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On The Bench: Yevhen Kotenko Captures A Decade In The Life Of One Park Bench
In the suburb of Kyiv, friends gather, lovers meet and drinkers drink. While the faces change, the park bench remains the same. Shot from the fourth-floor window of Ukrainian photographer Yevhen Kotenko’s parents’ kitchen, this photo series captures life around a wooden bench in the Dniprovskyy ...  More
Jan. 26, 2018
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Lucian Freud Most Famous Paintings
Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011) was a British painter and draftsman, specializing in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century portraitists. He was born in Berlin, the son of Jewish architect Ernst L. Freud and the grandson of Sigmund Freud. His family moved to Britain in 1933 to ...  More
Jan. 26, 2018
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Beauty, Impermanence And Memory: Kevin Palme Dramatic Hyper-realistic Ice Cube Paintings
'Towers, walls, and pyramids of ice cubes in various states of melting are, of course, impermanent. These ice structures were designed to fail and simply melt, returning to a prior state. Cast against dark backgrounds and photographed in high contrast light, there is something beautiful about these ...  More
Jan. 17, 2018
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Alasdair Thomson Realistic Versions Of Iconic Fashion Items Using Carrara Marble
'Alasdair Thomson is a sculptor living and working in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is Italian ­trained and has significant experience in carving large scale sculpture and other elements of decorative stonework, both in Scotland and abroad. He has an ongoing interest in the subject of drapery and in the ...  More
Nov. 22, 2017
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The Drive-Ins: Stephen Fox Theatrical Nighttime Landscapes
'I am primarily a painter of the contemporary nighttime landscape, places brought into a state of relative quiet as human activity diminishes and the bathing light of the sun is replaced by artificial lighting or the moon’s silver glow. In these familiar places gone partially dark and less ...  More
Nov. 21, 2017
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Rapture: James Rieck Overtly Ecstatic Viewers In Front Of Famous Historical Masterpieces
James Rieck’s new solo exhibition, titled 'Rapture', is currently hosted at Lyons Wier Gallery, New York (Oct 5 - Nov 4, 2017).  ...  More
Nov. 1, 2017
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James Rieck Euphoric Vintage Paintings Focused On Body Language, Clothes, Posture And Gesture
James Rieck earned his MFA and BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Rieck's paintings have been exhibited across the United States.  ...  More
Oct. 31, 2017
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Ariana Papademetropoulos Worlds Where Realism And Delusion Playfully Coexist
Latest exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Ariana Papademetropoulos, titled 'The man who saved a dog from an imaginary fire', is currently hosted at the Wilding Cran gallery in Los Angeles, California (Sep. 16 - Oct. 26, 2017).  ...  More
Oct. 7, 2017
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Vincent Giarrano’s Poetic Paintings Of New York City Women In Their Everyday Lives
Vincent Giarrano is a realist painter living in Connecticut. He was born in Buffalo, New York in 1960. Vincent started drawing at an early age, teaching himself until his first life drawing class at seventeen. He attended the State University of New York, receiving his BFA and received his Masters ...  More
Sep. 8, 2017
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Edward Hopper Most Famous Paintings
Edward Hopper (1882 - 1967) is widely acknowledged as the most important realist painter of twentieth-century America. But his vision of reality was a selective one, reflecting his own temperament in the empty cityscapes, landscapes, and isolated figures he chose to paint. His work demonstrates that ...  More
Jul. 25, 2017