The goal of Leroy Projects is to examine and explore modern and contemporary artistic issues and the multitude of processes that accompany them. Working in cohesion with one another, Leroy Projects allows the negation of identity and in turn develops a constantly evolving body of work in a variety of styles.
I find great inspiration in the natural world, and consider flowers especially stirring. I expressively marry shapes, colors, and scents of my favorite blooms, which produce lush, colorful, and charmingly chaotic compositions.
Hayley Nichols draws spiritual wisdom from the routines of daily life most of us move through without a thought. By calling attention to the nuance of these secular rituals, common objects become a space to honor moments of human connection, playfulness, and loss. Nichols reveals both the sensory delight and inevitable melancholy in trying to stay present.
Many who experience a painting of Patricia Larsen think it’s the work of a Zen monk, someone who’s mastered the elements of purity - but it’s Larsen’s memories of playing in Albertan prairie fields that melt into her images.
HOW A 19TH CENTURY WORKMANS HOME BECAME A FAMILY HOME
In Gallatin, N.Y., the husband-wife co-founders behind the design firm Workstead converted a 1850s clapboard house into a rural idyll.
CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD WITH CRISPY KALE
Forget croutons: crispy kale adds all the satisfying crunch you need to Caesar salad.
I HAVE TO STOP MYSELF FROM DRINKING ROSÉ SANGRIA LIKE WATER
Kat Boytsova’s recipe steers clear of syrupy-sweet sangria territory not only by starting with rosé instead of a bottle of red or white. She swaps out chopped fruit for refreshing cucumber; replaces warming spices with a tangle of mixed herbs; and tops it off with fizzy citrus soda, which cuts back on the sweetness. Oh, and there’s ½ cup bianco vermouth for an extra kick.
BEYONCE: SPIRIT ( FROM DISNEY'S THE LION KING)
"The soundtrack is a love letter to Africa," Beyoncé told ABC. "I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa. Not just use some of the sounds and do my interpretation of it. I wanted it to be authentic about what is beautiful about the music in Africa."
EPISODE #52: SHOCK ART: BALTHAUS THÉRÈSE DREAMING
Today's work of "shock art" flips the script, from a piece that was accepted (or at least tolerated) in its time, and has since become a rallying point for the #MeToo movement.