Émile Friant, Impressive Realism

Émile Friant (16 April 1863 – 9 June 1932) was a French artist. Friant was born in the commune of Dieuze. He would later be forced to flee to Nancy by the encroachment of the Kingdom of Prussia’s soldiers. He exhibited paintings throughout his lifetime at the Paris Salon. Friant created works in charcoal, oil, […]

Julie Mehretu : Abtract Painting in Architectural Way

Julie Mehretu (born 1970 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) is an artist, best known for her densely layered abstract paintings and prints. She is best known for her large-scale paintings that take the abstract energy, topography, and sensibility of global urban landscapes as a source of inspiration.

Wood Carving as Ancient Tradition

Nowadays, in this timeless medium artists continue to work with wood to create their pieces which reflect their ancient tradition of wood carving. Even though their approaches vary greatly, still there are some work that remains one commonality in their works of wood art. It seems that they each can transform the rigid form into something […]