Posts Tagged ‘art world’

oil painting - portrait detail

Flesh, portraits, and Lucian Freud

Detail of a work in progress, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Another big-name artist died this week: Lucian Freud. Figurative painters are in the minority in today’s art world, especially ones creating truly new, interesting things. I tend to seek them out and study their work; they comfort me against fears that nothing new can […]

cherries on a black ground

Cherries, summer, and Cy Twombly

Cherries, 15 x 15 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Buy now This little daily painting was very hard to photograph. It’s so dark, and a lot of its interestingness comes from the three-dimensionality of the paint. For the past few weeks my still lifes have been less about representing the object and more […]

Charlene demonstrates her bunny-making skills

London bunnies

During my long January away from my studio, I had a lovely opportunity to get creative in London. A friend of mine, designer Charlene Lam, has decided to welcome the Year of the Rabbit by raising a virtual army of paper-mache bunnies and setting them loose on her East London neighborhood. Who knows what kind […]

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