Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Fine art

Unusual Animals Brought Together in New Hyperrealistic Paintings by Lisa Ericson

New work from Lisa Ericson  continues the Portland-based artist’s hyperrealistic compositions of animals. Set on deep black backgrounds, her paintings showcase unusual combinations of peacefully co-existing fauna. Pelicans support rabbits, snakes, and ocelots, while tree frogs...

Waterline: Pejac Unveils New Drawings to Be Exhibited in a Floating Gallery on Paris’...

Continuously secretive and unexpected when it comes to revealing his projects, Pejac  once again surprised the art world by announcing an upcoming self-produced pop-up solo exhibition in Paris. Roughly a year since his last showing at...

Lines of Flight: Paintings by Akihito Takuma

Grayscale paintings by Japanese artist Akihito Takuma that are finished by running a 2-meter wide brush down the canvas before the paint has dried. The technique reminds me of the work of Gerhard Richter in which he uses...

Abstract Shapes and Graffiti-Inspired Swirls Leap off the Wall in New Three-Dimensional Murals by...

Italian artist Manuel de Rita a.k.a. Peeta  transforms static structures by painting colorful cubes and abstracted cylindrical shapes to appear as if they are floating above the surface of the wall. This technique was derived from...

Artist Spotlight: Jacob Brostrup

Jacob Brostrup was born in Denmark the year 1973. Spending this last four years of his life between Barcelona during the winter and a forested area on Denmark for the summer; he is member...

Paintings by Esther Brown

Esther Brown is a British/South African artist and designer born and raised in Japan, currently settled and working in the UK. She completed a BA HONS in Fine Art in 2014, worked as a print...

Quiet Scenes of Youthful Melancholy and Mystery by Aron Wiesenfeld

In his dreamlike paintings, Aron Wiesenfeld depicts scenes of young women in moments of hushed reflection. Wiesenfeld’s artworks are often set outside in softly illuminated environments at twilight or dusk. Youthful female figures quietly observe their...

Behind the Gardens: Drawings by Neda Vent Fischer

Pencil drawings of dark, foreboding forest scenes by Paris-based photographer/illustrator Neda Vent Fischer. Originally from Yugoslavia, Fischer is known more for her photography and the various techniques she uses to add a surrealistic look to them....

Narrative Dramas Unfold in Robert Proch’s Multi-Dimensional Glitched Paintings and Murals

Robert Proch combines the aesthetics of street art and fine art in his dizzyingly complex paintings and murals. The artist engages multiple perspectives, glitched repetitions of figures, architectural motifs, and tightly controlled color palettes to...

Expressive Color-Filled Portraits of Friends and Family by Hope Gangloff

Artist Hope Gangloff captures the personalities of her friends and family in brightly colored large-scale portraits. Gangloff’s acrylic and collage paintings show her subjects in intimate settings—often domestic interiors—in poses of relaxation or quiet focus. The...

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