Marked with Pattern and Texture, Hula’s Murals Appear to Emerge from the Sea

 Art #murals #public art #sea #water December 28, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Sean Yoro, shared with permission To paint his murals, Sean Yoro, aka Hula, yields to the shifting tides of the ocean. The Los Angeles-based artist (previously) paddles out to underpasses and concrete barriers only accessible by water where he balances on a surfboard with a minimal number of supplies—all paints, brushes, and other materials have to fit within the 10-foot space. There he renders portraits of women half-submerged in the sea and singular hands that…

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Robert Peterson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of recent paintings by Lawton, Oklahoma-based artist Robert Peterson. Specializing in figurative painting with a concentration on portraiture, Peterson sees a void in contemporary galleries and museums, which he aims to fill by creating “beautiful works of art that reflect a softer side of black people, yet still shows their strength and resilience.” His colorful works have been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and he is gaining recognition as a celebrated emerging artist. See more from Robert Peterson below! Source link

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Dances and Branches: Colossal’s Most-Read Stories of 2021

 Art Dance History Photography December 29, 2021 Colossal We spent the last year collaborating with creatives from every corner of the planet to publish nearly 700 articles and interviews that range from art, design, and photography to science and history. As we plan our coverage for 2022, we’re looking back at some of the stories you read most (thank you!). And in case you missed it, make sure you check out Colossal’s favorite short films and books from 2021, too.   Nine Massive Waves of Deadwood Surge Across a…

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64 Photos by 64 Photographers – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Though it feels like 2021 just started (where did the time go?!), we’ve made it once again to our favorite annual post: A Year in Photos. We’ve spent the past week pouring over this year’s features, and have rounded up a selection of 64 of our favorite images by 64 photographers. Whether taken this year or not, these are images that we have discovered over the last twelve months. We’ve been busy behind the scenes this year—lots of time spent contemplating our ever-expanding vision for Booooooom and putting our ideas…

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