James Rosenquist, who helped define Pop Art in its 1960s evolution with his boldly scaled painted montages of commercial imagery, died on Friday April 28, 2017 in New York City. He was 83 years old. Rosenquist started out in New York City as a sign painter by trade and would work on abstract pieces at night — he translated the in-your-face style of giant advertising […]
Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, finds his inspiration by rifling through Lisbon’s garbage and trash. Where others might see plastic containers, dented car parts, broken crates and leftover tires, Bordalo sees ideal materials to incorporate into his artwork. His creations, located throughout the city, are composed of trash and recycled materials, which he spray-paints and molds into new forms, transforming heaps of garbage into […]
Watercolor tattoos have been done for decades, but it has become the newest trend. To celebrate this trend, we compiled an beautiful and inspirational collection for you.
The street artist Banksy has spray-painted a primary school playground wall after the pupils voted to rename one of their school buildings after him. This was Banksy’s way of thanking them. He also left a note, where he stated, “remember it’s always easier to get forgiveness than permission.” The anonymous artist’s career began in Bristol, where this particular primary school is, and has made quite […]
Now, Science is saying that Art will make your kids better thinkers. Is it possible for Art to help your children? Could they be molded into nicer people or more creative thinkers? Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)