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Salad Veg | Trafford

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Helen Mirren on Vasily Kandinsky

Plan your visit in-person: http://mo.ma/visit Filmed by Lost & Found Films. Produced by MoMA Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 1. 1914. Oil on canvas. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund. Vasily Kandinsky. Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 2. … Continue reading

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Hyper-realistic paintings by Robin Eley

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Multiple Perspectives Form Elaborately Detailed Cityscapes by Nathan Walsh

British artist Nathan Walsh (previously) creates oil painted cityscapes by combining reference images from a range of perspectives and angles. His latest work Catching Fire was created from a combination of photographs taken during three visits to New York City over a … Continue reading

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Out-of-Focus Paintings by Philip Barlow Capture the Twinkling Lights of Cityscapes at Night – Colossal

Cape Town-based artist Philip Barlow paints abstracted depictions of the cityscapes at night, blurring the focus of street lamps and headlights the way our eyes or a photographer’s lens might when adjusting to a city’s bright, multi-colored lights. In this way, Barlow … Continue reading

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Synesthetic Artist Melissa McCracken Paints Abstracted Depictions of Jazz, Funk and Pop Songs

“Wasn’t It Kind of Wonderful” (2017), oil on canvas, 48” x 48””Melissa McCracken paints what she hears, titling each of her abstract oil paintings after the songs that inspired the work’s expressive gestures and bright punches of color. The Kansas City-based … Continue reading

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Quirky Portraits by Bill Mayer Imagine Flora and Fauna as High Society Humans – Colossal

Fusing charming portraits of wildlife with the severe trappings of historical costume, Bill Mayer creates darkly fantastical worlds in his detailed gouache paintings. A frog poses in royal dress, a pearl-draped mouse looks ready for a ball amongst massive wedges of … Continue reading

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Figurative Diaspora | Gagosian Quarterly

Curated by Mark Tansey and Peter Drake of the New York Academy of Art, Figurative Diaspora presents works of “unofficial art”—subversive, non-state sanctioned art—created by five Soviet artists and five contemporary Chinese artists. PETER DRAKE “Figurative Diaspora at the New York … Continue reading

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Watch as a 17th Century Portrait Emerges From 200 Years of Discolored Varnish

Art historian, dealer, and BBC television host Philip Mould recently posted a video to his Twitter that reveals a gleaming 17th century painting hiding underneath two centuries of yellowed varnish. The protective finish is applied to protect paintings from wear, but … Continue reading

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Order and Division: Paintings by Gina Heyer

Photorealistic paintings of bathrooms and empty corridors by South African artist Gina Heyer. Source: Order and Division: Paintings by Gina Heyer

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