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?
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...
Are artists more likely to be left-handed? Do left-handed artists make better artists than right-handed artists? Which famous artists are or were left-handed - and what's the evidence for this?
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.
Connie Hayes’s paintings are often recognizable for her vibrant use of color and her loose painting style. Well-known as a painter of Maine landscapes, she uses of color and composition to create unique views of...
Who is the mother of big-eye art? Margaret Keane, of course! Her poignant paintings, mass produced as prints in the 1960s and '70s, captured the hearts of the masses and are popular once again.
While Swiss artist H.R. Giger may have been known mostly for his creature designs in Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi film Alien , he had created hundreds, if not thousands, of other pieces of art in the forms of paintings,...
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.
An introduction to the hugely talented and successful cartoonist who dared to find humor in the macabre.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in 25th February 1841 in Limoges in South-West France to a working class family. He painted with Monet amongst others in the Impressionist style for years but then one day began to fear...
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