Artists

The stunning photographs that look like paintings

A generation of photographers from Germany transformed photography in the 1980s and 90s, and credit is due to their two teachers, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>It is one of the most famous images in contemporary photography: a monumental print, 2m high and more than 4m across, depicting Paris’s largest …

Culture

How Maverick Artist Cy Gavin Painted His Own Way From Bermuda to the Rubell Foundation

Art World<p>Founding his own space and retreating Upstate, Gavin has created his own path.<p>,<p>He’s a rising star now, but the young Cy Gavin never thought …

Art

Afghan 'Little Picasso' offered Serbian citizenship

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has offered a Serbian passport to a 10-year-old Afghan refugee famous for his artistic talent. The boy previously …

Refugees

The Brooklyn-based Artist Making Collage to Invest In

Tappan presents New Yorker Michael DeSutter, whose richly layered work will brighten your walls<p><i>Bound by a search for creativity and authenticity,</i> …

Art

In Portland, taking painting to unexpected places

PORTLAND, Maine – What constitutes a painting these days may not include paint, but certain A-B-Cs of the medium still guide our thinking: landscape, …

Boston

The story behind Andy Warhol’s $3 million Brillo Box is now an HBO documentary

Two things come to mind when you think of Andy Warhol, a can of Campbell’s Soup and <i>Marilyn Diptych</i>. However, in 2010, one of just 17 known yellow …

Andy Warhol

Artist Creates Life-Sized Images That Aren't Complete Until Viewers Participate

Tezi Gabunia invites visitors to his art exhibit to interact with the paintings and add their perspective to his creations<p>Tezi Gabunia, an artist …

Art

Hallucinatory Photographs by an Outsider Artist Defy Convention

Like hallucinations splashed onto paper, the pictures of Guyanese artist Kwesi Abbensetts seem to abide by no photographic convention, utilizing layered exposures, desaturated hues, and cubist fragmentations to create portraits that seem more like paintings, at times. For his solo show <i>Water Me</i> at …

Art

Arman’s granddaughter says Keith Haring drawings are her ‘birthright’

Madison Arman is trying to get her Keith Haring artworks back<p>The granddaughter of French-American artist Arman is raising money to sue for two Keith …

Keith Haring

Doggone Cute Pics From America's First Art Show for Dogs

It's a given that art is made for humans. But an experimental exhibition that ran in New York from August 11–13 showcased works of art designed specifically for canine viewers. Presented by Arts Brookfield, dOGUMENTA was filled with art pieces meant to intrigue and stimulate pups' various senses of …

Dogs

How to Become a Fine Art Photographer Full Time: Tips for Launching a Photo Career

Starting in the business of fine art photography is not easy. More than anything, there will be a lot of peaks and valleys ahead. In this column, we …

Creative Marble and People Sculptures

Based in Amsterdam, Milena Naef comes from a family of sculptors. For this series entitled “Fleeting Parts”, the artist pay hommage to her family …

Creative

Roman Opalka – The Polish Artist Who Spent Half His Life Painting from 1 to Infinity

Roman Opalka was a Polish conceptual artist who spent almost his entire career painting a progression of numbers design to symbolize the passing of …

Weird

Figures From Hieronymus Bosch’s Paintings Recreated as Sculptural Piñatasby on August 17, 2017

Artist Robert Benavidez focuses on the art of piñata making in much of his sculptural practice, producing birds, sugar skulls, and paintings out of …

Art

Exhibition highlights a major body of paintings by Monet produced in Giverny

<b>VANCOUVER</b><b>.-</b> The Vancouver Art Gallery is presenting the most comprehensive exhibition of French painter Claude Monet’s work in Canada in two decades. …

Art

Jennifer Guidi Is One of the West Coast's Rising Art Stars

JENNIFER GUIDI works slowly, echoing the controlled style of an artisan: a calligrapher pressing ink to paper or an embroiderer threading silk. Her meticulous, repetitive technique, which she periodically broadcasts to over 50,000 followers on Instagram, involves the steady layering of sand mixed …

Lifestyle

Facebook Created A Virtual 360 Exhibit Featuring Van Gogh's Sunflowers

All five Sunflowers paintings by Vincent van Gogh were recreated in a virtual environment for visitors to view them in one museum<p>By using virtual …

Vincent Van Gogh

Aboriginal artist paints mural in birthing suite

Aboriginal artist Narelle Urquhart has given one of the birthing suites at the Gold Coast University Hospital a facelift, in an effort to make it …

Indigenous Australians

India Modern: The Paintings of MF Husain at Art Institute Chicago

In these 8 monumental works commissioned by Lakshmi and Usha Mittal in London, art lovers will see how Husain transcended critical constraints of …

India

From erasers to prints, Maud Lewis merchandise snapped up at AGNS

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia visitation doubled in July, huge spike in merchandise sales since April<p>The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia says renewed …

Canada

Automotive Fine Arts Society to display at the 2017 Pebble

<i>2017 poster art, by Barry Rowe. Art images are courtesy of the AFAS; photo by the author.</i><p>Our incredibly talented friends in the Automotive Fine Arts …

Classic Cars

Rarely-Seen Barkley Hendricks Paintings Show Early Talent as “Black Cool” Portraitist

Barkley L. Hendricks, <i>Northern Lights</i>, 1976. Courtesy of Bowdoin College Museum of Art.Earlier this year, the great American portrait painter Barkley …

Art

A great artist in 3-D: 'Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage' at LACMA

<i>From "Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage," at LACMA into early January; Credit: John Rabe</i>Marc Haefele<i>When you think of artist Marc Chagall, you think</i> …

Southern California

Illustrator Perfectly Captures the Overlooked Joys of Living Alone

Known for her beautiful background paintings, Los Angeles-based artist Yaoyao Ma Van As boasts an impressive professional portfolio. In addition to her collection of commissioned work, the painter, illustrator, and “occasional animator” also creates charming personal pieces that explore the …

Illustration

Artist Carves Rubber Stamps to Illustrate the Infinite Beauty of the Natural World

For many years, art director and illustrator Viktoria Åström has worked extensively as a freelance animator, but as she proves, it never hurts to have a creative side hustle. Going from the digital screen to analog art, Åström has returned to her roots as someone who has always loved to draw and …

Illustration

Artist Perfectly Captures The Intimate Magic Of Living Alone

“It’s healthy to be around others, but it's also healthy to be comfortable enough to spend time by yourself.”<p>Living alone definitely has its moments. In fact, it can be downright awesome.<p>And Yaoyao Ma Van As, a 34-year-old painter and illustrator in Los Angeles, has captured the intimate beauty of …

Rick and Morty

New Frida Kahlo museum in Mexico City is showing work inspired by the artist

If you’re as enamoured of Frida Kahlo’s haughty, stern portrait as many of the rest of us, but can’t swing a trip to Mexico City on your beach vacation – you’re in luck. A brand new Frida Kahlo museum has opened its doors in Playa del Carmen and visitors are streaming …

Travel

Paper, Ink and Fire - New Works by Minjung Kim Come to the Legendary Gallery Hyundai

For almost thirty years, <b>Minjung Kim</b> has been exploring the relationship between Oriental and Western techniques and conceptions, transcending them to …

Art

Rob Gonsalves (1959 – 2017) | Lines and Colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts

Robert “Rob” Gonsalves was a Canadian painter adept at crafting images in which reality appears to bend back on itself, connecting with a twist in a …

Amid Rampant Anti-Semitism, Modigliani’s Jewish Identity Helped Fuel His Artistic Vision

Exhibitions<p>This fall, the Jewish Museum will present a survey of the artist's early works made in Paris at the turn of the 20th century.<p>,<p>The early …

Art