Contemporary Art and Artists

Be inspired by the paintings and drawings from some of the world’s best working artists with these guest blog posts, artist interviews, exhibition news, and more.

The recreation of reality doesn’t happen by simply copying what you see, and the poetry of light does not reflect off a photograph. You need to make intelligent choices.
"I feel this is a bit of a validation for the new, looser direction my art has been taking," said the artist. Find out who ...
The 15th International ARC Salon Exhibition has now closed at Sotheby’s NY, but if you missed seeing the show, you can still enjoy it in Spain, or at home.
We're thrilled to welcome Lisa Egeli to the Realism Live faculty. Enjoy a lightening round Q&A with the artist here!
This artist's interest in psychology allows her to examine the sitter’s inner dialogue with empathy and intuition.
Born in Spain and based in London, with time spent living in Africa and India, Elena Gual's work engages with the myriad realities of being a woman worldwide.
Discover a rock-solid method to become a better artist faster and more efficiently than ever before.
The problem with the term "artists’ block" is that it gives loved ones the means to diagnose and therefore marginalize this peculiar state of being.
Learn about a rare and wonderful opportunity for you to study and learn from 30+ of today’s best realism artists.
The current tide of quality art brings with it the challenge of a very competitive market. How can one's work gain any notoriety? (Bonus: Includes a mini painting demo!)

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