JUAN MANUEL DE ÃVILA - VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE

This fine oil painting on canvas was painted in the mid 1700s by Juan Manuel de Ãvila. While this image is rendered over and over again...

PUSHPA KUMARI - GLOBAL POSITIONING

Pushpa Kumari has been invited to take part in the Public Art Fund's exhibition, Global Positioning. Below is the description of the...

 
 
 

DEMETRIO GARCIA AGUILAR

Demetrio García Aguilar is the son of the ceramicist Josefina Aguilar and is part of the third generation of the family to build small...

Our Lady Immaculate

OUR LADY IMMACULATE

Although it is highly unlikely that the painter of this colonial painting from the 1700s would have know about European Mannerism,...

 
 
 
Our Lady of Charity - a Colonial painting

OUR LADY OF CHARITY - A COLONIAL PAINTING

This Cuban painting from the 19th century is similar to the ex-voto paintings found in many Mexican churches. Although this work does...

Our Lady of Guadalupe - Juan Patricio Morlete Ruiz

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE - JUAN PATRICIO MORLETE RUIZ

A classical example of Our Lady of Guadalupe painted by Juan Patricio Morlete Ruiz, ca.1750. The painting is oil on copper and is inscribed...

 
 
 
Virgin of Guadalupe - Sebastian Salcedo

VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE - SEBASTIAN SALCEDO

"Painted on copper in Mexico City in 1779 by Sebastián Salcedo, this image was brought to Santa Fe, New Mexico, around 1800 to hang...

The Moonlit Door - Guillermo Martin Bermejo - James Freeman Gallery

THE MOONLIT DOOR - GUILLERMO MARTIN BERMEJO - JAMES FREEMAN GALLERY

As stated on the James Freeman Gallery site... “Guillermo Martin Bermejo's pencil drawings reimagine literary and artistic sources...

 
 
 
Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras - part one

FRANCISCO EDUARDO TRESGUERRAS - PART ONE

This classical oil painting on copper of Our Lady of Guadalupe with the Apparitions was painted by Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras (1759...

Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras - part 2

FRANCISCO EDUARDO TRESGUERRAS - PART 2

Sagrado Corazón de Jesús by Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras from the Museo de Arte de Querétaro.

 
 
 
Our Lady of Sorrows - two colonial paintings

OUR LADY OF SORROWS - TWO COLONIAL PAINTINGS

Two oil paintings on copper of Our Lady of Sorrows. The first painted by José de Ibarra . The second, by Rafael Joaquín Gutiérrez . Works...

Three Ladies - by Pushpa Kamari

THREE LADIES - BY PUSHPA KAMARI

A work by Pushpa Kumari from 2020.

 
 
 
San Francisco de Paula - a fine example

SAN FRANCISCO DE PAULA - A FINE EXAMPLE

A very fine 19th century retablo of San Francisco de Paula. Saint Francis is the patron saint of fires, plagues and the blind. He is...

Astrology Charts - from India

ASTROLOGY CHARTS - FROM INDIA

For examples of traditional astrology charts from India.

 
 
 
Gurupada Chitrakar - remembered

GURUPADA CHITRAKAR - REMEMBERED

Gurupada Chitrakar, one of India's most astute and insightful artists, passed away in June from complications of the Covid virus. Gurupada...

Vishnu - a fine drawing

VISHNU - A FINE DRAWING

This exceptionally conceived and rendered drawing of the Hindu God Vishnu was created by an artist from Nathadwara. Works like these...

 
 
 
Two Votive Sculptures

TWO VOTIVE SCULPTURES

Two unusual votive figures from northeastern Brazil.

San Camilo de Lelis - four interesting examples

SAN CAMILO DE LELIS - FOUR INTERESTING EXAMPLES

These works are currently being offered at the Colonial Arts Gallery in San Francisco. Colonial Arts always has excellent Mexican retablos...

 
 
 
A Bold Shiviti

A BOLD SHIVITI

To see more examples of this artform,

Pushpa kumari - Upending Tradition

PUSHPA KUMARI - UPENDING TRADITION

Lines on a page, deliberately rendered, brings to light a world imagined by Pushpa Kumari. Using only a pen and ink on paper, Kumari...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

The Second Studio Podcast: Interview with Jimenez Lai

The Second Studio Podcast: Interview with Jimenez Lai

Courtesy of The Second Studio Podcast The Second Studio is an explicit podcast about design, architecture, and the everyday. Hosted by Architects David Lee and Marina... Read more ...

On ‘S.N.L.,' Donald Trump Tries His Hand at Wordle

Colin Jost and Pete Davidson provided an update on their purchase of a retired Staten Island Ferry boat, in this episode hosted by Will Forte. Read more ...

Contemporary Intuitive Abstract Painting "ORCHESTRATING NEW VISIONS" by...

Contemporary Intuitive Abstract Painting "ORCHESTRATING NEW VISIONS" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

24"x 24"x3/4" Mixed Media on Cradled Panel/Available Read more ...

Vintage Magic Posters

Vintage Magic Posters

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Manuel Orazi - Mil DCCCXCVI, 1895

Manuel Orazi - Mil DCCCXCVI, 1895

Astrological & lunar chart / Sorciere Intro / Witch Within Magic Circle Solar system / January 1896 - Sabbat Sun compass / February Imprecation / March Horoscope / April Love... Read more ...

No.150 Chengfu Road / URBANUS

No.150 Chengfu Road / URBANUS

Haidian District, Beijing, China Project Year: 2021 Photographs: UK Studio Area: 10448.0 m2 Read more ...

Mehra Musings Residence / Studio Sangath

Mehra Musings Residence / Studio Sangath

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Space Tracing Company Area: 480.0 m2 Read more ...

Ellegoorsestraat. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Ellegoorsestraat. Ellegoorsestraat. Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 18 x 40 cm. Read more ...

Blue Art, Contemporary Abstract Painting, Expressionism “Elegante

Warm blues give this piece a summery and exotic feel. 10"x10" x3/4"Mixed Media on Panel/Available $100 Click H ERE to purchase. Visit to Read more ...

Colorado Landscape, Western Landscape, Monk "Sacred" by Colorado Artist...

Colorado Landscape, Western Landscape, Monk "Sacred" by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse

A few years ago, I was in Monument Valley and saw a group of monks experiencing this sacred American place. The image has stayed with me for years. Raven regards Monk; Monk... Read more ...