The Hidden Paintings of Russell Rukin

At first glance, Russell Rukin is a portrait painter – an excellent portrait painter, in fact. In each of his works, he carefully captures the expression of the model, evoking different feelings within each painting. However, there’s often more to his work than meets the eye. No part of the canvas goes unused. In m1,…

The Importance of Documenting Bitcoin in Art

“Logos, like flags, are created to capture the allegiance of a community,” writes Ray Istre. “In my art, I contrast the Bitcoin logo with other historical forms of money, such as coins and paper money.” Ray Istre is an accomplished & prolific artist, with a background ranging from large scale murals to the first poster…

“We Should Brave The World”: An Interview with Julia Tourianski

A little over a year ago, Julia Tourianski declared Bitcoin’s independence and taught people how to be a “Bitcoin hater”. The declaration, a compilation of strong voices from the Bitcoin world, stated, “We declare bitcoin’s independence. Bitcoin is sovereignty. Bitcoin is renaissance. Bitcoin is ours. Bitcoin is.” Tourianski has since been working to promote the message of…