Dad Facts, Figures and Fab Art For You On Father’s Day.

Father's Day Facts and Art
Wes Hempel, Fatherhood (after Bouguereau’s Charity), 1997; oil on canvas; 72″x42″; Collection of Denver Art Museum

Read on for a collection of fine art honoring fathers, interesting trivia and facts and figures related to dads. (more…)

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New and Beautiful Paintings by Stephen Magsig. City Views Opens At George Billis Gallery.

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above: Stephen Magsig, 68 Mercer St., Oil on linen, 30 x 24″

I’ve been a longtime fan of Stephen Magsig’s work having introduced you to his Urban Alphabet paintings and his Postcards From Detroit back in 2009. (more…)

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Original Art With A Side Of Fries. 38 Painted McDonald’s Fry Containers by Ben Frost.

Painted McDonald's Fry Containers by Ben Frost

Australian artist Ben Frost is known for his kaleidoscopic Pop Art, mash-up paintings that take inspiration from areas as diverse as graffiti, collage, photorealism and sign-writing. (more…)

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45 New More Last Suppers for 2013. That’s Now A Total of 105!

Last Supper Collage, 2013 by Akira Hashiguchiabove: Last Supper Collage, 2013 by Akira Hashiguchi

For the past few years I have been sharing with you classic, modern, contemporary and pop culture versions of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous Last Supper painting. (more…)

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The Paintings and Works On Paper of Mark Bradley-Shoup.

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Mark Bradley-Shoup, Summer Gray Gas Station in Patine Blue

There’s something about Mark Bradley-Shoup’s work that I find really appealing and it’s no wonder. His representational works on paper, abstract paintings and mixed media works each have elements that remind me of four of my favorites artists; Richard Diebenkorn’s landscapes and abstracts, Ed Ruscha’s Standard Oil gas station studies and prints, Wayne Thiebaud’s composition and painterly style and Robert Rauschenberg’s collages. (more…)

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Mark Rothko Paintings Recreated In Colored Rice by Henry Hargreaves.

As an homage to legendary modern artist Mark Rothko, Henry Hargreaves has recreated six of Rothko’s modern paintings using colored uncooked rice kernels and calling the series Mark Rice-Ko. (more…)

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