Tag: painting

Feb 14, 2013

The Boneyard Project: Resurrecting Planes Through Art

The Boneyard Project: Resurrecting Planes Through Art

Conceived in Spring 2010 by Eric Firestone and organized with curator Carlo McCormick, The Bone Yard Project revives disused airplanes from America’s military history through the creative intervention of contemporary artists, taking entire airplanes and their elements out of aeronautic resting spots in the desert, known as boneyards, and putting them into the hands…

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Feb 13, 2013

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings by Roberto Bernardi

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings by Roberto Bernardi

Roberto Bernardi is a hyperrealistic still life painter from Italy. Born in Todi in 1974, Bernardi first work in oils date back to the early 80s. In 1993 Bernardi moved to Rome where he worked as a restorer in the church of San Francesco a Ripa. After an initial foray with landscapes and portraits,…

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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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