Wedgie: Hand-painted Door Stops Inspired By Pop Culture Icons

Wedgie Door Stops

Wedgies are hand-painted wooden door stops inspired by the likenesses of well-known musicians, artists and other pop culture icons. Making them even more attractive is the fact that the door stops are made and hand-painted by men and women in Sri Lanka’s rural areas as part of an ethical incentive plan. Read more

Chatty Feet Launches Paper Artist Sculptures

chatty feet paper artist sculptures

Chatty Feet, purveyors of fun socks for men, women and children, have just launched a line of fold-them-yourself Paper Characters: 6 world-known artists that when assembled become 3D models you can display. Read more

Damian Elwes Renders Other Artists’ Studios – And They Are Amazing.

Basquiat’s Studio (Crosby Street_NYC, 1983) 2017, acrylic on canvas, 52″ x 66″

Santa Monica-based British artist Damian Elwes has been painting the studios of other artists for decades now. From those of masters like Picasso and Matisse to his more recent depictions of Basquiat and Georgia O’Keefe’s studios, his artworks are historically accurate pictorial peeks into these private sanctuaries where creativity thrives. Read more

David Hockney 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life at The Royal Academy.

david hockney 82 portraits and 1 still life

In one of the most anticipated art shows of the year, artist David Hockney exhibits 82 portraits of his friends and colleagues, each painted in his Los Angeles studio within three days time. The portraits, now showing at the Royal Academy, are his first large creative endeavor following the tragic death of his young assistant which left him creatively paralyzed for months. Read more

The Book of The Dog: New Pentagram-designed Book combines Art and Canines

Pentagram Designed The Book of The Dog

The Book of the Dog by Angus Hyland and Kendra Wilson features all kinds of dogs along with an impressive collection of dog art and illustrations by artists both living and dead. Interspersed throughout the Pentagram-designed paperback are short texts about the artists and breeds, paying homage to man’s best friend. Packaged beautifully, the book will appeal to dog and art lovers of all ages. Read more

Nick Smith’s Psycolourgy. Fine Art Done With Custom Pantone Chips.

Fine Art Done With Custom Pantone Chips

Artist Nick Smith’s first solo show, Psycolourgy, at the Lawrence Alkin Gallery features his impressive recreations of masters’ paintings with custom individual Pantone Color Chips. Nick has re-worked pieces from several major artists including Francis Bacon, David Hockey, Leonardo da Vinci, Rene Magritte, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, George Stubbs, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, and Andy Warhol. Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more