BUST-ED. Karin Jurick Completes Her 100 Faces, Paintings Of Actual Mugshots.

BUST-ED 100 Mug Shot Paintings

Today, one of my favorite contemporary painters, Karin Jurick, has reached a milestone. The incredibly talented artist completed her amazing series of 100 faces. (more…)

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A Fake Pool Makes A Splash All Over The World.

Fake Pool Art Installation

Initially conceived of 12 years ago, the ‘fake’ swimming pool by Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich, known for his illusion-like installations, has been featured at various museums around the world. (more…)

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San Francisco As Seen By Artists Greg Gandy And Jeremy Mann

Principle Gallery in Virginia, recently showed a painting exhibit named ‘City Views’ featuring the work of San Francisco-based artists, Jeremy Mann and Greg Gandy.

I have long been a fan of Greg Gandy’s and am now a new fan of Jeremy Mann’s as well. Having grown up in the SF Bay Area, I feel these contemporary artists captured the essence of the unique urban experience and ambiance that is San Francisco. (more…)

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The Art of Art Appreciation: 53 Paintings Of People Looking At Paintings

paintings of people looking at paintings
Rainy Day People by Karin Jurick

Ever notice how many artists paint people admiring art? So that we observe the observer? There are quite a few, as you’ll soon see. So many that I felt it deserved investigation and I found that despite the commonality of the subject, there are vast and numerous differences. (more…)

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Mr. Rogers Neighborhood On LSD: The Paintings of Amy Bennett

Dig, Amy Bennett 2007, oil
Dig, Amy Bennett 2007, oil

I inadvertently stumbled upon the paintings of Amy Bennett the other day and boy, am I glad I did. Now a new fan, I’d love to share with you this woman’s unique take on suburban landscapes. (more…)

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