Happy Birthday to Louis Comfort Tiffany

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY

February 18, 1848. Louis Comfort Tiffany was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for...

In honor of President's Day. Washington's letter to the Jews of Newport,,a statement of religious tolerance

IN HONOR OF PRESIDENT'S DAY. WASHINGTON'S LETTER TO THE JEWS OF NEWPORT,,A STATEMENT OF RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE

On August 17, 1790, Moses Seixas, the warden of Congregation Kahal Kadosh Yeshuat Israel, better known as the Hebrew Congregation of...

 
 
 
Pamela Colman-Smith. Artist, activist, Illustrator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck

PAMELA COLMAN-SMITH. ARTIST, ACTIVIST, ILLUSTRATOR OF THE RIDER-WAITE TAROT DECK

Pamela Colman Smith, circa 1912, via Wikipedia Cover of “Annancy Stories” by Pamela Colman Smith.(Courtesy of the Library of Stuart...

Charles-André van Loo. Born February 15, 1705

CHARLES-ANDRÉ VAN LOO. BORN FEBRUARY 15, 1705

Perseus and Andromeda. River God Jupiter and Antiope Madame de Pompadour. February 15, 1705. Carle or Charles-André van Loo was a French...

 
 
 

IT'S NOT ST. VALENTINE'S DAY. IT'S LUPERCALIA

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Grant Wood. Born on this day in 1891. Beyond American Gothic

GRANT WOOD. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1891. BEYOND AMERICAN GOTHIC

February 13, 1891. Grant DeVolson Wood was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly...

 
 
 
SFMOMA. ART AND CHINA AFTER 1989:

SFMOMA. ART AND CHINA AFTER 1989:

“Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World” is the expansive title of the exhibit, which originated at New York's Guggenheim Museum...

Gerhardt Richter. Born Feb 9th, 1932

GERHARDT RICHTER. BORN FEB 9TH, 1932

Passage 1963 Gerhard Richter was born in 1932 in Dresden, Germany. Between 1952 and 1957, he studied art at the Kunstakademie, Dresden....

 
 
 
Norman Rockwell. Born on this day in 1894

NORMAN ROCKWELL. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1894

Who hasn't heard of Norman Rockwell? Born on February 03, 1894. Norman Percevel Rockwell was a 20th-century American author, painter...

Happy birthday to José Guadalupe Posada

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JOSÉ GUADALUPE POSADA

February 02, 1853. José Guadalupe Posada was a Mexican political printmaker and engraver whose work has influenced many Latin American...

 
 
 
Dorothea Tanning. Died Jan 31, 2012

DOROTHEA TANNING. DIED JAN 31, 2012

Temptation of St. Anthony Dorothea Tanning died on this day in 2012. She was an important surrealist artist and another woman artist...

Patrick Heron, January 30, 1920 - March 20, 1999

PATRICK HERON, JANUARY 30, 1920 - MARCH 20, 1999

This painting was made at Zennor, Cornwall. Heron has recalled that in the same month he 'painted the first of my other explicit vertical...

 
 
 
The de Young & Legion of Honor Museums Announce Free Saturday Admission for All San Francisco Residents

THE DE YOUNG & LEGION OF HONOR MUSEUMS ANNOUNCE FREE SATURDAY ADMISSION FOR ALL SAN FRANCISCO RESIDENTS

The de Young & Legion of Honor Museums Announce Free Saturday Admission for All San Francisco Residents. The new program starts in...

Happy Birthday Alice Neel

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALICE NEEL

January 28, 1900. Alice Neel was an American visual artist, who was known for her portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets,...

 
 
 

INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBERANCE DAY

On HolocaustRemembranceDay , please watch this haunting video about Belzec , a Nazi death camp. App. 500,000 Jews were exterminated...

Robert Motherwell. Born on this day in 1915

ROBERT MOTHERWELL. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1915

January 24, 1915. Robert Motherwell was an American painter, printmaker, and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School...

 
 
 

MONDAY ROUNDUP OF WHAT'S OPEN, FREE PASSES FOR FURLOUGHED GOVERNMENT WORKERS & THE MUSEUM OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORE EVENTS FOR MLK DAY

Manet, Born on this day in 1832

MANET, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1832

Hats off to Édouard Manet for creating such beautiful work. He was born onthisday in Paris. At The Milliner's' | 1881 Edouard Manet...

 
 
 
Ambrosius Bosschaert, King of tulip portraits

AMBROSIUS BOSSCHAERT, KING OF TULIP PORTRAITS

Fetishizing tulips before they became the stuff of mania: Ambrosius Bosschaert in 1609. Today is his 446th birthday.

Hiroshige does rain

HIROSHIGE DOES RAIN

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Dough & CO / Tomi Atelier Architecs

Dough & CO / Tomi Atelier Architecs

© Xaysavath Sommaly Architects: Tomi Atelier Architecs Location: WJCF+6R, Vientiane, Laos Category: Coffee Shop Lead Architect: Vannavong Sithammarath Team Members: Leekeng... Read more ...

Painting from life- Barbara Pask

Painting from life- Barbara Pask

Painted this today from a set up, I set it up in a window so it was back lit. This is oil on a 8” x 10” canvas. Read more ...

30"x40" abstract painting, acrylic on canvas, Contemporary art...

30"x40" abstract painting, acrylic on canvas, Contemporary art, Expressionist Art, fine art Painting, Pamela Fowler Lordi, price $1450

40"x30"x1.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $975 Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

This loose abstract work has gold leaf accents and an elegant simplicity. 40"x30" Acrylic on Canvas-Available HERE Visit to Read more ...

Gwang-ju View Folly / Moon Hoon

Gwang-ju View Folly / Moon Hoon

© Kim Chang Mook Architects: Moon Hoon Location: 96 Jebong-ro, Seonam-dong, Dong-gu, Kwangju, South Korea Category: Installation Design Team: Kim Jaekwan, Kim Sookhee, Kang... Read more ...

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Item 3 - 2 people having a conversation These 2 guys were sitting right behind a few of us Urban Sketchers who chose to stay inside the Hof. They were having a talk about hard... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting, Mixed Media, Trees, Fine Art For...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting, Mixed Media, Trees, Fine Art For Sale, “WHISPERS OF THE TRUTH” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

Hard to believe but the inspiration for this painting was a view of an area that was dry, with dead leaves and very few patches of green. I decided to paint this as I imagined... Read more ...

Abstract Contemporary Art Painting “ANCIENT WISDOM“ by Santa Fe Contemporary...

Abstract Contemporary Art Painting “ANCIENT WISDOM“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

This painting is created using Venetian plaster on canvas. I have an online class that teaches you how to make this painting. It has beautiful cracks in the plaster, collage... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

This loose abstract work has gold leaf accents and an elegant simplicity. 40"x30" Acrylic on Canvas-Available HERE Visit to Read more ...

The Rendez Vous

The Rendez Vous

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