Animation Artist Bob Singer: Cartoon History-Hanna Barbera and Warner Brothers Artist and his art

By Leslie Combemale | March 31, 2020

When the weirdest, and I’d even say craziest thing that’s happened in our lifetime happened, and a disease started sweeping the world, as an art gallery and small business owner I started thinking about how we’d weather the storm, yes, but I also considered all the artists that we work with who also survive and …

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The Art of Blade Runner by John Alvin

By Leslie Combemale | September 7, 2019

When a future sci-fi classic and an sci-fi-loving art geek collided ArtInsights Gallery just got the last two original paintings representing Blade Runner created by the campaign artist who designed and painted the official movie poster in 1982. John Alvin is the illustrator for the iconic image used to promote what would become one of …

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ArtInsights Gallery in the Time of Corona

By Leslie Combemale | April 1, 2020

Well this is a fine mess the world has gotten into, no? All politics aside, it’s terrifying to imagine our loved ones, or ourselves at risk to Corona virus, so we at ArtInsights love that people are staying home for as long as is necessary to get this pandemic behind us all. It has brought …

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Blog Archive

Infinitus

By admin | January 5, 2013

Friday, July 16, 2010   Here at Infinitus it’s like MAGIC!  Time stands still.  In good ways and in bad ways… We are here from ArtInsights at the Harry Potter convention Infinitus at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  There are 2700 convention attendees of the best fans in all fandom!   Two days before …

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A Galaxy of Star Wars Art

By admin | January 2, 2013
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Star Wars original art, a galaxy not so far far away…   Such a crazy series of events led me to Celebration 4, i couldn’t explain it if i tried.  Suffice to say it resulted from some Shakespearean drama between me and one of the wholesale companies i worked with.  However it happened, i wound …

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2009 Year-End Animation Round-Up

By admin | January 2, 2013

This afternoon, on January 1st, 2010, i was staring at the fire in our fireplace, and started thinking about the movies i’d seen this year.  I realized what an incredible year 2009 has been for animation features.  When I think of all the artistic expression and talent poured onto the screen,  i feel very proud …

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Experiencing the Tim Burton One-Man Show

By admin | January 2, 2013
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  TIM BURTON AT MOMA: New Exhibit of over 700 pieces of The art of Tim Burton!   A celebration of “stepchild” art, a stubborn adherence to a unique vision, and a big fat kiss to individuality.   It’s the last day in November and after mulling over the gorgeous new museum show at the …

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Grading Disney’s D23 Convention

By admin | January 2, 2013
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It started months ago…when we heard from our superconnected Disney folks they were planning something really big, a sort of Disney version of San Diego Comic-con, through the new fan group D23.  Should we go? Some of the art galleries who do what we do go to all the cons, they have their own walls, …

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A Valentine to the Potter Fans

By admin | January 2, 2013

Azkatraz, my trip deep into Harry Potter fandom.  I’m still having delightful flashbacks…   Ah, Harry Potter.  I thought i knew you….I’ve read all the books, more than once, I know all the art, the mythologies around the books and their creation, and i myself was a “professor of the magical arts” at one of …

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Great Retta Scott!

By admin | January 2, 2013
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        Such a gorgeous collection of art, had to put it up here and show it.  It is impossible for me to get anything cooler or better–but i dare the universe to try!    I got all this art as one collection, and it is all done by Disney Legend, Retta Scott!  (I …

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Comic-Calm: How to Survive San Diego

By admin | September 6, 2012

DO YOU FEEL INSANE TRYING TO GET PREPARED FOR SDCC? TRY NEW CALM-I-CON!   I’m imagining a commercial for some new drug made especially for us gallery owners who are freaking out about the HP con and the San Diego Comic-Con.   You know, maybe Jon Favreau or Kevin Smith is the spokesman, and it’s …

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New Website

By admin | May 21, 2012

Happy Holidays! Monday, November 29, 2010 Jedi knights, stormtroopers, Disney princesses, wizards and witches, instead of sugar plums are dancing in my head… it’s Pagakwaanchristmakah! (or HOLIDAYS AT ARTINSIGHTS) The last two months of the year have been blowing by so fast i can hardly catch my breath.  It’s been so long since i’ve visited …

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John Alvin Show

By admin | May 21, 2012

Happy Holidays! Monday, November 29, 2010 Jedi knights, stormtroopers, Disney princesses, wizards and witches, instead of sugar plums are dancing in my head… it’s Pagakwaanchristmakah! (or HOLIDAYS AT ARTINSIGHTS) The last two months of the year have been blowing by so fast i can hardly catch my breath.  It’s been so long since i’ve visited …

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Account

By admin | May 14, 2012

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ArtInsights Blog

By admin | May 14, 2012

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About Us

By admin | May 14, 2012

{loadposition sliderabout} Get Directions View Larger Map LOCATION:ArtInsights is located in Northern Virginia, just outside Washington D.C., close to Dulles International Airport. The gallery is owned and run by Michael Barry and Leslie Combemale.   THE OWNERS:Michael is an honors graduate of The Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. and is a musician and composer. …

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Magazine

By admin | May 14, 2012

Magazine

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By admin | May 14, 2012

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Holiday Parade at ArtInsights

By admin | December 23, 2011

  Just came back from playing Belle in the Reston Town Center holiday parade.  I asked my sister Coco to play Cinderella.  She looks so much like her, she could be hired at Disney.  We also had the 501st Legion with us in the parade, and they are always wonderful to have–helpful, very interested in …

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