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.
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 that he had forgotten how to properly paint, so he started focusing more on...
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?
This is the artist who has been studied and renown for his realism and detail. It’s too bad his life was rather short. This is the story of Hans Holbein the Younger.
Claude Monet, I would say is the most well known and possibly most influencial Impressionist painter. He truly embodies the 'plein air' technique that is one of the main features of Impressionist painting. He painted with Renoir, Van Gogh and Manet to name just a few, as well as painting his future...
This is a story of an artist/photographer who didn’t live long but left an indelible mark and influence for the future generations of Fine Art Photographers: Francesca Woodman, 1958-1981.
He captured feelings and emotions people did not think were there but when discovered they captured the imagination and jokes of the world. This is the story of Jackson Pollock.
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.
This is the story of a successful American icon: Grandma Moses. Analysis of the artist's character traits which can make anyone a winner, able to accomplish their dreams.
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.