As a designer, I am passionate about the history of art and their influence on ‘visual design.’ In art history, Dada is the artistic movement that preceded Surrealism, it began in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1916 by a group of mostly painters and painters. Dada artworks challenged the preconceived notions of what art meant. Many Dadaists felt that the way to salvation was through political anarchy, the natural emotions, the intuitive and the irrational.
These fabulous female artists are all millennials who’ve been winning over our hearts and souls through their vivacious online presences. Making a splash on sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Etsy, our girls are dominating the fashion and arts scenes with their exotic digital prints and watercolour paintings. Source: 5 Colorful
Recent paintings by artist Drea Cofield. Interested in the way myths create a sense of distance that allows us to engage directly with events or desires we might otherwise find too painful or uncomfortable, Cofield’s colourful nudes align the use of mythic language to the history of painting as a
Incredible as they seem realistic, Australian artist Kellie Orr’s oil painting artworks are surprising in their precision, finesse and also their ethereal and modern artistic style. The viewer really has the impression of watching a photograph, and yet! Source: Remarkable Hyperrealistic Oil Painting Artworks
Tishk Barzanji is a visual artist based in London, United Kingdom. The work of Tishk Barzanji touches on the modernism movement, and surrealism. Inspired by his childhood in Kurdistan, and later moving to London in 1997. (…) Read More about Retro-futuristic Illustrations by Tishk Barzanji (74 words) ILLUSTRATION | Permalink
Artist Daniel Mullen, based in Amsterdam, creates amazing visual paintings. Indeed, he uses different colours, shapes and texture to create optical illusions and offer his works a unique visual. Recently, he made a series of paintings entitled “Synesthesia”. Source: Visual And Abstract Paintings By Daniel Mullen
Paintings by Baltimore-based artist Monica Ikegwu. Focusing mainly on African American portraiture, Ikegwu pairs realistic rendering with flat elements in an attempt to create a dynamic twist to the standard portrait. See more images below Monica Ikegwu’s Website Monica Ikegwu on Instagram Source: Artist Spotlight: Monica Ikegwu Monica Ikegwu, Paintings.Exceptional,
Leonard Peng’s dreamy illustrations are a lovely meditation in color and form, expressing a dreamy outlook on the everyday. Leonard Peng is a current student at the Maryland Institute College of Art pursuing a degree in Illustration with a focus on Book Arts. Source: The Dreamy Meditative Process of Illustrator
Ready to have your mind twist and turn by the magically surreal paintings of Canadian artist Robert Gonsalves? Inspired by other surrealist artists such as M.C. Escher, Dali and Vladimir Kush. Gonsalves has developed his own unique style which will have you trying to tell your eyes and brain to
In line with the ultra-realistic paintings of Yigal Ozeri (previously featured ), here is the work of the Japanese artist Yasutomo Oka, who unveils beautiful photorealistic portraits of Japanese women. Some captivating and poetic portraits, made from real models, where every detail is painted with incredible precision. Source: “Idealization”:
Here’s a fun start to a new creative year: an American art conservator has alleged that one of the 20th century’s most influential and adored artists, Jean-Michel Basquiat, filled his canvases with secret drawings. Emily Macdonald-Korth claims that during what Artnet describes as a “routine forensic job” back in December
A landscape drawing is a formidable artists tool for many reasons. For starters, drawing landscape is an enjoyable process because you can be out in nature and enjoying its sounds and sights. But learning how to draw landscape features of an area of land, including mountains, rivers, lakes, sea, indigenous
Portrait Of An Unknown Woman – Ivan Kramskoy, 1883 In “Classicool” the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally “paint themselves”. Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks.
Left and right images by Mauro Gatti and featured with permission LA-based artist Mauro Gatti has but one rule when he illustrates, “If it doesn’t make you smile, change it.” This definitely rings true in his ‘ The Happy Broadcast ’ project, where the Italian-born creative, who has worked with
In the eleventh arrondissement of Paris, bursting within a former foundry, 120 projections — 3,300 square meters of light — frame the works of classic and contemporary art, most notably, the works of Gustav Klimt. atelier des lumieres is a collection of exhibitions by a private manager of the arts: culture spaces. appreciators