Conrad Jon Godly

Conrad Jon Godly

it amazes me what some people can do with paint. the feeling of rock and cold and mist and altitude that these pieces by Swiss artist Conrad Jon Godly convey is just unbelievable.

this & this

this old map & this painting by axel nilsson (which is currently on auction for close to R250,000 if you’re interested)

claude lazar

the work of claude lazar almost perfectly depicts the weather i woke up to this morning. the seasons are a changing my friends.


milenko stevanovic is an art student from belgrade, whose main interests are landscape & figurative painting – he enjoys working directly from life. i love the bright colours and thick brush strokes.

roman holiday

art history time: lawrence alma-tadema became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the roman empire

rain in an oak forest

ivan shishkin

it’s art history time again, folks! Ivan Shishkin was a Russian landscape painter, his method was based on analytical studies of nature.

san fran

Wayne Thiebaud

Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920–) is a Californian painter who is best known for his iconic still lifes of all-American foods and products, such as cakes, pies, sandwiches, cosmetics, and toys. He is also celebrated for his vertiginous San Francisco cityscapes and his richly hued views of Northern California. Known for his plain-spoken style and self-deprecating sense of humor, Thiebaud links himself to the long tradition of painting from observation and speaks in defense of painting to audiences regularly.

heiko müller

My art comes from an urge to explore. I like the countryside. I like a good view. And once I’m face to face with a lovely scenery, I feel immediately tempted to find out what it’s concealing. The dark goings-on behind the façade of nature, you might say, or the…

steve frenkel

there are just TOO many amazing paintings to post here. this guy’s stuff is so cool, go look at his flickr stream now! right now! steve frenkel – art saves lives.

david hockney

“david hockney has returned to bridlington, england, to paint the changing landscapes in the countryside” – via the ny times