The art of painting is a varied form with a long and rich history dating back to the very first civilizations. It’s evolved along with humans and culture, and because of this it reflects society and it’s progression like no other art form. Many types of paints have been used over the many years, with lots of different types and...
Category - Modern Paintings
If you don’t have time to complete a whole painting, then why not just add a bit of paint to somebody else’s. That what this artist did, creating scenes juxtaposing futuristic syfy elements into paintings from the distant past.
These paintings are by Tristan Pigott. The scenes depict people caught in the middle of a slightly surreal version of everyday life.
Brad Kunkle is an American painter who’s inspirational, mythically stylized paintings are highlighted with actual gold and silver – giving the paintings a reflective quality that can’t be achieved with traditional paints. via artfucksme.com
Whether you need a little inspiration or are already in the mood for Halloween, these eerie paintings by Zdzislaw Beksinski’s are perfect for the season. Beksiski was a Polish painter and sculptor who, in 2005, was murdered in his apartment, stabbed 17 times.
These paintings are by English painter, David Hockney – who was a big part of the pop art movement and now lives in both London and Southern California. In recent years he has taken to painting on Ipads and has done hundreds of paintings which he sends to his friends.
Christer Karlstad attended the Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts and Glasgow School of Art. These awesome paintings drip with allusions to myth and dreamy symbolism – he calls it “staged mysticism”.
These paintings are by Canadian artist, Heather Horton – who majored in English and went on to the Interpretive Illustration program at Sheridan College. Heather moved to the The Yukon Territory a few years ago when inspired by a dream. Heather Horton – Paintings
Guy Denning is a tireless worker. He has a blog, denningdrawing.blogspot.co.uk, to which he posts a new piece of art each day. The tag-line is ‘art – social dysfunction celebrated as ritual.’ It gives you an insight into how he sees art. For him, it’s something ritualistic. It’s capable of producing something akin to religious...
Devan Shimoyam is from Philadelphia, PA and is a recent grad of Yale’s art school. His paintings depict people who are trying to make a personal connection, but they never quite there. They are a representation of the artist’s early relationship with others.
Michele Del Campo is from San Nicandro Garganico, Italy. He studies art in Milan and currently works out of London. This series of paintings, which he recreated from photos, is called Daydreamers – and they depict teens passing their summer days doing nothing. Del Campo injects just enough melancholy teen angst to make things interesting.