Painting

Michael Borremans - Portrait

Michael Borremans

Michaël Borremans is a Belgian artist, whose paintings, drawings, sculptures, and films do not leave anyone indifferent. His work seems to flirt with different style and epochs, taking elements from art history, to which he adds modern and surrealist details, leaving an odd and sometimes creepy impression. This approach, he explains, has to do with...

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Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of Sarah Allen Eagen

Sarah Allen Eagen

Sarah Allen Eagen is a social practice artist based in New York City, originally from Toronto. She received her MFA from Parsons the New School of Design in 2013. She has exhibited across North America and has had solo exhibitions at Vitrina Gallery, BAU...

Shi Chong - Untitled (Detail)

Shi Chong

Shi Chong is a Chinese contemporary artist, whose paintings enabled him to become one of the most important figures in the Photo-Realism movement. He belongs to the ‘new generation’ of painters that emerged during the 1980’s, known for using Realist...

Mimei Thompson - Lunar Asparagus, 2013, show at Art First Projects, installation view #2, photo credits - Art First

Mimei Thompson

In Mimei Thompson’s paintings the reality of everyday images shifts in and out of focus; from vegetables, insects, animals, minerals and landscapes – everything has an unquestionably alien and hallucinatory appearance. She is a Tokyo-born British oil...

Walton Ford - Portrait - Photo via pinterest

Walton Ford

Walton Ford is an American painter, known for depicting wildlife in his monumental paintings. His watercolor pieces have a double meaning that connects nature with historical events and leave sociopolitical commentary. His art expresses the unbreakable...

Robert Petersen - Solo exhibition Blue stone by barn door at the Imogen Holloway Gallery

Robert Petersen

Robert Petersen is an American contemporary artist. He is quite versatile, working in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and collages. The peak of his career was three decades ago, but the news is that he’s lately been returning to his famous...

outsider art

Jesse Reno

Jesse Reno is a self-taught American painter and muralist, whose art is based on his interest in native and primitive societies. Reno himself terms his art as neo-primitivism. Jesse Reno was born in Teaneck, New Jersey in 1974. He was born with an extreme...

Alvaro Naddeo

Alvaro Naddeo is a Brazilian artist known for combining universal with local elements in his watercolor artworks. The artist’s nomadic lifestyle served as an inspiration for his work as every place the artist lived in left its mark to his...

Gottfried Helnwein - Photo of the artist in front of his work - Image via stevebenisty museum disasters press gallery policy news portraits

Gottfried Helnwein

Gottfried Helnwein is an Austrian-Irish contemporary visual artist primarily known for his photorealistic paintings full of sinister imagery and disturbing content with a varied level of subtlety. As his work is highly concerned with the subject matter of...

James Marshall Dalek - Photo by Sean Deckert

Dalek

James Marshall, aka Dalek, is an American painter, best known for his Space Monkey, a “grinning and malevolent” version of a human being. Apart from painting, Dalek is also known for Photography, Murals, and Illustrations. Marshall was born on May 22,...

Odlaw

As someone who at the beginning didn’t want to show his art to the world, and described himself as a ‘closet artist’, Odlaw has come a long way. This Los Angeles based painter uses Waldo, from the legendary Where’s Waldo series, as the main theme...

Liu Yi

The outstanding control and harmony between the watercolor, and sketching techniques on one side, and paper on the other is something Liu Yi is known worldwide. This renowned Chinese artist skillfully blends material, form, and tones into a compact unit. The...

Armando Mariño - Portrait

Armando Marino

Armando Mariño is one of the most popular Cuban contemporary artists, known for paintings that are characterized by the luminous colors like yellow, green, pink and orange, alongside with balanced note of dark shadows. Moving from one city and landscape to...

contemporary art

Djordje Ozbolt

Djordje Ozbolt is a Serbian artist, currently based in London, known for historical and figurative elements in his paintings. The eclectic style seen in his work is a consequence of artist’s reckless nature and the fact that Djordje gets ideas from various,...

Hannah Chloe - portrait (detail) - photo credits Corin Brown, via crimsoncocoonwordpresscom

Hannah Chloe

Best known for her portraits of women that capture the essence of beauty and timelessness, Hannah Chloe is a British contemporary artist, completely unique in her approach and style. Her oeuvre includes drawings and paintings, and, as her works became larger...

Silio Durt - Phantom of Industry (Detail), 2010

Silio Durt

Silio Durt is a Belgium artist, known for deconstructing reality in his canvases and drawings. He exploits empty space and the absence of lines, and thus represents viewers clear and direct pictures. Unrehearsed style and technique really reflect artistic...

Will Barras - Bad Reception, solo show at StolenSpace Gallery, London, UK, photo credits - Arrested Motion

Will Barras

Will Barras is an acclaimed British artist, illustrator, and animation director born in Birmingham in 1973. Barras stated his artistic career back in Bristol where he moved from his native town to study graphic design. Shortly afterward, he became interested...

Gabriel Perez Raventos - Untitled (Detail), 2010

Gabriel Perez Raventos

Gabriel Perez Raventos is a Spanish artist, known for using material left-overs as an inspiration. His creativity and imagination spread parallel with the process of production. Without any clear guidelines, plans or ideas he lets objects that he has or finds...

Atsuko Goto - Dreaming Monster, 2016 (detail) view post

Atsuko Goto

Submerged in a cloudy haze and sense of melancholy, Atsuko Goto‘s paintings are fascinating depictions of ethereal visions that offer small glimpses of otherworldly beauty. Working in watercolor and lapis lazuli on cotton, this Japanese artist...

Arlindo Maunde

Arlindo Maunde is a self-thought artist from Mozambique who is known for his energetic portraits and paintings of wildlife. Throughout his career, Arlindo Maunde has experimented with a variety of media and techniques but oil and acrylic on canvas remain the...