Florida’s Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are featuring their latest immersive exhibition “Roy Lichtenstein: Monet’s Garden Goes Pop!” at their Downtown Sarasota, FL campus from February 13 through June 27, 2021. In addition to sharing some of the Pop Artist’s interpretations of the French impressionists works, the grounds have been turned into a living homage to them both. Read more
As an art-focused creative blog, we’ve given you Thanksgiving posts about Art inspired by wishbones, 37 parodies of Rockwell’s Thanksgiving Dinner, Art made from turkey feathers, how Artists would plate Thanksgiving dinners, great vintage Thanksgiving photos by 25 preeminent photographers and Vintage Hollywood Thanksgiving Pin-Ups. About the only thing Thanksgiving related art we have not shared are the depictions of the holiday in contemporary and modern art. Read more
Did you know that artist Roy Lichtenstein, world-renowned for his tongue-in-cheek Ben-Day dotted paintings, was one of the art world’s biggest copycats? Albeit several artists work is inspired by other artworks, Lichtenstein’s ‘comic strip’ art was predominantly taken directly, including much of the text, from the work of several popular and prolific comic book artists such as Arthur Peddy, Tony Abruzzo, Ted Galindo, Jack Kirby, John Romita, Mike Sekowsky and Jim Pike. None of whom he ever credited.
Deconstructing Roy Lichtenstein is an exhaustive, three decade long project by Art Historian David Barsalou in which he has located the original source material for much of the famous Pop Artist’s work. Read more
Bella Manu of Toronto has not only hand-painted some of the prettiest art-inspired Easter eggs, but she has listed the materials and instructions necessary to inspire you to make some of your own. Read more
Ah, the kiss. The most romantic expression of love and tenderness. You may think that kissing as a subject in fine art is trite or cliche, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been depicted beautifully by many of the world’s most well-known and respected artists. As my Valentine to you, I have rounded up some of the most interesting and iconic expressions of “The Kiss” (Le Baiser, Der Kuss) by established artists over the past 150 years. Read more
Attention Pop Art lovers, now you can add a little Lichtenstein to your home with this fabulous pop art carpeting and a limited edition sculpture from the famed Pop Artist Roy Lichtenstein. Read more