Following a popular tour across Europe and a successful stint in Australia, the celebrated exhibition, David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life, has made its American debut at LACMA (the Los Angeles County Museum of Art). Featuring a colorful collection of portraits painted less than five years ago, the show offers a comprehensive look at the Pop Art pioneer's recent work.
Imagine you could visualize sounds as color and texture, or perhaps hear colors, feel sounds, and taste shapes.
South African street artist Sonny, known for his large animal murals, goes inside the gallery for an exploration of the...
Canadian-born, Barcelona-based figurative painter Alessandro Tomassetti explores different sides of masculinity with his oil paintings. Through his use of classical technique, he undermines the standard trope of the male portrait via his sensual, intimate depictions of his models. Not shown as kings of industry, each sitter reveals a vulnerability captured by Tomassetti's powerful brush strokes.
Whether you've just started painting or are a professional, chances are you've considered using oil paint.
Self-taught artist Sage Barnes, known simply as Sage, reimagines painted people in his ongoing series of surreal portraits.
A post shared by Alexandra Dillon (@alexandradillonartist) on Feb 24, 2018 at 4:22pm PST Los Angeles-based surrealist artist Alexandra Dillon brings new life to found objects by transforming them into charming characters. Using old, worn-out paintbrushes, tools, and other studio items as her canvas, Dillon personifies each object by covering them with portrait paintings, reminiscent of the Baroque art style and Roman-Egyptian mummy portraits.
Vancouver-based artist Lauren Brevner creates mesmerizing mixed media portraits of women.
Vancouver-based artist Elyse Dodge reimagines local mountain ranges as otherworldly landscapes made of colorful geometric shapes.
Artist Jeremy Winborg is known for his expressive paintings that pair palette knife backdrops with lifelike subjects. Rendered in a distinctive style, these energetic portrayals feature iconography that ranges from local landscapes to religious figures. In addition to reimagining these regularly revisited themes, Winborg has recently turned his attention toward creating eye-catching Native American portraits. This ongoing series of oils features portrayals of young women and girls in traditional Native American dress.
Portland-based artist Yellena James creates kaleidoscopic, biomorphic artworks that resemble colorful ecosystems, filled with imaginary flora and fauna.
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