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Julius Shulman: Visual Drama
"Julius had an eye for visual drama. With modernist buildings, he loved capturing the strong lines s...
72 dpi
Images on the Internet are changing our lives. While images were once only reserved for a certain fe...
Memories of Ruins: Rebecca Bathory
Finding beauty in darkness, poetry and meaning in the forgotten and surreal, imaginary worlds amongs...
Toshio Onda
Japanese Fashion photographer Toshio Onda studied at the University of West England. He lives in Par...
Rayan Ayash
Rayan Ayash is a Fashion Photographer based in New York & Paris.
Palmyra, End of March, 2016
Palmyra. City of Mesopotamia, city of the Phoenicians, of the Assyrians, the Greeks, the Persians, a...
The end of history - La fin de l´histoire
"Belief in progress is irresistible. In flattering the eye it blinds us. Standing in the middle of t...
Raymundo Colares
Raymundo Colares (1944 in Grão Mogol, Minas Gerais - 1986 in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais) was a Bra...
Tamara
Tamara de Lempicka (1898 – 1980) was a Polish Art Deco painter. She was the most fashionable portr...
Blast
Naoya Hatakeyama was born in 1958 in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Hatakeyama, a student of Kiyoji Otsuji...
Man. Kiki. Lee.
The muses of Emmanuel Radnitzky (Man Ray) "All I need is an onion, a bit of bread, and a bottle of ...
Conformity
“Modern man has become a cog in a very complex society. We live in a society that praises individu...
Uncanny Bodies
There is a space of imagination stretching between brain, lens and body: Photography by Ariana Molly...
Trees in Winter
A series utilizing random patterns in nature to reveal mathematical beauty, by Ansen Seale.
Manufactured Landscapes
We've created landscapes dense with human history, layered with the traces of our experience and cri...
Télémaque
Hervé Télémaque naît à Port-au-Prince, le 5 novembre 1937. En 1957, il quitte Haïti pour New Y...
Observatoires
Noémie Goudal is a French artist who graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2010 with an MA in ...
Impressionist Gardens
“Many of Monet’s colleagues shared his passion for gardening and were inspired to paint gardens ...
Erwin Poell: Naturwissenschaft + Technik
Erwin Poell (1930) is a German graphic designer. From 1951 he studied with Walter Brudi at the State...
Still Life Monkeys
The inclusion of a monkey with other still-life elements imitates earlier Flemish still-life painter...
E. Hu
Eric Hu is an art director based in New York. He previously worked as the design lead at OKFocus. Er...
Function Follows Form
Formlab is a series of photos generated by an ongoing process for inspiration, random objects are co...
Nauru
Nauru was first inhabited at least 3,000 years ago. Inhabitants caught ibija fish, acclimatised them...
SCHNAPPVIECHER
The Krampus in Salzburg, Austria was the first beast Charles Fréger encountered during his two-yea...
Damien Coupeté images
paintings
German Painting after the 1960s
What is so 'German' about the art made by German painters and sculptors after the 1960s to now? The ...
The contemporary condition
Fred Guillaud (France, 1973) is photographer, architect and teacher. He lives and works in Barcelon...
Orange mecanique
Philippe Jarrigeon, photographer and publisher, was born in 1982 in France. He graduated from ECAL ...
"I’m an outsider"
Born in New York City in 1928, William Klein studied sociology while enrolled at City College of New...
Spacecraft
Raised in Maryland, Nicholas Alan Cope moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and attended Art Center College ...
Josef Sudek
Josef Sudek (b. March 17, 1896, Kolin, Bohemia – d. September 15, 1976) was a Czech photographer, ...
Mirrors
Jeannette Montgomery Barron was born in 1956 in Atlanta and studied at the International Center of P...
Charles Negre
Charles Negre is an independent studio photographer living and working in Paris.
constructing meaning in 3 steps
Frank Hülsbömer was born 1968 in Münster/Germany.
Iraq
Photojournalist Luke Wolagiewicz lives in London. Over the last 15 years he has worked across the Mi...
The 2015 best of penccil
This was an extraordinary year. The world went through a series of shocks and shake-ups, and in betw...
The Other Side
There's always another side, other stories and new faces behind the glamorous curtains of the fashio...
Spatial Objects
Spatial Objects is the result of Dan Holdsworth’s ongoing enquiry into contemporary photographic p...
Hello Winter
Hello winter . A small selection of landscape photography made in the Atlantic islands of Azores dur...
Silent Geography
Silent Geography is a site-specific installation consisting of Hazard's torn paper constructed lands...
The Slave Ship
But, I think, the noblest sea that Turner has ever painted, and, if so, the noblest certainly ever p...
Ankara: From pioneering modernism to revivalist mimicry
Ankara: Öncü modernizmden öykünmeci mimesise Murat Germen is an artist using photography as an ...
The Sea by Emil Nolde
Born in the village of Nolde in 1902, Emil Hansen came from a family of peasants. Nolde completed an...
UN_NATURAL BESTIARY
In this work Andrea Alessio collects, as in an ancient bestiary, a series of animal images. The fore...
ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
I would like to introduce this new series of photos by Andrea Alessio by appealing to an axiom that ...
Behind the walls
Paolo Ventura was born in Milan in 1968. His work has been exhibited in museums and private gallerie...
Lo Zuavo Scomparso
Paolo Ventura was born in Milan in 1968. His work has been exhibited in museums and private gallerie...
Forward Retreat
Mark Tansey was born in California. He attended art classes at the San Francisco Art Institute and s...
Roberto Burle Marx: Landscaping Brazil
Roberto Burle Marx, considered to be the father of modern landscape architecture, was abstract paint...
Technological Exaptation
Images by photographer and set designer Maxime Guyon, currently living and working between Lyon (Fra...
Parisian Still Lifes
Photographer Romain Bernardie James, born 1980, lives and works in Paris.
Volkswagen Jetta
Herla King,2010-2012. Mirror and colored vinyls & spray-paint on 1984 Volkswagen Jetta. Etienne Bard...
Inside is Out - Outside is In
photography by Thomas Skou, Copenhagen.
Aeronauts
Photographer Benedict Redgrove was born in Woodley near Reading, England. He studied at Berkshire Co...
Pavel Tchelitchew: Spiral head
Pavel Tchelitchew (Па́вел Фёдорович Чели́щев) (1898 - 1957) was a surrealist ...
Ramona Rosales Portraits
Photographer Ramona Rosales lives and works in Los Angeles.
Memory & Form
Paul is an Australian-Taiwanese photographer living and working in New York. He studied in Milano an...
Low Tech
Kevin Twomey´s first study of light came from studying theatrical lighting where he learned the abi...
BRANCHES & TREES
Line structures from branches and trees against the sky or as a reflection
White Rooms
Photographer Wouter Hogendorp from Den Haag documents the beauty of architectural details: light, th...
Dominik Tarabanski
Photographer Dominik Tarabanski was born in Poland. He lives and works in NYC.
Fernando Botero
Who doesn´t like Botero? Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero (born 1932 in Medellín) is...
New York by Louis Faurer
Louis Faurer (1916 – 2001) was an American fashion and street photographer. The significance of h...
The Long River
Nadav Kander came to China several times in 2005 to 2007, visited 186 cities and traveled along the ...
Things As They Are
Erin O´Keefe is a visual artist and architect based in New York City and New Brunswick, Canada. She...
Sebastian Stoskopff the Painter of Vessels
Sebastian (or Sébastien) Stoskopff (Strasbourg, July 13, 1597 – Idstein February 10, 1657) was an...
It Must Be Beautiful
Bus stop embellishments in Belarus. Photographer Alexandra Soldatova was born in 1983. She graduated...
Jean Arp: Randomness
Randomness was a key part of Jean Arp’s work right from the creation of the first dadaist group in...
Seventies Portraits
Beautiful black and white portraits from the seventies.
Time Bandits
Visual communication artist Sabine Marx-Nieder is based in Munich, Germany.
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Twenty Twentyone
Impressions from Vienna in the latter half of 2021. Images by Mario Gagliardi.
Parallel Universe
Sometimes, you can catch one of these scenes when things seem less real, as if another version of re...
Surface N° 2
Arctic Paper presents Surface N° 2 – a second edition featuring a specially curated selection of ...
Coloured stones
The coloured stones is use Traditional Chinese Taihu Stone
Looking West
Glimpses at sunset, Snapshots of beauty, How deep the sea, Cliffs that soar away. Imaginings of the ...
The Demonstrations series.
A new series of paintings, oil on canvas, that deal with movement, the power and energy of the crowd...
Curtains
A series of watercolour paintings.
Pierre Bonnard: The Memory of Colors
In autumn and winter 2019/20 the Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien presented »Pierre Bonnard - The Color...
Paris
Paris 2019. (C) Mario Gagliardi
Street Life
Photographic impressions in the streets of Tokyo and Kyoto. (C) Mario Gagliardi
Energy
Every photo has an energy, a direction, and a story. I do not own this story.
Bones, Stones, Sticks, & Stones
Digital photography and manipulation on paper.
I See Violence in Your Eyes (I-VIII)
Pigment, graphite, charcoal, & mixed media on paper.
Pieter Bruegel
During his lifetime, Pieter Bruegel the Elder was already among the period’s most sought-after art...
Dawson
Yukon Territory, Canada
Territorium: Ars - Techne-Krafts-Cosmovisión
Colección de imágenes que soportan investigación a nivel de postgrado: Maestría Estudios Territ...
Writing & Design
Romantic Modern: The California Architecture of Harwell Hamilton Harris. Writer and Designer, Ted We...
Writing & Design
Casting Shadows, Auguste Rodin. Writer and Designer.
Hoi An
Ancient Town in Vietnam and South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century 2...
worlds of planet earth
A set of photos from different places on Earth. 2018
Holodeck
A vitual holodeck where experimental objects are constantly being built and unbuilt. Move your mouse...
Mechanical Suprematist
Experience interesting architectural compositions being created as you look around. This generator w...
Immersive sketch
Travel through an animated architectural sketch (move mouse to look around): http://mariogagliardi.c...
The shape of clouds
"Outside, the land stretches, empty, to the horizon; the sky opens, with speeding clouds. In the sha...
Painted by Time
Inricate patterns created by lichens, made over time around the tiny cracks of ceramic tiles. (C) Ma...
The Joys of Ice Skating
That skating 400 years ago was one of the most popular winter activities in the Netherlands can be s...
penccil: This was 2017
The penccil year in review is a project selection for 2017, this year curated by Mario Gagliardi. Se...
Wayne Sorce: Urban Color
"Wayne Sorce: Urban Color" is on view from October 21st through November 30th at Joseph Bellows Gall...
The wall
photography and theoretical project about the The seperation wall between Israel and the west bank
Swiernalis
Polish alternative musician Swiernalis
Franz Kline
Around 1950, Franz Kline radically simplified painting: “Instead of making a sign you can read, yo...
Glowscape
Study for a LED light installation. LED diodes are installed on a net of wires and placed over the l...
New Generation
Experiemntal art
American Food
Davide Luciano is a New York based conceptual food and beverage photographer and motion artist. His ...
Kippenberger
Martin Kippenberger (born 1953 in Dortmund, died 1997 in Vienna) is one of the foremost and simultan...
“I perhaps owe it to flowers that I became a painter.”
Arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, Monet was also an avid horticu...
Expression/Information
Painting is seen as a form of practice that—contrary to canonical accounts—in no way shies away ...
German Art since 1960
German ‘paragons of painting’ such as Georg Baselitz, Jörg Immendorff and Markus Lüpertz have ...
Franz De Lacroix
Model: Franz De Lacroix / Average is Boring Photographer: Paulina Wyszynska
Struth: Nature & Politics
Thomas Struth´s work shows us highly complex equipment, structures and constructions. His pictures ...
Obsolete Distinction
In contemporary society, the digital world pervades the physical to such an extent that any distinct...
L’ITALIA CI GUARDIA
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic, 40 masters of photogra...