Nicolas Lancret. Born on this day in 1680

NICOLAS LANCRET. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1680

La Servante justifiée, 1735-1740 A little rococo morality tale is attached to this painting: According to La Fontaine's popular tale,...

Paul Cézanne, Father of modern art. Born on this day in 1839

PAUL CÉZANNE, FATHER OF MODERN ART. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1839

January 19, 1839. Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition...

 
 
 
A year of resistence

A YEAR OF RESISTENCE

Indira Cesarine's Resist featured at The Untitled Space One Year of Resistance exhibit, in NewYork, January 2018. Photograph: The Untitled...

Henri Fantin-Latour. Born on this day in 1836

HENRI FANTIN-LATOUR. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1836

Henri Fantin-Latour was a French painter and lithographer best known for his flower paintings and group portraits of Parisian artists...

 
 
 
Chaïm Soutine. Born on this day in 1893

CHAÏM SOUTINE. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1893

January 13, 1893. Chaïm Soutine was a Russian-French painter of Jewish origin. Soutine made a major contribution to the expressionist...

Jusepe de Ribera. Born on this day in 1591

JUSEPE DE RIBERA. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1591

The Clubfooy January 12, 1591. Jusepe de Ribera was a Spanish Tenebrist painter and printmaker, also known as José de Ribera and Josep...

 
 
 
Celebrating Martin Luther King. Free admission at the de Young on January 13

CELEBRATING MARTIN LUTHER KING. FREE ADMISSION AT THE DE YOUNG ON JANUARY 13

The NorcalMLK Foundation and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are proud to present Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Revelations....

Barbara Hepworth, Born on this day in 1903

BARBARA HEPWORTH, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire in 1903. Barbara Hepworth was a sculptor and a leading figure in British sculpture as well as the international...

 
 
 
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Born on this day in 1875

GERTRUDE VANDERBILT WHITNEY. BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1875

Artists are important but so are those who supported them: January 09, 1875. January 09, 1875. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was an American...

Albert Bierstadt , born on this day in 1830

ALBERT BIERSTADT , BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1830

Albert Bierstadt, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Trail, ca. 1873. Oil on canvas, 54 × 84¾ in.. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of...

 
 
 
Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré born on Jan 6, 1932

PAUL GUSTAVE LOUIS CHRISTOPHE DORÉ BORN ON JAN 6, 1932

Artist, printmaker , illustrator , comics artist , caricaturist and sculptor who worked primarily with wood engraving Illustrations...

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy born on January 5, 1900

RAYMOND GEORGES YVES TANGUY BORN ON JANUARY 5, 1900

Indefinite Divisibility by Yves Tanguy , 1942; Oil on canvas. January 05, 2018. Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy , known as Yves Tanguy,...

 
 
 
Happy birthday to J. R. R. Tolkien

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO J. R. R. TOLKIEN

Happy birthday to J. R. R. Tolkien, born today in 1892! Here's four wonderful Hobbit illustrations by Tove Jansson, Maurice Sendak,...

Piero di Cosimo. Born on Jan 2, 1462

PIERO DI COSIMO. BORN ON JAN 2, 1462

St. John the Baptist as a young man Piero di Cosimo , also known as Piero di Lorenzo, was a Florentine painter of the Italian Renaissance...

 
 
 
Qi Baishi. Born on Jan 1, 1864

QI BAISHI. BORN ON JAN 1, 1864

January 01, 1864. Qi Baishi was a Chinese painter, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his watercolor works. Born to a...

BOLDINI, PAINTER OF BELLE EPOQUE PARIS

 
 
 
Rules for enjoying the holidays

RULES FOR ENJOYING THE HOLIDAYS

Matisse My new rules for Christmas Shelby's recipe box MY HOLIDAY EATING TIPS...1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on...

Goodby to 2017

GOODBY TO 2017

Die happily and look forward to taking up a new and better form. Like the sun, only when you set in the west, can you rise in the east....

 
 
 

ART NEWS FOR DECEMBER 31, 2017

How to chase away the winter blues

HOW TO CHASE AWAY THE WINTER BLUES

Darling blog post about hedgehogs from the British Library - I love that site. All things artistic and on their manuscripts blog, all...

 
 
 



Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Mountain Lake Landscape Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Mountain Lake Landscape Oil Painting

Mark Webster - Abstract Geometric Mountain Lake Landscape Oil Painting. 8x10" Oil on Canvas Panel. Read more ...

Here's the Ultimate ‘Ecosystem Map' of Photography in 2018

Here's the Ultimate ‘Ecosystem Map' of Photography in 2018

Check this out. The folks over at Photolemur have created a comprehensive “ecosystem map” that can help point you to the brands, organizations, services, websites, and... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting,Sunset ,Contemporary Landscape "The Sun Rose...

Abstract Landscape Painting,Sunset ,Contemporary Landscape "The Sun Rose Softly II" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring color Into Your Life" FRESH OFF THE EASEL.... 12"x24"x1.5" Gallery Wrapped Original Painting/Available $480 Read more ...

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Fish and Flowers

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Fish and Flowers

My studio moving sale is drawing to an end. I want to thank everyone who purchased art from me during this sale. As you know, I am in the process of moving from Florida to... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting,Sunset ,Contemporary Landscape "The Sun Rose...

Abstract Landscape Painting,Sunset ,Contemporary Landscape "The Sun Rose Softly II" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring color Into Your Life" FRESH OFF THE EASEL.... 12"x24"x1.5" Gallery Wrapped Original Painting/Available $480 Read more ...

2 shrimps small original still life oil painting daily painting a day

2 shrimps small original still life oil painting daily painting a day

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Sisters & Sisterhood

Sisters & Sisterhood

"Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural... Read more ...

Contemporary Map Art "COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAINS SLATE GRAY " by Contemporary...

Contemporary Map Art "COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAINS SLATE GRAY " by Contemporary Artist Brian Billow

24"x30"x1.25" Mixed Media on Canvas $295 Read more ...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Abstract Art “CANYON LAND 1” by Contemporary...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Abstract Art “CANYON LAND 1” by Contemporary Artist Gerri Calpin

10"x10"x2" Mixed Media on Canvas Collage, acrylic paint, ink, clay medalion on 8x8 canvas with black painted sides set in a black wood float frame.Finished size... Read more ...

Books and Sunbeam

Books and Sunbeam

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