Tag: Painting

Oil Paintings by Linnea Strid

Swedish artist Linnea Strid creates hyper-realistic oil paintings inspired by the insignificant actions involving water that we repeat daily. Strid says “I get inspired by all sorts of events, many trivialities can become fascinating subjects to me. Sometimes I get obsessed with trying to…

Realistic Paintings By Diego Gravinese

Argentinian artist Diego Gravinese creates  highly detailed hyperreal oil on canvas and acrylic paintings. “I started showing my paintings in the early 90’s, (even though I painted all my life), and my work changed quite a lot since those first years. It…

Jonathan Viner Paintings

New York based artist Jonathan Viner created this collection of ten 12″ x 12″ paintings of young Russian women listening to music with their headphones.

Ekaterina Panikanova

Rome-based Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses old books and various antiquated books, as a large canvas with multiple volumes, for her paintings.

Hyper-Realistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills

After seeing the work of Richard Estes at a show in Boston, MA, Photorealism became Steve Mill‘s passion. Using oil paints he analyse some of life’s most ordinary moments and creates these hyper-realistic paintings. “All I paint is an illusion,” Mr….

The Invisible Man by Artist Liu Bolin

Artist Liu Bolin was born in 1973 and grew up in China’s Shandong province. Bolin is painstakingly painted head-to-toe by a group of assistants using photographs of the area behind him as a guide without the use of special effects or Photoshop. His…

Photography by Hans Silvester

German photographer Hans Silvester documents the extraordinary body painting of the Surma and Mursi peoples of the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan. “The Surma and Mursi tribes are body painters. They paint their bodies with natural pigments made from…

Skin Illustrations by Emma Hack

Adelaide-based artist, Emma Hack is a ‘body artist’. Her canvas of choice is the human body and by using wallpaper designed by florence broadhurst, hack paints models to match, making them disappear into the wall. “Emma’s collaboration on Gotye‘s ‘Somebody That I…

The Holy Beauty Project Vol. 3

Rossina Bossio‘s third and final installment in the trilogy of videos from The Holy Beauty Project is finally online, one year after its production and official presentation at Saint Claire’s Church Museum in Bogotá, Colombia. “The Holy Beauty Project is a…

Gerard Schlosser’s Paintings

French painter Gerard Schlosser is known for using photographs to frame a specific part of a scene. His paintings are hyperrealist fragments of fictional stories.