French artist Pat Dumez is a painter of women, ordinary women, exotic women, dark women, women who reflect her travels and emotions and her understanding of the world. Based in The Netherlands, she says these portraits “are my roots, my actions, my convictions and my daily fears.”
There’s so much movement in these paintings by David Humphrey – motion captured, action about to begin and movement implied. Momentum animates the cartoon-style figures and surreal backgrounds, down to the sweeping motion of Humphrey’s emboldened brush.
South African-born painter and digital artist Anton Barnard has a gripping technique, due to his training as an architect. Based now in Germany, he adroitly blends pop art, cubism, surrealism and abstract expressionism, but isn’t defined by any of these genres alone. See more of his work at […]
Los Angeles-based emerging artist Jolene Lai is getting attention for Allegory, her meticulous oil series of female characters from Chinese mythology and literature. Born in Singapore, and inspired by her traditional Asian upbringing, she puts a contemporary face on folk tales to help explain Chinese characteristics today. Click […]
Kendra Larson’s offbeat landscapes combine subtle poetry, complicated color, and unique composition. The Oregon-based painter has a deep love of nature and a non-traditional hand. The work above is Sisters Wilderness, near Sisters, Oregon. The colorful hut illustrates a scene from My Abandonment, Peter Rock’s powerful book about […]
One of my favorite blogs, Daily Art Fixx, did an absorbing post about one of my favorite artists, Wassily Kandinsky. I posted on Kandinsky here before, but Art Fixx takes a comprehensive look at this groundbreaking artist. Lots of details are how Wendy Campbell makes her blog such […]