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Painters Portraits : A Plein Air Painting Parody

painters portraits on if it's hip, it's here

Thanks to my brother-in-law, artist David Tomb, I learned of this humorous collaborative project, Painters Portraits, between artist Hank Schmidt in der Beek and photographer Fabian Schubert. (more…)

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Pierre et Gilles: Factory of Idols At The Philharmonie de Paris

Pierre et Gilles: Factory of Idols At The Philharmonie de Paris
Les deux marins - autoportrait, 1993 © Pierre et Gilles

Designed as a musical and visual installation, and curated by Milan Garcin, this exposition at Paris’ Musee de la Musique explores the universe of Pierre & Gilles through an assembly of more than a hundred of their photo-paintings of celebrities and icons, complete with a an online playlist, a host of objects and video documents. (more…)

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Lush, Ethereal Portraits by Artist Soey Milk

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‘Inflorescence’ 60″x48″, Oil on linen, 2018

We love featuring the work of young and upcoming artists with you on this blog. There are just so many talented ones out there, it’s always hard to choose which one, but today we’re sharing with you a series of figurative paintings by Los Angeles-based Korean artist Soey Milk. (more…)

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Swedish Landscapes: Paintings of an IKEA Experience.

Anyone who has ever shopped at an IKEA knows that it’s not merely a trip to the store, but a trip into the Twilight Zone. That’s one reason why I’m so smitten with these oil paintings by Rikki Niehaus. Her ongoing series, Swedish Landscapes, are paintings of a single subject inside Swedish retailer IKEA that capture the surreal experience. (more…)

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Nathan Wyburn’s Love Cleans Up Rug for Harry and Meghan

UK carpet cleaner brand, Dr. Beckmann, teamed up with pop culture artist Nathan Wyburn​ to create a huge portrait of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle on a filthy area rug using the brand’s Best Buy Dr. Beckmann Carpet Stain Remover as the ultimate product demonstration. (more…)

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