Celebrated as a key figure of 20th century American art, lifelong New Yorker Edward Hopper held that “great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.” While this intimate artistic approach is apparent in many of Hopper's masterpieces, it is particularly apparent in Nighthawks, an iconic oil painting that has helped define the Modernist movement.
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To explore the diversity and share the beauty of America's beloved National Parks, a group of nature-loving artists and designers has...
Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives.
Citing “excessive emotional sensitivity” as a source of artistic inspiration, Korean creative Yang Se Eun, or Zipcy, explores concepts of love in her work. This interest in illustrating intimacy is particularly apparent in her alluring collection of relationship drawings, which the artist has compiled into a collection aptly called Touch. Portraying the everyday moments between a young man and woman, this ongoing series of illustrations offers a glimpse into their loving relationship. Set in various (and often unspecified)
Romanian sculptor Darius Hulea molds metal wire to create incredible artwork reflecting on the inner and outer psyche of man.
Since 2015, self-described “tiny artist” Irene Malakhova has specialized in miniature paintings.
UK-based artist Liam York creates mesmerizing portraits that appear to magically come to life when the colors are inverted. Known as “negative drawings,” the young artist's sketches showcase his experimental approach to art and his awe-inspiring drawing abilities. To create these inverted drawings, York works from photographs. He meticulously draws each depiction, employing a reversed color palette in order to reproduce each piece as a negative. Once each portrait is complete, York takes a picture of it.
Over the course of three weeks, 100 artists were given free reign to take over a dormitory in Paris, making...
Austrian artist Gustav Klimt is known for his ethereal, pattern-rich portraits.
In need of some summer reading? If so, look no further than the Metropolitan Museum of Art's website. What once simply provided descriptions of its world-famous permanent collection, information about its exhibitions, and a way to pick up some Met-themed merchandise now offers an extensive and eclectic selection of free online books. With an art historical focus, this comprehensive collection of over 1,600 full-text titles features everything from African to American art.
Throughout the 20th century, creatives across many movements, mediums, and styles began to explore the practice of collage art.
In her new solo show, Stranger Than Earth, artist Redd Walitzki showcases her memorable and meaningful approach to portraiture.