This article provides biographies for artists Claude Monet and Edouard Manet, two giants of French Impressionism. The article then compares the significance of each artist and asks the question: who is better Monet or Manet?
Who doesn’t know about his famous ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? or Judgment Day? or the statue David? Here are few facts about the great artist, Michelangelo, you may not know.
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.
Some artists succumbed to sickness, sadness and drug addiction before their work was done. This is the story of Aubrey Beardsley who died of tuberculosis before his 26th birthday. He died too young.
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.
Andretta became an abode of artists at the behest of Norah Richards and became their permanent or temporary home. The place became synonymous with Sobha Singh and his masterpiece Sohini-Mahiwal.
A British illustrator who started a little late and died young, but who changed the way children's books were viewed and received forever: Randolph Caldecott. Here is his story.
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 rendering of dreams in literature,...
The second article in a series celebrating the diverse and unique art of famous Australian Illustrators and Painters. Let me introduce: Frederick McCubbin
Pablo Picasso was one of the 20th century's greatest artists. A ceramicist, painter, printmaker, sculptor, and stage designer, Picasso co-founded the Cubist movement.