Fine Arts

Devin Cecil-Wishing, an Artist Who Paints Light

Artists Devin Cecil-Wishing, paints at the Grand Central Atelier in New York. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)
Artists Devin Cecil-Wishing, paints at the Grand Central Atelier in New York. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—Up close the lemons look fuzzy. They emanate reflected light, glowing softly. Stepping back from the painting, the contours become sharper, the citrus flesh...

  • Artist Brendan Johnston at the Grand Central Atelier, where he also teaches, in Long Island City, New York on March 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Artist Brendan Johnston’s Profound Search to Affirm Life

    NEW YORK—Brendan Johnston likes to keep his artistic choices open and varied, yet steady. The young artist has calibrated his internal compass to keep him... Read more

  • Artist Samuel Hung at his studio space at Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 16, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Artist Samuel Hung Evokes Playfulness

    NEW YORK—In the realm of play, what is not real becomes real, what is not serious becomes important. The objects that Samuel Hung chooses to... Read more

  • Sean Gilbertson, CEO of Fabergé at Baselworld in Basel, Switzerland (Matthias Kehrein/Epoch Times)

    Fabergé: Labor of Love

    Fabergé is the world’s most iconic jewelry house and its name is synonymous with the legendary Fabergé Eggs. However it is not just about eggs,... Read more

  • Artist Elizabeth Beard paints her self portrait at the Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 10, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Artist Elizabeth Beard on Reconnecting With Beauty

    NEW YORK—She thinks of paintings in layers. Beyond the first thin layer of broad brushstrokes, the second more opaque layer of revealing forms, and the... Read more

  • Artist Patrick Byrnes at the Grand Central Atelier, where he paints and teaches, in Long Island City, New York on March 4, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Patrick Byrnes Paints Portraits of Intimacy

    NEW YORK—Patrick Byrnes shares many quiet hours in that enigmatic realm of the artist painting the model. Hours, weeks, or months, it does not matter how long... Read more

  • A visitor look sat a painting at the  "Pinacoteca di Brera" gallery in Milan on August 13, 2009. (GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Raphael, Perugino Masterpieces Side-by-Side for First Time

    MILAN—The long-studied and much-admired paintings depicting “The Marriage of the Virgin” by Renaissance masters Perugino and Raphael can be seen side-by-side for the first time... Read more

  • Visitors to the booth of Galerie Talabardon & Gautier at the TEFAF fine art fair look at a newly discovered painting by Dutch master Rembrandt titled The Unconscious Patient (Sense of Smell) dated at around 1624-25, oil on panel 21.6x17.8 cm, in Maastricht, southern Netherlands, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)

    French Gallery Shows Off ‘New’ Rembrandt at Fine Art Fair

    MAASTRICHT, Netherlands—The painting was labeled as the work of an unknown artist from Europe’s “Continental School,” dated somewhere in the 19th century. It had a... Read more

  • "Charles I and Henrietta Maria Holding a Laurel Wreath" 1632 by Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) Oil on canvas Arcibiskupský zámek a zahrady v Kroměříži, Kroměříž.

    Anthony van Dyck—17th Century Superstar

    NEW YORK—It often happens that an over-hyped blockbuster pre-empts that virgin pleasure of discovering the film for oneself without any preconceptions, bringing to the experience a... Read more

  • Artist  Justin Wood painting at the Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 7, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Justin Wood Casts a Calming Spell With His Paintings

    NEW YORK—He finds inspiration just walking through a little grocery store in his neighborhood. Some lemons with stems and leaves still attached to them—as if... Read more

  • An Ushnishavijaya mandala Central Tibet, circa 1500-50

    Anticipation Building Up to Asia Week New York Auction Sales

    As Asia Week New York 2016 (AWNY) begins, dealers, buyers, and Asian art lovers have started converging on New York, where Asian works of art spanning millennia... Read more

  • Painter Edward Minoff works in a studio in downtown New York on Feb. 18, 2016.  (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Making Waves, Edward Minoff Dares to Paint Beautiful Seascapes

    NEW YORK—Waves permeate the universe—light waves, sonic waves, gravitational waves, electromagnetic waves, brain waves … ad infinitum, and water supports life. Edward Minoff can’t think... Read more

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    Chinese Art Main Drawing Card for Chinese Buyers During Asia Week

    Over 20 individual galleries featuring Chinese art will participate in Asia Week New York 2016 (AWNY) under the auspices of Asia Week New York Association, Inc... Read more

  • Bob Weisblut with some of the pieces in his ivory collection at his home in Ocean Ridge, Fla. (John Christopher Fine)

    A Love of Ivory Endangered by Excessive Anti-Poaching Laws

    Bob Weisblut owned a company specializing in burglar alarms and closed-circuit surveillance. Serendipity stirred his interest in ivory. “I went to an auction in 1995... Read more

  • The human realm. Samsara by Isana Yamada. (Courtesy of Isana Yamada)

    Artist Created Translucent Whale Sculptures. Meaning Behind Them Will Mesmerize You

    Six beautiful translucent whales float in a circle, each carrying a sublime scene in its body, as if it absorbed a piece of the sea’s... Read more

  • Distant Sea_Osumi Yukie

    Japanese Artists Explore Cultural Legacy, Memory, and Tragedy During Asia Week New York 2016

    NEW YORK—Asia Week New York kicks off March 10, where exhibitors will showcase the rarest and finest examples of painting, sculpture, bronzes, ceramics, jewelry, jade, textiles, prints, and photographs... Read more

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    Vigée Le Brun—Woman, Artist, Entrepreneur

    More often than not, one will see a portrait of Marie Antoinette before, if ever, getting to know the name of Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun... Read more

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