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Drawings and Paintings by Pat Perry Reinterpret American Stories with Tender Absurdity

 Art #acrylic #drawing #narrative #painting #pen October 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “Recital XII” (2021), acrylic on panel, framed, 26 x 48 inches. All images courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission In Pat Perry’s Sensemaking, there’s no rubric for telling a story. In quiet scenes framed through roadside vantage points and performances of costumed …

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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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The Exhausted Subject of a Newly Attributed Van Gogh Sketch Embodies All of Us Right Now

 Art History #art history #drawing September 21, 2021 Grace Ebert “Study for ‘Worn Out,’” around November 24, 1882, pencil on paper, 48.8 x approximately 30 centimeters. Courtesy of Van Gogh Museum Hunched over with his face hidden in his palms, the weary subject of a sketch recently attributed to Vincent van Gogh (previously) embraces …

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Hundreds of Digital Illustrations Imagine Enchanting Storefronts and Their Friendly Shop Cats

 Illustration #cats #digital #drawing #stores September 17, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Angela Hao, shared with permission Whether adorned with used books, houseplants, or groceries, the tiny shops and corner stores that illustrator Anglea Hao draws are infused with whimsy and admiration for everyday architecture. The digital renderings are part of Hao’s ongoing …

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Watercolor Illustrations by Steeven Salvat Cloak Natural Specimens with Elaborate Metallic Motifs

 Art Illustration #beetles #butterflies #drawing #insects #watercolor August 6, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Steeven Salvat, shared with permission History, science, and nature converge in the watercolor and ink drawings of French artist Steeven Salvat (previously). Whether encasing beetles in ornate armor, rotational gears, and antique dials or rendering vast entanglements of flora …

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Vines and Flowers Intertwine with an Imposing Skeleton in an Elegant Graphite Drawing by Guno Park

 Art #drawing #graphite #momento mori #plants #skeleton August 6, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Nature of Things,”  graphite/pencil on paper, 85 x 51.5 inches. All images © Guno Park, shared with permission Brooklyn-based artist Guno Park evokes the tradition of memento mori with an exquisite new drawing highlighting the precarious line between life and …

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Infinite Architectural Metropolises Balance Order and Chaos in Benjamin Sack’s Drawings

 Art #architecture #drawing #labyrinth #mazes #surreal June 23, 2021 Grace Ebert “Boxed In.” All images © Benjamin Sack, shared with permission In Benjamin Sack’s imagined environments, it’s not uncommon to find angular mazes resembling dystopian structures, buildings packed so closely together it’s difficult to distinguish one from the next, and labyrinthine walkways that spiral …

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19 Illustrators Celebrate What They Love About Asian Culture in a Print Sale Raising Funds to Combat Racism

 Illustration #drawing #fundraiser #posters and prints June 9, 2021 Grace Ebert By Jessie Wong. All images courtesy of Paperboy, shared with permission Nineteen international illustrators have banded together to raise money to stop violence against Asian communities. Curated by the new platform Paperboy, a print sale called MUST BE NICE! asked the artists to …

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Graphite Portraits Distort and Intertwine Subjects to Visualize Metaphors of the Body

 Art Illustration #anatomy #drawing #graphite #portraits #surreal April 12, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Miles Johnston, shared with permission Malmö, Sweden-based artist Miles Johnston portrays subjects whose figures are in states of flux, whether through fragmented bodies, multiplied faces, or limbs contorted into impossible positions. Often depicting Johnston (previously) or his partner, the …

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