Portrait paintings don't just capture people's outward appearance, but often reveal aspects about the figure's life or character. Russian-German artist Tania Rivilis tries to convey people's inner life and feelings in her series of contemporary oil portrait paintings. She portrays the “human image” and the “dialectical concept of the human soul” through dynamic renderings of individuals and couples.
Plants and animals work harmoniously together every day to create a beautiful ecosystem.
Although Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian are often regarded as the pioneers of European abstract art, it was actually Swedish...
Nature has always been a source of inspiration for artists, but the beach is a particularly recurrent theme throughout art history. The French Impressionists of the 19th century were famous for taking their easel and paints outdoors to paint en plein air, but the artists that came after them continued to depict natural environments outside of their studio.
When traveling is not possible, art can be the next best thing.
For many painters, nature is the first and most important teacher.
California is known for its diverse and varied landscape. Not only does the Golden State feature twinkling seascapes and snowy mountains, but it also boasts some of the most iconic cities in the United States. Artist Seth Armstrong captures the colorful hills of Los Angeles in his series of expressive oil paintings.
In most cases, observing a painting is like looking at a snapshot of a particular moment in time.
New York-based artist Josh Sperling merges sculpture with painting in his newest solo exhibition.
After adding tiny figures to torn pieces of cardboard and large dollops of paint, Italy-based artist Golsa Golchini is continuing her unique series on larger surfaces. She fills framed canvases with abstract representations of natural and urban environments, and populates these isolated places with realistic people and animals. Each of these miniature worlds pulses with energy. Golchini conveys a sense of movement in her works by applying paint in an expressive way.
Colorful, mesmerizing, and a little bit surreal describes the art of Martine Johanna.
After welcoming baby Grace with her husband Chandler Powell back in March, Bindi Irwin is celebrating her very first Mother’s...