January 27, 2021

Asian Art

Star Wars Characters as Classical Japanese Art

“Kenobi-shogun! daitan-na otokoyo!” – Grievous Digital artist Scadarts (previously) uses Photoshop to put Star Wars characters into classic artworks. His latest series uses the classical Japanese style to portray Boba Fett, Ahsoka Tano, Darth Maul, and Leia Organa. Click to the right in the image above to see each work on its own. But that’s

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Native places

Excellent piece of original art. Handmade Signed Painting. Original Oil painting by Ukrainian artist Sergey Chernyakovsky Title: “Native places” Size: 23.6″x 33.5″ (60 x 85cm) MATERIAL: canvas. oil WAS painted: in 2020. STATUS: Excellent new! Original Oil Painting on Canvas Signed artwork Bright colors of the painting make it a perfect home decoration ONE OF

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5 New Art Videos to Watch

Aesthetica rounds up the latest interviews and films from across the art world. From exclusive studio visits to must-see online Q&As, these short films offer insights and inspiration. Learn more about contemporary artists working in sculpture, photography, installation and the moving-image. Thomas Ruff | David Zwirner “My images are not images of reality but show

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Void Projects’ “Change”

Void Projects CHANGE is a short film documenting the work of the “Void Projects” art collective in Ferizaj, Kosovo. Set against the backdrop of a global pandemic, the film follows 10 international artists reflecting on the history of a country healing from war. In collaboration with the local community, this new generation of creatives discover

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Ervin A. Johnson’s #InHonor Project

Before completing his second bachelor’s degree in photography and an MFA at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Ervin A. Johnson graduated from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign with a degree in Rhetoric—which we can broadly define as the use of speech and its ability to create knowledge and use it persuasively. Imagine applying

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Drawings and Pictures and Time: Jordy Kerwick @ pt.2 Gallery, Oakland

Yesterday, we shared the beautiful and abstract works of Kelly Ording on view at pt. 2 Gallery, and today we look at the collection of new works by Australian-born Jordy Kerwick in Drawings and Pictures and Time. The raw and bare quality of the works is powerful, a trait of Kerwick’s we have seen over the years,

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Marine Archaeologists Have Uncovered an Ancient Shipwreck Filled With Treasures Off the Coast of Greece

Archaeologists conducting research in the Aegean Sea have discovered a rare ancient Roman shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island of Kasos. The shipwreck, which is dated to between 200 AD and 300 AD, is “filled with ancient treasures,” Greek officials told Ancient Origins. The Roman vessel was loaded with ceramic amphorae—sturdy ceramic containers with pointed bottoms—produced in

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