Many artists favor watercolor paint for its dazzling luminescent qualities. Artist Marcos Beccari uses the translucent medium to render tranquil pictures of human figures bathing in rippling pools. He not only captures the movement of the waves but also the mesmerizing way in which water refracts the image of submerged people.
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UK-based studio Dorothy creates conceptual and innovative art with a clever and, oftentimes, educational twist.
The night sky is filled with bright constellations and dreamy planets that capture both the hearts and imaginations of space...
Searching for a beautiful new puzzle to work on in your spare time? The key is to find one that will both challenge your skills and delight your eyes. Fortunately, My Modern Met Store carries an array of unique jigsaw puzzles inspired by art, design, nature, and more. Whether you want to escape into the Amazon, go birdwatching, or immerse yourself in abstract art, you're sure to find a puzzle that will tickle your fancy.
Portland-based artist Yellena James continues to create imaginary aquatic ecosystems made up of amorphous organic forms.
This October, Sotheby's London had its first-ever auction dedicated to contemporary Japanese art.
The animal kingdom is filled with fascinating species of all shapes and sizes. However, many of these creatures are facing endangerment and even extinction due to the devastating effects of climate change. That is why one artist is using his creative talents to spread awareness for these vulnerable species. Based in London since 2010, Louis Masai creates striking large-scale murals of rare and endangered animals. Masai's artwork is immediately recognizable for its bright, graphic style.
Russian artist Oksana Pashchenko has become Instagram famous for her creative reimagining of Disney princesses.
French artist Camille Walala seeks to “disseminate joy through color and pattern” in her art projects.
Dutch artist Marissa Oosterlee is renowned for her photorealistic painting skills that enable her to render people with immaculate precision. She demonstrates her abilities by placing her subjects in a tricky setting—glistening water. In her series Washing Away My Sorrows, she combines her figurative painting talents with her love of the sea and depicts women half-submerged in clear pools.
San Francisco-based artist Andres Amador has been drawing large-scale designs on sandy beaches since 2004.
American artist Benjamin Victor is renowned for his incredible figurative sculptures that recall classical masters such as Michelangelo and Bernini.