Category Archives: Artist

Vincent Van Gogh – Post-Impressionism

The term Post-Impressionism was coined by the British artist and art critic Roger Fry, in 1910, to describe the development of French art since Manet. Fry used the term when he organized

Pablo Picasso and Manierre Dawson: Separate Paths to Similar Destinations

An exploration of how untrained Chicago artist Manierre Dawson created works like the "Meeting - The Three Graces 1912, which appears to be Cubist-derived but was actually painted before Dawson discovered Picasso's

Painter Paul Klee: – The Silence of the Angel

Paul Klee (December 18, 1879 – June 29, 1940) was a Swiss-German painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. Klee was a

Impressionism: Art & Artists

Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists. Their independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s, in spite of harsh opposition from

Edvard Munch Documentary

A Documentary film about the Norwegian expressionist, symbolist painter Edvard Munch. Edvard Munch (December 12, 1863 - January 23, 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological

Juan Gris: Still Life with Checked Tablecloth

Juan Gris painted Still Life with Checked Tablecloth onto the canvas without applying a ground layer. Artists have used such layers to create a smooth surface on which to paint. Traditionally composed

Piet Mondrian: Profile of the Dutch Painter

A profile of the dutch painter and Neo-Plasticism, the art movement that he brought to International prominence.

Art Basel Miami: Pablo Picasso art stolen

The Pablo Picasso artwork, 'Visage aux Mains 1956', was stolen from Art Basel Miami overnight on Thursday or early Friday. Art Week, the annual fest in Miami Beach, attracts art enthusiasts and

Edvard Munch: The Scream

The Scream is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by the Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910. Der

Vincent van Gogh: First Steps (after Millet)

For this work of January 1890, Van Gogh squared-up a black and white photograph of Millet's "First Steps", transferred it to the canvas, and then "improvised color on it." Theo (Vincents brother)

Frantisek Kupka: Artist Biography

Frantisek Kupka (September 23, 1871 - June 24, 1957), also known as Frank Kupka, was a Czech painter and graphic artist. He was a pioneer and co-founder of the early phases of

Pablo Picasso: Les Demoiselles d’Avignon 1907

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (The Young Ladies of Avignon, and originally titled The Brothel of Avignon) is a large oil painting created in 1907 by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). The work

Franz Marc: Artist Biography

Franz Marc was born in 1880 in Munich, then the capital of the Kingdom of Bavaria. His father, Wilhelm, was a professional landscape painter; his mother, Sophie, was a strict Calvinist. In

Bob Ross Autotune remix – Happy Little Clouds

A very well done autotune remix of Artist/Painter Bob Ross, with all of his catch phrases like 'Happy Little Clouds' worked into the song. Bob Ross remixed by Symphony of Science's John