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August 7, 2015

Artist Empowers Humanity by Reinventing Classic Portraits

Kehinde Wiley believes art—particularly portraiture—is power. He told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, “What is portraiture? It’s choice. It’s the ability to position your body in the world for the world to celebrate you on your own terms.”

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March 18, 2015

The Next Era Of Art May Be All About “Me”

Painted self-portraits in the age before cameras is far different then the ego-centric art of today. When artwork doesn’t call us to look through the eyes of the artist as much as it calls us to look into the eyes of the artist. Speculators seem to recognize the growing presence of ego-centric art, but it has yet to be recognized as a movement.

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December 2, 2012

Make Artist Famous with Hole-Punch Portraits

Would you ever imagine hole-punch dots could be used to craft incredible portraits? An artist from the United Kingdom, Nikki Douthwaite, is proving to the world that these dots are definitely a worthy art medium.

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May 26, 2012

Custom Art Made from Your DNA

DNA11 is a company that uses genetic science to create custom DNA artwork. This means you can purchase custom DNA art; artwork designed around your DNA fingerprint.

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May 15, 2012

French Floral and Portrait Painter – Henri Fantin-Latour

Henri Fantin-Latour enjoyed many of the great classical composers but was perhaps most influenced by Richard Wagner, whose music prompted him to create many imaginative drawings. In 1875 Henri Fantin–Latour married Victoria Dubourg, who was also a fellow artist. After his marriage, the French artist took to spending time at his wife’s family estate. It was there on the estate in the countryside that he passed away. Henri Fantin-Latour, a man who was both extremely academic and distinctly independent, left behind a gallery of paintings full of realism and imagination.

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