Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'paintings' (3)

Hot and Blurry Summer Paintings of the City

Given the recent heat wave that has hit New York City, artist Philip Barlow's blurry renditions of a crowded city really resonate with me. The South Africa-based painter's series simply titled The City depicts a photorealistic interpretation of a busy, out-of-focus urban setting that seems to reflect the glow of a vibrant sun beating down on the pavements. Barlow captures the soft focus…


Added by Pinar on June 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Remarkable Oil Paintings Made with Rippling Drops

At first glance, from a distance, I thought I was looking at an image that incorporated a form of Pointillism. Upon closer inspection, it became clear that artist Matthew Davis' paintings display more than just a multitude of dots. The works require far more attention and patience to construct. (Keep in mind: Pointillism is not quick and easy.)



Added by Pinar on January 20, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Amazing Multi-Layered Sculptures

Michael Murphy challenges the boundaries between the second and third dimensions in his art. What appears to be a painting is, in fact, a series of dissected layers, forming a figure when viewed from the right angle. His series, LOOK, forces the viewer to move around and observe each comprehensive piece from different perspectives.

In addition to the optical illusions he… Continue

Added by Pinar on September 30, 2011 at 8:08am — 1 Comment


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