Schnabel at the Legion

SCHNABEL AT THE LEGION

I don't get it. I really don't. This is such a poor excuse for a show and Schnabel is a has been, has been for quite some time. Overhyped,...

Lyubov Popova.  Born on this day in 1889

LYUBOV POPOVA.  BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1889

Russian avant-garde painter and designer Lyubov Popova was born on this date in 1889. This is "The Model. I am not sure that I was...

 
 
 
Happy birthday JM Turner

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JM TURNER

JM W Turner was born onthisday in 1775. Atmospheric seascapes were one of Turner's most prolific subjects. Here the raging sea claims...

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...

 
 
 



Alley Cityscape Street Scene Palette Knife Oil Painting "Blue Bag" by Debra Hurd

Alley Cityscape Street Scene Palette Knife Oil Painting "Blue Bag" by Debra Hurd

36"x24"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Flower Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Expressionist Art...

Flower Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Expressionist Art, Print on Canvas

I went to Biltmore Gardens a few weeks ago, and the conservatory was bursting with tulips, daffodil, hyacinth and other spring favorites. I was so inspired! Read more ...

Two-in-One House / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Two-in-One House / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

© Ivar Kvaal Architects: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter Location: Sandvika, Norway Area: 525.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Ivar Kvaal © Ivar Kvaal Text description provided... Read more ...

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting “Floral Impressions

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting “Floral Impressions

24"x18" Oil on Canvas Original Palette Knife Flower Painting Read more ...

Guest House / Arbol Design

Guest House / Arbol Design

© Yashunori Shimomura Architects: Arbol Design Location: Naka, Japan Area: 61.56 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Yashunori Shimomura Detail Design: arbol + Go higashitani... Read more ...

The Red Lighthouse series 5

The Red Lighthouse series 5

De Roode Vuurtoren 15 oil on wood panel - 15 x 21 cm painted on location - Thurs 5 April 2018 € 150 A view from the seaside of the street, looking back to the city. Painted... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 3 Still Life Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 3 Still Life Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 3 Still Life Painting. 10x8" Oil on Panel. Check Availability. MarkWebster.net Read more ...

Narrative Dramas Unfold in Robert Proch's Multi-Dimensional Glitched...

Narrative Dramas Unfold in Robert Proch's Multi-Dimensional Glitched Paintings and Murals

‘Late yellow', 190x130cm acrylic on canvas, 2016 Robert Proch combines the aesthetics of street art and fine art in his dizzingly complex paintings and murals. The artist... Read more ...

Generali Tower / Zaha Hadid Architects

Generali Tower / Zaha Hadid Architects

© Hufton + Crow Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects Location: CityLife, 20145 Milano MI, Italy Design: Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher Area: 147429.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 2 Still Life Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 2 Still Life Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Rose 2 Still Life Painting. 10x8" Oil on Panel. Check Availability. MarkWebster.net Read more ...