Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Paintings by sculptor turned painter Penny Wheatley

After diagnosed with ME, sculptor Penny Wheatley started to learn to paint. Since becoming a painter Penny has worked on a variety of subjects, including cats - big cats and small cats, horses and studies of the human figure. On recently returning, actively, to her music, she has begun to make a series of studies of musicians performing.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Ukrainians artist Daria Marchenko turn ammunition into art to depict horrors of civil war

One picture, "Heart of War", shows a giant human torso which on closer inspection can be seen to be a collage of bullets that the artists say were brought back from the front line of the conflict in eastern Ukraine that has killed more than 9,600 people since 2014.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Pop Art and Politics: Vienna Contemporary 2016 this weekend

The eyes of the contemporary art world are on Vienna this week as the latest edition of viennacontemporary opens at Marx Halle, from September 22-25. In the lead-up to the fair, BLOUIN ARTINFO previewed what was on offer at Austria’s largest international art fair.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Beautiful Art Installations

Installation art is an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that often are site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space. Generally, the term is applied to interior spaces, whereas exterior interventions are often called public art, land art or intervention art; however, the boundaries between these terms overlap.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Rabindranath Tagore work as a painter on view at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

Tagore began painting at the age of 63. His artistic practice budded from his habits as a writer; scratched-out words or revision marks on his manuscripts became free-form doodles. Eventually, he produced thousands of works and was the first Indian artist whose paintings were exhibited across Europe, Russia, and the United States in 1930.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Yarn Bombing Street Art

Yarn bombing, yarnbombing, yarn storming, guerrilla knitting, kniffiti, urban knitting or graffiti knitting is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk.

Monday, 19 September 2016

Shurooq Amin's exhibition 'It's a Mad World' at Ayyam Gallery Beirut.

Shurooq Amin's work reflects a chronological cultural and socio-political story of the Middle East, with the aim of opening a dialogue and instigating socio-political and cultural reform.