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Resurgence of interest in nude figurative artwork

Resurgence of interest in nude figurative artwork

With resurgence of interest in the human figure, more opportunities arise for working with models. This is the final installment of a series examining a resurgence of interest in nude figurative work in the Hamptons. Interested in making figurative art based on a naked model? Not enrolled in art school? Luckily, there are options aplenty…

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Koo Schadler presents egg tempera techniques, VA

Koo Schadler presents egg tempera techniques, VA

June 6, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Artist Koo Schadler will present some of her egg tempera techniques on Thursday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont. Schadler’s work is currently on view at the Museum as part of the exhibit, “Egg Tempera: Contemporary Masters”.   Admission is $6 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, free for…

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Louise Bourgeois 1911 – 2010

Louise Bourgeois 1911 – 2010

June 3, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

For much of her life, Louise Bourgeois was marginalized professionally. In fact, she did not meet any sort of regular commercial success until the 1970s, when she was her sixties. In 1982 she became the first female sculptor to get a solo retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. Other museum shows followed: the Tate…

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Toni Scott, John Paul Thornton and Charlie Morey, Burbank, CA

Toni Scott, John Paul Thornton and Charlie Morey, Burbank, CA

Hello, this is John Paul Thornton. Friday, June 4th is the opening reception of a gorgeous exhibit I am in called “Three Artists-One World.” The exhibit is at the Burbank creative Arts Center. The reception is from 7 to 9pm (the show runs through June 24th). Many of my new large scale figurative works featuring global ceremonies will…

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7 New Art Trends by Studio Art Direct

7 New Art Trends by Studio Art Direct

June 2, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Max Gleason Based on requests from clients and insider news from this year’s ArtExpo in New York, Studio Art Direct makes a call on art trends now and in the future.  Some highlights: FIGURATIVE ART The buzz we are hearing is the human form is back. Publishers, decor markets, and clients are ready to showcase the nude –…

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Pnina Granirer, figurative painting and live dancers collaborative performance

Pnina Granirer, figurative painting and live dancers collaborative performance

Video of collaborative performance between figurative artist Pnina Granirer’s artwork and live dancers Dance Umbrella Dance Company in 2005. “I’ll ask my webmaster to put in a link for your website. Thanks again, Paula, I get dizzy just contemplating all the work you are doing!” Pnina Granirer

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