Natalia Vodianova fan art
World famous fashion model Natalia Vodianova is a real inspiration and muse for artists – professional and amateur, or just her fans. Accordingly, drawings and paintings devoted to a beautiful person, a mother of four children, actress and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova appear on the net.
In September 2002, Natalia Vodianova became the most popular model of the New York Fashion Week. Thus, she appeared in shows of nineteen designers, including Anna Sui and Ralph Lauren, defile of which she presented. Natalia Born 28 February 1982 in Nizhny Novgorod, Vodianova was 16, when a local modeling agency scout noticed her. According to the legend, it wasa while Natasha was selling vegetables on the streets. The girl went to Moscow for the casting of the French agency Viva, and from there – straight to Paris. Thus began her path to fame.
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Natalia Vodianova fan art
Sand artist Joe Mangrum
New York based artist Joe Mangrum studied painting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The art portfolio of Joe consists of installations, paintings, prints and sculpture. However, Mangrum became best known for his colorful sand mandalas. According to Joe Mangrum, he first picked up colored sand as a medium in 2006. Meanwhile, he turned his kaleidoscopic images into a 4 dimensional painting, interacting with viewers.
And now, handsome and talented street artist exhibits his artworks worldwide. In particular, in Red Gate Gallery in Beijing, Museum of Arts and Design in NYC, Natural World Museum in Copenhagen, de Young Museum of San Francisco, The Corcoran Gallery Rotunda in Washington DC, etc. Noteworthy, he has created more than 500 public sand-paintings since 2009.
American painter James Christensen
Born September 26, 1942 in Culver City, California,James Christensen is an amazing artist with a great sense of style and inexhaustible imagination. Christensen lived a few blocks from the film studio MGM and had the opportunity as a child to play with friends in the halls, where they filmed the movie “Tarzan” and “Gone With the Wind.” James always had a great imagination and loved to write all sorts of stories, full of details. He studied painting at the Los Angeles University, but had to interrupt his studies.
Hyperrealistic drawing by Brian Boulton
Undoubtedly, the art created by Canadian artist deserves recognition and admiration. Not known what psychological nuances the artist hides behind almost all of these people drawn from the back. According to the artist, for preimages he uses photographs, removing during the work on drawing all the details of urban environment surrounding the subject of his image. Thus, the artist achieves the complete anonymity of his models. Depicting them from the back he gets their most natural position, which is difficult to achieve in a legal photo session.
Traditional Russian wood painting by Albina Ustyugova
According to painter and restorer Albina Ustyugova, she has been working in traditional wood painting for over 20 years. Interested in the Byzantine and Old Russian ornament, Ustyugova loves Russian nouveau, paints and ages new things. In her art gallery – lots of vintage items that master restores and paints. These are unique everyday objects: spinning wheels, Rubel, rocker, dishes, collars, pail and other rustic utensils.
Albina is an architect, member of the International Art Fund. She has participated in exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Her works are in private collections around the world. Albina has a wide variety of styles of traditional Russian painting: Boretsky, Permogorsky, Mezensky, Gorodetsky, and many others.
Painting and collage art by Igor Skaletsky
Born in Voronezh in 1978, Igor Skaletsky is a talented Russian artist who received his Bachelor’s degree in Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov. In 1990 he emigrated to Israel.
Igor works in mixed media, combining collage and classical painting. One of the most interesting and promising artists of today, Igor Skaletsky first showed his works his first solo exhibition in Israel. There he introduced an entirely new combination, a bridge between the dichotomous values. His work combines traditional painting techniques with modern technology. According to the artist, he gets inspiration from iconic works of art and gives them his own, unique modern interpretation. Thereby, he creates the image of a hybrid, separate from time, place, and context.
Geometrical painting by Georgy Kurasov
Born in 1958 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Georgy Kurasov is a talented artist, a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. In his childhood he studied in the art school attached to the Academy of Arts. Then he entered the Academy of Arts, department of sculpture (1977). According to the artist, the years in the Academy were the best years for him, as there Georgy met his future wife Zinaida.
During the difficult years of Gorbachev’s ‘perestroika’, and the collapse of the Soviet Union he managed to exhibit his works in the USA. Since then, Georgy Kurasov have exhibited and sold his paintings exclusively in North America.