Paintings Archive

Graffiti Girls by Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson’s series “Graffiti Girls” highlights the contrast between the innocent and the jaded. The subject of his paintings are innocent young girls, some barely out of babyhood, posing against a backdrop of graffiti. He was quoted saying: ” Each (painting) contain the contrast of the untainted, young and innocent against a backdrop of a […]

Chaos and Women – Paintings by Viktor Sheleg

Like most artists, Viktor Sheleg has been drawing since early childhood. At twelve, he has taught himself to paint. He was born in Lomonosov, near Saint-Petersberg, Russia in 1952. When Victor was three, he and his family moved to Latvia where he still lives and works today. According to him, his paintings are inspired by […]

Fingerprint Paintings by Chuck Close

  Charles Thomas “Chuck” Close is an American photographer and painter who achieved worldwide fame as a photorealist. Though severely paralyzed since 1988, he has continued to produce art. Each piece is highly sought after by collectors and museums all over the world. His latest work involves large-scale portraits made with his own fingerprints. Chuck […]

Large-Scale Portraits by Harding Meyer

Harding Meyer is a Brazilian painter and photographer whose large-scale portraits have recently been making ripples in the art world. He uses geometric brush stroke and vibrant colors to bring his subjects to life. The viewer is stunned not just by the mammoth proportion of the painting but also by the intense attention to detail […]

Waste Not, Want Not – Paintings by Till Rabus

Till Rabus is a Swiss artist who spends divides his time between Paris and Neuchatel. His hyper-realistic paintings of garbage like tires, condoms, and leftovers has shocked tender sensibilities. However bizarre his subject matter, his skill with the paintbrush is evident. One could only hope that people would take one look at his paintings and […]

Naked Truth – Paintings by Robin Eley

Born in London, grew up in Australia, and educated in America; Robin Eley is a man of three continents. According to him his paintings speak softly of messages both personal and profound. Messages only those who make the effort to listen can hear. Aspirations, failed ambition, and impermanence are the underlying themes of his work. […]

City Youth – Paintings by Michele Del Campo

Michele Del Campo is a London-based painter whose work has earned numerous accolades from critics, among which is the “Premio BMW”  awarded by Her Majesty the Queen Sofía of Spain. Most of his work feature youthful subjects casually posed against an urban backdrop like graffiti-strewn walls, railroad tracks and street gutters. These days, the prestigious […]

Classic Beauties – Paintings by Christiane Vleugels

As the best steel is created through fire and force, so are the best artists. Christiane Vleugels was forced to make a living making reproductions of someone else’s work. Looking back now, she realized that it was these these tedious and uninspired paintings that helped her perfect her technique. According to her: “The sole purpose […]

Women’s Portraits by Fan Xuexian

Fan Xuexian is a Chinese artist who makes portraits of women exceedingly well. As a child, he has always had an interest in painting which eventually  led him to make it his career. He graduated from the Hangzhou Normal University Academy of Fine Arts in 2008. As a painter, he has participated in China Oil […]