Since 2002, French champagne house Ruinart – established in 1729, and now owned by LVMH – has collaborated with a contemporary artist, tapping them to create works of art inspired by its products. Past collaborators have included Maarten Baas, Piet Hein Eek and Erwin Olaf, with Chinese artist Liu …
The art world of this decade was rather heterogeneous so practically any aesthetic found its place (on the market). The burning topics such as migration policies, woman and civil rights (#Metoo and Black lives matters) movements, economic turbulence and the rise of neo-conservatism were the dominant ones in the last couple of years among the critically charged artists. On the other hand, there are artists dealing with formal aspects of inherited patterns of
Miami-based artist, Greg Beebe is known for spontaneous and thought-provoking abstract works of art which promote the power of positivity and the pursuit of creation in any form. Also a successful financial entrepreneur, Beebe uses his strategic mind to leave the viewer contemplating about what they are truly seeing.
Touched by a range of influences, Greg Beebe’s art is a unique mixture of Abstract Expressionism, Pop and Graffiti art, resulting from a multitude of mediums, ranging from sculptured objects, cement, iconic photographs, to acrylics,
A Mexican tattoo artist with a sweet tooth, refugees biking across the desert and a customer in a Mongolian beauty parlour make up some of the poignant and uplifting images submitted to the Portrait of Humanity prize. Backed by the Guardian and focused on unifying the global community, this is the last in a monthly gallery selected by a Guardian picture editor before the closing date on 8 January Continue
My photos are frequently rushed and taken from peculiar angles. The great Robert Capa would tell me I’m not getting close enough. Can some intensive coaching help me to raise my game?It’s a Sunday morning and I’m on Rue Mouffetard, a bustling market street in Paris, skulking behind a pyramid of nectarines. My sights are set on a fluffy black poodle nuzzling the ankles of its owner, a stripey-trousered woman
Van Gogh comes to London, Keith Haring scribbles over Liverpool, Jean Nouvel gets weird in Qatar, and the V&A hits top gear More unsettling than they first appear, Pierre Bonnard’s paintings are often thought of as celebrations of domestic tranquility. With trembling and sometimes overloaded colour, and a touch that always seems nervous, there’s anxiety and disquiet in his interiors and portraits of his wife, Marthe de Méligny, taking her
“Jack Rabbit (Lepus Californicus)”, 2014, wood and glass eyes, 20 x 23 x 7 inches
Seattle-based sculptor Michael Alm forms lifelike animal sculptures from carved and shaved wood, often adding realistic features such as glass eyes to complete the anatomical studies. The works imitate the natural gestures of the animals he sculpts, such as “Jack Rabbit (Lepus Californicus),” which captures the animal in mid-run.
By presenting the animal in movement we are better able