Agnes Cecile Silvia Pelissero, a painter best known as Agnes Cecile, was born in Rome, Italy. She has become a successful self-taught artist known for her layered, gorgeous watercolor work. Agnes Cecile creates rich, emotional human portraits using humble images coupled with abstract color and detail.
18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions
Growing up can be a challenge, especially in the teenage years. Some people use writing or art as a creative outlet for all the emotions they keep inside.
Links between the Renaissance cabinet of curiosities and contemporary artists’ works
One of the latest and strangest phenomena of contemporary art – and collecting, fashion and interior design – is the resurgence of interest in the cabinet of curiosities. First created in Renaissance Europe, these collectors’ rooms were microcosms of the universe. Known also as Wunderkammern or Kunstkammern, they comprised astonishingly eclectic assemblages of natural wonders (naturalia), scientific instruments (scientifica), precious art works (artificialia), ethnography (exotica) and…
Charlotte Caron's Painted Animal Portraits
Charlotte Caron, graduating from Fine Arts with honors just last year, already has an impressive body of work. Chunked into four series—Landscapes, Portraits, Vanities, and Anatomy—the unique treatment of the Portraits have particularly stood out.
Barbara Kruger: Memory is your image of perfection. Her gallery consisted of photographs, with text, the photos are in black and white, and the texts are conveyed in a way that it gets the attentio…