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

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

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