architecture paintings, mixed media, sculpture and renderings

Like David Hockney? Then Meet Michael Pfleghaar.

michael pflehgaars architectural art

Now it’s true, the Ohio-born, Michigan based Michael Pfleghaar‘s work is similar to that of David Hockney’s in both style and color as well as subject matter. But, given that the majority of art-lovers out there cannot come close to affording an original Hockney, Pfleghaar’s original works are an unexpectedly great alternative. (more…)

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The Hippest Gingerbread Houses Ever! April Reed’s Farnsworth House & More

Hippest Gingerbread Houses

Here’s a look at some of the Hippest Gingerbread Houses around. From replicas of both the Farnsworth House and Fallingwater to Ranch Style kits, This gingerbread version of the Farnsworth House — Mies van der Rohe’s modern masterpiece in Plano, Ill. — is a (deep-pocketed) design lover’s dream. It took the elves at April Reed Cake Design several days of photo research and about 25 hours to construct the fondant-covered walls, poured-sugar ‘‘glass’’ windows and sugar-paste I-beams and staircases. (more…)

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Eamon O’Kane The Architect’s House – Now At Rare Gallery

Eamon O'Kane The Architect's House
Eames psychedelic seasons remix (painted whilst listening to Forever Changes by Love), oil on canvas, 9ft x 9ft, 2008

I’m a fan of mid-century modern architecture as well as contemporary, surreal and pop art. So, it’s no surprise that Eamon O’Kane’s paintings were an exciting find for me. They embody elements all of the aforementioned harmoniously and remind me of two of my favorite artists, Alex Katz and David Hockney, in their flat but whimsical, colorful treatment. (more…)

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Mark Turpin’s Pine Island: Architecture In Miniature

mark turpin's pine island miniatures

You can’t call Mark Turpin’s creations Dollhouses, that would be a gross misnomer. (more…)

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Brimming, Spilling, Deflecting… William Pye Has A Way With Water.

william pye water sculptures

Willam Pye is internationally known for his water sculptures. However most of them are located outside of the United States, so I wanted to share some of them with you. (more…)

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