Recent Realism Paintings Of Fabricated American Landscapes By Alex Roulette.

Alex Roulette Fabricated Landscapes
above: Alex Roulette, Airborne, Oil on Panel, 26″x 37″, 2010

I first noticed Alex Roulette’s impressive realism with his 2008 painting, Summer (shown below), which caught my eye because I have a thing for pool paintings. (more…)

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Drill Baby, A Narratively Tattooed Infant From Jason Clay Lewis.

Drill baby by jason clay lewis

Artist Jason Clay Lewis, whose unusual work I have blogged about before when I featured his Drop Dead Gorgeous exhibit and his wonderful engraved bullets, has given birth to yet another compelling project. (more…)

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The Urban Appeal Of Steven Albert’s Photo-Realism Paintings

Steven Albert urban realism
above: Stroll by Steven Albert, oil on canvas, 30″ x 40″, Hespe gallery

Steven Albert’s oil paintings are hyperrealistic representations of urban and small town icons like cafes, coffeehouses, street windows, graffiti scrawled walls and parked cars. The mundane subject matter is executed with a deft hand, keen eye and romantic familiarity, especially to those who grew up around San Francisco. (more…)

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Artists Take The Plunge: Part III – More Pool Paintings.


Above: Robert Floyd’s “Poolside”

This post is the third in a series. A continuation of yesterday’s Artists Take The Plunge, Part II, which featured more than 50 paintings of people swimming, in and around pools and of the first post in the series, Artists Take The Plunge: The Swimming Pool As Subject. (more…)

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