Everyday scenes of Greece in paintings that evoke the quiet fatigue from living with economic uncertainty.
Plenty of artists take inspiration from Google Maps. But Arden Bendler Browning’s abstractions of urban landscapes convince us the city—riotous and tamed, growing and decaying—is more alive than we think.
Ben Weiner’s paint-splattered palette isn’t just a tool, it’s the basis of his work: landscapes that magnify globs of oil paint a thousandfold and videos that turn the process of mixing paint into a slow ballet.
A series of imposing mountain ranges made from cornices of thick paint, ridges lightly shadowed, and humans hidden in the snow.
New paintings where time periods and people shift within the frame, and everything and everyone is unsteady.
In a meta-exploration of the “struggling artist” myth, Joe Fig paints portraits of artists—Basquiat, Rembrandt, Kahlo—as portrayed in classic films.
Glossy paintings of Iranian young women—drawn from the artist’s family and friends—that are inspired by Playboy magazines found in the artist’s father’s closet
Eye-catching landscapes don’t need glitter to produce mystery. Beautiful monochrome paintings that capture the vastness of sea, sand, and sky.
Paintings crammed with matriarchs, wrestlers, and girls wearing bananas on their heads—where quite a lot more is going on than first appears.
Irresistible paintings don’t always need giant frames. An interview with the painter who electrified this year’s Whitney Biennial.
Blazing, husky paintings that deal with class in America—where everyone has an equal opportunity to be a mess.
In Thomas Woodruff’s paintings, Hippocrates’s Four Humors afflict beasties, batterflies, and tigers on tender, spooky landscapes.