Posts tagged "painting"

This Artist Painted Kim Kardashian’s Paper Mag Cover … With His Penis

Kim Kardashian‘s butt is not done breaking the Internet. While Paper, Kim Kardashian, and photographer Jean-Paul Goude think the photo of Kardashian’s shiny, oiled butt is art with a capital-A in its own right, one Danish dude decided that to qualify as art it really should be painted in oil … with his dick. Read

The Gloss / December 12, 2014

Watch These Magic Paintings Come To Life Before Your Eyes

Artist Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic films his painting process step-by-step to create “living paintings,” in which viewers can watch his art magically come together on the page without ever seeing his brushes or hands. “It’s a painting in process, it’s a work of film, it’s an actual tactile painting,” he told CNN. Mestrovic uses high resolution cameras to…

Claire Hannum / November 13, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: The Most Delicious Kind Of Still Life

Scientific studies have shown that looking at original art activates the rewards system in your brain. My personal studies have shown that eating a donut does too. So I can only imagine what kind of happy-making cerebral fireworks would be set off by looking at this 18×24 inch original oil painting of a box of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 9, 2014

George W. Bush Actually Painted A Halfway Decent Portrait Of Jay Leno

Former bumbling president/current amateur artist George W. Bush has expanded his painting repetoire since we last checked in with him. No longer is Dubya painting creepy portraits of himself in the shower (seriously, that’s actually something he painted) and in the bathtub.  Last night he gifted Jay Leno with a portrait he painted of the…

Jessica Wakeman / November 20, 2013

Girl Talk: So A Perfectionist Walks Into An Abstract Painting Class…

“Don’t be afraid of the white canvas.”

I’m sitting in the Nashville community art center for my first art class in almost a decade. My art teacher is standing at the front of the room repeating this phrase over and over in her sweet, calm voice. She brought homemade cupcakes to class and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 31, 2013

It’s Official: Cat Painting Contest Will Be The Most Brooklyn Thing Ever

Just when you thought the streets of Brooklyn were safe again, cat people had to go do something ridiculous: on November 24th, there will be a Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown held in a gallery space. What happens at a Cat Painting Takedown? Unlike past Takedowns where competitors try to make the best soup or bacon,…

Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2013

Macaulay Culkin’s A Painter Now! Plus 11 Other Celebs Who Fancy Themselves “Artists”

Macaulay Culkin has been off the grid for awhile now, popping up looking sort of frail, which some gossip mongers attributed to a possible heroin addiction, but maybe Macaulay has just been too focused on his art to eat? And by art, I mean the paintings he’s apparently been working on with the two friend…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 7, 2012

11 Celebs Who Fancy Themselves Artists

Courtney Love is getting creative, and this time it has nothing to do with naked Twit pics or making accusations that Dave Grohl hit on her daughter. She’s an artist now! Actually, according to Love, she’s always been an artist. Apparently, she studied at the San Francisco Art Institute in the ’80s. Who knew? Anyhow,…

The Frisky / May 1, 2012

Which Reality Star Is Also A Kinda Talented Artist?

It’s always fun to peek back into the lives of reality TV stars and see what they were like before they were famous. Er, “famous.” One reality star — whom we’re a big fan of here at The Frisky — was a student at the New York Institute for Technology and posted a dozen of…

Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2011

This Horse Is A Famous Arteest

In Poland, McCaber, an Arabian horse, is building a following in the art world. Over a year ago, her owner gave her a brush and discovered she had a natural talent for painting. “Sometimes she just pounces around on the canvas and paints for a long time with a lot of expression,” say…

Ami Angelowicz / November 21, 2010

What The Hell Is Breast-Painting?

Breasts are good for lots of things, like feeding newborns and painting exquisite abstract artwork. A Russian artist named Victoria excels at the latter, dipping her jugglies on a palette of Dick Blick paint and smearing her paint-covered nipples on a canvas. Um, doesn’t breast-painting hurt? Maybe she believes she has to suffer for her…

Jessica Wakeman / August 4, 2010