Oil Paintings

Modernist painter Yannis Tsarouchis finally gets his due

CHICAGO – Yannis Tsarouchis, the gay Greek artist-provocateur, was way ahead of his time. His mid-20th century paintings explored homoeroticism when these themes were still highly taboo. Dancing in real life, a full investigation at Wrightwood 659, shines a well-deserved spotlight on the artist. With more than 200 works, this …

Read More »

Make the most of it

Cal’s Lutheran professors who took sabbaticals during the pandemic may have had to change plans or plans, but they came out more energetic and enlightened. By Karen Lindell Art professor Cal Lutheran Michael Pearce’s sabbatical plan was to create a set of paintings to exhibit at the University of North …

Read More »

Brass Heads by Moyra Davey | Chicago Institute of the Arts

Have you noticed this presidential portrait in your pocket? Through Elizabeth siegel The arrival of Obama’s portraits in Chicago – Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of our 44th President, Barack Obama, and Amy Sherald’s painting of former First Lady Michelle Obama – makes me reflect on the nature of monuments dedicated to …

Read More »

What’s New – Chinadaily.com.cn

[Photo provided to China Daily] Raphael’s works Having a view of the works of Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, known as Raphael, would be the fulfillment of a lifetime for art lovers. Two paintings attributed to Raphael, one of the most talented artists of the Italian Renaissance, are at the heart …

Read More »

“It’s meant to move you” |

Oliver Lee Jackson from St. Louis stands in front of ‘Fig 6 Triptych, 2015.’ The multi-panel piece was among the works on display at the 2019 exhibition “Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings” at the National Gallery of Art on the National Mall in Washington, DC Photo by Fred Sweets / …

Read More »

Happy Man Tree inspires Islington artist

An artist from Islington will host his first solo exhibition, featuring paintings inspired by London’s trees and green spaces. Tom Stallard is a painter and activist passionate about the environment. His collection of 18 oil paintings will be on view for free at the Jimmy and the Bee Café in …

Read More »

Street performers at Babe Walls 2021

^ I support Local Community Journalism Support Denver’s independent voice and help keep Westword’s future free. Colorado is teeming with top-notch muralists, but they typically create their work in solitary (and sometimes secret) sessions. This makes a street art festival a perfect opportunity to catch some of the city’s best …

Read More »