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 …