Baroque Portraits + Candy Wrappers = The Product Project Placement

The product placement project

London-based artist and designer Toby Holmes of the UK’s Little Fish Design explores the connection between Art and Advertising by digitally melding classic painted portraits with candy wrappers and popular snack packaging in his Product Placement Project. (more…)

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Paintings Of Mom by 33 Famous Artists For Mother’s Day.

artists' paintings of 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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Artist Boyarde Messenger Hand Paints Charlotte Olympia’s Dolly Pumps As Famous Paintings For Neiman Marcus.

Designer Charlotte Olympia re-interprets her Dolly shoe for Neiman Marcus and Art Basel Miami with Boyarde Messenger painted pumps. Taking inspiration from the great painters of the Twentieth century Charlotte…

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Little Owl Design’s Altered Perspective – Plates As Canvas

little owl design's altered perspectives

The mixed media collection, Little owl Designs’ Altered Perspectives is a mixed media collection that merges classic, traditional and Fauve fine art paintings with various types of Transferware dishes to result in unique art assemblages. (more…)

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Packing Foam Fashions Emulate 16th and 17th Dutch and Flemish Masters’ Paintings [UPDATED].

Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions

In Suzanne Jongmans Packing Foam Fashions, an ongoing series of quietly elegant photographs, she explores textures of both the past and present. Using the foam materials from packaging and insulation, she has fashioned them into the collars, shawls and clothes commonly seen in the 16th and 17th century Dutch, Flemish and French portraits by the likes of Golden Age and Dutch Renaissance painters Vermeer, Franz Hals, and Francois Clouet. (more…)

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