ODILON REDON, BORN APRIL 20, 1840, THE MASTER OF THE MYSTERIOUS

THREE ITEMS INVENTED BY WOMEN

Liquid paper, the dishwasher and the disposable diaper

 
 
 
In honor of Paolo Veronese

IN HONOR OF PAOLO VERONESE

Self Portrait Veronese's house in Venice The Feast in the House of Levi One of the problems with trying to write a post on an artist's...

Frans van Mieris, the elder. Born on this day in 1635

FRANS VAN MIERIS, THE ELDER. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1635

Frans van Mieris, the elder , was a Dutch Golden Age genre and portrait painter. The leading member of a Leiden family of painters,...

 
 
 
Happy birthday to Leonardo da Vinci

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

Notebook of Leonardo da Vinci. A collection of papers written in Italian by Leonardo da Vinci , in his characteristic left-handed mirror-writing...

Thomas Lawrence. . Pictorial chronicler of the Regency

THOMAS LAWRENCE. . PICTORIAL CHRONICLER OF THE REGENCY

Lady Peel, 1827 Pinkie. How many of us had this poster on our bedroom walls when we were children? Elizabeth Farren, Actress, then...

 
 
 

ART NEWS WEEKLY UPDATE

From the Met's new director to who bought the highly controversial Rockwell painting, it's all here:

The radical vision of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant

THE RADICAL VISION OF VANESSA BELL AND DUNCAN GRANT

 
 
 

ROBERT DELAUNAY, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1885

Helene Fourment, wife of Peter Paul Rubens

HELENE FOURMENT, WIFE OF PETER PAUL RUBENS

Helene Fourment, The second Wife of Peter Paul Rubens. Today is her birthday. Painted by Ruben's pupil, Jan Boeckhorst. Ruben's paintings...

 
 
 
A 2015 interview with Max Hollein

A 2015 INTERVIEW WITH MAX HOLLEIN

From 2015 As the Städel Museum in Frankfurt celebrates its bicentenary, its dynamic director Max Hollein talks to Apollo about the...

Eadweard Muybridge. Born on this day in 1830. Revolutionary photographer

EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1830. REVOLUTIONARY PHOTOGRAPHER

Contemplation Rock, Glacier Point (1385) 1872. Collection of California Historical Society Born on this day in 1830.

 
 
 
Painters born on April 8, Frederick William Burton, Cornelis de Heem, Louis de Vadder

PAINTERS BORN ON APRIL 8, FREDERICK WILLIAM BURTON, CORNELIS DE HEEM, LOUIS DE VADDER

1816 Frederick William Burton, painter. I think this painter is interesting because this painting has been popular in every medieval...

RENÉ JULES LALIQUE. BORN ON APRIL 6, 1860

 
 
 
Franz Pforr & Jan van Kesse

FRANZ PFORR & JAN VAN KESSE

April 05, 1788. Franz Pforr was a painter of the German Nazarene movement. Pforr did not live long enough to see his art acknowledged....

Maurice de Vlaminck

MAURICE DE VLAMINCK

April 04, 1876. Maurice de Vlaminck was a French painter. Along with André Derain and Henri Matisse he is considered one of the principal...

 
 
 
Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)

MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN (1647-1717)

"Merian remains one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of science. A woman in a man's world, she was already collecting...

Goya

GOYA

March 30, 1746. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker. He is considered the most important...

 
 
 
Van Gogh. Born on this day in 1863

VAN GOGH. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1863

Van Gogh, born on this day in 1853 had a terrible start as an artist. In fact, Robert Hughes points out that anybody looking at this...

Georges Seurat

GEORGES SEURAT

March 29, 1891. Georges-Pierre Seurat was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of...

 
 
 



Abstract Art, Contemporary Mixed Media Painting “THE GIFT OF THE RAVEN” by...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Mixed Media Painting “THE GIFT OF THE RAVEN” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This is the painting I created from two panels, 12x16 and 8x8 , for the Artful Gathering online class. It incorporates silver leaf, crackles, transfers... Read more ...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series “James” by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art It was twenty years ago this week, but Sgt Pepper wasn't teaching the band to play on March 17, 1998, instead lovely Linda died in her husband's arms and the... Read more ...

Slices of orange still life fruit painting a day daily painting small work...

Slices of orange still life fruit painting a day daily painting small work of art original contemporary realism

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Contemporary Modern Abstract Art Paintings by Filomena de Andrade Booth

Contemporary Modern Abstract Art Paintings by Filomena de Andrade Booth

This week I had the pleasure of having another talented artist attend my 3 Day Private Abstract Painting Workshop. I'm always amazed at how each student approaches the... Read more ...

옥천암 스케치

옥천암 스케치

도시주변에 이런 고즈넉한 장소가 있다니~ 석가탄신일이 얼마남지않은 시기라 사람들로 붐빌거란 예상을 했는데 소수의 예불드리는 사람들과 스님들의 목탁소리뿐 ! 어느때 보다 쾌적한 스케치장소였다. Read more ...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series “James” by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art It was twenty years ago this week, but Sgt Pepper wasn't teaching the band to play on March 17, 1998, instead lovely Linda died in her husband's arms and the... Read more ...

Rayonnier in a different light

Rayonnier in a different light

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Stephen Lawrence's memorial, London SE9

Stephen Lawrence's memorial, London SE9

Bus stop H on Well Hall Road, Eltham, in south-east London, isn't hard to find. It's by a roundabout on a busy residential road where the two teenagers Stephen Lawrence and his... Read more ...

Florida Coastal Landscape,Seascape Painting, Palm Trees,”Tropical Retreat”...

Florida Coastal Landscape,Seascape Painting, Palm Trees,”Tropical Retreat” Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin

18"x14"x7/8" Oil on Canvas/SOLD Prints and greeting cards are available HERE To Read more ...

Nahum B. Zenil - a few prints

Nahum B. Zenil - a few prints

In the 1990s, Mexico based artist, Nahum B. Zenil produced several exceptional prints. These works are not easy to see on-line or in books. The prints on this post are... Read more ...