Serene paintings by artist Leonora Neary. More images below.
Phaidon’s gigantic new art book is available now and we have a copy to give away to one of you guys!
Written by William C. Agee, Modern Art in America 1908-68, challenges the conventional narrative of modern American art by highlighting early twentieth century artists often excluded in general surveys as well as the influence of European artists on the American art scene. Perfect for modernist art geeks eager to question everything they think they know or, really, anyone interested in learning more about this fascinating period in art history!
If you wanna snag a copy of this beautiful book from us, respond in the comments with your favourite piece of art created between 1908-1968. We’ll pick a winner, April 15th! Have a look inside the book below!
While wasps generally construct their nests from chewed up bits of wood, apprentice zoologist Mattia Menchetti gradually introduced a variety of coloured paper to this European wasp colony. See more images of Menchetti’s colourful experiment below!
Korean artist Yeom Ji-Hee depicts states of uncontrollable emotional excess (or hysteria) as opportunities for change rather than wholly debilitating experiences. More mixed media works from “From Hysteria – To The State of Drive” below.
Gorgeous yet subtly distorted tableaus by London-based artist Suzanne Moxhay. Created using a combination of photographed and painted interiors, strange light casts shadows in unexpected directions and natural elements confuse the distinction between inside and out. See more images below.