Famous Paintings Reimagined Without Their Characters

If you’ve ever wonder what the cafe in Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” would look like without the customers, or “American Gothic” without the family, Ymage Works Creative Studio has reimagined many famous paintings without their characters. From “Paris Street; Rainy Day” to “Christina’s World,” these digital recreations play with light and texture while attempting to capture the true landscape or interior essence. It’s a fascinating, well-executed …

Matthew Tierney’s Three-Act Exhibition, “Empires Fall | The Dance Goes On”

Captured motion gives way to concentrated emotion, at NYC's Bryant Toth Fine Art

Even before entering Bryant Toth Fine Art, one can witness the power of color that’s been restrained, precisely framed and hung just beyond the glass. The works, by artist Matthew Tierney, capture dancers in a position of movement, and allude to movements of the past and future. Tierney’s exhibition, “Empires Fall | The Dance Goes On,” sits at many intersections: politics and dance, paint and …

Wearable “Artist Statements”

Contemporary artists Jenny Holzer, Alec Soth and more collaborate on a T-shirt collection for Minneapolis Institute of Arts' 100th anniversary

Ohio-born contemporary artist Jenny Holzer started out in abstract painting but later moved into conceptual art—using words as her medium of choice. She finds her inspiration from past historical events and current political relations, which encourage her to formulate phrases and create her conceptual works that she believes send a clearer message to the public. Some of Holzer’s works are in the Minneapolis Institute of …

Massif Central’s Art Scarves

Using a non-traditional canvas, this Brooklyn-based company collaborates with artists on accessories worth framing

Brooklyn-based painter Tessa Perutz founded Massif Central—named after the region in south-central France—as a way to merge her artistic pursuits: curatorial work, fashion, artist’s editions and functional art objects. By inviting artists to consider the silk scarf as their canvas and create original works, “MC is a way for me to creatively combine all of this into a seamless, cohesive and beautifully striking artist’s multiple,” …

House of La Cruz

A fine arts retailer and exclusive online gallery of carefully selected pieces and performances

LA-based fine arts photographer and filmmaker Alex La Cruz found the perfect way to sell his mesmerizing, oftentimes eerie, large-format architectural and landscape photographs: On a sharply curated website, among other artists he respects. In founding House of La Cruz, he has created an online gallery showcasing only a small collection from artists he believes in. From painters and photographers to a jewelry-maker and a …