Like many cultural institutions, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is closed due to the spread of the coronavirus. But during this challenging time, the Getty has found a way to keep people engaged with their art—even though they can’t see it in person. They’ve challenged their social media followers to “recreate a work of art with objects (and people)” from the comfort of their own homes. And the internet did not disappoint.
Artist Tara Jane Crandon fills her sketchbooks with portals to fantastical natural settings.
As a kid, the Where’s Waldo series of picture books presented a challenge even for the most eagle-eyed reader.
Artist Robin Eley is a master of painting illusions. His diverse body of work has received wide acclaim for its hyperrealistic precision, with paintings exhibited in art institutions around the world. Recently, Eley has created a series of mind-boggling canvases that appear to be wrapped in clear plastic film and tape—but in reality it’s all expertly painted by Eley himself.
As the novel coronavirus continues to drastically alter our daily lives, social distancing (more accurately called physical distancing)
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Although it’s commonplace for us to snap a photo of a pretty salad or impressive latte art, Japanese chef Itsuo Kobayashi was documenting unforgettable meals long before Instagram ever even existed. For the past 32 years, he has kept a food diary that details some of the delicious cuisines he’s had the chance to sample.
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With the threat of COVID-19 compelling many from around the world to stay at home, artists are sharing coloring pages...
Whether you’ve just started painting or are a professional, chances are you’ve considered using oil paint. From Rembrandt to Monet, oil paint is the hallmark of the Old Masters, its slow drying time allowing artists to manipulate the medium over an extended period. In one form or another, oil paint has existed since ancient Greece, though it came into popular use during the Northern Renaissance.
Many of us have tried looking for shapes in the clouds, but what about entire landscapes?
Today, museums around the world are working to digitize their collections.