Category Archives: 21th Century Paintings

Talia Israeli – Scratches

Talia aims for her paintings to ”confront and absorb the challenges that photography and digital imagery bring into visual reality” Through these urban landscapes, she hope to raise social and psychological issues of contemporary existence. Official website

Scratches (2009) size: 123 x 87 cm / material: oil on canvas

Talia Israeli was Born in Jerusalem in 1976, and graduated from the Bezalel Academy of Art and design with a Bachelors in Fine Art with honors in 2002.

While attending Bezalel, two semesters were spent at The Glasgow School of Art, and upon graduating she received two awards: The Elchanani Achievement from Bezalel, and the Sharet Award from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.


Nancy O’ Toole – Le Petit Chateau

Nancy O’ Toole – Le Petit Chateau

Represented by major Canadian Galleries, Nancy has numerous Solo and Public Exhibitions to her credit and is sought after and collected by Corporate and Private collectors at home and abroad.

A popular instructor in Acrylics…”Have brush – will travel” (no blarney), Nancy teaches with the same enthusiasm that she applies to her own painting.

Ross Bleckner – Birdland

Ross Bleckner (American, 1949)

Birdland, 2000, Oil on linen, 243 x 243 cm

Ross Bleckner is the youngest artist ever to have a solo exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. He has a Bachelor of Arts|B.A. from New York University (1971) and an Master of Fine Arts|M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts (1973).

John Currin – The Gardeners

John Currin (United States, 1962)

Year: 2001

Oil on canvas (190.5 x 132 cm)

Takashi Murakami – Tan Tan Bo Puking / Gero Tan

Takashi Murakami (Japan, 1962)

Year: 2002

Acrylic on canvas mounted on board (360 x 720 cm)