker was commissioned recently to illustrate the January/February issue of ACC Docket. Hot off the presses, the cover story for this issue is titled, "Tone at the Top." Check it out!