Syrian war illustrated by George Butler

Syrian war illustrated by George Butler George Butler is an artist and illustrator specializing in travel and current affairs. His drawings, done in situ are in pen, ink and watercolour. In August 2012 George walked from Turkey across the border into Syria, where as an unofficial guest of the rebel Free Syrian Army he spent 4 days drawing the civil war damaged, small and empty town of Azaz. 6 months later he made a similar trip back to Syria to record the stories amongst Read more [...]

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Cut Paper Sculptures and Illustrations by Elsa Mora

Cut Paper Sculptures and Illustrations by Elsa Mora Artist Elsa Mora recently updated her portfolio with a number of beautiful paper sculptures created for both private clients and exhibition. All of Mora’s pieces are created with little more than acid-free paper and glue which is carefully cut, layered, and assembled to create 2D and 3D images. Several of the pieces are currently at the Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin for a show titled Once Upon A Time: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, and Contemporary Read more [...]

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Pen and Ink Cityscapes That Seem to Sprawl into Infinity by Ben Sack

Pen and Ink Cityscapes That Seem to Sprawl into Infinity by Ben Sack With meticulous determination and a steady hand, artist Ben Sack picks up a black 0.05 Staedtler pigment liner pen and begins to draw the dense, intricate details of fictional cityscapes: buildings, roads, rivers and bridges. He draws until the ink runs out and picks up another pen. And another. And another. Sapping the ink from dozens of writing utensils until several months later a canvas is complete. His most Read more [...]

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Observing the Observer: Paintings by Deenesh Ghyczy

Observing the Observer: Paintings by Deenesh Ghyczy Paintings of figures looking at fragmented images of art. In this case, the figure is stationary while the artwork is the one doing the observing from multiple angles in sort of a reverse role.     Read more [...]

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Olafur Eliasson layers riverbed within Louisiana museum of modern art

Olafur Eliasson layers riverbed within Louisiana museum of modern art For the first time, danish-icelandic artist olafur eliasson presents a solo show at denmark’s prestigious louisiana museum of modern art, placing three spatial installations within the architectural context of the site. like many of the exhibitions presented throughout his creative career, eliasson’s ‘riverbed’ is site-specific, engaging with the cultural institution’s unique identity, thematically linking the artworks Read more [...]

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