Articles tagged with paintings
You can spot Nelson Makamo’s expressive portraits from a mile away. The Johannesburg-based artist uses printmaking techniques as well as charcoal, acrylics, watercolours and oils to create spontaneous works that capture the characters of his native South Africa.
Thai artist Ta Thimkaeo once thought that there was more chance of her walking on the moon than becoming an artist. But art was in her blood and it was written in her stars.
With their vibrant colours, smiling sunbathers and gleeful swimmers, Ruth Mulvie’s paintings are pure joy. Ruth creates her utopian wonderlands from her loft studio in Brighton. Found imagery and old photographs form the basis of her work - with buckets of colour thrown in.
Styling with abstract art is a surefire way to add a stylish edge to your home. In our latest article for interior design specialists, Houzz, Rebecca Gordon covers 10 ways to Style With Abstract Art, offering plenty of advice and inspiration.
We all know that painting is hands down the most popular medium, there’s something so special about an original piece of artwork, the artist’s touch on the canvas and the free forms or incredible precision that can be achieved with a brush. This Christmas we have 10 paintings at the top of our wish list, and are hoping for all our art dreams to come true.
Bostonite Marni Katz is founder of the StyleCarrot blog as well as a contributing writer for Design Milk. We love her fabulous ARTMonday feature, and so asked Marni to curate a collection for us! Here's part one of her collection titled: "Summer is coming, An ode to a variety of summer experiences"
Rise Art curator Rebecca Gordon talks us through her top picks of what's new this month on Rise Art.
Have you recently moved to a new office and are planning to add some character to distinguish yourself from other corporates; or are you thinking of ways to motivate your employees? Either way, art can help you with your goal– have a look at three reasons why use are in your office design.
Own a cafe or a restaurant? Wan't to spice things up? Or make things a bit more homey? Take a look at a few other cafe's who have used Rise Art before, as well as a few tips and suggestions.
How can one decide the value of a painting? Is it by the materials used? The amount of time dedicated to the piece? Could it be due to the importance of its previous owner's? Below we have a list of the top 5 most expensive artworks ever auctioned without adjusting the prices due to inflation.