There is a wonderful local organization called Old Town Artisan Studios here in La Quinta, California. Their mission is to provide “positive art experiences for all people despite age, disability, or financial condition.” Given how much I personally benefit from artmaking, I wholeheartedly support this non-profit organization and their outreach initiatives. One of those delightful initiatives is their annual Eggstravaganza which serves as a primary fundraising event for Old Town Artisan Studios. Artists paint on ceramic eggs (the same size … Read More
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I love birds. I love them in person and I love them in art. My first piece of public art featured Hooded Orioles because I love birds. One of my favorite birds? Peacocks. They’re just so … majestic. And aloof. The main image on this post is a photo I took of a peacock at the Los Angeles Arboretum where they wander around like they own the place. I sifted through 634 paintings of peacocks on Saatchi Art and found … Read More
I think it’s high time for a trend involving peacocks. Their natural color palette is soothing, “put a bird on it” never really gets old, and regal never goes out of style. I sifted through 634 paintings of peacocks on Saatchi Art and found this selection of exceptional peacocks painted in non-traditional styles ranging from abstract to impressionist. Browse more original peacock paintings done in a traditional style.
Art has the ability to transport us to another time and place. This is a collection of interesting paintings I found on Saatchi Art which represent the ocean at sunset. It’s a mix of abstract ocean paintings, realistic ocean paintings, and impressionist ocean paintings — all at sunset. As always, I recommend you buy art that inspires you, reminds you of happy times and places, and brightens your space. Enjoy!
I’m so excited to have participated in the Palm Springs Benches project in collaboration with The Main Street Merchants of downtown Palm Springs, the Palm Springs Public Arts Commission. #PSPublicArts My bench is located at 865 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, in front of My Little Flower Shop. It is between the restaurant 849 and the Trina Turk store on the west side of Palm Canyon Dr. About the Art They are sometimes called the palm-leaf oriole … Read More
Yayoi Kusama — the world’s highest-paid living artist — has collaborated with famed Champagne house Veuve Clicquot to create a limited edition gift box and label for the 2012 release of Veuve Clicquot’s ultra-premium Champagne — La Grande Dame. View the delightful video comparing Yayoi Kusama and the Widow Clicquot at Veuve Clicquot. About Yayoi Kusama A contemporary Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama is 91 years old and known for eye-bending artwork featuring dots, mind-bending installations of lights and mirrors, and her … Read More
Key Takeaway: If you can’t get enough of Monet’s water lilies, you’re not alone. When it’s time to put them on your walls, consider whether you want to buy a sub-standard print of the real deal or buy a painting from a real artist who brings new life to a favorite subject. Monet’s paintings of water lilies are well known. If you feel like your knowledge or your visual picture of these iconic paintings has some holes, check out this … Read More