The Museum of London has just put on display a unique panoramic view of a lost London landscape painted before the great fire of 1834 destroyed the parliament buildings. It was created in 1815 by the French artist Pierre Prévost, and acquired by the museum last year. The […]
Artist Mitchell Fenton opens a solo show in Toronto this month with high action scenes celebrating downhill skiing. “We’re going back to its origins, to a time of adventurers, risk-takers, tricksters, acrobats and romantics… on minimal equipment,” says the Alison Milne gallery, hosting the exhibition.
Sometimes, the artistic process is just as interesting as the finished work. First, browse these creatures in Chilean illustrator Cristobal Ojeda Newfren’s sketchbook, then watch the time-lapse video.
Today we’re revisiting miniaturist Lorraine Loots, an online phenomenon with her Paintings for Ants series. The South African artist started painted one penny-sized miniature a day in 2013, and called the project 365 Paintings for Ants. In 2014, it was 365 Postcards for Ants and so on.
An interesting exhibition online and in Calgary as the Masters Gallery curates The Figure in Landscape, including Walter J. Phillips’ Mary’s Parasol (above) and a work by William Kurelek (below).
Artist Tony Luciani (b: 1956) defines his work as “realism which is interpretive rather than photographic.” Compositional drawings are done on location, then worked to a larger scale in his studio, where he’s been producing for exhibitions since 1978.