Fiona Owen — “Mundus Imaginalis” Gilded Globe (oil and gold leaf on gesso panel, 2012) An update to Depictions of the Cosmos.
Perhaps because he’s been commissioned so often for book covers, the famed fantasy artist has always been a master of the “regal stance,” where a single character strikes a dramatic pose in front of a […]
In addition to her stunning paintings, drawings, and mixed-media creations, Vancouver-based artist and illustrator Pandora Young also writes children’s books and designs coins for the Royal Canadian Mint. This is “The Patron Saint of Censorship.” […]
I had a dream based on the painting “In the Pavilion of the Red Clown” by Robert Williams. I was in a demented circus pitched in a field. There was no sense that there was […]
I worked in ‘Data Science’ when it was called statistics, before that became a bad word, which is where I first encountered Charles Minard’s 1861 representation of the losses during Napoleon’s 1812 Russia campaign. […]
Look closely at the cover image. Now this one: And finally this one: Georgian artist Irakli Nadar makes hyper-real digital portraits from photographs of models and celebrities. “Hyperrealism” is a genre of art distinguished by […]
Peter Blume (1906-1992), The Rock, 1948. Via: https://biblioklept.org/2019/10/03/the-rock-peter-blume/