Portraits of "Mom" By The World’s Most Famous Artists. Thirty-Three Paintings.

Famous Artists Paint Their Mothers

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share one of my favorite original posts. Famous Artists Paint Their Mothers are thirty-three portraits of the female forebears of various respected and well-known painters. The portraits range from the 15th century to the present* – excluding paintings of The Madonna, arguably the most famous of all mothers. (more…)

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Creative License. Comparing Michael Kalish’s Works With The Original Art That Inspired Him.

a composite of Banksy’s Flower Thrower with license plate version by Michael Kalish

There are actually several artists out who have found creative ways to “up-cycle” license plates from automobiles. One of the most respected and well-known, is artist Michael Kalish. (more…)

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Red Vines, Candy & Junk Become Celebrity Portraits In The Hands Of Jason Mecier.


above: Kim Kardashian made of Red Vines & Black Licorice twists

Los Angeles born, and now San Francisco-based, mosaic artist Jason Mecier creates portraits of famous personalities with assemblages crafted of candy, food, yarn, dried beans and just plain junk. (more…)

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Frameworks Posters By Moxy Creative Celebrate Famous Eyeglass Frames.

Framegeek.com, a blog about Men’s eyewear, sunglasses and glasses, has just issued a series of posters celebrating ‘Eyewear Made Famous’ by Moxy Creative. (more…)

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Jeff Koons Designs the 17th Art BMW (And A Really Good Look At The Other 16).

Jeff Koons’ concept art for the car

The New York Times announced yesterday that the next BMW art car, a long standing tradition, will be done by contemporary artist Jeff Koons.
View Koon’s finished BMW Art Car here. (more…)

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