Bring a Towel: The Zuma Beach Paintings by Stephen Wright.

zuma beach paintings by stephen wright

With an impressive ouevre of figurative work already under his belt, the Zuma Beach Paintings by Stephen Wright, exemplify his skill at rendering photo-realistic water, light and movement. Read more

The Surreal Architecture Paintings of Andrew Beck

Andrew Beck's Surreal Paintings
Don’t go 2019, Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 101.5 cm

Presently living and working in Ottowa, Canada, artist Andrew Beck was born and raised in England graduating from Coventry University with a BA in graphic design. He began his career as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, but since emigrating to Canada in 2015, he has taken up painting full time. The self-taught artist with a passion for architecture has a series of surreal paintings that combine mid-century modern architecture with figures that appear transplanted from a different time and place. Read more

Lush, Ethereal Portraits by Artist Soey Milk

‘Inflorescence’ 60″x48″, Oil on linen, 2018

We love featuring the work of young and upcoming artists with you on this blog. There are just so many talented ones out there, it’s always hard to choose which one, but today we’re sharing with you a series of figurative paintings by Los Angeles-based Korean artist Soey Milk. Read more

Gina Minichino’s Oil Paintings of Iconic Candy and Comfort Food.

A few years back we introduced you to the work of Margaret Morrison, an artist who paints childhood toys and nostalgic candies photo-realistically in oils. Now meet Gina Minichino, another talented artist who works in oils to depict classic American comfort foods and iconic candy and treats. Read more

“Connect” – New Work by Nigel Van Wieck at the Didier Aaron Gallery

New Work by Nigel Van Wieck

The Didier Aaron Gallery in New York presents “Connect”, an exhibition of 35 paintings by one of my favorite contemporary artists, Nigel Van Wieck. Read more

Hyperrealist Painter Mike Dargas Is Dripping With Talent

Mike Dargas 6 IIHIH

We recently saw photos of nudes dripping in honey. Now, stunningly realistic oil paintings by Germany’s Mike Dargas depict a similar subject. Read more

You May Know Her as Jessa on GIRLS, But Jemima Kirke Is Also A Talented Artist.

Jemima Kirke Is Also A Talented Artist

London-born actress Jemima Kirke, who you may know as the selfish, self-destructive but likeable Jessa on the HBO series GIRLS, also happens to be a talented fine artist. Read more

The Pop Surrealism Of Emmy Lincoln (AKA ItchySoul).


above: In ‘The deeply misunderstood friendly Shiphugger’, ItchySoul has added a giant octopus and water details atop a found vintage oil painting of a classic clipper ship.

Sweden-born artist Emmy Lincoln, who goes by the artist moniker ItchySoul, creates imaginative lowbrow artwork by up-cycling flea market finds such as old oil paintings, antique photos and old book covers as well as creating her own original acrylic works. Read more