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Did Banksy's latest work bring misery to a homeless man? - Americas, World. (3 February 2012: The most expensive wall painting ever?)

Did Banksy's latest work bring misery to a homeless man? - Americas, World

But first: that elephant. On the morning of 22 February, commuters driving along the Pacific Coast Highway that links LA's coastal suburbs of Santa Monica and Malibu noticed something unfamiliar. A derelict water tank, which had been sitting on a patch of wasteland for as long as anyone could remember, was jollified by a message stencilled in black paint.

It said: "This looks a bit like an elephant. " 100 Great Blogs for Art Students & Enthusiasts. You don’t have to be majoring in art to appreciate the beauty or impact of great artwork.

100 Great Blogs for Art Students & Enthusiasts

These blogs will give you insights to the art world that can help you refine your craft, inspire you to create new work, or just give you a little something pretty to look at. Check out these 100 selections to start your aesthetic education. 40 Beautiful Nature and Animal Paintings by Carol Cavalaris. Carol Cavalaris lives in the middle of a forest in the high country of Colorado.

40 Beautiful Nature and Animal Paintings by Carol Cavalaris

It is the wild beauty of her surroundings that inspires her digital paintings of wildlife and nature. Carol currently exhibits her work in several Colorado galleries, including the Grace Gallery in the famous Santa Fe Avenue Art District in Denver. She is a freelance artist for The Mountain, and creates custom art, specializing wildlife, floral, and pet paintings. Her on-line galleries can be viewed on her website. October 3, 2009. ARTISTICTHINGS.COM - Kseniya Simonova Sand Animations 4. Sidewalk chalk guy. October 3, 2009. The Candy Wrapper Museum. Pretty Vintage Images for your artwork. Shutterstock: Royalty-Free Subscription Stock Pho.

ArtRage 2.5 Starter Edition & Downloads. I am jason tusman. Jason (whoisJason) About. Jackson Pollock by Miltos Manetas, original design by Stamen, pr. Cartoon. Photoblog & Urban Fox. L Filipe dos Santos. Chinese Contemporary Artist.

Best Funny Pictures: Why God Made Pets. Artos Magicus (artosmagicus) Louise B Hafesh (paintersportal) Marko Mitic Visual Art. Painter's Portal. "The most beautiful thing I've ever seen" - Roger Ebert's Journa. Thank you.

"The most beautiful thing I've ever seen" - Roger Ebert's Journa

Forty-six years ago on April 3, 1967, I became the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. Some of you have read my reviews and columns and even written to me since that time. Others were introduced to my film criticism through the television show, my books, the website, the film festival, or the Ebert Club and newsletter. However you came to know me, I'm glad you did and thank you for being the best readers any film critic could ask for.

Continue reading → Painter's Portal. TWIST BISCOTTI COMPANY - RI's Best Gourmet Biscotti, Biscotti Gi. Untitled. 28 Recommended Art and Design Tumblrs. I Heart My Art Tumblr has quickly become the ideal platform for crowd-sourcing art on the web.

28 Recommended Art and Design Tumblrs

I have chosen 28 Tumblrs that range from contemporary, modern, and classical art; vintage illustration; vintage photography; design and typography. Each of these Tumblrs has its own spectacular character. Anton van Dalen. Carolina Souss. Art Swap. Bo Bartlett. Excerpt from the book Bo Bartlett, Heartland: “Bo Bartlett is an American realist with a modernist vision.

Bo Bartlett

His paintings are well within the tradition of American realism as defined by artists such as Thomas Eakins and Andrew Wyeth. Like these artists, Bartlett looks at America’s heart—its land and its people—and describes the beauty he finds in everyday life. His paintings celebrate the underlying epic nature of the commonplace and the personal significance of the extraordinary. “Bartlett was educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where realist principles must be grasped before modernist ventures are encouraged. Teun Hocks. About this Work: Hocks’ photographs are cinematic in their process and mood.

Teun Hocks

First, he constructs scenes in his studio and takes a black and white photograph. He then hand colors the photographs with transparent oil paint, taking precise care in the coloring in order to create specific emotions and atmosphere. The accumulation of these elements makes the environments seem like surreal portals. Escape Into Life. POSTERS on the Behance Network.