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.
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.
Emerging in Scotland in the late nineteenth century, the Glasgow Boys are amongst the most celebrated Scottish artists.
Coral Nebulae, 30" x 40", oil on canvas, 2009 Icelandic Volcano, 30" x 22", oil on paper, 2010 Jelly with Shrimp, 22" x 30", oil on paper, 2010 Catskills Area Painter Calvin Grimm: The Deep Ocean/Deep Space Series By Jennifer Farley Tall and...
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.
Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow, Russia in 1866. Early on in his life, Kaminski could not fathom why so many of the popular artist of the day, would not paint objects as they were seen by the human eye, but would delve into the abstract. In a...
Learn about Andrew Wyeth, a famous American Contemporary Realist Painter who worked mainly in watercolor and/or egg tempera.
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.
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.
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).