Charles Burchfield, an American artist famous for his American Scene paintings of the 1920s and '30s, incorporated unique symbols into his work to express moods, sounds, movement, and sensations.
Completely uneducated in art and considered a primitive and folk artist, Grandma Moses only began painting in earnest at the age of 78 when her husband died and left her some money. Her story next.
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.
Not everyone can use their hands to paint. Imagine using other parts of your body to create art. Here are some artists that use unusual ways to make beautiful artwork.
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?
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.
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...
A look into the Italian Renaissance church and its unique inspirational design.
Georges Seurat is one of the most important Neo-Impressionists, considered the creator of the “pointillism”, in which small distinct points of primary colors create the impression of the other colors.
Grayson Perry creates detailed pots and tapestries and has an alter ego named Claire who dresses in outrageous gowns. He is also married with a child. A fascinating mix of convention and unorthodox.