Painting

September 18, 2022

Fragmented Figures Connect Many Moments in Time Across a Single Canvase

Ontario-based artist Eric Pause creates acrylic paintings that connect several moments in time. He renders abstract figures with overlapping geometric shapes, synthesizing their movements into one composition. Each of these striking pieces is inspired by a simple idea that's usually connected to a specific feeling that Pause wants to express, such as love, anxiety, or boredom.

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September 9, 2022

Second Set of Official Obama Portraits Are Unveiled After 4-Year Delay

Five years after they left office, former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama returned to the White House for a special unveiling of their new official portraits. Their first pair of portraits—created by artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley—were revealed in 2018 and will eventually join the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. after completing their tour.

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August 31, 2022

Meet the 10-Year-old Artist Who Created a Modern-Day ‘Guernica’ Dedicated to Ukraine

Some people are lucky enough to be prodigies of their chosen skill. Such is the case for Andres Valencia. At just 10 years old, the talented abstract painter has accomplished many of the things that career artists dream of. He’s had a solo showcase at Art Miami, a one-person show at New York gallery Chase Contemporary, and he's sold his pieces totaling over $100,000.

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August 22, 2022

Get in the School Spirit With This Bundle of Online Classes Teaching Acrylic Painting

The beginning of the school year is typically all about young people, but you can be a student at any age. After all, it’s never too late to learn something new. Through our e-learning platform My Modern Met Academy, you can take courses year-round from the comfort of your own home on your own schedule. Now, we’re offering a Back to School bundle that’s centered around three acrylic painting classes.

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