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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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Figurative art book with a focus on the male

Figurative art book with a focus on the male

May 27, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

100 Artists of the Male Figure Several of our artists will have their work featured in the first publication of 100 Artists of the Male Figure. This book includes artists from all over the globe including China, Iran, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany and the USA.  This amazing book from Schiffer Publications will be available…

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Artist Eric Armusik Threatens to Burn a Decade of Paintings if They Do Not Sell

Artist Eric Armusik Threatens to Burn a Decade of Paintings if They Do Not Sell

May 26, 2010 | figurative painting | No Comments

Artist Eric Armusik made an announcement via YouTube video that he would be offering a decade of his paintings in what he called a “Fire Sale” through his website. For 30 days he will sell this body of work for a discounted sale and if any paintings were left on June 20, 2010 he would…

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