Hot off the Easel is a new monthly feature blog that I am introducing with this edition. It is designed to showcase a cross-section of vital and varied contemporary paintings.
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Ultimately, I collected work from 98 artists and 5 poets, from around the world. Several artists show work here for the first time.
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.
For many years painter Kyle Staver has crafted warm-hearted paintings that gracefully recall private moments tinged with joie de vivre. Domesticated c...
Artists are growing more ambitious about their part in the art conversation. Enjoy the mix of great painting posts presented here.
Ingres thought that visible brushwork was vulgar
Gustave Courbet, The Trout, 1872
Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 35 in (55 x 89 cm), Kunsthaus, Zurich
"Fish, I love you and respect you very much. But ...
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