picture this: interiors.
by victoria comment

3/21/19

colorful painting of pink interior. / sfgirlbybay

this week’s picture this is a tad whimsical and features a few of my personal favorite artists and feature ‘interiors’. from the colorful world of french painter henri matisse to author and illustrator maira kalman these illustrations and paintings really spark joy for me. they’re colorful, quite primitive and one might even say some are a little juvenile, but that’s just due to their colorful, rule-breaking style — the dimensions and scale may be off on these interiors, but that’s their charm. if you like this particular style, i think you’d like some of maira kalman’s books including My Favorite Things, The Principles of Uncertainty, and the elements of style, and the works of contemporary artists like mamma andersson, bella foster, and genieve figgis. these kinds of works of art make me want to get my sketchbook and paints out and try my hand at painting again! enjoy.

whimsical painting of colorful interior. / sfgirlbybay

colorful paintings of interiors and decor. / sfgirlbybay

inspiring painting of colorful interior. / sfgirlbybay

inspiring painting of colorful living room. / sfgirlbybay

charming painting of a building exterior. / sfgirlbybay

whimsical illustration of bedroom. / sfgirlbybay

disheveled home office illustration. / sfgirlbybay

illustration of a dinner table. / sfgirlbybay

colorful hallway painting. / sfgirlbybay

washed out painting of interior. / sfgirlbybay

colorful sketch looking out of a window. / sfgirlbybay

colorful painting of a tablescape. / sfgirlbybay

bold painting of colorful interior. / sfgirlbybay

artist credits in order of appearance: Karen Kilimnik The Pink Room via christies; bella foster; guy yanai; waldeinsamkeiten; oscar gronner; fumi koike; léa maupetit art prints; sunshine by fiona dunphy; amy routman; Henri Matisse Safrano Roses at the Window; gone by Illustrator Madame Lolina; genieve figgis knock knock; genieve figgis; maira kalman the bronx via julie saul gallery; janice Biala Façade Paris; fumi koike; mamma andersson; maira kalman Corridor with Yellow Chair julie saul gallery; luc tuymans; henri matisse La fenêtre ouverte via christies; maira kalman Cream Teas, Sherborne Castle; bella foster.

2 responses to “picture this: interiors.”

  1. What a great collection of artists and artworks. They really are a relaxing feel good group with beautiful colors and design. Thanks for the inspiration!

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