This is a famous artists list for great surrealist artists. Surrealism is an art form that came about in the 1920's but there are modern artists in surrealism too. Who is your favorite artist in this genre?
Thomas Kinkade died today age 54. Here are some thoughts about his life and passing, and a slideshow of some of his works.
Sometimes, it's hard to know what the big deal is about art. What is art? Why are some "boring" paintings so famous? Here is a walk-through of a few famous art pieces to get you started on the path to art appreciation.
The article summarizes the career of American artist Willem de Kooning, who became the most influential and perhaps the highest paid abstract artist in American history.
Dali's paintings make a great intro to surrealism and modern art. Look at this one. If not for the cubes, Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) would look, at first glance, like an old master's piece. Surrealism is the...
Many artists died before their time, denying the world the benefit of more years of beauty and creativity. This is the story of N.C. Wyeth, the great American illustrator.
The picture of the Madonna with Child was a favourite subject by the Renaissance master Raphael Sanzio: he performed around 30 paintings representing the Madonna, searching a natural model of beauty …
This is the story of an artist who didn’t begin her art till after her husband passed and she had free time on her hands. She was 71 and created Paper Mosaik botanical specimens: Mary Delany.
It's so sad when artists die young and have sad afflictions. This is the story of one who fell into alcohol addiction but first made us all fall in love with the cabaret: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Edouard Manet is arguably the first of the Impressionist artists. Over his lifetime his art varied from being highly controversial (at the time) to being widely accepted and glorified by The Parisian Salon.