Sunday, April 21, 2019

Fine art

Oil Paintings by Clive Head Layer Gestures to Express the Passage of Time

British artist Clive Head captures the complex beauty of everyday movements in his dizzying oil paintings. His long career has seen a dramatic evolution of his style, from early work in the tradition of Realism to...

New Paintings and Sculptures by Seth Globepainter Explore the Psychological Depths of Childhood

French street artist Julien Malland, known as Seth Globepainter, currently has two solo exhibitions collectively titled Chambrum Rangeam, or “clean up your room,” at Dorothy Circus Gallery’s locations in London and Rome through December 24, 2018....

Layers of Realistic and Invented Winged Creatures Combine in Surreal Illustrations by Vorja Sánchez

Vorja Sánchez combines imaginative interpretations of birds, wolves, and hybrid creatures into surreal paintings and mixed media works that are diverse in both style and form. In the follow up to his popular work Bird Dialogues,...

Illustrations by Simon Prades Entangle Human Emotions with the Natural World

Simon Prades uses muted color palettes to convey feelings of introspection, inquisitiveness, and even rage in his editorial illustrations. His work often features human portraits interwoven with natural elements such as coiling snakes and growing...

Night Imagined as a Human-like Figure in New Black and White Illustrations by David...

Illustrator David Álvarez is fascinated by working with shadows and light, finding black and white drawings to be one of his favorite ways to solve the images he conjures in his head. His most recent series, I...

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...

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