Posts Tagged ‘men’

man woman bird

15Aug11

Found someone who paints with acrylics! Winston Chmielinski is a New York based artist and writer. Depicting figures, he uses expressive brush strokes and a variety of heavily saturated colors over skin tones. The often blurred rendition of a figure seems to suggest the painting is not about merely representing a person. Even when the […]


men only

04Jul11

If you happen to find yourself in London before July 29, you should know that the Victoria Miro Gallery is showing an Alice Neel exhibition, Men Only. The exhibition consists of eleven painted portraits of men, including two of the artist’s sons. Alice Neel is an important figure in Twentieth Century art history, both as […]


illustrations

18Feb11

Artaksiniya is a Russian-born artist/illustrator based in China. The following images are from her blog, and they are from a series of drawn figures with an emphasis on fashion and other material elements, as the color in these areas indicates. Formally, I like how she applies color to the gray-scale drawings; conceptually this seems to […]