From the Latest Issue of Fine Art Connoisseur
Fine Art Today caught up with ascending artist David Bonagurio for a chat about his drawings, inspirations, vision, and so much more.
At first glance, the portrait paintings of Nick Gebhart advertise the merits of strict adherence to tradition and a skill-based technique. Despite his highly detailed finish and faithful representation, however, the 31-year-old artist does not just replicate what is in front of him.
Artists Sunday, falling between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, is a day dedicated to encouraging consumers to shop with artists and give something special, unique, and hand-crafted this holiday season.
Nearly 50 works were selected from over 2,600 entries that included painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, time-based media, and performance art. Learn about the resulting exhibition in this preview.
Starting on Black Friday: Curated by the Masters Academy of Art, this 3-day auction includes paintings by some of the world’s leading representational artists.
The OPA will present a selection of representational oil paintings at this upcoming exhibition, which includes a virtual awards ceremony. Get more details in this preview.
For many artists, positive reception of their pictures is simply a bonus, not the true end to their creative means. For painter Carl Bretzke, the creative act seems to boil down into one lovely emotion: joy. How?
As part of our effort to continue to keep artists and art galleries in business, we're proud to bring you this week's "Virtual Gallery Walk."
“All of the works are an individual expression of these artists’ work," said curator Tanvi Pathare, "but the red thread that connects them all is their ability to transcend life around them into moments of timeless beauty."
Artists have been depicting the figure for millennia, sometimes in exacting detail and sometimes vaguely, but always with the understanding that every viewer has a direct connection with the subject — and also a way of assessing the rendition’s accuracy.