Art

January 22, 2022

Lifelike Animal Paintings Raise Real Awareness for Vulnerable Endangered Species

The biodiversity of our planet is one of the many things that make it beautiful. UK-based artist Sophie Green celebrates animal species big and small with her exquisite acrylic paintings. She captures elephants, tigers, rhinos, and more in her photorealistic depictions, which in turn help raise awareness of the vulnerability of these amazing creatures. Moreover, the award-winning fine artist donates 10% of her profits to wildlife and conservation charities.

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January 13, 2022

Fluid Art: How to Start Acrylic Pouring & Create Psychedelic Abstract Paintings

Whether you want to call it fluid art, liquid art, or acrylic pouring, there’s nothing more satisfying than creating abstract masterpieces by letting pigment run amok. This form of abstract art uses acrylics with a runny consistency to create psychedelic paintings. There are endless creative possibilities thanks to different ways to combine acrylic paints and there's something so satisfying about watching it spill across a surface.

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January 12, 2022

Avant-Garde Carpets Look Like They’re Melting Into Viscous Puddles

Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed is known for his mesmerizing textile masterpieces. He debuted Doubts, an intricate red tapestry in 2020 after COVID-19 interrupted his artistic practice. Now, three new works join the piece on display in a solo exhibition titled Faig Ahmed: PIR at Sapar Contemporary in New York. This exhibit includes three textile pieces inspired by spiritual minds that are highly influential in Azerbaijani culture, as well as a video from the artist himself.

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January 9, 2022

Fantastical Artwork Imagines Amphibious Cabins Where You Can Reside on the Water

Visual artist Dionisio González imagines whimsical amphibious dwellings in his series, Wittgenstein’s Cabin. Rendered in a romantic background of Norwegian fjords, these structures are made up of playful forms wrapped in worn metals. Though he designs many different shapes and sizes, all belong to the same family of fantastical buildings on a body of water.

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