Alex Blas: From Barbie Couture To Figurative Painting

Paintings by Alex Blas

I just recently learned of fashion designer Alex Blas’ paintings. I had no idea he was a figurative painter in addition to designing high-end fashions for both people and Barbie dolls or almost a decade now. But he is. And one whose work you ought to see. (more…)

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Modern Leisure: New Work from Artist Danny Heller

danny heller new work
Eichler With Galaxie, oil on canvas, 30×44,” 2016

Whenever artist Danny Heller exhibits his newest work, I ache to buy all of them. His latest solo show, Modern Leisure, recalls one of the artist’s favorite subjects: a mid-century, post-war, pop culture Southern California suburbia. And I desperately wish I could afford every single piece. (more…)

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Hyperrealist Painter Mike Dargas Is Dripping With Talent

Hyperrealist Painter Mike Dargas

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

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Urban L.A. As Seen by Artist John Teirney in 20 Terrific Paintings.

John Teirney paintings Formosa Café (#3), LA IIHIH
John Teirney, Formosa Café (#3), LA, 30″ x 24″, Oil on canvas

I fell in love with John Teirney’s work the minute I saw it. (more…)

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These Are PAINTINGS And No, I’m Not April Fooling You.

hyper-realistic portraits by Eloy Morales

I thought this would be the perfect post for the first of April, a day when most people are punking, pranking, and just plain joking, because this artwork is pretty hard to believe. But it’s for real. (more…)

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