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By Theo Urbach | Kunst

Vermeer got up to his own painting ‘tricks’

Painters have always employed any mechanical means available to get a composition ‘right’, writes Libby Sheldon; plus, Susan Samuelson on the key to winning the NPG’s portrait award<p>I agree with Simon Jenkins (So what if old masters ‘cheated’. It’s how beautiful the art is that matters, 10 August) …

Art History

Hyperrealistic Colored Pencil Drawings Perfectly Recreate Lustrous Blobs of Paint

At first glance, the work of artist Cj Hendry looks like pictures of oil paint photographed on a smooth canvas. But, look again—they’re actually a series of hyperrealism drawings called <i>Complimentary Colors</i>. The Australian artist—a former finance student—has produced the luscious blobs using only …

Painting

The 10 Best Artworks by Raphael, Seraphic Genius of the Renaissance—Ranked

Art World<p>A look at the Umbrian master's great, greater, and greatest paintings.<p>,<p>Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino—known simply as Raphael to most—was part …

Art History

Casual Nude Sculptures Show Women Getting Cozy in Themselves

As a kid, Shona McAndrew watched mystified as her brother played a game that was something along the lines of crotch-grabbing chicken. "Though he claims not to remember this," she tells <i>Creators</i>, "He and his friends would all simultaneously reach for their crotches in increasingly public settings. …

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Schilderijen

Urbach #1554<p>Kunst werk is te huur en te koop. Word in samen spraak op plaats van bestemming gebracht.<p>Prijs : € 1800,00<p>Urbach #1552<p>Kunst werk is te …

Masterfully Carved Wood Sculpture of a Submerged Man with a Pixelated Glitch

Taiwanese sculptor Hsu Tung Han is back with another incredible pixelated sculpture. Manipulating wood into human forms, his works are contemporary masterpieces that are both soothing and puzzling. As is typical of his work, this new sculpture features strategic pixelated blocks emerging from the …

Illustration

This stunning picture is actually of a Canberra field

It looks like a freeze frame from a wild woman stare-off somewhere in the heart of Africa.<p>But this stunning artwork by Lori Cicchini is actually …

Photography

The writing on the wall: a mural for Defiance

About Yazan Halwani<p>When Yazan Halwani was born in 1993 in Beirut, the Lebanese Civil War had taken its toll and large parts of the city had been …

MIT

Sweet dreams with the dark art of

What Makes Abstract Expressionism?

Abstract Expressionism, also known as Action Painting or Color Field Painting, exploded onto the art scene after World War II with its characteristic …

Art History

Oude tekeningen

Als je ergens begint te graven kom je van alles tegen. Eerst kranten artikelen en nu ook nog wat oude tekeningen .. ” uit den oude doos”<p>Aantal keer …

Kristen Hatgi Sink

An artist is turning stretch marks into powerful works of art

A 21-year-old artist is painting stretch marks and making a powerful statement about the pressure women feel to cover them up and to encourage people to see the beauty in their bodies.<p>Cinta Tort Cartró — who goes by the artist name Zinteta — is from Torrelles de Llobregat, a small town near …

Artists

Henry Taylor at Eva Presenhuber

Galerie Eva Presenhuber is pleased to present a new body of work by Los Angeles-based artist Henry Taylor, in rendition of the classic portrait. This …

Art

What Exactly Is Abstract Art?

<i>"Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for</i> …

Artists

Elisabeth McBrien: Visual Artist

Eyes on visual artist Elisabeth McBrien.Born in 1988 in Brattleboro, VT, Elisabeth McBrien received her BFA in painting from the Hartford Art School, …

Artists

Billionaire Steven Cohen Gives $50 Million Gift to Museum of Modern Art

Billionaire Steven A. Cohen and his wife Alexandra gave $50 million to the Museum of Modern Art in New York for its capital campaign.<p>The unrestricted …

Museums

Ai Weiwei has become a symbol of dissidence worldwide. It shows in his art.

Ai Weiwei has been called an art world superstar, a hero, and a martyr. His work has been displayed in the world’s most prestigious modern art museums and some of his sculptures and photographs sell for millions of dollars apiece. He is considered one of the most well-known contemporary Chinese …

Art

Have You Ever Wanted to Paint a Seascape?

01<p>of 08<p>Starting With the Seascape Sky<p>The sea painting in this demo was done with acrylics, on a canvas sized 46 x 122cm (18x48"), using a 5cm (2") …

Is this British musician Banksy?

Has guerrilla artist Banksy finally had his cover blown?<p>The mysterious street painter appeared to be accidentally named in a podcast conversation …

Genuis Season Two Protagonist Revealed

Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein in Season One of Genius (Photo via National Geographic)<p>National Geographic’s scripted biographical series <i>Genius</i> …

The amazing art of

'The Art of Banksy': a commercial exhibition of the anti-establishment artist in Berlin

Promoted as "the most valuable Banksy collection," the new Berlin exhibition featuring works by the elusive street artist can leave fans with a …

Street Art

New York is giving creative bard John Giorno the celebration he deserves

<i>Updated |</i> “Anybody who lived through the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s and survived would have many stories to tell,” says John Giorno. Perhaps, but they’d be …

Standing Female Nude

Gustave Courbet nelle raccolte private (1988) (1)<p>Compagnia del Disegno (Milan), 1988<p>18th and 19th Century Drawings (March 15 to May 29, 1994)<p>The J. …

How One Man Turned an Arkansas Garage into an International Art Gallery

Good Weather is a DIY space that brings artists from all over the world to North Little Rock, AR.<p>Cruise down tree-lined Edgemere Road in North Little Rock, and you may unknowingly pass a garage that hides one of the city's most innovative art galleries. Good Weather is an open secret, invisible by …

Artists

Bharti Kher

Family Evening  -  Karen Aghamyan , 1987

Family Evening - Karen Aghamyan , 1987<p>Armenian,b.1946-<p>Oil on canvas