Tag: 2013

Chuck Close working in studio

Oh, So Close…

His larger-than-life artworks have inspired me for years. But even more so, his larger-than-life “can-do” attitude is even more impressive.

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Year In Review 2013

2013 ~ Year In Review

If there ever was a time when life took a big turn, this year was that for me. I would have to say that 2013 will always be remembered as a year of change for me. Some things for the better, others not so much. But that’s the same for all of us, I suppose. As my friend Frank likes to remind me, “Life is a never-ending series of temporary events.”

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The Happiest of People at ADCook.com

The Happiest of People

Every once in a while, a friend sends something along that resonates. Maybe it’s the holiday season. Maybe it’s global warming. Who knows? It’s true that we don’t know, or says the story below…

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Tara, A.D. Cook, Nicole Duffel, Las Vegas, NV

Get Lucky

The GET LUCKY FUNDRAISER at the Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay, presented by the Cultural Arts Training Foundation last week was a blast.

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Get Lucky 13 Fundraiser

Get Lucky 12/13/13

The Cultural Arts Training Foundation presents GET LUCKY FUNDRAISER in VEGAS. Bid on fabulous art, meet artists, and win prizes.

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ARTOOL Body of Art ad by A.D. Cook (preview)

The Body Art Phenomena

It seems everywhere you look, at least in Las Vegas and on TV, there is something happening with body painting. I like to call it the “Body Art Phenomena.” And you know what, it’s awesome! The human body is beautiful and makes a perfect canvas for many creative expressions.

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Lamborghinis at Motor Trend, Las Vegas, NV

My Love for Lambos

After all, these past few days have been pretty cool as I’ve experienced driving four different Lambos and enjoying time at the 2014 Model Motor Trend International Auto Show in Las Vegas.

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Thanksgiving Cheers DaVinci

Thanksgiving Cheers!

For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food,
For love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.

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SEMA SHOW 2013 Preview

SEMA 2013 – Las Vegas

The SEMA Show is the world’s premier automotive specialty products trade event, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This year’s dates were November 5th-8th, including more than 2,400 world-class companies, including 500 brand-new exhibitors.

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Muse by A.D. Cook - book cover

Muse Celebration Update

A MUSE CELEBRATION UPDATE — “Muse, a celebration of truth and beauty” is in the works. My coffee table book featuring a selection of my favorite art nude paintings and my thoughts and perspective on art and muse is nearing completion and will be available soon.

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