December 21, 2023

Modern Artist Imagines His Own Art Exhibition Within a Painting

With bold, black lines and blocks of color, Justin Bunting‘s paintings are extremely striking. Similar to the abstract works of Pablo Picasso, they reimagine everyday scenes with a new perspective and sense of dynamism. One of Bunting's most recently completed pieces depicts an art exhibition attended by numerous quirky visitors. “Since galleries won’t hang my work I’ve resorted to painting galleries IN my work. Take that Big Art,” he writes in the post.

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December 19, 2023

Lenticular Photo Installation Shows the Past and the Present of a NYC Street Corner in a Single Frame

New York City has long been a bustling city—a characteristic that transcends its financial hubs and runs through all of its neighborhoods. In a tribute to its robust history, multimedia artist Adrian Sas partnered with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation for Broadway: Now & Then, a new piece of public art that offers a look into the past.

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December 18, 2023

Peaceful Paintings of People and Landscapes Using a Grid of Colorful Squares

Many painters use a grid to transfer drawings to the canvas. Rather than hide this artistic tool, Stelios Pupet takes it a step further. The Greek artist uses grids to construct both figures and landscapes with squares of different hues, highlighting how color can create forms. While this system appears organized, Pupet says that he cannot always predict how a piece will turn out.

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December 12, 2023

Powerful Mixed-Media Carvings Speak to the Experiences of Black Womanhood

Baltimore-based artist LaToya Hobbs is presenting a series of recent woodblock prints and mixed-media portraits at Nashville's Frist Art Museum. The powerful pieces demonstrate how Hobbs deftly merges her printmaking and painting practices to create work that speaks to Black womanhood, family, labor, and self-care. Often using her friends and family as models, much of her work starts via collaborative photography sessions with her husband Ariston Jacks.

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