Emerging Talent: Meet Artist Loribelle Spirovski.

Loribelle Spirovski paintings
Loribelle Spirovski, Uzumaki 3, oil on panel, 2017

As someone with a love of fine art and a modicum of art history knowledge, you can imagine my glee when coming across a young new artist whose work reminded me of three of my favorite painters: Egon Schiele, Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon. After seeking out more of her work, I had to sit down and immediately write a post. 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

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

Lucian Freud Remembered. Images of (and links to) his Astounding Work.

Lucian Freud paintings
Lucian Freud self-portrait (one of many), Reflection, 2005

British realist, figurative and portrait painter Lucian Freud, who was one of the greatest artists of our time, passed away at the age of 88 on July 20th. Read more