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Meditative Mixed-Media Paintings by Arghavan Khosravi Subtly Address Human Rights Issues

2 monthes ago   |   By Colossal

Artist Arghavan Khosravi creates multi-part worlds in her carefully composed paintings. Contemporary human figures commingle with ghostly limbs and classical Greco-Roman sculptures. Bright red lines of string, Persian decorative motifs, and found textiles connect the disparate figures. The artist begins each painting with an intensive brainstorming and research phase, which results in a detailed sketch that outlines about 85% of the completed work.
“Before I start a new painting, I keep thinking about what I want to say in it. It can have a specific narrative or just convey a mood or...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “FLOURISH” by Portland...

Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “FLOURISH” by Portland Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

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3819 - Concord Day Two

3819 - Concord Day Two

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Mixed Media,Collage Figurative Art Painting, "Raven Messages" by Intuitive...

Mixed Media,Collage Figurative Art Painting, "Raven Messages" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

10"x10" Framed Mixed media Collage Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Raleigh Demo” by Colorado Mixed Media...

Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Raleigh Demo” by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

10"x10"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available $300 Read more ...

Some Sedona Demonstrations

Some Sedona Demonstrations

Location shot for "Creekside" In my last post , I wrote about my recent Sedona plein air painting workshop. I want to share with you now some of my demonstrations from the... Read more ...

Mixed Media,Collage Figurative Art Painting, "Raven Messages" by Intuitive...

Mixed Media,Collage Figurative Art Painting, "Raven Messages" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

10"x10" Framed Mixed media Collage Read more ...

Droopy Rose

Droopy Rose

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"Once Upon a Time"

"Once Upon a Time"

I have decided to do this painting with a monochromatic color scheme. I felt this approach is rather suitable to the subject. The monochromatic scheme is not using one color... Read more ...

Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “FLOURISH” by Portland...

Contemporary Botanical Painting, Nature,Textured Art “FLOURISH” by Portland Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

8"x8"x1.75" Acrylic on Cradled Board/Available $99 Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Raleigh Demo” by Colorado Mixed Media...

Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Raleigh Demo” by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

10"x10"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available $300 Read more ...