Tawny Chatmon Shifts The Paradigm Surrounding Black Beauty with Painted Photographs

tawny chatmon the redemption series

The Redemption series by artist and photographer Tawny Chatmon is an ongoing collection of lavishly decorated photographs that celebrate the often negatively portrayed hair and style akin to black culture. By combining her stunning portraits of black women and men with the ornate golds and decorative elements inspired by the paintings of Gustav Klimt, she draws attention to the existing and ridiculous paradigm that infers black hairstyles and accessories are “unacceptable” or discriminated against in schools worldwide. Read more

Tutorials to Make Lichtenstein, Haring, Warhol and Klimt Easter Eggs

Bella Manu of Toronto has not only hand-painted some of the prettiest art-inspired Easter eggs, but she has listed the materials and instructions necessary to inspire you to make some of your own. Read more

Hungry For Art? Sandwiches As An Homage To Modern Artists.

Sandwiches As An Homage To Modern Artists
above: The Piet Mondrian Sandwich by Brittany Powell

Brittany Powell’s project, Sandwich Art, turns the classic sammy into interpretations of pieces by famous modern and contemporary artists. From Marcel Duchamp to Damian Hirst, cheese, lettuce and condiments are the medium and the bread is the canvas. Read more

Mattel Releases New Fine Art Dolls. The DaVinci, Van Gogh & Klimt Barbies.

Fine Art Barbies

Recently introduced at this year’s Toy Fair were three new Fine Art Barbies. Barbie dolls by Mattel that pay homage to some of the world’s most famous artists. 14th century Master Leonardo Da Vinci, Impressionist Vincent Van Gogh and Art Nouveau painter Gustav Klimt have been immortalized as soon to be released Barbies. Read more