Expressive art

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The Neo-Figurativist Portraiture of Emilio Villalba - Glossi Mag

The 1990s saw a revival of neo-expressive and neo-figurative painting, wherein the gestural properties of the medium itself again came to the fore. Its exponents worked in tune with tradition and with their attention focused on the expressive potentiality inherent in the medium of painting. That is to say, basic painterly questions were, once again, […]

Katie Jones
Thick Strokes of Paint Create Featureless Portraits in Abstracted Paintings by Joseph Lee | Colossal

Los Angeles-based artist and actor Joseph Lee paints thickly layered portraits that mask the details and expressions of his subjects’ faces. His abstracted profiles sometimes reveal a subtle hint of an eye, nose, or ear between multi-colored brushstrokes, and are set against matte backgrounds to make each painting pop. Although the facial expressions are often hidden, the self-taught artist intends to bring emotions to each face through the turn of the head or the line of a jaw. More

Hope Gangloff, Salvia, Abstract Artists, Figure Painting, Figurative Art, Portrait Art, Desain Grafis, Painting Inspiration, Art Studio

New York based artist Hope Gangloff paints expressive and visually striking portraits with emotional depth. First covered here, her portraits primarily depict family, friends and other artists in intimate, vaguely erotic and melancholy scenes. Gangloff has described her paintings as caricatures- rather than capturing her subjects' likeness, she focuses on their details separately and intensely, and exaggerates their features like hands and feet.

Arthur Arendell-Mcgarrigan