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Bridget Riley: From Life, National Portrait Gallery, London

Bridget Riley: From Life, National Portrait Gallery, London

June 18, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Bridget Riley, famous for paintings of colour and pattern that zip, swim and sing before your eyes. Flashing stripes, circles, triangles and ellipses that fool the eye into thinking that there are moving shapes on the canvas. Sometimes the strobing effect is so intense, you might have to look away. While Riley’s paintings of this…

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LAAFA offers 3D Sculptural Anatomy course

LAAFA offers 3D Sculptural Anatomy course

June 15, 2010 | figurative sculpture | No Comments

#3000 – Ecorche/3D Sculptural Anatomy (Starts July 11th – 10wks) Instructor: Rey Bustos Sunday, 9am-2:30pm 3-D Anatomy/Ecorché is a centuries old method of learning anatomy through three dimensional means. The word ecorche’ is French for flayed body and refers to human or animal anatomy by which you can see the interplay between the skeleton ,tendons,ligaments…

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Custom postage stamps of your own art – Cool!

Custom postage stamps of your own art – Cool!

June 14, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

  Custom, full color, postage-type stamps, gummed and pin-hole perforated, from your artwork or photos. Anna Banana Queen of Bananaland

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Yves Klein major retrospective, Hirshhorn Museum, DC

Yves Klein major retrospective, Hirshhorn Museum, DC

June 12, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work in the US in nearly thirty years. Presenting approximately 200 pieces, the Hirshhorn Museum explores a full range of Klein’s work, examining a career that radically altered the world of art. Read full article by Samantha Sirzyk.

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Michelangelo and the Figure

Michelangelo and the Figure

June 9, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

I have recently noticed an increase in figurative paintings in exhibitions and in the top awards of many competitions. Perhaps it is my imagination, coincidence or just maybe it is a trend. My gut tells me it is an upcoming trend. With that in mind, I have been studying some of my favorite figurative artists….

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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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