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.
The paintings of Sandro Botticelli from the Early Renaissance period show a gracefulness, a beauty and a rediscovery of classical antiquity.
Charles Courtney Curran is an amazing American painter. He painted mostly women in different scenes, as you see here in this article. From another era, these pretty paintings are peaceful and lovely
This is an article overviewing the life of Francisco De Goya which also analyzes his paintings The Third of May, 1808 and La Leocardia
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.
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).
Nikki Garrett is one of the most gifted artists I have ever met. I hope you enjoy reading about her and her artistic talents. She is an Arkansas native and a personal friend of mine.
Edgar Degas was born on the 19th July 1834. He lived longer than most of the other Impressionist artists did, dying in 1917 at the age of 83. Degas is particularly well known for his paintings of ballet dancers and racecourses.
George Catlin's Native American paintings did contribute to understanding the plains Indians who made impressive subjects for painters.The country is improved by his pictures of the plains Indians..
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.