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Van Gogh in Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago has found a very clever way to promote their upcoming “Van Gogh Bedrooms” exhibition (Feb. 14 to May 16). The museum has created a real life replica of the artist’s famous Bedroom at Arles painting … Continue reading

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Daily Life of Gods

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov creates these wonderful mash-ups from classical paintings and street scenes in Kiev. In his series “The Daily Life of Gods” he photoshops cherubs, angels, goddesses, and historical figures into images of public transport, cafes and city … Continue reading

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Still Life With Books

I recently ran across a blog that was “offering’ a download of this painting (see above) to be used as a screen saver. It looked very familiar and after a little research I realized that it was by the 19th … Continue reading

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Transformative Cartography

I was captivated by Madrid-based artist Fernando Vicente’s intriguing series called “Atlas”, which is based on antique maps. The translucent painting allows the original geographic features of the old maps to remain visible while simultaneously creating a completely new unified … Continue reading

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Russian-born, U.S.-based artist Vladimir Kush describes his work as “metaphorical realism”, but his literary themed paintings could easily be¬†called biblio-surrealist. Working primarily in oil on canvas or board, Kush also is known for lyrical sculpture pieces. The artist’s work is … Continue reading

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Time Is Running Out

¬† Time is running out to catch the exciting Spring exhibition at the Artists’ House Gallery in Old City, Philadelphia. The gallery, located at 57 N. Second Street in the middle of America’s “most historic square mile”, features the work … Continue reading

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