On this day in 1904. Miguel Covarrubias

ON THIS DAY IN 1904. MIGUEL COVARRUBIAS

November 21, 1904. Miguel Covarrubias also known as José Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud was a Mexican painter, caricaturist, illustrator,...

Born on this day. Paulus Potter

BORN ON THIS DAY. PAULUS POTTER

The Piebald Horse, 1650 The Young Bull. Potter's most famous painting. 1647 Two Horses in a Meadow Paulus Potter was a Dutch painter...

 
 
 
Sol LeWitt's Advice to Eva Hesse, read by Benedict Cumberbatch

SOL LEWITT'S ADVICE TO EVA HESSE, READ BY BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

Also, here's a fantastic picture of Eva, who died at 34 of brain cancer, leaving behind loads of beautiful work-because she didn't...

Born on this day in 1787. Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre

BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1787. LOUIS-JACQUES-MANDÉ DAGUERRE

November 18, 1787. Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre was a French artist and physicist, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype...

 
 
 
Monet, Founder of Impressionism

MONET, FOUNDER OF IMPRESSIONISM

Impression, Sunrise , 1872; the painting that gave its name to the style and artistic movement. Musée Marmottan Monet , Paris “When...

Painted Sculpture at the Legion of Honor

PAINTED SCULPTURE AT THE LEGION OF HONOR

The latest show at the Legion of Honor is part of the new scholarship on Greek and Roman Sculpture. According to current belief, the...

 
 
 

AMERICAN RESISTANCE

Diana R. Fisher will be posting her book on line, chapter by chapter: "IN honor of the 2017 election results, which some have called...

Veterans Day, 2017

VETERANS DAY, 2017

"It is one of the most popular and most quoted poems from the war. As a result of its immediate popularity, parts of the poem were...

 
 
 
Couture Korea at the Asian

COUTURE KOREA AT THE ASIAN

Reconstruction on based on an eighteenth‐century painting. Ramie, silk, and polyester. Arumjigi Culture Keepers Foundation. Photograph...

Maurice Utrillo, the painter of Montmarte

MAURICE UTRILLO, THE PAINTER OF MONTMARTE

Ruelle des Gobelins à Paris, 1921 Normally I just celebrate birthdays but this guy is so well known that I could not pass up this chance...

 
 
 
Yesterday's Birthday: Jean-Baptiste Chardin

YESTERDAY'S BIRTHDAY: JEAN-BAPTISTE CHARDIN

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (French: ; 2 November 1699 - 6 December 1779) was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master...

On this day. William Merritt Chase, American Impressionist

ON THIS DAY. WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE, AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST

November 01, 1849. William Merritt Chase was an American painter, known as an exponent of Impressionism and as a teacher. He is also...

 
 
 
November 1, Medieval Style

NOVEMBER 1, MEDIEVAL STYLE

The first page of November's calendar is a riot of colour and decoration. Crowning the page is a lizard-bird hybrid creature, with...

On this day. Vermeer, Happy 385th

ON THIS DAY. VERMEER, HAPPY 385TH

October 31, 1632. Johannes, Jan or Johan Vermeer was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life....

 
 
 
Niki de Saint Phalle

NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE

Niki de Saint Phalle, born Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle was a French sculptor, painter, and film maker. In this image:...

National Cat Day, Medieval Style

NATIONAL CAT DAY, MEDIEVAL STYLE

LOL Cats of the Middle Ages Detail of miniatures of cats catching mice, mice stealing eucharistic wafers, and , an ancestor of Keyboard...

 
 
 
On this day. Lee Krasner

ON THIS DAY. LEE KRASNER

October 27, 1908. Lee Krasner was an influential American abstract expressionist painter in the second half of the 20th century. On...

RIP Fats Domino

RIP FATS DOMINO

Fats Domino in 1967. Elvis Presley once pointed at him and said, “There's the real king of rock 'n' roll.” Credit Clive Limpkin/Daily...

 
 
 
On this day. Andrea della Robbia

ON THIS DAY. ANDREA DELLA ROBBIA

October 24, 1435. Andrea della Robbia was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, especially in ceramics. Born in Florence, Robbia was the...

Wombat Day

WOMBAT DAY

It's WombatDay! Did you know Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriele Rossetti had two pet wombats? He described owning them as ‘a Joy,...

 
 
 



Holiday Sale,Flower Art,Colorful Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine...

Holiday Sale,Flower Art,Colorful Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting “COTTONCANDY

My HOLIDAY END-OF-THE YEAR SALE has begun!! All paintings are on sale ~ up to 50% off! This sale runs from October 10 through December 10, 2017. SHOP EARLY for holiday... Read more ...

Works of Classic Architecture Captured During Autumnal Splendor

Works of Classic Architecture Captured During Autumnal Splendor

Fransworth House / Mies van der Rohe © Roland Halbe As the northern hemisphere says goodbye to the final month of fall and gives thanks for architecture's splendid beauty, the... Read more ...

Abstract Sea Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily...

Abstract Sea Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 8x16x.75

We are happy to be back in Florida, and I wanted to mark the occasion with a new abstract. SOLD I really enjoyed creating this art. Sometimes it is nice to just get in the... Read more ...

Palette Knife Abstract Flower Painting "Blooms of Summer" by Colorado...

Palette Knife Abstract Flower Painting "Blooms of Summer" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

24"x12"x1.5" Oil on Canvas Read more ...

Mr. spoons

Mr. spoons

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HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING

HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING

So much to give thanks for. After salvation, family and health is the time I have to paint. Happy Thanksgiving to all. SPANISH OAKS©Jimmy Longacre 20179x12 oil on canvas... Read more ...

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden24x20 Oil on canvas This was inspired from a painting trip to Chandor Gardens in Weatherford. I painted the waterfalls and brought that painting back to the... Read more ...

Studio House CHOI / Cubo Rojo Arquitectura

Studio House CHOI / Cubo Rojo Arquitectura

© César Béjar Studio Architects: Cubo Rojo Arquitectura Location: Leon, Mexico Author Architects: Omar López Loza, Eduardo Daniel Tapia Sánchez Area: 380.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden24x20 Oil on canvas This was inspired from a painting trip to Chandor Gardens in Weatherford. I painted the waterfalls and brought that painting back to the... Read more ...

Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Garden Plan" by Santa Fe...

Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Garden Plan" by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Melanie Birk

12"x12" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...