Modern & Contemporary Art
Have you ever wondered why Louisianians are so obsessed with the fleur de lis? Well look no further! Read about the Saints, LSU, ULL, LA Sportsman and more in this hub about the history of and current display of this...
Article detailing the various art types that fall under modern art. How abstract art, expressionism, impressionism, surrealism, cubism and pop art play a role in today's modern art.
Van Gogh. Part Genius, Part Madman. What drove his painting and his insanity? A biography of the famous painter.
Henri Matisse had only one purpose in his painting, and that was to make the viewer feel good. His aim was to create paintings that gave people pleasure, that made them feel at home; kind of like the comforter you can't...
Some of the most famous paintings in American art history are Cassius Coolidge's "Dogs Playing Poker" series of paintings. "Coolidge Dogs..." takes a look at the history, background, and legacy of...
A collection of works from Marc Chagall endorsing the passion that he had for his wife Bella.
Silver and Cherries by Robert A. Sloan from Cherries #3, a reference photo available at WetCanvas.com Colored pencils aren't just a children's medium or an illustrator's medium any more. Fine artists like Bernard...
Introduction: Edvard Munch was a man of tribulations in almost every aspect of his personal life; however, his professional life was especially successful and innovative. He could not have grasped one without the...
Abstract Expressionism was a movement that emerged as artists began exploring new artistic forms by using organic and abstract concepts as influenced by Surrealism and even art from the primitive age.
They were the WAGS of their day, the supermodels and catwalk queens of the nineteenth century. These demure, elegant women with their tumbling hair, elegant necks and doe eyes defined the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood's...
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