6 Pics That Show What Happened ‘Behind The Scenes’ Of Famous Paintings

Probably anyone can agree that classic famous paintings by Leonardo Da Vinci or Pablo Piccaso will always be among some of the most appreciated art pieces in history. After all, who doesn’t know “Mona Lisa”? Fun fact: over 6 million people visit this famous painting at the Louvre each year! Continue reading »

This Artist’s Paintings Are So Realistic, You’ll Probably Think They Are Photos

Kamalky Laureano is a Dominican artist currently based in Mexico City. He creates incredibly realistic paintings of people and once you see them, you’ll quickly understand how they might be mistaken for photographs. Continue reading »

Josh Keyes’ New Paintings Of Post-Apocalyptic World

Portland-based artist Josh Keyes paints hyperrealistic paintings of what he perceives the world may look like after the fall of humans. Animals such as sharks, tigers, and bulls remain as the last witnesses to the aftermath of individual destruction–observing blazing fires, investigating displaced industrial items, and swimming amongst melted ice caps. Monuments and statues also remain in this post-apocalyptic world, like in the artist’s recent painting Siren, which observes a graffiti-covered angel with a horn being splashed with the sea’s high tide. Continue reading »

“Last Breath”: Amazing Dark Horror, Bizarre And Nightmare Paintings By Oleg Vdovenko

Science fiction horrors from the depths of Russian artist Oleg Vdovenko’s imagination. Continue reading »

These People Recreated 50 Famous Artworks And Some Might Be Better Than The Originals

“Take a photo of the Rembrandt type” is an ongoing project on vk.com, where people submit their own recreations of famous artworks. So far, over 300 submissions were made and they range from realistic to downright hilarious. The project isn’t limited to just Rembrandt – you’ll see the recreated artworks of Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Johannes Vermeer and many more. Check them out in the gallery below! Continue reading »

If Famous Faces From Classical Paintings Discovered Selfies

Portrait Of An Unknown Woman – Ivan Kramskoy, 1883

In “Classicool” the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally “paint themselves”. Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks. Continue reading »

Oil Paintings By Clive Head Layer Gestures To Express The Passage Of Time

British artist Clive Head captures the complex beauty of everyday movements in his dizzying oil paintings. His long career has seen a dramatic evolution of his style, from early work in the tradition of Realism to more recent math-inspired works. Head first gained prominence in the 1990s for his Realist urban landscapes, but began to experiment with spatial mathematics in the 2000’s, sparking his current intuitive style. Continue reading »

Canadian Artist Draws Pictures That Are As Warm As A Cup Of Hot Chocolate

One of the most popular artists in Canada, Richard Savoie, draws pictures that are literally full of feelings of winter. His works are in many private collections all around the world. Richard didn’t plan to draw pictures professionally until he tried it and loved it. And now we can enjoy his warm and beautiful paintings. Continue reading »

Beautiful Painting On Trees By Eugeniya Dudnikova

Eugeniya Dudnikova is a Russian painter who realized a project mixing street art and painting, entitled “Painting on trees”. Inspired by the surrounding landscapes, the project was realized in different cities and suburbs, in the middle of parks and forests. Introduced directly into the trunk of the trees, the pastel-colored paintings provides a contrast to the moody and melancholy atmosphere brought by the autumn season. Continue reading »

Superlative And Figurative Contemporary Paintings By Roman Tolici

Roman Tolici is well known throughout the local and international art scene for almost 20 years now. He is part of the famous 2000s generation of painters but he stands out from the rest of his colleagues due to his easy-going style and an accessible registry of images. Seeing as contemporary art is becoming more and more hermetic, almost exclusively addressing the elites, and even a classic medium of expression like painting is difficult to understand without specialized studies, Tolici appears to be veritable polyglot. Continue reading »

Natalia Fabia Paints Seductive And Sparkling Women

Lover of sparkles, femininity, and color – Natalia Fabia paints incredible portraits and figures. Natalia’s work focuses on the human form, mostly women, and determines to depict each and every subject with the uniqueness they deserve. Whether the oil paintings are of naked or clothed women, each one carries an elegance that is attained by the perfect mixture of different brush strokes, soft facial expressions, and chilling scenery. Continue reading »

“Stay Connected”: Surreal Acrylic Works By Wiley Wallace

Surreal acrylic works by Arizona-born Wiley Wallace, whose amazing paintings can currently be seen in a solo exhibition entitled “Stay Connected” at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City until July 21, 2018. Children and skeletons are recurring themes in his works – often using his own children as models – and represent a kind of original connection to something invisible and incomprehensible. Continue reading »

“This Is Manchester”: Michael Ashcroft’s Truthful Series Of Paintings That Celebrate The Northern City

A master of landscape and cityscape in oils, Michael Ashcroft’s truthful style has captured the heart of Manchester and its art lovers. His familiar Northern scenes, like wet roads at dusk, raddled pub facades, and landmarks in the afternoon sun, are painted to celebrate the bustling and beautiful nature of this city. Continue reading »

Incredible Photorealistic Paintings By Yigal Ozeri

New York City based Israeli artist Yigal Ozeri (previously) is best known for his large-scale cinematic portraits of distinctive young women in rich prodigious landscapes. With tinges of Pre-Raphaelite aesthetics, Ozeri brings an ethereal and uninhibited sensibility to his paintings. His portraits denote art historical foundations in romanticism, while also offering contemporary notions of sensual femininity. Continue reading »

What If People From Classical Paintings Attended A Music Festival


Eugène Delacroix – Liberty Leading The People (1830)

According to an artist Márton Neményi: “My name is Márton Neményi, I’m a Hungary-based photojournalist who didn’t miss Europe’s Burning Man, the Sziget Festival, but according to my vision, this year the Hungarian party island needed a fine twist. Continue reading »