contemporary art

Edoardo Tresoldi for Cathédrale (New York)

Edoardo Tresoldi for Cathédrale (New York)

Recently in New York, Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi unveiled a stunning new ceiling installation for Cathédrale restaurant in Moxy East Village hotel. Entitled Fillmore, the large-scale suspended
Incredibly Detailed Illustrations of Giant Trees With Unruly Roots

Incredibly Detailed Illustrations of Giant Trees With Unruly Roots

Los Angeles-based artist Rachael Pease explores memories of rural landscapes through her intricate drawings. Each piece documents real trees she’s seen and photographed. Before Pease puts pen to
Tiny People Swim, Surf, and Ski Within Each Brushstroke of This Artist’s Paintings

Tiny People Swim, Surf, and Ski Within Each Brushstroke of This Artist’s Paintings

Sometimes the grandeur of nature can make us feel really small. That exact feeling seems to resonate in the colorfully whimsical, mixed-media paintings of Iranian artist Golsa Golchini. Each of her
Artist Uses Her Own Thigh as a Canvas for Stunning Ink Drawings

Artist Uses Her Own Thigh as a Canvas for Stunning Ink Drawings

Lately, social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest have been flooded with a renaissance of unique tattoo art. Many young people today enjoy the self-expression of adding art to their own
Previews: “ME: An Exhibition of Contemporary Self-Portraiture” @ High Line Nine

Previews: “ME: An Exhibition of Contemporary Self-Portraiture” @ High Line Nine

Starting on January 16, a group exhibition curated by Sugarlift and Juxtapoz’s Sasha Bogojev will run for two weeks at High Line Nine in New York. Entitled ME: An Exhibition of Contemporary
Massive Moving Holograms of Dinosaurs Turn the Streets of Paris Into a Prehistoric Safari

Massive Moving Holograms of Dinosaurs Turn the Streets of Paris Into a Prehistoric Safari

French artist Julien Nonnon brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “City of Lights.” His specialty street art utilizes an embedded video projection system, allowing Nonnon to decorate the facades of
Artist Creates Poetic Oil Paintings to Pay Homage to Prehistoric Animals

Artist Creates Poetic Oil Paintings to Pay Homage to Prehistoric Animals

Animals are among the best creative muses. Today, some artists try to return the favor by raising awareness of endangered species in their work. Others, like London-based German artist Katharina
Surreal Paintings Reimagine NYC Subway Passengers as Half-Human, Half-Animal Hybrids

Surreal Paintings Reimagine NYC Subway Passengers as Half-Human, Half-Animal Hybrids

Most of us know that riding public transportation is like entering an entirely different world. Whether it’s subways or buses, we’re surrounded by interesting strangers going about their usual lives
Modern-Day Impressionist Paints the Striking Beauty of Canadian Landscapes

Modern-Day Impressionist Paints the Striking Beauty of Canadian Landscapes

In the 19th century, Impressionists found constant inspiration in their bucolic surroundings. Artists like Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted en plein air to achieve their enticing
Basel Week Miami ’19 / Recap: Leandro Erlich – “Order Of Importance”

Basel Week Miami ’19 / Recap: Leandro Erlich – “Order Of Importance”

During Art Basel Week Miami, Leandro Erlich continued his impressive run of mind bending sculptural installations with a new one entitled Order Of Importance. Commissioned by the city of Miami Beach,
Previews: Daniel Arsham – “Paris 3020” @ Perrotin (Paris)

Previews: Daniel Arsham – “Paris 3020” @ Perrotin (Paris)

On January 11th, Daniel Arsham will be opening his first solo show of 2020 in Perrotin's Paris space. Entitled Paris 3020, the new exhibition from the New York-based artist features a suite of
Previews: “15 Year Anniversary Show” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Previews: “15 Year Anniversary Show” @ Thinkspace Gallery

A lot have galleries have come and go in the last 15 years in our niche of the art world, but one constant has been the Thinkspace family. Tirelessly promoting their artists with shows at their Culver
Artist Creates Giant 3D Portrait Paintings With Textured “Skin” You Can Feel

Artist Creates Giant 3D Portrait Paintings With Textured “Skin” You Can Feel

Oftentimes, to see artwork up close and from afar is to see two entirely different pieces. Canadian artist Michael Goodson explores this effect in his series of complex, large-scale portraits.
Expressive Oil Paintings Capture Energetic Visual Experiences of People and City Life

Expressive Oil Paintings Capture Energetic Visual Experiences of People and City Life

Like many artists, past and present, San Francisco-based painter Jacob Dhein is inspired by the world around him. But rather than pigeonhole himself as a landscape or figurative artist, Dhein paints
Showing: “NATÜRLICH!” @ Circle Culture

Showing: “NATÜRLICH!” @ Circle Culture

Showing through the end of January at Circle Culture's Hamburg gallery is a group show entitled NATÜRLICH! featuring the work of nine artists. Participants including Fiete Stolte, Hermann Nitsch, Inna
Showing: Kelsey Brookes – “PERCEPTION  & HALLUCINATION” @ Quint Gallery

Showing: Kelsey Brookes – “PERCEPTION & HALLUCINATION” @ Quint Gallery

Earlier this month, Quint Gallery in La Jolla opened a new show from Kelsey Brookes (featured), continuing their support for the locally-based artist that has spanned over a decade (see 2009, 2012,
Vibrant Painting of Tortoise With an Entire Ecosystem on Its Back Features Tons of Easter Eggs

Vibrant Painting of Tortoise With an Entire Ecosystem on Its Back Features Tons of Easter Eggs

A shell acts as a protective shield for land and water dwelling reptiles like turtles and tortoises, making it one of the most important parts of their anatomy. Berlin-based artist Felix Schäfer
Recap: Hendrik Beikirch – “Warriors” @ Galerie Wolfsen

Recap: Hendrik Beikirch – “Warriors” @ Galerie Wolfsen

Galerie Wolfsen in Denmark recently introduced a new body of work by Hendrik Beikirch, presented next to black and white still lifes and vanitas-like compositions by Hedley Roberts. The new body of
Interview: Artist Creates Beautiful Baroque-Inspired Paintings with Intentionally Imperfect Details

Interview: Artist Creates Beautiful Baroque-Inspired Paintings with Intentionally Imperfect Details

Artist Ted Pim is putting a contemporary spin on classical Baroque painting. Dark, eerie backgrounds and decadently rich florals are just two of Pim’s techniques that evoke works of great masters like
Delicate Watercolor Paintings of People Capture Fragile Human Emotions

Delicate Watercolor Paintings of People Capture Fragile Human Emotions

Art has the power to express ideas, personal identity, and raw emotion. As human beings, we’re often able to connect to visual imagery and empathize with the message behind it. Slovakia-based artist