December 2, 2023

Vibrant Mixed-Media Collages Give a Fresh Perspective on African American Ancestry

Artist Stan Squirewell creates richly layered identities and fleshed-out characters in his incredible mixed media collages. After finding an image of his great-great-great grandfather during the Civil War, he was inspired to focus his art on imagery of Black people and people of color as a way to shed light on the diverse narratives of African-American ancestry.

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November 30, 2023

Pensive Figurative Sculptures Rendered in Gray Monochrome Are Lost in Deep Thought

When we think of famous sculptures, stark, white marble is usually what comes to mind. Even though many ancient sculptures were originally painted in vibrant hues, these pigments faded over time, and white sculptures become a fixture of Italian Renaissance art and beyond. Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck puts his own spin on sculptures by rendering human figures in a mesmerizing monochrome gray palette. This unique approach has a startling effect.

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November 28, 2023

Hundreds of Glowing Spheres Light Up Immersive Installation in Japan

Walking into one of teamLab‘s exhibitions is like entering another world. The international art collective recently unveiled three new installations, all of which explore the mesmerizing effects of light and color. Titled Bubble Universe: Physical Light, Bubbles of Light, Wobbling light, and Environmental Light; Flowers and People – Megalith Crystal Formation; and Black Waves – Megalith Crystal Formation, these seemingly boundless artworks are hosted at the teamLab Borderless museum in Azabudai Hills, Tokyo, Japan.

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November 24, 2023

26 Thoughtful Gifts for Artists Who Draw

If you're shopping for an artist in your life, then you may be searching for some creative ideas. Well, before you start adding things to your cart, it's important to consider what medium your favorite artist specializes in. If they're an artist who draws, such as an illustrator, designer, or cartoonist, then you may want to look at things from their perspective.

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