Category - Fine Art

Tammie Rose Riddle – New Zealand Fine Artist

The art of landscape is given a fresh viewpoint as it collides with cubism these two things that do not normally go together every day in art. New Zealand Artist Tammie Rose Riddle is a self-taught artist influenced by early modernist traditions of painting. The use of Cubism gives depth to artwork by using multiple and contrasting viewpoints...

Bosco Sodi’s Earth Art

Mexican born, New York-based artist Bosco Sodi produces the kind of brawny ‘earth art’ that is intended to bowl its audience over like a juggernaut. A colourist, he creates huge, weighty, expansive abstracts that are often at least five centimetres thick with paint that has crusted and congealed, a result of the methodical scientific...

La Petite Mort Gallery by Aitch & Saddo

La Petite Mort Gallery by Aitch & Saddo

The art duo, Aitch & Saddo will be displaying in August their exhibition entitled La Petite Mort Gallery. The inspiration for the slight gloomy paintings came from a rainy winter spent in a dark, moist house — it made them think of coffins. So they used the inspiration and turned it into an exhibition meant to evoke more than just a...

See How This Painting Was Made

Kinuko Y. Craft painting

Kinuko Y. Craft Painting At AIA we love it when an artist lets us in on how they composed one of their pieces; and here, Kinuko Y. Craft shows us how she made, The Grail of the Summer Stars, a painting done for a novel cover.  Craft, who is originally from Japan but now lives in the states, paints all sorts of things but she is perhaps best...

Vegetables Get Their Due

vegetable photography

Have you ever seen a vegetable look dignified? Well they do in these photographs done by Lynn Karlin. The apple actually looks like it’s posing for the camera. Karlin has been a prolific fine arts photographer. She’s worked for, “Country Living, New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, House Beautiful, Coastal Living,”...

Fine Art, Hip Hop Mashup

Fina Art, Hip Hop Mashup

We all know the internet’s obsession with the mashup…so what would happen if you mashed fine art paintings with hip hop lyrics? Toni Potenciano and Gisella Velasco have taken on the challenge. They call it “an homage to the finer things in life: art and hip-hop”. via [mashable]

London Art Week Starts This Weekend

London Art Week starts things off this weekend, so we though we’d give a glimpse of what’s on display. The event is actually the combining of two popular art events going on at the time…so there’s lots to see. Giovanni di Benedetto Bandini, called Giovanni dell’Opera (1540-99): A Seated Male Saint. Photograph:...

Raffi Kalenderian Paintings

In this series we look at the work of Los Angeles based artist Raffi Kalenderian. If you happen to be Los Angeles too then you can check out Raffi’s paintings at, Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, located in Culver City.  He paints from photographs and live models. Raffi’s featured work at the exhibition focus on subjects intently...