Painting

January 22, 2022

Lifelike Animal Paintings Raise Real Awareness for Vulnerable Endangered Species

The biodiversity of our planet is one of the many things that make it beautiful. UK-based artist Sophie Green celebrates animal species big and small with her exquisite acrylic paintings. She captures elephants, tigers, rhinos, and more in her photorealistic depictions, which in turn help raise awareness of the vulnerability of these amazing creatures. Moreover, the award-winning fine artist donates 10% of her profits to wildlife and conservation charities.

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January 11, 2022

Exhibition Celebrates Bob Dylan’s Prowess as a Visual Artist

Most of us know Bob Dylan for his iconic music. The lyrics to songs like Blowin' in the Wind, Like a Rolling Stone, and Knocking on Heaven's Door read like poetry. But a new exhibition at Florida International University's Frost Art Museum shows a new side of his artistry. Bob Dylan: Retrospectum is a deep dive into Bob Dylan as a visual artist, with nearly 200 paintings, drawings, and ironwork sculptures on display.

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January 1, 2022

Ghanaian Artist Captures the Rhythm of Dance With a Flurry of Colorful Brushstrokes

While many painters choose to recreate the stationary people or objects around them, artist Betty Acquah captures life in action. She utilizes swatches of vibrant color and mesmerizing patterns to illustrate the rhythm and beauty of dances in her native Ghana. Acquah's distinct style resembles both the expressive dabs of paint from Van Gogh and the precise pointillism of Seurat.

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December 19, 2021

Vibrant Paintings Merge Beautiful Blooms With Female Figures

Australian artist Jessica Watts celebrates all things feminine in her series of colorful paintings. She uses a distinct collage style to fuse depictions of the female figure with vibrant blooms, botanical wallpaper designs, and scenes from nature. Before she became a painter, Watts worked as an advertising art director in Sydney and New York for nearly 20 years.

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