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The Renaissance began in Italy in the 1400s. Newly made scientific discoveries meant that painters were depicting the human form with more anatomical accuracy, but their subjects were often intensely religious, Catholic figures.
As sounds of traffic float into Ian Grose's studio above Longmarket Street in Cape Town, the soft-spoken artist is telling me about the paintings that form Some Assumptions , his new solo show at contemporary art gallery Stevenson.
Much like people, antiques and art can migrate far from their original location.
Today's column may strike some as a worry about nothing. In its defense, art is so bastardized these days, extra wariness seems called for.
This painting by Jim McVicker depicts his plein air painting class. It was painted by him en plein air, of course.
Matthew Moskowitz, internationally acclaimed artist, will be have an artist reception , in a group exhibition at SpaceWomb Gallery, 57 Stanton NYC Thurs 7/31 6-8pm His most special project, Yacht Rendezvous, was in colaboration with Donald Trump and was held at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.
Abe and Brenda Madkour befriended Brian Sweetland soon after he'd arrived in Dorset, and they were immediately impressed by the young man and his paintings.
Like chapters of a book, there are 24 different themes in this exhibition, with works representing the eras during which the featured artists lived.
Perhaps the most famous exhibition of these artists was produced in 1889 and called the "9 x 5 Impressionism Exhibition".
CARMEL >> With Classic Car Week right around the corner, the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts hosts a photography exhibit exploring the sensual lines and curves of the automobile.
Tucked away on an exclusive block in the East 60s, off Lexington Avenue and across the street from J. Pocker, a bespoke frame shop and neighborhood institution, is the Society of Illustrators, founded more than 100 years ago and situated in a former carriage house.
Painting your home's exterior is quite an undertaking. It has great potential to improve curb appeal and how you feel about your house.
As valuable to life as it is to canvas, Hanley's students say now is the time for that lesson to be spread to more students.
Contemporary Artist Ricco DiStefano has created a tiger painting for Global Tiger Day, July 29, 2014, to help raise funds to save endangered tigers.
"I prefer to do just whatever ideas come to me, and either somebody will fall in love with it or they won't," Benenati said, laughing.
Long Neck artist Jack Knight is now showing his oil and acrylic painting "Tatamagouche No.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:46 am
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