Of all the invited guests to the 2023 Met Gala, there was one infamous party crasher. And no, it wasn’t a snubbed A-lister. It was a confused cockroach that was trying to escape the crowds but found itself at one of New York City’s biggest events. The insect tried its best to flee on-lookers and the camera, but its brief brush with fame was captured by amateur and professional photographers alike.
Artist Megan Elizabeth is captivated by nature’s fleeting moments.
There are many choices you can make when you begin to learn how to paint.
Sometimes the choice of materials is just as meaningful as the art itself. Artist Harriet Mena Hill has been working on an ongoing series of unorthodox paintings called The Aylesbury Fragments, rendering scenes of architecture directly onto pieces of concrete. Each of these remnants is salvaged material from the Aylesbury Estate, a large housing complex in South East London, which is being demolished as part of a regeneration program.
Oftentimes, animated films give off the impression of perfect, idealized worlds.
Unlike sculpture, traditional paintings usually capture one view of a subject.
Sometimes the greatest muses are just a hike away. England-based artist Olivia Seetim finds the subjects for her paintings in the varied beauty of her natural surroundings. From verdant forests to open meadows, these acrylic landscape paintings immortalize a certain time and place. Although Seetim has a background in numerous types of media, she gravitated towards acrylics in 2020 and began sharing her work soon after.
Artist Steven Castillo puts his own spin on traditional portraiture.
Vintage book pages merge with realistic renditions of birds in the art of Craig Williams.
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.
Some people are lucky enough to be prodigies of their chosen skill. Such is the case for Andres Valencia.
The beginning of the school year is typically all about young people, but you can be a student at any...