Rene Magritte was undoubtedly one of the most enigmatic artists of the 20th century. He helped shape the visual language of Surrealism through rendering the most commonplace things as strange by placing them in uncanny scenes and circumstances. Classically trained, Magritte utilized the conventions of painting to subvert representation and highlight the oddness surrounding his recognizable images. There is a wonderful tension between his transparent technique and his opaque subject matter…
"It is Spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems."—Rainer Maria Rilke. Book lovers and lovers of spring will enjoy seeing these 17 stunning works of art that celebrate springtime reading.
I started with abstract art around six months ago, and I'm completely addicted. This way of creating is totally freeing, and allows me to express my emotions in a completely unconfined way. It really lets my creativity loose. Through different digital techniques I create images that focus on colors and emotions, and they are pretty much open for others to interpret whatever way they want. They might feel joy or sorrow, see outer space or the sunrise. Each to their own.
Given the extraordinary size of their epic street-art murals, it's probably safe to say that the Polish street-art duo Etam Cru is one of the next big things in urban street art. The duo, which consists of street artists Sainer and Bezt, creates massive street art murals that are often several stories tall and dripping with color.