When you're on a ship, a porthole will show you spectacular views of life at sea. So, it's only fitting that a painting of the stormy ocean is framed inside one of these nautical items. North Carolina-based artist Adam Stevens mounted his oil seascape inside a genuine porthole, adding to the maritime aesthetic of the piece. As a self-taught artist, Stevens learned how to paint through YouTube videos, including tutorials by Bob Ross.
Artist Rafael Araujo expresses his love of nature through geometry.
Flower painting has a long place in art history.
When looking at the sculptural ceramic art of Matthew Chambers, there is a lot to unpack. Using a potter's wheel and clay he produces mesmerizing tactile vessels that are actually multiple pieces merged into one round form. Underneath the external “shell” is several smaller bowls that are arranged like concentric circles. Based on the Isle of Wight in the UK, Chambers is inspired by the purity of circles as a shape.
Since you were old enough to write, you've probably stuck to the same style of pencil.
At first glance, it's hard to distinguish Mustafa Yüce‘s art from reality.
Since its founding in 1996, The San Francisco Center for the Book (SFCB) has been promoting and celebrating books and bookmaking in the Bay Area. In addition to offering a range of in-person and online workshops, it also hosts community events that demonstrate some of the incredible artistry that goes into producing publications. On September 25, 2022, they will be hosting their 19th annual Steamroller Printing Festival in the Potrero Hill Arts District.
Ukraine has always been a country rich in history, culture, and art.
Netherlands-based artist Sahasa creates whimsical tea sets that look like they were fished from the ocean.
Artist Warren King reimagines the possibilities of cardboard in his series of figurative sculptures. Although they resemble the texture and sheen of wood from afar, these three-dimensional works of art are actually carefully constructed from cardboard that has been cut and folded to create mesmerizing planes and angles. The inspiration for these striking statues comes from King's Chinese heritage.
Capturing someone's likeness in a drawn portrait is no easy feat.
In Paris, Barcelona, and New York City, a red statue of Vladimir Putin has quietly made an appearance.