George C Roush II

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Remarkable Hyperrealistic Oil Painting Artworks

Incredible as they seem realistic, Australian artist Kellie Orr’s oil painting artworks are surprising in their precision, finesse and also their …

Art

English painter Gillian Ayres dies aged 88

The British abstract painter Gillian Ayres, who was nominated for the Turner prize in 1989, has died aged 88.<p>Ayres, best known for her printmaking and use of vibrant colours in paintings, had been one of the UK’s leading contemporary artists since the 1950s.<p>She was awarded a CBE in 2011, and …

The Absolute Best Steakhouses in New York

<i>What makes a steakhouse great? The definition of this sacred New York dining institution has changed over the years, but most of the places</i><i>on our</i> …

The New Museum Of Neon Art In Los Angeles Is An Ode To A Bygone Era

There’s something special about neon. Maybe it’s because of its relationship with cinema or just romanticism for a lost era (one which you probably weren’t alive for), but neon has a strangely magical… <i>ahem</i>… glow about it. It’s got the distinct ability to conjure up a mysterious and alluring vibe …

Los Angeles

Pizza Is a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal, According to a Nutritionist

I'll take one slice of cheese, please.<p>If you love starting your morning with a bowl of Raisin Bran or another healthy-sounding cereal, we have some bad news: The majority of cereals are packed with sugar and really aren't the best way to kickstart your day.<p>To drive home the point that crunchy and …

‘How Can You Not Love Color?’: Damien Hirst Explains How Bonnard Inspired His New Gagosian Show

Exhibitions<p>Damien Hirst embraces Post-Impressionism—with an Ab-Ex twist.<p>,<p>Damien Hirst has offered a sneak peek into a new body of work, titled the …

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Everything You Need to Know About Your New Instant Pot

Prepare to join the millions that are already obsessed.<p>January 03, 2018<p>If you got together with family and friends this holiday season, there is a …

Scientists Explain Why Drinking Water First Thing in The Morning Has Huge Health Benefits

“Did You Know…that drinking water in the morning immediately upon waking up can have amazing therapeutic effects for a multitude of health …

Ayurveda

Tiny Grasshopper Found Hidden in Van Gogh Painting, 128 Years Later

There's a secret hidden in a Vincent van Gogh painting.<p>It remained undetected for 128 years, until Mary Schafer, a paintings conservator at …

Gallery Hopping: Extraordinary Trove of Schiele and Klimt Nudes Still Shocks at New York’s Galerie St. Etienne

On View<p>A Viennese museum show is reborn at a New York gallery.<p>,<p>A sexy selection of works by Austrian greats Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Oskar …

14 Years After Being Stolen In A Mafia Heist, Van Gogh Paintings Back At Amsterdam Museum

Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh were unveiled, barely damaged, at an Amsterdam museum on Tuesday, 14 years after they were stolen in a mafia …

Emulator lets you run classic Macintosh OS in your browser

While you can always cop an old Macintosh off of Craiglist, there might be an even easier way to quench your nostalgia for 1980’s Apple antiques.<p>We’ve previously seen inventive coders put JavaScript to use to run old school operating systems like Windows 95 and Windows 98 straight in your browser, …

Apps

Lucian Freud denied this painting was his – so how could the BBC claim otherwise?

To be told that a painting was made by you, when you are certain it was not, must be disconcerting. For years, Lucian Freud denied that a portrait …

10 Vegetables That Actually Aren't That Good For You

Banksy artwork pops up at Bristol primary school

Primary school pupils in Bristol have come back from their half-term holidays to discover that famous street artist Banksy has painted an artwork on …

Antony Micallef Makes Hong King Solo Debut in “Raw Intent”

The expressionist work of British artist Antony Micallef layers the figure to the point of total distortion. His style of painting misshapen figures …

Art

Talking to Artist Sean Scully About Addiction, Death, and Ai Wei Wei

We went to Nanjing to hang out with the famous Irish painter, and talked state censorship, grief, and why he's skeptical about China's most famous dissident artist.<p>After his grandfather killed himself, Sean Scully and his family left Ireland for north London. "He was going to be shot for …

The Penetrating Portraits of an Overlooked Photographer

TORONTO — Wendy Snyder MacNeil is as much a documentarian as she is an artist.<p>Ample evidence of this is provided in <i>The Light Inside: Wendy Snyder</i> …

The tumultuous life and times of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare’s creative output embodied everything from love poetry to history, fantasy, tragedy, comedy and magic. But little of what he wrote was an explicit commentary on contemporary events at the time he was writing, despite it being a fascinating and turbulent period in history: a time …

William Shakespeare

Want More Love in Your Life? Do This.

I once met a savvy, accomplished woman who thought that when she found her heart's desire, a man, she would be happy. That seems like a lot of responsibility to place on another for one's happiness.<p>When a woman believes this, she subconsciously sends this message, unaware that others are picking up …

The 10 best abstract artists of all time

Just a little over a century ago, the first abstract artists emerged, and they caused a revolution in art. It’s hard to imagine the furor abstract …

Gerhard Richter Incensed by Proposed Museum Closure in Germany

Art World<p>Several works by Richter are in the museum's collection.<p>,<p>Morsbroich Museum, Leverkusen.<br>Photo: Wikimedia Commons<p>A major cultural scandal is …

The Darkest Color in the World Is Now Owned Exclusively by Artist Anish Kapoor

Other artists are not happy<p>A lot of people are asking the question "Can an artist own a color?" today, but rather that asking it philosophically, they're asking it practically and in response to the fact that it artist Anish Kapoor appears to now own a color. That color is vantablack, the world's …

Art

Long-lost Caravaggio painting goes on show in Tokyo

Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy was found in a private collection in 2014 and is part of exhibition at National Museum of Western Art<p>A long-lost painting by the Italian master Caravaggio is being shown to the public at an exhibition in Tokyo.<p>Related: 'Restitution of a lost beauty': Caravaggio Nativity …

Lucian Freud painting set to fetch £10m when it goes on sale for the first time

One of Lucian Freud's most famous paintings, Pregnant Girl, is to be sold at auction for the first time<p>Even for the general observer, it is one of Lucian Freud's most tender paintings, depicting his teenage lover pregnant with his unborn child.<p>For his daughter, Bella Freud, the portrait of …

Photo Gallery: The Lost Works of Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter is the most famous German contemporary artist, and his works sell for millions. Still, dozens of works have disappeared over the …

Artists

Transgender actress, Warhol muse Holly Woodlawn dies at 69

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holly Woodlawn, the transgender actress made famous by Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey in their 1970s films "Trash" and "Women in …

Andy Warhol

4 Books to Read After The Lunar Chronicles

Last month, the Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer drew to a close with the final book <i>Winter</i> hitting shelves on November 10. For the last four …