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34 min ago | Switched
Genieve Figgis' paintings are reminiscent of 18th century Rococo canvases, all fanciful afternoons in petticoats on swing-sets or lavish banquets at tables that are far too big. Only instead of the glossy, detailed renderings that transform luxurious fantasies into hyperrealistic depictions, Figgis' works trap their subjects in swamps of sugary acrylics, assuring the subjects will stay put for centuries to come.
2 hrs ago | Psychology Today
Yale Epstein's oils and watercolors are exquisitely colored, intensely communicative, elegant depictions of stories that are not the stories you first believe you are seeing. The immediate impact of his calligraphic imagery is that one is viewing traditional scrolls and mystical myth-telling, rendered in saturated yet delicate hues, evoking ancient mandalas and promising ancient wisdom .
4 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk
Artist Patsy Jones will display her cave painting-inspired felt work and other art at an exhibition in Wantage Buy this photo Mrs Jones said: "As well as using some of the latest acrylics available, this year some of us have been experimenting with felt, which artists have used since sheep were first domesticated. I myself have used it to give an impression of cave paintings, the wool colours echoing the earth pigments found in prehistoric cave paintings, and the texture the rock surface of a cave wall.
5 hrs ago | Lisburn Today
A beautiful new painting of poppies has been donated to the Maternity Unit in the Ulster Hospital by Lisburn artist, Kerry Miles, whilst she was a patient in the maternity unit for over five weeks. Kerry had completed a number of paintings while in hospital but her influence for this particular piece came when her husband, Darren and herself came across poppies growing in the hospital grounds.
Skyler Chen, 32, lives through pictures, not words. He grew up with dyslexia, a disorder that went undiagnosed until just a few years ago.
Everyone in "Lake Untersee" is iced up. Rocky's emotional understanding of himself is frigid and unlikely to be thawed by his parents.
As fall quickly approaches and crowds thin out across the East End, those craving the bustle of summer need only wander into the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum this weekend to find themselves transported to a busy Florentine piazza.
Taking two Saturday's from their usual schedule, "The Art Kids of San Diego County," completed the painting of two utility boxes around the Bonita Fire Department. The boxes each had their own theme but they tied in with the Fire Department.
The San Jose Museum of Art had great timing by prominently featuring bodypaint artist Trina Merry at its fundraising gala Saturday night. Merry's star recently has exploded on the East Coast, where she has gained a lot of publicity for painting her models to blend in with the New York City skyline.
Moshe Gershuni's expressive, historically loaded art, which places symbols of the Holocaust in a religious setting and seeks to polarize opinion about current Israeli society, seems unlikely to reward the casual viewer. Titled "No Father No Mother", the retrospective of paintings and ceramics since 1979 in the New National Gallery is the first solo show by an Israeli artist to be opened at Berlin's premier location for modern art.
By reconstructing the position of the sun, the condition of the tides and the view from Claude Monet's hotel room, researchers were able to determine the time and day Monet painted his dreamy piece "Impression, Sunrise" in Le Havre, France. Astronomical clues could pinpoint the day Claude Monet painted "Impression, Soleil Levant ," the art piece that lent its name to the Impressionist art movement.
"Under the Dome" ended on some roller coaster episodes in Season 1 and it's looking like Season 2 will be no different. "Turn" saw at least one deaths that will have major repercussions on our band of heroes.
September, 2014 - A show entitled "Form Singularity: Paintings and Sculpture" featuring new paintings and sculpture by artist Richard Keen will be on display at The Leonard R. Craig Gallery, Unity College Center for the Performing Arts , from September 18 to October 31. An opening reception will be held on October 16th from 5 - 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is free and open to the public.
Old MacDonald's Farm and the Schuknecht Waterfowl Exhibit in Bever Park will be closed on Wed. Sept.
Tom Gill and the Brush Art Gallery and Studios have something in common. Both began their artistic adventures in 1982.
Figurative painter/demigod John Currin sat down with president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust James Cuno in Los Angeles yesterday to talk about how traditional portraiture has influenced Currin's interpretation of the form. Currin, a Gagosian artist, variously discussed spanking, his first visit to the Getty, and who he paints for.
In addition to providing a rare look at the painting style of Soviet Realism, the ongoing Chicago exhibition Red Square on Dearborn marks the first time a renowned work by artist Chaim Livchitz has been shown publicly in the United States. Soviet Realism was a state-sanctioned style that spanned more than 50 years.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 09:03 am
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