Max Ernst After Surrealism

MAX ERNST AFTER SURREALISM

Max Ernst (1891-1976), as this fairly lengthy Wikipedia entry mentions, was involved in the Dada and Surrealist movements. Despite...

Multi Ritratti: Rebecca H. Whelan

MULTI RITRATTI: REBECCA H. WHELAN

The woman is the portrait detail above is Rebecca H. Whelan , about whom little seems to be known, if Googling the Internet is any...

 
 
 
Hans Hoffman, Modernist Teacher

HANS HOFFMAN, MODERNIST TEACHER

Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) permanently moved the the USA from his native Germany when he was in his early 50s and by the mid-1930s had...

Walter Gotschke Illustrates Adler

WALTER GOTSCHKE ILLUSTRATES ADLER

Walter Gotschke (1912-2000) is considered by many automobile art fans as one of the very best in that field. Some background regarding...

 
 
 
Diego Rivera: Pretty Good Artist When not Being Political

DIEGO RIVERA: PRETTY GOOD ARTIST WHEN NOT BEING POLITICAL

One of the minor themes of this blog is my contempt for political art - paintings or drawings manifestly espousing a political point...

Binary Stoplights

BINARY STOPLIGHTS

The typical stoplight or traffic light or traffic signal (these are alternative names for the same thing) has three lenses of different...

 
 
 
Santiago Rusiñol: Barcelona to Paris and Return

SANTIAGO RUSIÑOL: BARCELONA TO PARIS AND RETURN

Santiago Rusiñol i Prats (1861-1931) was a highly skilled Catalonian painter who had the advantage of coming from a wealthy family....

Rob. Mallet-Stevens, 1920s Modernist Architect

ROB. MALLET-STEVENS, 1920S MODERNIST ARCHITECT

Robert Mallet-Stevens (1886-1945) was born in Paris, but had strong Belgian roots. For instance, he was related to painter Alfred Stevens....

 
 
 
Volkswagen Illustrations by Bernd Reuters

VOLKSWAGEN ILLUSTRATIONS BY BERND REUTERS

Bernhard Wilhelm "Bernd" Reuters (1901-1958) is best known for his illustrations in Volkswagen brochures of the 1950s, the subject...

In the Beginning: Fernando Botero

IN THE BEGINNING: FERNANDO BOTERO

Fernando Botero (1932 - ), Wikipedia entry here , is not one of my favorite artists, as I have posted. I like neither his art nor his...

 
 
 
Distressing Jeans

DISTRESSING JEANS

I find it interesting that many things tend to drift to extremes over time. Often enough, they seem to follow the pattern described...

Walter Mellor, Traditionalist Architect

WALTER MELLOR, TRADITIONALIST ARCHITECT

Fine examples of residential buildings with traditional styles can be found all over America. Perhaps the best are houses built for...

 
 
 
Exterior Wall Sculptures in Split

EXTERIOR WALL SCULPTURES IN SPLIT

This is another post in an occasional series dealing with Art Nouveau architecture found in a number of smaller cities in Europe. I...

Pissarro Adopts a Monet Tactic

PISSARRO ADOPTS A MONET TACTIC

Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) - Wikipedia entry here - was developing eye problems as he reached his late 60s. It seems his eyes became...

 
 
 
E. McKnight Kauffer, Ace Poster Artist

E. MCKNIGHT KAUFFER, ACE POSTER ARTIST

Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954), who signed his work E. McNight Kauffer and was called Ted, spent most of his career in England...

When Architect George Howe Went Turncoat

WHEN ARCHITECT GEORGE HOWE WENT TURNCOAT

The 1920s and 1930s were interesting times where aesthetics are concerned. My e-book "Art Adrift" deals with painting during that period....

 
 
 
Towards the End: Jackson Pollock

TOWARDS THE END: JACKSON POLLOCK

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) was an alcoholic who when drinking in Greenwich Village bars, would often turn into a nasty drunk. This...

The Clark: A Fine Museum

THE CLARK: A FINE MUSEUM

Williamstown is in the northwest corner of Massachusetts. It is the home of Williams College, one of the so-called Little Ivies - small,...

 
 
 
Yves Tanguy, Self-Taught Surrealist

YVES TANGUY, SELF-TAUGHT SURREALIST

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (1900-1955) suddenly decided to become an artist not long after he completed his French Army service. Shortly...

Tom Purvis' Austin Reed Posters

TOM PURVIS' AUSTIN REED POSTERS

Tom Purvis (1888-1959) was a leading British poster artist during the 1920s and 1930s, especially after his style evolved into simplified...

 
 
 



Peach half daily painting

Peach half daily painting

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Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting “Floral Impressions

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting “Floral Impressions

24"x18" Oil on Canvas Original Palette Knife Flower Painting Read more ...

Flower Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Expressionist Art...

Flower Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Expressionist Art, Print on Canvas

I went to Biltmore Gardens a few weeks ago, and the conservatory was bursting with tulips, daffodil, hyacinth and other spring favorites. I was so inspired! Read more ...

Guest House / Arbol Design

Guest House / Arbol Design

© Yashunori Shimomura Architects: Arbol Design Location: Naka, Japan Area: 61.56 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Yashunori Shimomura Detail Design: arbol + Go higashitani... Read more ...

Morning light on South Beach

Morning light on South Beach

Zuiderstrand met achtend lucht oil on canvas - 40 x 80 cm painted on location - Sunday 22 April 2018 € 675 Here you have the first summer like image of the beach I usually... Read more ...

Xray Factory / Emilio Alvarez Abouchard Arquitectura

Xray Factory / Emilio Alvarez Abouchard Arquitectura

© Camila Cossio Architect: Emilio Alvarez Abouchard Arquitectura Location: Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico Architectural Design: Emilio Alvarez Abouchard Area: 1860.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

Narrative Dramas Unfold in Robert Proch's Multi-Dimensional Glitched...

Narrative Dramas Unfold in Robert Proch's Multi-Dimensional Glitched Paintings and Murals

‘Late yellow', 190x130cm acrylic on canvas, 2016 Robert Proch combines the aesthetics of street art and fine art in his dizzingly complex paintings and murals. The artist... Read more ...

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting “Floral Impressions

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting “Floral Impressions

24"x18" Oil on Canvas Original Palette Knife Flower Painting Read more ...

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 2 Still Life Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 2 Still Life Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 2 Still Life Painting. 10x8" Oil on Panel. Check Availability. MarkWebster.net Read more ...

Abstract Jazz Music Painting Instruments Paintings Fine Art "Shades" by...

Abstract Jazz Music Painting Instruments Paintings Fine Art "Shades" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

20"x24"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/sold Purchase a FINE ART PRINT of this piece HERE Visit my Daily Painters Gallery HERE Visit my BLOG View my work at / Read more ...