Margaret Morrison Paintings Of Candy Treats and Childhood Toys

Margaret Morrison Paintings
above: Margaret Morrison’s Fisher Price People, 2010, oil on canvas, 48″ x 48″

From Wax Lips and Gummy Bears to Pez and Pull-toys, Margaret Morrison paintings capture nostalgia on canvas with her photo realistic oils of candy and toys from our childhood. (more…)

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A Lavish Look at Christian Dior’s Legacy and The Art That Inspired It.

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above: Dior’s Suzurka-San Coat, 2007 and the inspiration , Hokusai’s The Great Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa, 1848

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Inspiration Dior, a comprehensive exhibit of Christian Dior’s breathtaking fashions and the art that played a role in inspiring them. (more…)

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Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games; Tape, Tears and All.

realistic paintings of vintage board games

At first glance, these look like old board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they are incredibly realistic paintings of vintage board games by Missouri based artist Tim Liddy. (more…)

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Europe Gets Introduced To A Great American Portraitist, Alice Neel.

Alice Neel paintings
detail from Alice Neel’s 1965 portrait of Hartley, the artist’s son.

The work of Artist Alice Neel has finally reached Europe with a comprehensive retrospective of the American painter’s impressive portraiture. An inspiring exhibition, and the first major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s greatest portrait painters, American artist Alice Neel, has made its way to London’s Whitechapel Gallery after debuting last fall at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (more…)

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