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Waiting for the E train to downtown. #NYCstreets

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Um. Yah, the actual photo.. Woops here it is!

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Monet's Water Lillies painted in 1914.

What a fulfilling sight. At this moment I am alone with a room full of this series and I won't forget it. #MoMa
Van Gogh's Starry Night at #MoMa

Not my favorite print because I dislike its popularity. People should dive deeper in to their art communities and support living artists in home decor.

But as an original masterpiece, it is breath taking.

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5D MII 50MM 1.4
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States

I have the privilege of making the ultimate day-to-day decisions on deviantART in my acting position as Chief Executive Officer. I Co-Founded deviantART in April of 2000 with jark along with a founding team of individuals including matteo most of whom joined around launch in August. Honorary founding team members include: mccann, chris and spot.


I've had a passion for building online communities since my addiction to game BBS's (doom, doom 2, heretic, hexen, etc.) when I was 12. I co-sysop'd the Netherworld BBS in Northern Virginia at that time (till I was 15) and fell in love with the possibilities; especially as they applied to a global community. deviantART mirrors many aspects of BBS's and as time progresses you will find even closer comparisons to the quality of community MajorBBS and other platforms were able to support. Of course, most of you have no idea what I'm talking about when I say BBS's. Ugh.

I've now spent more than half my life building online communities. Seeking to deliver a mainstream application that captures the depth and passion that I felt for BBS's in my youth youth, rather than my now youth. :D

I'm very proud of the success of deviantART. Especially the fact that we took the road less traveled and arrived a little later, but on our own pure and untainted terms. We're doing it our way.

And that ladies and gentlemen ... feels like a milli-millillion dollars.


Before you read about the future, read about the past. And I think with a past like that and a team like this, it is a bright future indeed.

It is our intention to create the most powerful outlet in the world for known and unknown artists alike.

Most importantly we intend to take our time to do it right. For the first time in history there is connection and communication between artists and fans on a massive scale. deviantART represents a breakthrough for the promotion and exposure of otherwise stranded artists in all corners of the globe. Our job is to make sense of the possibility, and craft it in a responsible manner.

And that's what I'm here to do along with the strong team we've assembled here at deviantART; until the job is done.

(If you have something real and tangible to propose that may help deviantART in one way or another; Feel free to send me a note. I read every note even if I don't respond. Forgive me on the responses, there are thousands of notes!)

Current Residence: Hollywood, CA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M
Print preference: Fine Art
Favourite photographer: coxi
Favourite style of art: street
Operating System: OSX
MP3 player of choice: there are no choices
Shell of choice: Sea.
Wallpaper of choice: (changed often)
Favourite cartoon character: Stewie
Personal Quote: y0.


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spyed Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
that woudl be awesome :) 
Do you know where I could get some help?
PurpleStarGalaxy Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much for the new app! The old one didn't work too well on my phone, but the new one is great! Loving it! <3
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Firekitty8 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 12, 2014   Digital Artist
Don't swear at the admins. You're only going to get yourself into more trouble
W4t3rf1r3 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
iingo Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DeviantArt Evolved I drew the new dA logo! I hope you like it, too Angelo!
Serrara Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
To :iconarrogantreality:

No, your attitude.
Not true, I had my account closed and I reopened it under Notwonder (which is this one, fyi):
I've actually been here for 2 years.
Elaborate what your are saying, or just kindly shut the fuck up.
I won't respond to people who don't explain their reasoning...

So, you know "who this man really is"? Give me proof and I'll reconsider.
ISeeTheLattice Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Before answering your comments to me, I believe this is an admission that you have lied to me previously.

I do not take kind to this.
Serrara Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That was before I realized WHY so many people hate him...
(got to be more careful on that)
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