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Remembering Todd McKie, a painter known for his luminous palette, dark humor and friendship

by on February 10, 2022 0
His ironic and deceptively simple paintings approach life’s challenges with dark humor. In “The Basket Case”, from 2011, a blue figure holds a yellow basket, both of which glow against a hazy background. An upside-down black head floats beside the basket, as if the awkward darkness has inevitably escaped its pretty confines. “The Basket... Read More

Famous Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

by on January 16, 2022 0
On your marks, pet, go! Leesa Dahl reviews everything about our furry, furry, feathered, fishy friends (and more!). Arrives in your inbox every Monday. Sign up for Ready, Pet, Go! FILE – Greek painter Alekos Fassianos attends an Athens Marathon medal ceremony, in Athens, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Fassianos, one of the most important... Read More

Meet Rachel Jones, a rising painter whose electrically quivering paintings have captivated collectors around the world

by on January 3, 2022 0
Standing in front of a painting by Rachel Jones is like letting her take you on a journey through her emotional landscape, with her skillful use of color and composition as your guide. One of the artist’s centers of interest is black interiority, accessible somewhat literally through the frequent inclusion of the mouth and... Read More

The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

by on December 13, 2021 0
Norma Bridwell has been an artist since childhood. Yet it wasn’t until this winter, on the cusp of her 89th birthday, that the longtime Edgartown resident saw a public exhibition devoted solely to her paintings. “I’ve never seen anything like it before,” said Ms. Bridwell, whose work is on display in the art space... Read More

artist donates sculptures to hospital | New

by on November 29, 2021 0
MARINETTE — Five sculptures were recently installed along the Mary Hofer Walking Trail at Aurora Medical Center — Bay Area. John Hofer, executive director of the Provident Health Foundation and former director of marketing for Aurora — Bay Area Medical Center, donated the trail to the hospital in April 2020 in memory of his... Read More

Prominent Iranian Painter “Iran Darroudi” Dies Aged 85

by on October 29, 2021 0
Prominent Iranian Painter “Iran Darroudi” Dies Aged 85 10/29/21 Source: Mehr News Agency Iranian painter, director, writer, art critic and university professor Iran Darroudi died on Friday morning at the age of 85 in Tehran. Iranian veteran painter Iran Darroudi died Friday morning of cardiac arrest at the age of 85. Iran Darroudi1936-2021 Iran... Read More

Prominent painter “Iran Darroudi” died at the age of 85

by on October 29, 2021 0
Iranian veteran painter Iran Darroudi died Friday morning of cardiac arrest at the age of 85. Iran Darroudi was also a film director, writer, art critic and university professor born in 1936 in Khorasan in a prominent dynasty. Darroudi’s accomplishments include his 60 individual and 200 group exhibitions, art critics published in various newspapers,... Read More

See the recently discovered works of pioneer painter Hilma af Klint | Smart News

by on October 22, 2021 0
Hilma af Klint, photographed in her studio circa 1885 Public domain via Wikimedia Commons Eight newly discovered works by groundbreaking Swedish modernist Hilma af Klint are set to be on display in Manhattan next month, Sarah Cascone reports for Artnet news. Scholars have traditionally credited male artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, and... Read More

A forgotten flower painter, resuscitated

by on September 19, 2021 0
In George Agnew Reid’s 1889 painting “Dreaming”, the model is his wife, but she is also an artist. We don’t see the face of the now almost forgotten painter Mary Hiester Reid as she leans over a fireplace in their shared Paris studio, but the glowing embers light up her long apron and clasped... Read More