One of the great painters at the turn of the 20th century, Paula Modersohn-Becker’s unique voice and style defy easy categorization. A contemporary of Picasso and Monet, Modersohn-Becker used thick impasto paint application in vibrant colors, creating paintings that would be important examples of early German expressionism. Here is a look at ten of her greatest paintings.
Born and educated in Poland, London-based artist and designer Marcin Rusak blends the natural and industrial worlds in his dramatic objects for the home.
Rusak casts flowers and exotic plant life in poured resin, preserving their ephemeral beauty forever in tables, lamps, screens, and more. Rusak’s works are visually striking: the smoothness of his surfaces and the natural beauty of the plants embedded in them draw the viewer in. But what makes his works truly memorable are the contrasts they embody.