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Michael Mapes Deconstructed & Reconstructed Pin-Up Girls

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Michael Mapes Pin Ups.
As I looked through the three-dimensional assemblages of classic pin-up portraits by artist Michael Mapes, I had trouble containing my composure. With each enlarged detail, my jaw dropped further to the floor. (more…)

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Instagrammers Recreate Museum Art for Paralleles Paris Musées

Paris Museums Ask Instagrammers to Recreate Art

Instagrammers recreate Museum art to promote the newly launched website of Paris Museums (Paris Musées). While stuck at home during the quarantine, bloggers, artists, influencers and designers on Instagram were asked to participate in the Paris Musées’ Parallels project by recreating an artwork from their museum network, post it and tag them Paralleles Paris Musées. (#parallelesparismusees) (more…)

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Immerse Yourself in the New Work of Watercolorist Ali Cavanaugh

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I have long been an admirer and collector of the work of Ali Cavanaugh. I own some of her earlier pieces so I was anxious to see her latest which, from peeking at the progress on Facebook, I could see would be a departure for the artist. (more…)

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Celebrity Food Art by Jesse Beardon

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Thanks to Betsy Wills’ Artstormer blog, I was introduced to Jesse Maxwell Beardon. A multi-talented painter, illustrator, art director and designer who also plays with her food. (more…)

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Dito Von Tease Gives The Finger To Famous Faces.

Dito Von Tease Gives The Finger To Famous Faces at if it's hip, it's here

An Italian artist and art director who uses the internet moniker ‘Dito Von Tease’ has a fun on-going project called Ditology. In Ditology he transforms his own index finger into portraits of everyone from well-known politicians to iconic cartoon characters. Celebrities, movie characters, Dictators, even famous art subjects get the point. (more…)

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