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Classical Painting

Daniel Sprick's Fantastic Fictions

Brandon Kralik | Posted 07.05.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

The paintings of Daniel Sprick are nurturing, they are fulfilling. They provide us with something that we are not getting enough of. He provides us with a longing gaze at ourselves.

Signs of the Reconstruction: TRAC2014

Brandon Kralik | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Throughout decades of wondering, wishing, and hoping that the direction of art would change, that we would begin to see work that touched us on a huma...

Novorealism Aims High at TRAC 2014

Brandon Kralik | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

I come from the Nerdrum School myself, and find many similarities with this group that is organized in California and see them as one of many pockets of painters who are striving for the same lofty goal: to paint like the Odd Masters, or better!

Juliette Aristides On TRAC With the Atelier Movement

Brandon Kralik | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Juliette Aristides took some time to talk with me about the Atelier Movement and the trend toward skill based classical painting.

What If Classical Artists Had Contemporary Problems?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Back in the days when Renaissance and Baroque art reigned supreme, artists went to work immortalizing matters of love, mythology, war and -- if they w...

Theophany: Kyle Staver's Greek Myth Paintings at Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

One solution is to paint the gods as mortals see them. How do mortals see them? Indistinctly and murkily, by moonlight, with the aspect of a rustle among the leaves or a burst of feathers. This is how Kyle Staver paints the myths.

Guess The Artist

Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts

The vanitas painting below was created by this Dutch Golden Age artist. Guess the answer in the poll below and come back tomorrow for the reveal as we...