By Celia Fernandez | 08/14/2013 - 10:24
An elderly Spanish woman took it up upon herself to restore a damaged 19th century painting of Christ, “Ecce Homo.”
Cecilia Gimenez’s, 81, attempt to restore the famous painting attracted a lot of attention last year and has drawn more than 40,000 tourists to see the painting in person.
By Sugey Palomares | 11/20/2012 - 15:24
Juan Agudelo has an art portfolio rich with hand drawn pieces of artwork that proves the value and strength and determination. The 20-year-old artist from Colombia was born without legs or arms, and has achieved exceptional skills despite his disability.
Born with an underdeveloped forearm and one finger, Juan started to create sketches at the age of six. Over the years, the LaGuardia Community College student has perfected his own technique for drawing still life and hopes to become an architect someday.
By Samantha Leal | 08/24/2012 - 10:07
We're not really sure what to say to this but ay dios mio. An elderly woman has come forward this week to claim responsibility for completely botching a century-old "ecce homo" fresco painting of Jesus in a northeastern village in Spain, reports The New York Times.
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2012 - 09:51
Artist Neil Rivas explores immigration policy in his latest exhibit: "Illegal Superheroes." The exhibit, which showed last month at the Ramp Gallery, a community-curated space at San Francisco's SOMArts Cultural Center, has definitely caused a stir both locally and nationally.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2012 - 16:42
Mexican painter Diego Rivera was not only a master at capturing the line between the struggling lower class and privileged elite, but he also conquered themes such as revolution, feminism and world peace. Although his vivid murals inspired by Italian frescoes were his signature style, after the 1930’s he dedicated himself to portrait painting, taking on the same social motifs as his beginning works.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/05/2011 - 09:10
The art for Demi Lovato’s new single “Skyscraper” has finally been revealed! The 18-year-old actress/singer posted the photo this past Sunday on her WhoSay page, along with a message to fans. “Bummed that I couldn’t be the first person to show this BUT!!! ladies and gents…. My single artwork cover for my NEW SINGLE SKYSCRAPER!!’” she wrote. The single will be Lovato’s first after being treated at a Chicago area rehab center for emotional and physical issues.
By Stacey Rivera | 01/31/2011 - 16:30
It's kind of a long story but the basics are, a British greeting card company that takes iconic photos and replaces the subject with a dog has manipulated that incredibly famous photo of Che seen on T-Shirts, etc. and the original photographer's daughter is so mad about it, she is suing.
Our question is: Do you find this offensive or just kind of silly?