Posts Tagged ‘paintings

CHARLIE CHAPLAIN PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE ACQUIRED BY MUSÉE DE L’ELYSÉE IN LAUSANNE For each of Charlie Chaplain’s films, several photographers documented the filming at the request of the Chaplin Studios. These archives were owned by Chaplin, then his family. Courtesy Roy Export Co. Est. / Musée de l’Elysée Now The Musée de l’Elysée has announced a major [...]

In relation to his work, Scott Greenwalt states “I am concerned with the confluence of disparate topographies set in an ominous land peopled with beings having suffered some malformation or mutant hybridization by a mephitic environment. These beings are vacillating between dimensions, in a chrysalis state of transformation. Portraiture of grotesques, formed by an unfolding [...]

Heidi Tailleffer’s artwork is a mix of surrealism and classical figurative painting and mythology. Her tastes range from the ridiculous and the absurd to the sacred and sublime, as she pursues the deeper meaning of things while possessed of a strong sense of humor. Here are some examples of her work… Angels of Our Nature

Daily Design Inspiration is just that. A daily dose of eye candy to highlight artworks that we find for your viewing pleasure and inspiration. In the last edition we covered the world of Hands. Today we are highlighting Rainbows. Rainbows conjure up pots of gold, leprechauns, sun showers, happy days, gay pride, and happiness. They can also [...]

NIGEL COOKE EXHIBITION AT BLUM & POE Nigel Cooke exhibition is currently showing at Blum & Poe till February 12, 2011. Cooke’s paintings, “hybrid theatrical spaces” as he has called them, often depict fantastic graffiti-strewn architecture and supernatural landscapes. Rendered in a naturalistic style that bounces back and forth between affirmation and complication of the [...]

English artist Chantal Joffe’s artworks consist of large scale paintings often depicting woman and children. She finds their clothing and bodies interesting. Inspiration for her pieces range from family members photos to advertising to fashion magazines, as well as pornography. Here are some examples of her work… Spider

EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT THREATENS TO TAKE BACK OBELISK IN CENTRAL PARK The Egyptian government official charged with protecting his country’s ancient monuments is threatening to take back an iconic obelisk in Central Park unless New York City takes steps to restore it. Zahi Hawass, secretary general for Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, wrote in a letter [...]


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