Winslow Homer, The Gulf Stream, 1899, oil on canvas, 28 1/8 x 49 1/8″. WINSLOW HOMER loved a good repoussoir: Locking the foreground and background into a taut tug-of-war charged his small paintings with titanic vigor. Rocks, waves, boats, and leaping fish bound toward the viewer, while some kind of […]

It’s the end of the world, and we can’t look away! But who can blame us? Honestly, this design looks so good that it’s worth bracing the ensuing darkness just to fully enjoy it. Ragnarok is a defining moment in Norse mythology, and it inspired this Limited Edition – a […]

In his recent book The Method: How the Twentieth Century Learned to Act, cultural critic and historian Isaac Butler puts together a biography of Method acting, the most famous and influential movement in performance technique of the modern era. Now Butler has collaborated with Icarus Films vice president and film […]

“I’m influenced by anything and all the things, whether it’s audio, the landscape, how I am emotion on a distinct working day or just life.” By Rise Art | 19 Jul 2022 Carrie Jean Goldsmith has just lately joined Increase Artwork, bringing her portfolio of abstract paintings to the system. Carrie is […]

The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai (1829-1832) When I think about Japanese printmakers I think about the three eighteenth century masters of that genre.  There was Hokusai with his well known print The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Rain Showers at Shō Hiroshige Then there was Hiroshige with his many […]

Responses by Stefan Draht, creative director, Sarofsky. Background: The main title opening sequence for the HBO Max drama The Staircase provides a tonal, thematic segue for viewers into the world of the show, which follows the true crime story of a writer convicted of murdering his wife. Director Antonio Campos […]

In this second article artist Gerry Halpin talks about how his local surroundings inspired a change in media for his recent series of Moorland paintings. Follow his tutorial to create a landscape using acrylic inks and soft pastels. We hope you are inspired to have a go yourself and post […]