A collection of 16 posts
Slightly Whimsical and Definitely Quirky with Suellen Saidee Cook
You will be amazed and entertained by the whimsical and quirky images being created by Tasmanian Suellen Saidee Cook. Come with me to admire "The Gatherer's Daughter" and "Hotel California" and links to where you can peruse more brilliantly crafted images.
Landscapes by Robert Bissell
Yesterday I showcased the anthropomorphic/zoomorphic paintings of Robert Bissell where animals take on human qualities. Today we look at the realistic landscapes of Bissell's which still contain a narrative thread and deep appreciation of the beauty the emanates from our familiar surroundings.
Alexandra Dillon, a painter of old paintbrushes and other discarded items
Alexandra Dillon is a Los Angeles-based surrealistic painter creating art on found objects. A love of Old Masters led her to study classical realism in Florence, Italy. Dillon paints imagined portraits on worn out paint brushes & other common discarded objects. Credit: alexandradillon.com
Science and Art as Partners in Space: A New Frontier for Humanity
Astronomical Art is Space Art devoted to visualizing the wonders of outer space. A major emphasis is the space environment as a new "Frontier for Humanity". Alien worlds, extremes of matter such as black holes, and concepts arising from inspiration derived from astronomy are portrayed. (Wikipedia)
Joan Miro and War
Joan Miró i Ferrà (1893-1983) was a Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. As World War 11 loomed on the horizon, Spain became the battleground between Fascism and Communism inspiring artists such as Joan Miro (and Picasso as we saw yesterday) to express their perceptions