Female subjects painted in classics by Old Masters—Diana After the Hunt, The Rape of Europa—get their voices restored, and with them new narratives and powers.
Twice the official portraitist of George W. Bush, painter Robert Anderson explains what it’s like to build a relationship with a president, separate the man from the legacy, and struggle with his smirk.
Paintings made from commercial cassette tape can’t help but embrace a sense of decay that’s inherent to the material.
A new book surveys the artistic career of Mark Mothersbaugh, from drawings that inspired DEVO to recent film scores.
Images of ships and shipwrecks, ocean ice and fireworks, that are simultaneously hot and cold, and full of turbulence.
An artist’s personal issues become manifest through dozens of identically dressed little men.
A Seattle painter creates friendly portraits of volcanoes in part to mitigate fears of complete system failure.
Paintings full of ceremony, mysticism, and sisterhood that remain electric with desire, even when the object of desire is a mystery.
Portraits of black men that bring attention to the unique humanity of each individual.
Paintings of Yosemite and other locales are full of place and history—and plenty of sex and weather, too.
Eve becomes a woman of many lives, whether trying her first cigarette or weeping in a wedding dress.
A young abstract painter from San Francisco explains why Instagram is the best art critic of all.