Category Archives: Artist

Paul Gauguin: Artist Biography

Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 - May 8, 1903) was a leading French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death. Gauguin was later recognized for his

Raoul Dufy: Artist Biography

Raoul Dufy (June 3, 1877 – March 23, 1953) was a French Fauvist painter. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as

Lost work of painter Vincent van Gogh discovered

A new long-lost work of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh has been discovered. It lay years in an attic in Norway, thought to be by another painter. Sunset at Montmajour was

Stolen Renoir sold at Auction for $1.6 million

A stolen oil painting by French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir was sold at Auction in London. The painting 'Madame Valtat 1903' is of Suzanne Valtat, wife of artist Louis Valtat, and friend of

Pablo Picasso: An Artists Soul

Pablo Picasso: An Artists Soul. A biography series thoroughly documents the life and work of Picasso. Subtitled A Primitive Soul, Picasso's Spanish roots are depicted in detail through the images that reoccur

Hokusai – Private life of a Masterpiece – The Great Wave

Hokusai - Private life of a Masterpiece - The Great Wave. Katsushika Hokusai (October 31, 1760 - May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.

Juan Gris Exhibition

Juan Gris Exhibition. A look at a recent exhibition in the French town of Sete, home to Paul Valery and George Brassens. Plastic Rhymes created by Spanish cubist painter Juan Gris have travelled

Picasso: The Full Story – Modern art, Artist, Painting

Picasso: The Full Story - Modern art, Artist, Painting. Presented by a friend of Picasso in his later years, John Richardson, Picasso: The Full Story is an accessible and comprehensive look at

The Power of Art – Vincent Van Gogh

The Power of Art - Vincent Van Gogh. The Dutch Post-Impressionist master. Van Gogh spent his early life as an art dealer, teacher and preacher in England, Holland and Belgium. His period

The Genius of Mozart – Miracle of Nature

The Genius of Mozart - Miracle of Nature. The Genius of Mozart is very well crafted, though for music fans Charles Hazelwood's presenting mayn't be to people's tastes. Though it is

Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture Artist

Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture Artist. Giacometti was a key player in the Surrealist art movement, but his work resists easy categorization. Some describe it as formalist, others argue it is expressionist or otherwise

BIG BANG BIG BOOM Wall painting

BIG BANG BIG BOOM Wall painting. A very cool time lapse video of painting. The artists describe as: an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life ... and

Picasso’s Collage Materials: Guitars 1912-1914

Picasso's Collage Materials: Guitars 1912-1914. An interesting look at some of Picasso's guitar collage and sculpture art by MOMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Drew Brophy: Paint Shop Episodes 1-6

Paint Shop Episode 1 Cruiser's, Skulls, and Chains. Drew shows how he creates designs for beach cruisers by painting 8′ paintings! Then, he spray paints a surfboard for legendary surfer Gerry Lopez.