Contemporary artist Theo Vandor has painstakingly removed the figures from Jan Van Eyck’s 1434 masterpiece, commonly known as “The Arnolfini Portrait,” which depicts a wealthy Italian merchant and his (eventual) wife in their home. Painted […]
Alexandr Komarov, AKA Ghostbow, is a digital painter from Ukraine who makes classic, high fantasy paintings elves, dwarves, dragons, adventurers, and deep forest gods. You can find more by the artist on his DeviantArt page.
Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) was a Dutch-born British artist who became one of the wealthiest painters of the 19th century. A talented marketer as well as painter, he anglicized his name from Laurens to Lawrence so […]
Mike Mahle’s mixes classic art deco illustration with the solid colors of contemporary animation, often depicting, as he calls it, “sirens and superheroes,” but also quite a few classic book covers. Check it out.
Holyday (1876) by James Tissot. “Autumn is coming, the leaves of the large chestnut tree are changing color, but the rest of the vegetation is still green and luxurious. On the right is the painter’s […]
Georges-Antoine Rochegrosse’s 1916 depiction of the death of Messalina is a study in male power. Note the anger of the soldier as he grips her hair, the patrician’s condescending douchebro smirk, the gaze of the […]
Ereshkigal , Sumerian goddess of the underworld, was also called Irkalla, the name of her land, in the same way that in the Greek, Hades is both the name of the realm and its king. […]