henri’s flowers

still life is not my usual fare, but i make an exception for henri fantin-latour whose darkly hued flower paintings have always captivated me. looking through these reminded me of this beautiful post at forty-sixth at grace, photographed by john cullen all henri fantin-latour images courtesy of the athenaeum

Fumio Watanabe

you know, i swear a LOT in real life. i first spotted Fumio Watanabe’s work on Kistina’s tumblr, and when i clicked through to his portfolio i actually said, out loud, “fucking hell.” i try to keep things clean on the blog because i know a lot of people don’t appreciate…

jonathan zawada / over time

i spotted australian artist jonathan zawada’s striking neon landscapes on one of those sites like fffound / tumblr where people don’t bother to include any information, so after a bit of digging around i found his official website and more information about his latest exhibition over time at the prism gallery in…

louis reith

book pages is a series by louis reith – works made from collage and/or fineliner + marker on book pages also, map mountains. wow.

larita: things i like right now

things i like right now by larita of the daily cut-ups My Lisa Firer floral porcelain vase Jasmine flowers in September, the smell always makes me nostalgic Looking for old picture books at second hand stores An excuse to have a toned-down version of a Marie Antoinette dress made (ala…

wes anderson world

i went in search of wes anderson inspired art & photography, and found plenty of it limitd prints: caitlin shearer: daní: meghan stratman:

aj fosik

everytime i see a new piece by aj fosik it makes me smile fosik’s animal subjects and anthropomorphized beings are built using a complex process in which each form is carefully handcrafted by arranging hundreds of pieces of individually cut and varnished wood, which the artist paints in vibrant colors…

ferdinand hodler

i have sorely neglected my proposed daily painting posts, but perhaps i can make up for it by showing you some beautiful portraits by swiss artist ferdinand hodler (1853 – 1918)