Tag - Paintings

Paintings from James Tissot

Sometime there can be no better place to find art inspiration than a past great. Today we look back at the work of James Tissot — who’s earlier work leaned towards Romantic and medieval themes, and later shifted to oriental, historical pictures, portraits, and scenes of contemporary life, usually featuring very elegantly dressed...

Erik Jones’ Motion

erik-jones-motion

Erik Jones’ debut solo exhibition is called Motion and will be featured at Hashimoto in San Francisco. Most of Jones’ paintings consist of a surreal, abstract overlay, on top of a foundation of a photo-realistic painting — as if the surreal and abstract are hovering over reality. Some of his paintings contain only the...

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...

Adam Lupton Paintings

Adam Lupton Paintings

Adam Lupton is an artist and painter hailing from Canada; he received degree at Emmy Carr University in Art and Design. Adam Lupton’s art is a splintered depiction, somewhere between various states or alternate realities.  All of this is beautifully laid out in an expressive yet heavily-defined juxtaposition between brush strokes and...

Art Everywhere Kicks off with Grayson Perry

ART EVERYWHERE KICKS OFF WITH GRAYSON PERRY

Art Everywhere Kicks off with Grayson Perry Britain’s second largest outdoor art exhibition started yesterday — Art Everywhere — with all the featured works being voted in by English art fans, a sort of people’s choice art exhibition. 25 art works will be shown on about 30, 000 billboards for six weeks. Richard Reed, one...

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...

Awesome Paintings by Andy Parker

Awesome Paintings by Andy Parker

Awesome Paintings by Andy Parker Andy Parker’s awesome paintings are of the every day occurrences at Russel Park, a well know park near his home in London. Parker is featured over at the Londonist.com— “Russell Square is a great place for inspiration […]  Large areas of sun and shade make it a welcome oasis for those in...

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:...