Category - Modern Paintings

Flowery Fireworks by Sarah Illenberger

Berlin is recognized as one of the most creative cities in the world, and Berlin-based artist Sarah Illenberger is one of its most talented inhabitants. One of her undertakings is to take an ordinary object or material and turn it into something extraordinary and quite unexpected. As an example of this, she collaborated with photographer Sabrina...

The Good and Bad Andy Warhol and Jean-Michael Basquiat Collaboration

The collaborative relationship between Andy Warhol and Jean-Michael Basquiat developed in the 1980s after they were introduced to each other by art dealer Bruno Bischofberger. This relationship – both personal and professional, the good and the bad – was detailed in The Andy Warhol Diaries. Beginning in 1976, Andy Warhol began calling his...

Hyper-Realist Artist, Gustavo Silva Nunez

Hyper-realist artists can often be found working on their canvases in busy city streets, where they attract an audience because of their optical illusions. Venezuelan artist Gustavo Silva Nunez produces the kind of awe-inspiring hyper-realistic art that sees passers-by stop in their tracks to figure out where the artist ends and the painting...

Hyperreal Paintings by Kyle Barnes

Irish painter, Kyle Barnes studied art at  The University of Ulster, Belfast. His hyperreal paintings are “inspired by our perception of, and our interaction with each other through visual identity. The combination of expression, eye contact, concealment, colour and texture makes for a varied involvement with each of his...