May 29, 2023

The Rollercoaster Life of an Iconic Art Deco Painter Known as “The Baroness with a Brush”

Post World War I, the “Roaring Twenties” was a time of exciting social and political change in the U.S. and in Europe. Along with high economic growth and the burgeoning consumer culture, many women experienced liberation. They could at last vote, and many entered the workforce and became more financially independent. This new-found freedom also crossed over into how they dressed and behaved.

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May 17, 2023

This Is One of the Best Online Classes To Learn Abstract Painting, According to Students

You’re a savvy internet shopper because you read the reviews. Well, the ratings are in for My Modern Met Academy‘s online course titled Abstract Realism: Introduction to Mixed Media Painting. Students love it! Taught by art wunderkind Dimitra Milan, the course shares techniques to create your own piece of beautiful abstract realist art. She combines vibrant color and free-flowing inks with a tighter drawing style that produces a singular alluring image on the canvas.

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May 1, 2023

Painter Creates Lifelike Food Art That Look Like Delectable Treats You Can Eat

Have you ever come across a photo of a meal that looks so good that it makes your mouth water? Well, Ukraine-based artist Christina Kunanets paints her own eye candy that looks as delectable as the real thing. Using oil paint and various tools, she renders everything from colorful cakes to avocado on toast, fooling viewers into thinking that these artworks are made with edible ingredients.

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April 15, 2023

Dizzying Hyperrealistic Paintings Capture the Shift Perspectives of Bustling Cities

Cities like New York and Paris are so large and complex that it is hard to contain them on one canvas. Artist Nathan Walsh, however, manages to create an incredibly detailed picture of urban living in his hyperrealistic paintings. By using different vantage points and incorporating reflections, these depictions feel like snapshots of a specific place in time, and sometimes of multiple places spanning different moments.

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