The Simpsons Meets Fine Art in Amazing Mash-Ups

The Simpsons Meets Fine Art in Amazing Mash-Ups

Instagram account Fine Art Simpsons brings together the world of fine art with that of the The Simpsons. And the results are pretty fantastic. The artist describes them as “Lifeless images rendered in colourful goop.” Continue reading »

This Woman Recreates One Famous Classic Painting a Day for a Year, Brings Progress to Another Level

Ilya Repin “Princess Sofia Alekseyevna” (1879)
This Woman Recreates One Famous Classic Painting a Day for a Year, Brings Progress to Another Level

Liza Yukhnyova from Saint Petersburg, Russia, perfectly gets into characters of famous masterpieces. Her mastery does not look like entertainment but claims to be called art. Continue reading »

“Of War And Peace”: Spanish Artist Shows His Vision of Protests and War in Syria

"Of War And Peace": Spanish Artist Shows His Vision of Protests and War in Syria

Meet Haitz de Diego, a contemporary artist born in Ondarroa, in the Basque Country. According to an Haitz de Diego: “I was born in 1979 in a little coastal town called Ondarroa, in the Basque Country. I was raised and immersed myself in the world of painting and illustration an early stage, spending hours drawing In my grandpa’s lap while my parents continued their studies. However, my parents soon realized drawing was not a mere child hobby for me but a passion.” Continue reading »

“Pathologic”: Imaginative, Bizarre and Otherworldy Paintings of Peter Ferguson

"Pathologic": Imaginative, Bizarre and Otherworldy Paintings of Peter Ferguson

Canadian painter Peter Ferguson has been working had a career as a professional illustrator since graduating from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto in 1992. He has been very successful over the years and has had many clients such as Marvel Comics, The Wall Street Journal, and has illustrated the covers of the Sisters Grimm collection. Continue reading »

People Ask This Artist To Edit Their Pics And He Absolutely Nails It

People Ask This Artist To Edit Their Pics And He Absolutely Nails It

We hear so much about Photoshop gone wrong in pics on social media that we don’t really expect much from it anymore. But the graphic designer Karan Acharya is proving that photo editing can be an art form in itself. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Landscapes and Still Lifes that Merge Photography and Impressionism by Stev’nn Hall

Breathtaking Landscapes and Still Lifes that Merge Photography and Impressionism by Stev’nn Hall

Stev’nn Hall’s immersive multimedia landscapes evoke the wonder of being a young child in the backseat of a car driving through rural Canada. Through an involved process, the images Hall creates pass through a number of filters: his subjects are often photographed through glinting glass, the photographs themselves then re-photographed, cropped, exploded, and distilled, the resulting images blown-up to an immersive scale. Continue reading »

“Let The Water Be Your Guide”: The Ultra-Realistic Watercolor Paintings Of Marcos Beccari

"Let The Water Be Your Guide": The Ultra-Realistic Watercolor Paintings Of Marcos Beccari

Marcos Beccari is a watercolor painter and philosopher. He was born in Sao Paulo, December 26, 1987. He has a PhD in Philosophy of Education from the University of São Paulo, MSc in Design and graduated in Graphic Design, both from the Federal University of Paraná. He currently works as Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Paraná, lecturing in the Graphic Design Course and in the Postgraduate Program in Design. Continue reading »

The Incredible Psychedelic Paintings Of Yoko d’Holbachie From The Other Side Of The Rainbow

The Incredible Psychedelic Paintings Of Yoko d’Holbachie From The Other Side Of The Rainbow

Yoko d’Holbachie was born in 1971 in Yokohama, Japan. She studied Art and design at Tama Art University in Tokyo. She has worked as a freelance designer for advertisements, books, magazines, and video games. Continue reading »

Artist Shawn Huckins Hand Paints Early American Portraits With An Internet Twist

Artist Shawn Huckins Hand Paints Early American Portraits With An Internet Twist

Shawn Huckins is a Denver, Colorado-based painter who has brought humor into his work.

Huckins is most known for incorporating modern sayings from the internet onto early-American portraiture by asking the question, “What would George Washington post on Facebook? How would Lewis and Clark communicate their progress westward via Twitter?” Continue reading »

Paint-Ception: This Artist Painted Himself Painting Himself In An Incredible Recursive Self Portrait Series

We have all heard of artists making self-portraits, and the task in itself is a feat. Right? Well, an artist, Seamus Wray, took this particular task of making self-portraits to another level. He “painted himself painting himself drawing himself painting himself painting himself painting himself”. Did we confuse you? Well, he had us baffled too.

Paint-Ception: This Artist Painted Himself Painting Himself In An Incredible Recursive Self Portrait Series

To make you understand what’s going on, let us take you to the beginning. Recently, Seamus Wray shared a picture of himself in which he was seen painting himself. He captioned the image, ” A self portrait painting myself. oil on canvas (sic).” Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator’s ‘Real Museum Girls’ Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

Japanese Illustrator’s 'Real Museum Girls' Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

As you can guess from the header image showing Vermeer’s “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” enjoying selfies together, this article introduces a series of illustrations which reinterpret classic paintings with a modern twist, imagining the women in candid moments capturing their lives on social media. Continue reading »

“If One Can Anyone Can All You Gotta Do Is Try”: Powerful Art Works Of Faith Ringgold, A Painter, Author And Civil Rights Activist

"If One Can Anyone Can All You Gotta Do Is Try": Powerful Art Works Of Faith Ringgold, A Painter, Author And Civil Rights Activist

Faith Ringgold was born Faith Willi Jones in 1930 in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. Her mother, a fashion designer and seamstress, encouraged Faith’s creative pursuits from a young age. Ringgold earned a bachelor’s degree from City College of the City University of New York in 1955. She then taught art in New York City public schools and worked on a master’s degree at City College, which she completed in 1959. Continue reading »

Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!

Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!
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Mathieu Sten is an experimental portrait photographer who asked 16 artists to draw his portrait photos in their style. The results are fabulous. It never ceases to amaze me how artists nowadays always strive to find different and unique ways of expressing their art. Some of these portraits are super realistic, some are cartoon-ish, some look like out of a Korean comics series, a fantasy series or super-digitalized movie animation, while others are digitally painted or completely illustrated from scratch. You should take a look below, but first, let’s share some information about the initiator of this artistic collaboration. Continue reading »

“Garden Of Light”: Twilights And Nocturne Painting Of Keita Morimoto

"Garden Of Light": Twilights And Nocturne Painting Of Keita Morimoto

Toronto artist Keita Morimoto notes that New Yorkers all love New York but Torontonians always complain about their city: He is the rare painter to romanticize this place. Continue reading »

Fabulous Hand Painting Art By Mario Mariotti

Fabulous Hand Painting Art By Mario Mariotti

Though we sometimes forget, art doesn’t have to be sophisticated, or grand, or expensively made. Never was this more apparent than with the life’s work of the late Italian composer-turned-artist Mario Mariotti (1936–1997), who turned away from his considerable music career to make simplistic art on the most readily available medium: his hands. Continue reading »

An Instagram Account Of Fine Art Portraits Of Black People Throughout The Centuries

An Instagram Account Of Fine Art Portraits Of Black People Throughout The Centuries
‘Black Artist Completing A Portrait of Maria Anna of Austria, Queen of Portugal’, oil on canvas by unknown Brazilian artist – date unknown, painted circa early 18th Century.

Acoording to a creator of @centuriesofblackpeopleinart Instagram account: “In response to requests on here I have created an instagram page of Fine Art portraits and depictions of Black people throughout the centuries. Feel free to share at any time. Continue reading »

Before The Pandemic: The Prophetic Paintings Of Copenhagen, Painted 15 Years Ago

Before The Pandemic: The Prophetic Paintings Of Copenhagen, Painted 15 Years Ago

“My name is Daniel Goldenberg (born in Canada, living in Denmark). My pictures of the streets of Copenhagen, painted 15 years ago, have suddenly become reality, this is what the city looks like during the quarantine period.” Continue reading »

Seeing America In Isolation: American Artist George Ault Showed Us The America He Saw In Shades Of Darknes

Seeing America In Isolation: American Artist George Ault Showed Us The America He Saw In Shades Of Darknes

George Ault (October 11, 1891 – December 30, 1948) was on the outside but rather than banging on the widows, he withdrew a pace and watched in silence, an artist with what poet Charles Bukowski called “this terrible itch for solitude”. Continue reading »

The Uncannily Realistic Landscapes Of Carolyn H. Edlund

The Uncannily Realistic Landscapes Of Carolyn H. Edlund

Scrolling through Carolyn Hutchings Edlund’s Instagram page, it’s hard to tell at first which of her shared posts are paintings and which are photographs. Recognized for her uncanny realistic style, her paintings capture the natural world in great detail. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Her Lucid Dreams Into Whimsical Paintings

Artist Turns Her Lucid Dreams Into Whimsical Paintings

According to Hanin Shaqsi: “I’m a pop-surrealist from Oman. My paintings are inspired by lucid dreams. Those dreams always have whimsical and weird images. It’s fun to paint your own dreams. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Layers Of Paint And Digital Art To Create Mesmerizing Paintings

Artist Uses Layers Of Paint And Digital Art To Create Mesmerizing Paintings

Golsa Golchini is an Iranian artist who combines layers of paints with digital art to create miniature worlds. Using acrylic paint, the Milan-based artist paints 3D waves and slopes, whilst the tiny figures are done digitally and added to the abstract landscapes via ink transfers and applied by hand. Continue reading »

The Starry Heavens Above Me And The Moral Law Within Me: Atmospheric Paintings By Nicola Caredda

The Starry Heavens Above Me And The Moral Law Within Me: Atmospheric Paintings By Nicola Caredda

Nicola Caredda was born in Cagliari in 1981. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sassari and undertake an independent and singular pictorial search path rather secluded compared to the most popular movements by local artists of his age. Continue reading »

Cinta Vidal Agulló’s Incredible Paintings Defy Gravity

Cinta Vidal Agulló’s Incredible Paintings Defy Gravity

Barcelona-based artist Cinta Vidal Agulló is known for her dimension-bending paintings, where buildings and interiors defy gravity, creating disorienting spaces in which up is down and down is up. Using acrylic on wood panels, her artwork explores the complicated ways in which we navigate through our environments. Continue reading »

Women And Cats: Contemporary Bijinga Paintings By Kazuho Imaoka

Women And Cats: Contemporary Bijinga Paintings By Kazuho Imaoka

The tradition of bijinga (美人画, “beautiful person picture”) is said to have originated in Kyoto around the mid-Edo period as an art form that portrayed not only external beauty, but inner beauty. The style continued to evolve through the Meiji and Taisho periods of Japanese modernity but now, a group of young Kyoto-based painters are taking the genre and adding a fresh coat of paint. One of those is Kazuho Imaoka. Continue reading »

Painted Cottages Of Poland: Beautiful House Decorating Tradition That Survived To These Days

Painted Cottages Of Poland: Beautiful House Decorating Tradition That Survived To These Days
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We bet you heard about cottages from Poland, especially from a small village of Zalipie located in southern Poland. Luckily while you have been consuming internet, tv, trying to follow the latest world-wide trends, there were people that were keeping this old custom alive, hoping young ones will eventually get some interest in their own history. Continue reading »