Figures appear both indoors and outdoors, and are hoisted from the mundane into the mythical by Kanevsky's unexpected yet confident brushwork. A master of the alchemical possibilities of paint, Alex Kanevsky is one of today's most accomplished and dynamic representational painters.
"The Niagara series initially came from a number of recollections: childhood visit to the falls, an old Ben-Hur picture book and Henry Hathaway's 1953 film Niagara. Niagara Pair is in response to the recent Ferguson unrest."
DeCunto says that his goal in life is to give the absolute best of himself to his art. He lives by a quote from Leonardo da Vinci, "Make sure it's so good it doesn't die with you."
In the context of this show, it is understood that theirs is an invisible, intangible, yet absolutely direct kind of knowledge; an inception and deconstruction of the paradoxical insights each one has gained as they have progressed through figuring it out for themselves.
Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.
Many animals are very smart. Like the dog who opens doors, or a monkey who can play chess... But one very special horse has captivated our attention f...
"You have to be careful when you read things. Most of what you read is wrong, anyway," Jack Rutberg responded to a question I had asked regarding a magazine article about him and his gallery. "If you ever read an article about something you know about, you will be staggered at how wrong it can be."
An LA artist for decades, Lisa Adams hints at her hometown throughout, travels to Angeles Crest Forest and Skidrow, pop up enigmatically, themes of homelessness and dysfunction merge with native skies, trees and lights.
Two exhibits of my work, Oil and Water and Re/Viewing the American Landscape are currently on view at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde, Maine. I've been spending summers painting in Maine for close to forty years and exhibiting there for over thirty.
September is now upon us, as art collectors return to their city homes, bronzed and relaxed from the summer sun. As a first taste of fall, we've rounded up a selection of exhibitions featuring painting that we are looking forward to, from Tokyo to Los Angeles and everywhere in between.
Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath -- Force of Nature at Wave Hill in the Bronx brings together twelve artists who have their fingers on the pulse of this issue.
Santiago Galeas, whose work will be on view as part of a two-person show at Rodger LaPelle Galleries in Philadelphia beginning September 4th. is a youthful prodigy whose paintings are mesmerizing and intense.
Each year tens of millions of people visit museums around the world and come within close proximity to hundreds of thousands of valuable works of art. Occasionally, miscreants and the mentally disturbed vandalize art work.
By day, Patrick Mancini is a successful software executive at IBM. While his ability to lead people in a business context is impressive, by night, he doubles as an impassioned painter whose creations serve as the engine for a life committed to honest to goodness charity.
The project, making use of the anachronism as a visual resource, does not pretend to refer to the past but to create a reference on which to analyze the evolution of society as well as its actions and reactions front to current issues.