samuli heimonen

Samuli Heimonen: There is often something bigger than the human in my paintings. It may be an object, an animal or a construction. Most of the time people are part of that construction and live, as if, inside it and on its surfaces. My starting point is to show how things relate to people and how we humans interact…. The paintings are suggestions for possible worlds.

roman holiday

http://i.imgur.com/t5UZQ.jpg

lawrence alma-tadema
one of the most renowned painters of late nineteenth-century britain, he became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the roman empire, with languorous figures set in fabulous marbled interiors or against a backdrop of dazzling blue mediterranean sea and sky

albert bierstadt

hey dorks, it’s art history time. if you’re not familiar with the classic frontier paintings by albert bierstadt – you will be now. you owe it to yourself to stare at these bad boys. that light! that detail! oh wow, i could just imagine a million reproductions hanging in thrift stores & seventies living rooms the world over and not getting a second glance (shame).