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  1. chuck close
    Chuck Close, Artist MutineerA critic considers the legacy of an intractable force in portraiture who turned himself into an artist non grata.
  2. art
    Dana Schutz Takes Back Her Painterly NameHer canvasses are hyper-assertive, full of operatic grandeur, self-mocking turbulence, disfigured hideousness and the psychopathology of her figures.
  3. shredding
    Banksy Claims That Painting Was Supposed to Be Totally Shredded“In rehearsals it worked every time.”
  4. vulture recommends
    The Art Books Jerry Saltz Is Loving This FallBeautiful volumes about often under-celebrated artists, from groundbreaking Delacroix to Hilma af Klint, pioneer of Abstraction.
  5. art
    Henry Taylor’s Wild Heart Can’t Be BrokenEven after a star turn at last year’s Whitney Biennial, the art world still wants to see the master painter as an outsider.
  6. This Artist Transforms Humans Into PaintingsThey look shockingly real. Or rather, shockingly fake.
  7. Fun Fact: Mr. Robot’s Carly Chaikin Is Also a Gifted PainterAdd that to her list of talents. 
  8. These Optical Illusions Are Actually Humans Masked in Body PaintNope, that’s not a flower.
  9. This Designer Creates Mesmerizing Art Films This is what happens when you mix ink, oil, soap, and a little bit of glitter.
  10. This Artist Uses Water As a Canvas to Paint a Rendition of Starry NightThe technique is called ebru.
  11. This Artist Makes the Trippiest Dripping Paint VideosWho knew watching paint dry could be so exciting?
  12. Morley Safer Once Sent Me His Strange PaintingsI didn’t hate them.
  13. This Hand-painted Movie About Vincent Van Gogh Brings His Paintings to LifeIt’s pretty incredible to watch.
  14. The Maddening Fate of the Bad-Boy Female ArtistDana Schutz, Katherine Bernhardt, and why the art world overlooks its dangerous women.
  15. seeing out loud
    Richard Prince’s Instagram Paintings Are Genius TrollingPrince is creating a rock-and-roll hip-hop ghetto patois of street dude, hipster, showman, and hunter.
  16. art
    Meet Winkelhimer Smith, the Squirrel Who PaintsWinkelhimer Smith prefers watercolors, chewing on acorns (just like any fine artist).
  17. clickables
    Watch a Cool Turkish Water-Painting Music Video for Project Jenny, Project JanBy artist Hikmet Barutçugil.