Square paintings that take the smallest things—a gas station’s roof, a swing set’s leg—and find unease in the most cheerful of circumstances.
A former criminologist focuses on the lighter side of Los Angeles. Oil paintings of the city’s shops, streets, and people, with a particular focus on a single bright pink store.
Foliage bursting into living rooms. Houses floating in trees. Dynamic paintings of how natural and built spaces invade one another.
Experiencing a piece of art can be transporting, but the act of explaining it to someone else is an art form in itself. No wonder that docents, professors, even patrons get caught up in the act.
New paintings that question how much we truly influence our fate, and whether or not life is just a string of accidents.
Women of the African diaspora crowned with elaborate headpieces, celebrating might, independence, and heart.
Inspired by Old Master still lifes, Paulette Tavormina’s photographs lie in an uncanny valley of beauty—dew-dappled flowers combined with jumping goldfish.
Thirteen “liberated, assertive, ferocious” takes on Da Vinci’s famous painting show us the Mona Lisa as never before seen.
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.