Cityscape Paintings

newcastle cityscape painting

I have a love/hate relationship with cities but I have always loved cityscape paintings. Cities are like giant still life pictures with ants crawling all over them. Ants in cars, ants in buildings, ants on phones, ants crossing the street.. they’re everywhere. They’re usually as ugly as they are beautiful. Anyway, enough rambling, here’s some cityscape paintings by artists from around the world..Continue Reading

Philip Guston at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

philip guston painting

A selection of late works by Philip Guston will be showing at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt gallery in Germany. The Canadian born American painter would have been celebrating his 100th birthday this year. The exhibition has borrowed paintings from the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.Continue Reading

Paul Balmer Cityscapes

Two of my favorite painting subjects (at the moment) are still lifes and cityscapes. I like that the subject doesn’t have to be that interesting to make an interesting painting, meaning that the best still life and cityscape painters are really alchemists. Ordinary pots and pans or congested and polluted city views can be turned into paintings of great beauty.Continue Reading