Monday, July 6, 2020

Fine art

In Artist Adrian Brandon’s Incomplete Portraits, A Year of Life Equals One Minute of...

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When Adrian Brandon starts to color a portrait, he sets a timer. For his rendering of Breonna Taylor, the clock is set to 26 minutes—for George Floyd, 46 minutes, for Tony McDade, 38, and for Aiyana...

Children’s fantasies in paintings by Kayla Mahaffey

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Chicago-based artist Kayla Mahaffey captures the vivid reveries occupying young minds. She juxtaposes realistically rendered figures with chaotic scenes of two-dimensional cartoon characters as they emerge from amorphous clouds and pastel commotions. Each central figure wears...

‘Silent’ paintings by Calida Garcia Rawls

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Five years ago, Calida Garcia Rawles learned to swim by joining a team dedicated to the exercise. The sessions were “therapeutic and spiritually uplifting,” the Los Angeles-based artist shares with Colossal. “I found that I felt...

Sensual Sea Paintings by Samantha Keely Smith

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Paintings by American artist Samantha Keely Smith are depictions of experiences and emotions. The worrying sea on her canvases makes noise and shines with incredible shades of feelings, plunging into the depths of the...

JAMES POSTILL: BETWEEN REALISM AND ABSTRACTION

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James Postill is a Canadian artist who has been painting professionally for about ten years. One of his most recognizable works is paintings in which the artist depicts the distortion of shape, color, and...

“Body awareness” with Maria Lassnig

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LONDON.- The art of Maria Lassnig, one of the most important painters of the modern era, is characterized by its ruthless probing into themes of the body and its significance. The online presentation, "Maria...

Climate change art

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As Artnet News wrote: “Climate is important in artwork because art has a style of learning of the global discussion because it can send a message in different forms. Particularly, climate change art has...

5 Greatest Paintings of All Time

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You can talk about world art for hours and write thousands of books. Behind the name of each artist is a difficult life, behind every canvas - the voice of time, behind every stroke...

Susan Rothenberg’s Unusual Paintings Made Her One of the Most Brave Artists in the...

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A couple of years ago, Susan Rothenberg noted she read that a group of ravens is called an unfriendly. She said it an erroneous characteristic because these birds, to her opinion, were “great". They...

Spirited Narratives Drive Whimsical, Patterned Paintings by Monica Rohan

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Whether unwrapping themselves from textile folds or balancing atop spindly stools, Monica Rohan’s figures are perpetually in motion. The painter depicts adventurous subjects set amongst whimsical worlds of overgrown bushes, vibrant seas of fabric, and...

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