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Towering Portraits by Ryan Hewett Mix Blocks of Bright Colors with Gestural Impasto | Colossal

<p>South African painter Ryan Hewett creates striking portraits through a Cubist lens, breaking the subject’s face and body into a amalgamation of …

Painting

Incredibly Realistic Oil Pastel Drawings of Flowers Drenched in Golden Honey

Connecticut-based artist Brian Owens creates large-scale <b>oil pastel drawings</b> of flowers. However, these aren’t your ordinary still-lifes—the series stimulates the viewer’s senses by depicting each hyperreal rose, lily, and peony drenched in golden honey. Each piece looks like a macro photo, …

Drawing

Strip clubs and bordellos: Tal R’s hypnotic paintings of sex shops from around the world

“For 10 years I tried to escape art. I thought I was no good at it. I thought it was pretentious,” Tal R admits during a phone call with It’s Nice …

Art

Meet Hao Liang, the Young Chinese Artist Whose Reboot of Ancient Ink Painting Has Become a Bona Fide Market Sensation

People<p>The up-and-coming artist's dense, referential paintings have already sold out at Gagosian.<p>,<p>The powerhouse gallery Gagosian is not exactly the …

Art

Surreal portrait of artist's mother wins 2018 BP portrait award

A tender and slightly surreal portrait of an artist’s mother appearing to drink tea has won one of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes.<p>Miriam Escofet, a London-based artist, was named winner of the 2018 BP portrait award for a painting praised by judges for its “constraint and intimacy” as well as …

Inside the Home of Gallerist Javier Peres, Champion of Cutting-Edge Artists

Since opening his first gallery, in San Francisco, in 2002, Javier Peres has built a reputation as a champion of cutting-edge artists. Now he’s based in Berlin, where he opened a gallery in 2005, when the city was just beginning to establish itself as the go-to destination for young artists from …

Dreamlike Depictions of Everyday Stories by Collin van der Sluijs at Vertical Gallery

May 31, 2018<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>A Dutch illustrator and painter, <b>Collin van der</b> …

Photorealistic paintings by Babajide Olatunji - a photo essay

Nigerian artist Babajide Olatunji had a private viewing of his new works in Ikoyi, Lagos. Babajide is represented by UK Art Gallery TAFETA, a gallery …

How Domenico Gnoli’s Meticulous Paintings Reveal a Society—Like Ours—That Is Coming Apart at the Seams

Reviews<p>A new exhibition at Luxembourg & Dayan reveals how the artist used elements of Surrealism and Pop to do something entirely different.<p>,<p>Domenico …

Technique helps to enhance the painting: Raj More

One look at artist Raj More’s paintings and you will be stunned by the bold use of colours and imagery. Rudhra Kapoor, the owner of Treasures of …

Artist Spends Hundreds of Hours Creating Portraits Entirely Out of Hand-Written Text

Sonora-based artist Phil Vance creates incredible typography portraits rendered entirely in hand-written text. Drawn to pattern, texture, and color, the artist describes his process as “cross hatching but with words.” From Einstein to Mark Twain, each portrait from the <i>In Their Own Word</i>s series pays …

Mark Twain

How Peter Stanick, Pop Art Master, Pokes Fun at the Instagram Celebrity Era

Even when he began painting in the ’70s, Peter Stanick had an eye on the Information Superhighway. A Pop Art visionary, the guy pretty much wrote the …

Corey Helford Gallery Dons the First US Exhibition of Okuda San Miguel Art !

March 26, 2017<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Using intense psychedelic colors and geometric …

Reimagining a World Based on a Different Logic - Bruno Pontiroli in an Interview

February 28, 2017<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Airplanes that crash into the clouds, …

Artist Masterfully Maneuvers a Palette Knife to Sculpt Dynamic Paintings

There’s a palpable energy in every brush stroke of Salman Khoshroo’s enormously striking large-scale palette knife portraits. Khoshroo masterfully maneuvers the tool so that the paint seems to ooze off of his canvases and amass into dynamic figures full of tension and intensity.<p>Currently based in …

Photographer Rohit Chawla shares his picks from Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

2016 marks the fifteenth edition of the Art Basel Miami Beach show, which has expanded over the years to include dedicated sections for film, …

In Albert Contreras' hands, Xs and O's form wild statements colored with a little magic

Albert Contreras' latest exhibition at Peter Mendenhall Gallery is a lot like the one he had there in December 2014: Two rooms jampacked with square panels onto which the 82-year-old artist has scooped shovelfuls of thick, gloppy acrylic and then, using customized palette knives, troweled an X or O …

The Secret Life of Heroes by Gregoire Guillemin

We've been fans of French artist Gregoire Guillemin for quite some time. In the past, we featured many of his superhero themed series such as his retro-modern superhero illustrations as well as his smooth, minimalist superhero work. Lately, Guillemin has been working on a hilarious new series …

The Definitive San Francisco Art Gallery Guide

With a rich history both inside and outside of galleries, the art scene in San Francisco doesn’t conform to a single category. There's illustration, …

San Francisco

Amadeus Launches Venture Fund To Invest In Travel Startups

Amadeus became the latest established travel industry operating company to launch a travel startup investment fund, joining Concur, eLong, American …

WorldLister App Promises To Generate Better, Faster eBay Listings

In the world of eBay sellers, some people photograph their wares on models and take the time to write up comprehensive product descriptions. Other listings… are kind of indecipherable. Or just unhelpful.<p>WorldLister, an app launching today, is trying to help the latter group become more like the …

The 6 Travel Startup Funds That Are Investing in the Industry's Newest Brands

There has been a lot of hype of late about funds for travel startups, but not all funds are created equal.<p>Priceline CEO Jeffery Boyd tells Skift that …

Study: You Should Invest 0% Of Your Assets In Art

It’s hard not to look at the rash of big-figure art auction sales — Francis Bacon’s ‘Lucian Freud’ for $142 Million, $120 million for Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” – and think that you’re missing out on a fun, cosmopolitan opportunity to make some cash.<p>And if you’re a billionaire trafficking in blue …

Marketplace App Carousell Raises $800K Seed Round Led By Rakuten

Carousell, a Singapore-based consumer-to-consumer marketplace app for iOS and Android, has raised a $1 million SGD (about $800,000 USD) seed round led by Rakuten. Other investors include Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups, Danny Oei Wirianto and Darius Cheung. The startup will use its funding to …

The Extraordinary Life of Germany's Doublefaced Girl

Doublefaced is an intriguing series by Berlin-based German artist Sebastian Bieniek that features portraits of a girl with the illusion of two faces. By simply drawing on each side of his model's head with common makeup products like eyeliner and lipstick, Bieniek transforms the young woman into a …

Patrick Caulfield, Tate Britain, review

Patrick Caulfield teaches us to question the evidence of our eyes, says Richard Dorment.<p><b>Tate Britain</b> is staging exhibitions of the painters Patrick Caulfield and Gary Hume in back-to back in separate galleries. Officially there is no link between the two shows, but they are two artists of different …

Amazon should let eBay handle the online market for fine art

I do not think it will revolutionize the art world:<p>Amazon has just announced that it’s partnered up with over 150 galleries and art dealers across the US to sell you fine art through its new initiative Amazon Art.The site offers over 40,000 original works of fine art, showcasing 4,500 artists. …

Jeff Bezos

For Art Buyers, Is Price More Important Than Talent?

The Los Angeles Times ran an interesting interview with Eric Fischl at the weekend, in which the American artist discussed his new memoir <i>Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas</i> and his belief that money, rather than artistic merit, has recently become the universal definition of worth in the art …

Art as the sophisticated man’s Bitcoin

2013-07-18T15:11:58.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>There’s a post FT Alphaville has been trying to write about the art market for a while now. At least a …