Uncanny thoughts seem to tread their own geography, so that you cross paths with them again and again over time. Here's one uncanny thought I have encountered repeatedly in my life.
It is unusual to see people crying over artwork these days. Most contemporary art seems to purposefully distance itself from emotion, relegating human sentiment to some basement realm far from the light of intellectual discourse.
My mother loved painting but society at her time was not very complacent about women deciding to undertake activities not related to house chores. How...
Unusual paint applications and techniques are the clothing of the interior design world -- they can distinguish your home and style, creating a unique, fashionable space. There are many different techniques for applying paint, including Venetian plaster, ragging, sponging, and illustrations.
People deserve to hear more about Afghanistan and Afghanistan deserves to be heard. For its hardships, and its accomplishments. I don't make a point of looking for incredible stories of positivity and perseverance in Afghanistan.
Andrew Pasquella's new paintings may not look like a return to basics. Their scored, shredded, black rubber skins are methodically violated by tearing, peeling, and the incisions of hand-held shrapnel scratching them to bits.
As any experienced artist knows, no one becomes rich and famous simply by creating superlative art. The artwork has to be put out into the world for people to see, and this requires the artist to gain expertise in marketing, promotion and sales.
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Hot Off the Easel is a monthly blog feature designed to showcase a cross-section of vital and varied contemporary paintings.
In his most recent paintings, artist Adam Harrison explores the particular places he encounters in his everyday life. Working for periods of between four and six months, Harrison records both interiors scenes and cityscapes, documenting them with honesty and a journalistic approach.
These are gritty times. The economy is unstable. Racial tensions are stratospheric. Rebellion is global. Hunger abounds. The last thing we need right ...
This is the fourth of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829's Scenic Artists' "behind the scenes" talent who sculpt and paint in a variety of ways the sets we see on television, in movies and documentaries, on theater stages, and in the backgrounds of television and internet commercials.
Maks Velo is an Architect Painter. The oldest and perhaps best-known among Albania's artists, Mr Velo has recently exhibited his work at the National Art Gallery in Tirana.
Hem's ethereal paintings hover between memory and reality, creating a poetic bridge. He is a gifted colorist and a natural artist whose work comes from the heart.
Artist and actress, Erin Hammond could be considered the embodiment of an ambitious movie storyline. The plot: Small town girl moves to Los Angeles and thrives.