Tag: painting

Feb 11, 2013

Liu Bolin: The Invisible Man [25 photos]

Liu Bolin: The Invisible Man [25 photos]

Liu Bolin is an artist from China’s Shandong province. Born in 1973, he currently lives and works in Beijing. Bolin received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Shandong College of Arts in 1995 and his Master of Fine Arts from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 2001. His work has…

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Jan 31, 2013

Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

In this series we look at the incredible, over-sized oil paintings of fruit by Ohio artist, Dennis Wojtkiewicz [voy-KEV-itch]. While the realism is impressive, it’s Wojtkiewicz’s use of light and translucence that allows each painting to take on a meditative quality. Regarding his work, Wojtkiewicz states: “Each painting is constructed by beginning with a…

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Jan 19, 2013

The Chromatic Typewriter

The Chromatic Typewriter

The Chromatic Typewriter is a conceptual art piece by Tyree Callahan. The Bellingham, Washington-based artist modified a 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter, replacing the letters and keys with different colours and associated pads. The typewriter was entered into the 2012 West Prize competition and since then it has exploded in popularity online. Prints are now…

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Dec 31, 2012

The Photos That Inspired Norman Rockwell’s Paintings

The Photos That Inspired Norman Rockwell’s Paintings

Norman Rockwell (Feb. 3, 1894 – Nov. 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the 322 cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine…

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Dec 20, 2012

Trippy 3D Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Trippy 3D Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Hikaru Cho is a Japanese artist whose 3D body paintings have been circulating online as of late. With acrylic paints, Cho uses the human body as her canvas; painting zippers, laces and buttons directly onto our skin as if they were a garment. She also adds sockets and plugs to our bodies to make…

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Dec 6, 2012

Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

Maja Wrońska is a rising young talent from Poland. In her beautiful series of watercolor cityscapes, Maja brings iconic European cities to life. Her background and education in architecture (her mother is also an architect) really shines through in her tremendous work. She has a keen eye for clean lines, structure and perspective. Below…

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Nov 18, 2012

Splatter Portraits by Hua Tunan

Splatter Portraits by Hua Tunan

Chen Yingjie (aka: Hua Tunan) is one of the leading young forces in the world of Chinese street art. Living in the coastal city of Foshan, Hua Tunan’s training in classical Chinese painting and illustration drives his unique street art style. He often explores new ways to combine Western graffiti styles with traditional Chinese…

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