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Evening Sunlight Blankets the Dense Los Angeles Hills in an Ethereal Glow in Seth Armstrong’s Paintings

 Art #landscapes #Los Angeles #oil painting #painting April 29, 2022 Grace Ebert “Green” (2021), oil on wood panel, 66 x 66 inches Los Angeles-based artist Seth Armstrong (previously) gravitates toward saturated palettes of greens and blues to render the steep, hilly landscapes of his hometown. Evening sunsets bathe the staggered houses, trees, and sloping …

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A Hand-Painted Animated Logo for Linmon Pictures

 Animation Design #identity #logos #oil painting April 25, 2022 Christopher Jobson [embedded content] Shanghai-based production company Linmon Pictures created a lovely logo animation that runs before their films, notable for its use of oil paints. Directed by Lin Zhe, the short features a lone figure who opens a curtain to reveal a brilliant explosion …

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Pink Peonies Burst with Life in Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Maria Marta Morelli

 Art #flowers #hyperrealism #oil painting #painting March 13, 2022 Anna Marks All images © MariaMarta Morelli, shared with permission In Maria Marta Morelli’s luxurious oil paintings, delicate peonies almost bloom through the canvas. The works represent the Buenos Aires-based artist’s fascination with the cycle of time and how flowers convey youth but also the …

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Oil Paintings by Paco Pomet Brighten Vintage Scenes with Satirical Elements in Color

 Art #humor #oil painting #painting #satire #social commentary #surreal February 10, 2022 Grace Ebert “A Prequel” (2021), oil on canvas, 100 x 150 centimeters. All images © Paco Pomet Succeeding his series of paintings titled Beginnings, Paco Pomet’s Endings applies a similarly satirical veil to his provocative and outlandish scenarios: a cleaved camper reveals …

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Teeming with Leaves and Grasses, Oil Paintings Cloaked in Lush Foliage Evoke the Forest Floor

 Art #oil painting #painting #plants January 14, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © JA Paunkovic, shared with permission Thick foliage in shades of green sprout from every inch of JA Paunkovic’s canvases. The Serbian husband-and-wife duo of Jelena and Aleksandar render luxuriant scenes brimming with realistic plant life. Patches of verdant grasses, shrubs, and …

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Human Anatomy and Decomposing Flora Unveil a Surreal Mix of Dreams and Feelings in Rafael Silveira’s Portraits

 Art #anatomy #oil painting #painting #plants #portraits #surreal December 29, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Rafael Silveira, shared with permission In Rafael Silveira’s Unportraits, magenta curls and slick, turquoise coifs frame the bizarre scenarios unfolding in a subject’s mind. The Brazilian artist, who gravitates towards oil paints in shades of pink and blue, …

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Contrasting Shades of Gray with Vibrant Color, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe Paints Bold, Subversive Portraits of Black Subjects

 Art #oil painting #painting #portraits December 22, 2021 Grace Ebert “David Theodore” (2021), oil on canvas, 144 x 108 inches. All images © Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe, courtesy of Roberts Projects Gallery, shared with permission Ghanaian artist Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe has a proclivity for contrast. In his striking portraits of Black people, he …

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Impasto Layers Blur Portraits and Landscapes in Li Songsong’s Fragmented Oil Paintings

 Art #China #impasto #memory #oil painting #painting #portraits November 11, 2021 Grace Ebert “I Am What I Am” (2020), 120 x 100 centimeters. All images © Li Songsong, shared with permission Chinese artist Li Songsong (previously) obscures portraits and wider landscapes with thick dabs of oil paint. His textured, impasto works are based on …

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Marred with Dark Hole Punches, Monochromatic Drawings and Paintings Evoke Depression-Era Negatives

 Art #charcoal #drawing #graphite #oil painting #painting #portraits October 8, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission Nearly a century since it began, the Great Depression is still largely associated with the iconic imagery that’s come to define the era. Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” and Walker Evans’s portrait of …

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New Paintings by Cinta Vidal Elude Gravity and Turn Architecture Upside Down

 Art #architecture #gravity #oil painting #painting October 1, 2021 Grace Ebert “Evenfall” (2021), oil on canvas, 28.75 × 23.62 inches. All images courtesy of Thinkspace Projects, shared with permission Whether depicting a floating cluster of stairs and balconies or a living space separated by differing forces of gravity, a new series of paintings by …

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