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Category Archive: Art

Voluminous Paintings by Justin Gaffrey

Voluminous Paintings by Justin Gaffrey

Voluminous Paintings by Justin Gaffrey

The American self-taught artist creates wonderful voluminous paintings. Surprisingly, Justin Gaffrey is actually a very famous chef and restaurant owner. As you can see, talented person is talented in everything. Some of his paintings are actually more like a nice salad with herbs, spices, mayonnaise, etc.
Justin began painting in 2001.The artist tried his hand at a variety of techniques. Beginning with primitive, “folk art” style works, he soon moved to Impressionism. Justin was inspired by Van Gogh’s pictures.
Working exclusively with acrylic paints and palette knife, Justin creates his “sculptures from paint”.
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History of Body Art

History Body Art
Body art is not only body painting as many people used to think. It is art made on, with, or consisting of, the human body. It includes piercing, tattooing, scarification, branding, implanting, and hardcore. Makeup is very close to body art.
Body art is a performance art, which helps people to express themselves. But do not go crazy. It can be beautiful and frightening. Many of its forms associated with pain and even a health risk.
One way or another, but the decoration of the body is one of the most ancient customs.
Even in ancient times people pierced ears, lips, noses. Nostril piercing has been documented in the Middle East as far back as 4,000 years. In the sixteenth century it was very fashionable in India. Both ear and nostril piercing and jewelry are mentioned in the Bible.
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Water and ice by Zaria Forman

Water and ice by Zaria Forman

Water and ice by Zaria Forman

Zaria Forman is a very talented artist, who creates exciting pastel drawings. She is called the “Queen of the Icebergs”. Ice and water in her pictures look incredibly realistic. This series of pictures is called “Chasing The Light”.
Zaria can be considered a hero of our time, because she not only draws wonderful pictures, but also actively promotes environmental protection. Her pictures urge people to pay attention to environmental problems. Global warming occurs because of human activity. Icebergs, huge amounts of water, are melting at an unprecedented rate. If all icebergs turn into water, humanity will cease to exist!
Art can be not only beautiful, but also useful for mankind. People must reflect on the fragility of the world and take the right decision.
Zaria’s pictures are exhibited in galleries throughout the United States and overseas.
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Most absurd paintings sold for millions

The blood-red mirror by Gerhard Richter

The blood-red mirror by Gerhard Richter

These paintings are vivid examples of how you can get fabulous money for any “masterpiece” (drawn by a five-year child or bought at a flea market or garage sale, for example). You just need to give it a sounding name, make up an incredible story and put it up for world’s most famous auction.

“The blood-red mirror” by Gerhard Richter – $ 1.1 million
Gerhard Richter is one of the most famous German visual artists of our time. His pictures are controversial and ambiguous. As I see, it is just red paint on a mirror.
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Blind Artist – Lisa Fittipaldi

Lisa Fittipaldi

Lisa Fittipaldi

Lisa Fittipaldi is an artist and author. She is from Austin, Texas.
Lisa’s cheerful and colorful pictures are loved by the audience. But when people find out that the artist is blind, they are amazed and even shocked.
Lisa lost her vision in 1993. “I lost not only vision, but also the independence, and the meaning of life,” she said. Of course Lisa was depressed. It’s incredibly difficult to become totally dependent on others if you were strong and independent before. At first it may seem that a person has lost the meaning of life together with his ability.
Lisa tried to work in the garden, play the piano. But she was so depressed that often didn’t even get out of bed.
One day her husband Al brought home children’s watercolor paints and said, “I do not care what you are going to do with them. But do anything…”
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Portrait Sculptures by Philippe Faraut

Portrait Sculptures by Philippe Faraut

Portrait Sculptures by Philippe Faraut


Philippe Faraut is a talented sculptor. He was born in France and traveled a lot in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, studying the culture of the countries. More than fifteen years, Philippe traveled around the United States and Canada, where he learned the art of sculpting.
Philippe has created numerous original works of various sizes, from the six-inch porcelain figurines to impressive monuments. The artist works with water-based clay and marble. He has developed a unique technique of portrait modeling. The artist strives to create the illusion of reality in his works.
Philippe works in his studio in New York, shares his experience with his students during numerous sculpting classes and seminars.
Philippe and his wife Charisse create unique educational materials for their company PCF Studios, Inc.
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People and Geometry by Sergio Cerchi

People and Geometry by Sergio Cerchi

People and Geometry by Sergio Cerchi

Sergio Cerchi is an Italian painter. He was born in Florence, where he still lives and works. He graduated from d’Arte di Porta Romana and studied at the Cherubim Conservatory in Florence.
In his childhood the future artist was interested in music and visual arts. Little Sergio attended local artists’ workshops and played with various musical bands.
He began to paint at the age of 15 trying different techniques and approaches. Now he has his personal and original style.
“Figures and Geometry” form the basis of his vision of reality. His paintings express not only artistic, but also philosophical, historical, and psychological values. The artist represents people as characters in world space exploring the subtleties and colors, shadows and layers.
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