Friday, April 13, 2012

Two new artists I found (new to me).

I have recently discovered a couple of new artists that I really like. The first is Rachel Ruysch. You can find her bio here. She paints magnificent still lifes. The colors and lighting on her paintings are incredible. She also adds the occasional bug or butterfly to the setting. I really enjoy looking at her artwork. It's very inspiring as I try to make meaningful images with the camera of flowers and such.

The second artist is Dorothea Tanning. Her bio is here. She was a surrealist painter. She was at one time married to Max Ernst. I like looking at surreal painting - not sure I understand them - but something about them intrigues me.