Monday, December 10, 2018

Fine art

Miniature Watercolor Landscapes and Fashion Sketches Delicately Painted on Used Tea Bags

After a good steep, Ruby Silvious reuses her tea bags as miniature canvases to paint sliced watermelon, serene landscapes, and models adorned in dress-shaped candy wrappers. The works typically keep the tags attached, reminding the viewer...

Pixelated Glitches Interrupt Painted Portraits of Victorian Families, Still Lifes, and Birds

The Milan-based painter Aldo Sergio uses paint to warp perception, creating portraits and still life paintings which blur the boundary between the digital and the physical, and the traditional and the contemporary. In one of his paintings,...

Chain Reaction: An International Print Show Featuring Bike-Centric Artwork

This Friday we’ll be kicking off Chain Reaction, an international print show featuring artists, designers, and printmakers from all over the world. Chain Reaction includes works by seventeen artists, including many previously featured on...

Larger-Than-Life Animals Terrorize Suburban Towns in Paintings by John Brosio

The paintings of John Brosio feel incredibly cinematic, as if each is a still from a contemporary horror film paused at a striking moment of tension. Brosio paints enlarged birds, crabs, and Big Gulp containers poised...

A Comprehensive and Colorful Map of London Outlines the City’s Great Buildings and Icons

Designer Rafael Esquer of Alfalfa New York has added a new city print to his collection, this time focusing on the iconic buildings, neighborhoods, and residents of London. The colorful posterhighlights the city’s classic landmarks such as...

Hyperrealistic Drawings by Arinze Stanley Capture Surreal Moments and Powerful Emotions

Self-taught Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley is a wizard when it comes to putting charcoal and graphite to paper. The artist creates hyperrealistic portraits at a scale just larger than life, spending hundreds of hours detailing his...

Geometric Shapes and Angular Faces Combine in New Salvaged Wood Murals, Assemblages, and Tattoos...

Expanded Eye is an arts collective formed by London-based artists Jade Tomlinson and Kevin James that utilizes a wide range of media to explore human consciousness and connectivity. The pair use salvaged wood to create colorful...

Animals and Statues Serve as the Protagonists of Startlingly Realistic Post-Apocalyptic Paintings by Josh...

Portland-based artist Josh Keyes paints hyperrealistic depictions of what he perceives the world might look like after the fall of humans. Animals such as sharks, tigers, and bulls remain as the final witnesses to the aftermath...

A Collection of New Hybrid Drawings About Healing and Loss by Christina Mrozik

Portland-based artist Christina Mrozik closely observes flora and fauna to create hybrid drawings that unite the two in haunting new forms. In her monochrome work hair springs from hollow snake skins, claws emerge from floral bulbs,...

Extraordinary Pigeons Take Flight in Large-Scale Feathery Murals by Adele Renault

Artist Adele Renault paints realistic portraits of the common pigeon, often highlighting real examples of pigeons whose stories are anything but ordinary. This year she painted a mural of “Baby Girl,” a New Jersey pigeon who...

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