Illustrator and graphic designer living in Cancun, Mexico, co-founder of Golpeavisa, Cesar Moreno presented in ‘Mirror, Mirror’ a series of seven paintings on wood in which transfers the classic world of Pin-up to hyper technological moment in the we live
Website Worth1000 has run an on-going series of photo manipulation contests—titled “Superhero ModRen”—that challenges members of its community to paint comic book superheroes into classic Renaissance artworks. The submissions to the series vary in style, but many of them are actually very well done—in some cases, the superhero elements blend so seamlessly with the original paintings, prompting one to contemplate what the Renaissance would look like if they had superheroes back then.
Victor Octavian is a revolutionary tattoo artist born in São Bernardo in 1985 and enjoys drawing since childhood. He wants to bring a tattoo style currently unexplored and that has so much tradition in the world of tattoo: the style named “watercolor tattoo “. His style features playful colors and that reminds us Sasha Unisex, a very known and eclectic tattoo artist in Saint Petersburg.
Artist Lente Scura takes us on an emotional journey through her visually striking digital compositions. Filled with dramatic anguish, each female appears to be struggling with a sad, lonely heart. To convey her emotional message, Scura focuses less on the details and more on the energy that emanates from the canvas. With titles like Where Nightmares Bleed, The Forest of My Darkness, and Turn to Dust, Scura invites her viewers to reflect on the intense suffering and emptiness surrounding each delicate form.
Using old books, the artist Ekaterina Panikanova, applies paint over a lot of words and printed images creating a puzzle and “pieces” can be moved together to create a new image. Moreover, some of the paintings are 3D puzzles, painted sheets that are not attached to the rest of the book, adding in this way not only layers, but also an apparent texture works.
In November last year, auction house Christie’s in New York has brokered the sale of the most expensive works of contemporary art history. Names like Andy Warhol, Franz Kline, Jean Michel Basquiat, Mark Rothko, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein attracted art lovers with considerable budgets. Below is the list of 10 most expensive works sold.
The former hamptons abode of Truman Capote, author of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, was partially destroyed by a fire and rebuilt almost from the ground by new owner and american artist Ross Bleckner. Bleckner chose an all-white interior that sets off the wooden furniture and reorganized the floor plan with interconnected rooms that open to the garden. He has also installed his adjacent studio, a large open space with a neutral background for his paintings.
Mitch Griffith’s first, but unexpected success came when he painted a portrait of the boxer Chris Eubank and sent it to his agent. Eubank ended up loving the portrait and commisioning Griffith to a series of pictures to promote his matches.
Hundreds of colourful bristles emanate from headdresses in Maiko Takeda’s millinery collection, presented at the Royal College of Art fashion show earlier this week.The adornments consist of transparent plastic spikes tinted with colour gradients at the bases and tips, which are held in place between sections of acrylic joined by small silver rings.
Although not street art history spans so many years as history painting or sculpture (that if we do not cave drawings in the same boat with walls + spray or collage) have appeared in the current scope, trends and patterns. An example would be Banksy – on whose work you’ve certainly seen at least in our article – English artist who has already come to be an inspiration for other street artists. Of everyone who tries to use it as equal talent and inspiration, French Dran successfully manages to convey powerful messages through his graffiti about contemporary society and is also considered by many The French Banksy.