The coronavirus quarantines restricted many of us from partaking in some of our most beloved recreational activities—including visiting art museums—but these lockdowns didn’t stifle the creativity and ingenuity of people around the world. While many folks were stuck in their homes (and continue to, for the most part, stay home), they have found ways to entertain themselves while paying homage to some of the most iconic works in art history.
Posts by Sara Barnes
Some cakes look too good to eat (although we will always indulge).
There are some baked goods that transcend taste and are in the realm of edible art.
Photographer Kelvin Hudson came across a magical sight that would typically be reserved for a fairytale. While in the forest, he captured an image of a tree partially cloaked with a cluster of blue morpho butterflies. A majority of the brilliant winged creatures gathered around the trunk of the tree while others spread out in small groups on surrounding branches. The resulting image is awe-inspiring.
Artist Kehinde Wiley draws inspiration from the Old Master painters to craft his contemporary portrait paintings.
Senior care facilities around the world have been under lockdowns since COVID-19 became a pandemic.
Do you enjoy tea time? For many folks, having a spot of tea is a ritual of their afternoon. If that’s the case for you, then it’s probably a wise investment to get a tea infuser (or two). These handy kitchen devices are simple to use. Just place loose, dried tea leaves in the infuser’s pouch, secure it, and then dunk the steeper in a mug of hot water and wait for it to brew.
Acrylic painting is a lifelong pursuit. Even as you build your skills (and master them)
Aerial photography affords us the opportunity to take in the majestic beauty of Earth on a grand scale.
The self-portrait has long been a fixture in painting. Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and Frida Kahlo are just a few creatives known for their famous artworks that place themselves at the center. Continuing this tradition is Chicago-based artist Seamus Wray. He has recently delighted the internet with his series of self-portrait paintings that have a twist straight out of the movie Inception.
Believe it or not, there are some people who take their clothing to get laundered only to never pick it...
Photography is an expansive field with a long history.