Art

Vincent Van Gogh Quotes: 10 Sayings To Remember The 'Starry Night' Artist On His 164th Birthday

Thursday would have been the 164th birthday of Vincent van Gogh, the famous Postimpressionist painter who created more than 2,100 works in the last …

Painting

The Brutal Truth About Getting Publicity That No One Wants to Hear

Here's why you keep failing to attract attention.<p>One afternoon Leonard Kessler ran into his old friend from art school--a remarkably talented artist who had since become rich in the field of fashion illustration. Despite his success, his friend had been trying for years to gain recognition as a …

Andy Warhol

Impressive Adobe Algorithm Transfers One Photo’s Style Onto Another

Two pairs of researchers from Cornell University and Adobe have teamed up and developed a “Deep Photo Style Transfer” algorithm that can …

Photography

FBI recovers Rockwell painting stolen in New Jersey in 1976

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago from a New Jersey home.<p>The painting, sometimes called "Lazybones" or "Boy Asleep with Hoe," graced the cover of the Sept. 6, 1919, edition of the Saturday Evening Post. The oil-on-canvas piece …

Painting

Photos of New York taken the morning after the night before

Richard Renaldi captures what happens on the streets of New York on a Sunday at a time when most of us are still sleeping<p>In the wee hours of Sunday when the night breaks into morning, a curious cast of characters can be found on Manhattan’s streets and sidewalks. From nightclubbers, circuit bots, …

Artists

He’s Furious Over Brexit, But Anish Kapoor Says Don’t Look at His Art for Political Messages

People<p>artnet News spoke to the artist about his new show at Lisson Gallery, politics, and death.<p>,<p>Yesterday, on the morning that Britain’s Prime …

Sculpture

Hyperrealistic Paintings of Chrome Masks Celebrate African Art and Beauty - Creators

Though a politically correct approach to beauty politics reigns in public discourse, the veneer is a thin one. Scratch it, and all kinds of horrifying stuff emerges—like the recent incident in which a model was made the subject of racist attacks on Mac Cosmetics' Instagram because a photo showcased …

African Art

A Turkish take on Van Gogh

The Turkish artist Garip Ay uses the ancient Ebru technique, also known as paper marbling, to re-create Van Gogh's masterpieces. His making-of videos have gone viral on YouTube.

Vincent Van Gogh

This video explains why knights in medieval art fought snails

Knights fought snails in the margins of medieval books. Here’s where the unusual trope comes from.<p>At first, it’s a completely mystifying image: Why do medieval manuscripts show knights fighting snails? These marginal illustrations are surprisingly common (you can peruse a few colorful, snail-filled …

Art History

Watch: This Guy Paints His Masterpieces From a Paddleboard

Where guys like Kai Lenny, Connor Baxter and Zane Schweitzer are artists with a paddleboard, Sean Yoro is an artist <i>on</i> a paddleboard. His niche is …

Painting

Artist Creates Haunting Ode To The Countless Black, Female Bodies That Have Disappeared

"For every woman there is a family, a mother and a father. For every image there is an infinity of erasure.”<p>Last week, people of color mobilized on social media to spread awareness of the alarming number of black and brown young women currently considered “critically missing” in Washington, D.C.<p>The …

Stunningly Surreal Hyper-Hued Photo Collages That Imagine the World a Bit More Fantastic Than It Is

A post shared by h u s e y i n s a h i n (@art.side) on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:53am PDT<p>Turkish artist Hüseyin Sahin has created an absolutely gorgeous …

Design

Alighiero Boetti at Tornabuoni Gallery, Paris

In early February, when the Tornabuoni Gallery opened its dazzling new space in the Marais district of Paris, it did so with a suitably impressive exhibition of work by one of Italy’s most fascinating post-war artists, Alighiero Boetti. The show, which closes on April 8, is not to be missed if …

UK premiere of Banksy film to be shown in Aberdeen

<b>The UK premiere of a documentary about famous street artist Banksy is to be held in Aberdeen.</b><p>Saving Banksy explores attempts to preserve and profit from the anonymous Bristol artist's work.<p>The premiere is being held on Saturday 15 April at the Belmont Filmhouse, as part of the NuArt Aberdeen …

Street Art

Human Works that Perfectly Matches with Nature

Humans technologies have a terrible impact on environment, it is well known. In our daily life, the anxiety due to environmental issues and to our …

Cool Stuff

Tiger Beer Transforms Pollution Into Art With Innovative Air-Ink™ Technology

Since 2016, Tiger Beer has worked in collaboration with India-based technology company, Graviky Labs, on a revolutionary product -- Air-Ink™. Company founder Anirudh Sharma and his team have developed a method of transforming vehicle emissions into ink with filters that collect carbon soot from …

Sneakers

Amelie von Wulffen at Studio Voltaire

Studio Voltaire presents a major new commission by German artist Amelie von Wulffen, her first solo exhibition in the UK.<p>Seemingly nostalgic and …

Contemporary Art

Casey Gray Paintings at Hashimoto Contemporary Revisit our Visual Experience

The American artist Casey Gray is interested in how people process and manage the visual overload in the internet-age of cultural production. The …

Painting

Inès Longevial’s deliciously rich geometric paintings

We fell for Inès Longevial’s geometric abstraction paintings a couple of years ago and it’s a delight to see her continue and expand her …

Painting

Berlin street artists convert old bank into free museum

Berlin has long been a street art hub. Now the city's artists have a new playground: an 80-room former bank that's awaiting demolition. The temporary museum is open to the public - including a virtual reality exhibit.<p>On a sunny weekday in Berlin, the graffiti-tagged room on the ground floor of a …

Street Art

The life and times of Tiffanie Anderson: from celebrity to homelessness to celebrity artist

The former singer with Girlicious is all about painting for entertainers and celebrities now<p>She’s been called “The Pretty Artist.” Professional art …

The Young and the Restless

More shows, fewer problems

Does it feel impossible to keep up with all the exhibitions in your city? There is a reason for that—and it is not just your busy schedule. Museums …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

People Are Petitioning to Have a Painting of Emmett Till's Open Casket Removed from the Whitney Biennial

Protesters are dubbing it a "black death spectacle."<p>There is a petition to have a painting of Emmett Till's body in an open casket removed from the Whitney Biennial, a contemporary art show in New York. Controversy has arisen because the painting was created by a woman named Dana Shutz, who is …

Painting

These Photos Aren’t Censored, That’s Just an Object Painted with the World’s Blackest Black

People are freaking out over a series of photos of people holding something censored by what looks like a photoshopped black circle. Only that’s …

Weird

First he became a rock, now French artist wants to be a chicken

He spent two weeks inside a stuffed bear. He lived inside a hollowed-out rock. And now he's ready to transform into a chicken.<p>French artist Abraham Poincheval isn't your conventional artist, and his stunts and performances are redefining the meaning of "immersive" artwork.<p>For his latest oeuvre, …

Humor

Why Dana Schutz’s Emmett Till Painting Must Stay: A Q&A With the Whitney Biennial’s Christopher Lew

Art World<p>Those demanding the work's destruction are leading us down a scary path, says the show's co-curator.<p>,<p>For decades, audiences have looked to …

Painting

Art: Wing beats and snail trails

The works by German artist Maximilian Prüfer unite art and nature. Prüfer allows a raindrop to fill an entire canvas, and he makes visible the wing beats of butterflies and other insects.<p>You can find out more about European lifestyle and culture in our Euromaxx show. The DW magazine program reports …

From the Archives – #Hashtags: Mimics and Minstrels

<i>In light of the current controversy over Dana Schutz’s painting of Emmett Till, today we’re re-reading Anu Vikram’s essay about the last Whitney</i> …

Artists

Trial for fake Renoir painting results in $1.1M for gallery owner

Justice was delivered to New York gallery owner Alex Komolov after he sued Jack Shaoul of Universe Antiques for selling him a fraudulent Renoir …

Painting

CGI and photography combine to get up-close with the human condition

Human After All, a collaboration between artists Jan Kriwol and Markos R. Kay, juxtaposes CGI recreations of the human circulatory system with images of urban landscapes

Photography