Tag: Abstract Art

Nirvana by A.D. Cook

2012 Flashback

Twenty-twelve was a prolific year for me. Over that year, I created a stainless steel metal wall art (Ascension) and painted four canvas life-size and more giant fine art nudes, including; Truth, Ascendant, Jubilee, Premier, and Nirvana, and wrapped it up with a series of abstract artworks. Please read my post from 2012 for the complete list.

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ADCook.com art creation timeline 2020 > 1988

Art Creation Timeline – Dreams and Memories

I love timelines. When it comes to telling a story with pictures, I can think of no better way to show the progression of something. This website’s Art Creation Timeline maps A.D. Cook’s artworks, murals, and paintings from 1988 to now. I want to suggest that it is a complete listing, but it’s only a sampling of my favorite pieces.

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Metal Art, A.D. Cook, Artist, Las Vegas, NV

Metal Art

I love metal art. I enjoy creating it, and I rejoice in the finished pieces. They are dynamic and fun and bring a lot of visual elements into the art-viewing experience that can’t be found in canvas paintings or other traditional mediums.

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LA Art Show 2015, Los Angeles, CA

LA Art Show

Andy Warhol once said, “Art is what you can get away with.” Clearly, he was on to something. With his controversial pop art, he explored the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertisement – and he got away with a lot. Even with his passing in 1987, he is still among the best-selling American artists ever. And today, maybe even more so, he is everywhere in art.

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Barry Mack Red Abstract Detail

Barry Mack

I met Barry in the late 1980s when we were introduced by a mutual friend. Our shared passion for art immediately united us as life-long friends; over the years, we’ve watched each other grow as artists. Barry’s art delves into the mysteries of the unknown, forever exploring color, texture, and the underlying emotions brought forth by art and the creative process.

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FIRE Art Biennnale at The Palazzo, Las Vegas 02/16/13

FIRE 2013

Saturday’s FIRE ART Biennale Las Vegas SPRING Extravaganza black-tie fundraiser at ACT Nightclub at The Palazzo was a blast! February 16th, 2013 — A fantastic crowd came out to support blind and visually impaired children. A festival of applied and

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Creative 2012

My Creative 2012

For many of us, this was a fun-filled and interesting year. Memorable for sure. I know it was for me. That may be why 2012 was (and still is) such a creative year. I started mine off creatively and am

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THE FIRE by A.D. Cook (preview) 2012

The Fire Abstract Original

Continuing my 2012 abstract series in a bold and powerful way. My latest creation, The Fire, is a creative outburst of reds and golds… The Fire – 48″ x 36″, Mixed media on canvas with 18ct. gold leafing – 1-1/2″

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SHARING by A.D. Cook (preview) 2012

Balance • Love • Abundance..

I love creating abstract artworks. I guess in many ways I always have. There is a certain freedom and energy in creating the art, and that energy goes forward with the art for eternity. I believe art has the power

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