July 2, 2020

1,100+ Works of Art by Georgia O’Keeffe Is Now Free to View Online

Cultural institutions around the world may still be shuttered due to COVID-19, but fortunately, there’s still a way to browse renowned collections while practicing social distancing. Through Google Arts & Culture, you can virtually tour world-famous museums such as the Musée d’Orsay, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Uffizi Gallery. Now, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico has made 1,100+ works of art by the modern American painter available to view online for free.

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June 30, 2020

Glittering Gold Portraits Celebrate the Beauty of Black Hair in the Style of Gustav Klimt Paintings

Photography-based artist Tawny Chatmon celebrates the beauty of Black hair through her glittering series titled The Redemption. The collection of portraits features young people wearing their hair in an array of styles—no two are alike. But in this variety, the same visual thread is woven throughout each mixed-media piece. Chatmon paints atop the photos to adorn the kids with dazzling 24-karat gold accessories and outfits.

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June 28, 2020

Exquisite Watercolor Paintings Capture the Magic of Strolling Through Old European Cities

Watercolorist Viviene Astakhova captures the unique allure of classical European architecture. Her expressive brushstrokes and sun-dappled lighting make each of the scenic places breathe with life. In fact, perusing her colorful portfolio feels as though you’re taking a stroll through one of the picturesque cityscapes. The Russian artist is an avid lover of old-world architecture and its ornate details. Historical cities such as Vienna, London, and St.

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June 27, 2020

Adorable Hamster Lives a Human-Like Existence in Charming Watercolor Paintings

Sometimes, the best artistic muses come in small and cuddly packages. For artist GOTTE, an endearing hamster named Sukeroku is the star of their illustrations. Sukeroku may be little, but the adorable protagonist has gained a big following for his relatable tales. GOTTE draws the plush hamster in a myriad of different activities. Many are otherwise ordinary and include him eating snacks, trying on clothes, and working out. Other illustrations are delightfully peculiar.

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