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.
Some artists use paint, others bronze, but Nathan Sawaya chooses to build his awe-inspiring art out of toy building blocks. LEGO® bricks to be exact. The former corporate lawyer quit his job in 2001 to focus on becoming the world’s foremost LEGO artist.
With more than 1.5 million colored bricks in his New York studio, Saway’s sculptures take many forms.
The film tells the story of Chronos, the personification of time and the inability to realize his desire to love for a mortal. The scenes blend a series of surreal paintings of Dali with dancing and metamorphosis.
Huge mounds of colorful dirt cover the floor and spill out of the space in Katharina Grosse’s new installation called “wunderblock”. She doesn’t limit her painting to the traditional proportions of a canvas – she uses a spray paint gun to establish her work within interior walls and floors or on building exteriors.