Artist Transforms 50-Year-Old Photo Into a Beautiful Modern Portrait

Artist Transforms 50-Year-Old Photo Into a Beautiful Modern Portrait

An anonymous digital artist is creating impressive transformations of old black-and-white photos, reimagining them as enhanced and colorized portraits that look as though they were shot in the modern-day. The artist, who goes by IDoArtForYou on Reddit, most recently wowed the subreddit /r/pics with the above before-and-after that shows the result of his colorization work … Read more

Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Depiction of Technology review – old masters meet modern icon | David Hockney

VSigarette in one hand, paintbrush in the other: David Hockney’s latest self-portrait is as original as ever. He wears a suit of three-colour tweed, what’s more, just to complicate the depiction of the material world. The picture hangs at the door of Hockney’s Eye at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and it is the wittiest of … Read more

Unbroken: Raymond Lauchengco teaches modern Kintsugi art

Unbroken: Raymond Lauchengco teaches modern Kintsugi art

MANILA, Philippines — When your favorite bowl, teapot, or any ceramic object falls to the ground and breaks into pieces, do you throw it away? Because it is no longer perfect, does it mean it is no longer useful? There is an alternative: an ancient. Japanese practice that highlights and enhances the breaks with gold, … Read more