This is an article overviewing the life of Francisco De Goya which also analyzes his paintings The Third of May, 1808 and La Leocardia
The third great painter of the High Renaissance period was Raphael, as much a genius as Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.
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...
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.
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.
This is the story of Alphonse Mucha, the artist who was arrested by the Gestapo and succumbed to the physical distress after being interrogated. It was a tragedy.
This is the story of Jean-Antoine Watteau who immortalized a romantic era before wars and poverty changed the face of French art. Unfortunately, he died at the height of his powers, at the age of 36.
This is a story of an artist whose style wasn’t at first appreciated or recognized for what it was. It took time but finally he achieved the recognition he deserved: Edward Hopper (1882-1967).
Learn some interesting things about the Impressionist Artists without getting to bogged down in technical artistic language. This focuses more on their lives than analysing their paintings, although I give plenty of my...
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